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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 127 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.31% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.38% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 23
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £38,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £42,450 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
1449 1304 1473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 87.61% 81.45% 85.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1071 1317
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Witney - 1 £35,000 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (60.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) CMake
4 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) VectorCAST
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (30.00%) Confluence
4 3 (30.00%) STL
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics
5 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Unix

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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (30.00%) CMake
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) VectorCAST
2 1 (10.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Platform Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Release Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Head of Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (30.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO13485
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce