The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 111 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.40% 1.09% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.46% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 4
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £31,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £58,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +3.75%
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
1221 1303 1546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.29% 74.41% 76.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1119 1425
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 3 £29,500 -22.36%
Witney - 1 - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Firmware
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) CAN bus
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Mason
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Mechatronics
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Simulink
2 1 (11.11%) Stateflow
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Graduate
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 2 (22.22%) Physics
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mechatronics
2 1 (11.11%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SysML
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
Cowley, Oxfordshire
The Smart List
Salary: £19k pro rata
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago