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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 115 99 103
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.14% 1.04% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.35% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 16
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -3.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
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
1172 1188 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.83% 77.39% 77.59%
Number of salaries quoted 983 996 1379
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
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 30 January 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
Oxford -14 1 - - 5
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Firmware
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Automotive
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Mason
4 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
4 1 (12.50%) CAN bus
4 1 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Retail

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Simulink
2 1 (12.50%) Stateflow
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Mason
1 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) CAN bus
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Workflow
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Content Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
1 1 (12.50%) SysML
1 1 (12.50%) Business Development
1 1 (12.50%) UML
1 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford University Press
Salary: Competitive salary depending on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago