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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 109 101 119
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.31% 1.32% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.60% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 5
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £28,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1266 1373 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.67% 82.22% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1046 1217 1187
Average salary £45,000 £44,662 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.75% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015. 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
Banbury - 2 £40,000 -
Oxford -11 1 £43,500 +50.00%
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) Life Science
2 5 (38.46%) Business Development
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 4 (30.77%) Publishing
4 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Firmware
4 3 (23.08%) Logistics
5 2 (15.38%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (15.38%) NHS
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
5 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 2 (15.38%) Simulink

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (15.38%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Account Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
1 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Life Science
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Development
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Content Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
3 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft