The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 105 110 115
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 19 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.27% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.75% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 0
Median salary £30,750 £44,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Validation
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1324 1328 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 88.68% 84.26% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1073 1033
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Oxfordshire region.

Validation Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Validation
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +14 9 £30,000 -
Abingdon - 6 £31,500 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 18 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 16 (72.73%) Unix
2 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 15 (68.18%) SDLC
4 14 (63.64%) C
5 13 (59.09%) C++
5 13 (59.09%) Embedded C
6 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
7 9 (40.91%) Windows
8 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
8 8 (36.36%) Device Driver
9 7 (31.82%) Electronics
9 7 (31.82%) Aerospace
9 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
9 7 (31.82%) VectorCAST
9 7 (31.82%) Apache Spark
9 7 (31.82%) Algorithms
9 7 (31.82%) Spark Streaming
9 7 (31.82%) Parallel Programming
9 7 (31.82%) Open Source
9 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
9 7 (31.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (31.82%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (31.82%) STL
9 7 (31.82%) Java
10 6 (27.27%) Perforce
10 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 6 (27.27%) TortoiseSVN
10 6 (27.27%) Degree
10 6 (27.27%) ISO13485

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) VectorCAST
2 6 (27.27%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 7 (31.82%) Aerospace
2 7 (31.82%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Software Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Junior
2 8 (36.36%) Junior Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Graduate
4 2 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (31.82%) Spark Streaming
1 7 (31.82%) STL
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 8 (36.36%) Device Driver
3 7 (31.82%) Algorithms
4 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
1 16 (72.73%) Unix
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 15 (68.18%) SDLC
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) Parallel Programming
3 7 (31.82%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C
2 13 (59.09%) C++
2 13 (59.09%) Embedded C
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO13485
2 4 (18.18%) IEC 61508
2 4 (18.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.55%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Perforce
2 1 (4.55%) EMC