The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 113 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 14 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.78% 1.38% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.84% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 6
Average salary £38,250 £38,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £31,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £45,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1418 1356 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.52% 75.00% 70.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1195 989
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,795
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Validation
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram 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 24 April 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
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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
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Job
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Oxford -9 8 £36,250 -10.49% 3
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
2 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 10 (31.25%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) Retail
4 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
4 9 (28.13%) Change Management
5 8 (25.00%) C++
5 8 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (21.88%) Degree
6 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 7 (21.88%) Oracle
6 7 (21.88%) ISEB
7 6 (18.75%) .NET
8 5 (15.63%) MFC
8 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
8 5 (15.63%) CRM
8 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
8 5 (15.63%) Marketing
8 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) Change Control
9 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.50%) OO
10 3 (9.38%) PHP
10 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.38%) JD Edwards
10 3 (9.38%) SAP
10 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.13%) Mule
2 1 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (9.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) NUnit
2 3 (9.38%) MbUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Checkstyle
3 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.13%) FindBugs
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) EasyMock
3 1 (3.13%) Hudson
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) Mockito
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (31.25%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior C++ Developer
3 5 (15.63%) C++ Developer
3 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
3 5 (15.63%) C++/C# Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Graduate
6 1 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) MFC
3 1 (3.13%) JAXB
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) EJB
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) JSP
3 1 (3.13%) Servlets
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) JSF
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) Castor
3 1 (3.13%) JPA
3 1 (3.13%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (3.13%) JAX-WS
3 1 (3.13%) Java EE
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) Dojo
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) Chemistry
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
2 9 (28.13%) Change Management
3 5 (15.63%) CRM
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) Change Control
4 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.38%) User Stories
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.25%) System Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Web Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Usability Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) C++
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.38%) JD Edwards
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Beneifts
Posted: 21 days ago