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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 105 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.58% 0.65% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.80% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 29
Average salary - £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
1153 1379 1407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.25% 81.21% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1155 1257
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 +10 4 - - 2
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) C
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Firmware
2 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 4 (30.77%) Publishing
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Life Science
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Business Development
5 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
5 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Content Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Data Mining

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 4 (30.77%) Publishing
3 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Automotive
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
1 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Life Science
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
1 2 (15.38%) Workflow
1 2 (15.38%) Data Management
1 2 (15.38%) Content Management
1 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (15.38%) Business Development
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Management
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
1 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
1 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum + Final Salary Pension + Medical
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