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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 114 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Permanent jobs citing Validation 14 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.85% 0.28% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.33% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 17
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,717
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.67%
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
1418 1230 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.25% 87.30% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1035 1060
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 - 3 - -
Abingdon - 1 £45,000 - 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (38.71%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Time Management
3 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (25.81%) People Management
4 8 (25.81%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (25.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.81%) QA
4 8 (25.81%) C++
4 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) Python
5 7 (22.58%) STL
5 7 (22.58%) HL7
5 7 (22.58%) JIRA
5 7 (22.58%) Confluence
5 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
5 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
5 7 (22.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 7 (22.58%) CMake
5 7 (22.58%) Bitbucket
5 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
6 6 (19.35%) Degree
6 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 6 (19.35%) C
6 6 (19.35%) Embedded C

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (22.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) CATIA
1 3 (9.68%) Siemens NX
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) Simulink
2 2 (6.45%) Stateflow
3 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Bitbucket
1 7 (22.58%) CMake
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
1 7 (22.58%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (6.45%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (12.90%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Test Leader
2 7 (22.58%) Platform Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Release Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) CATIA Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Design Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.23%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (22.58%) STL
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) CAN bus
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Time Management
4 8 (25.81%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (25.81%) People Management
4 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
6 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.13%) SDLC
8 3 (9.68%) 3D Modelling
8 3 (9.68%) CAD
9 2 (6.45%) Data Management
9 2 (6.45%) Logistics
9 2 (6.45%) Network Design
9 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
10 1 (3.23%) Business Process Mapping
10 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C++
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) C
3 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
4 5 (16.13%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.45%) Delphi
6 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) HNC
4 2 (6.45%) HND
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
2 7 (22.58%) HL7
3 2 (6.45%) ISO26262
3 2 (6.45%) MISRA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.45%) EMC
2 2 (6.45%) Perforce
2 2 (6.45%) SunGard
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Sophos
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