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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 112 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.27% 0.30% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.38% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 12
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1167 1299 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.33% 76.77% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1138 1211
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014. 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 +13 3 £28,500 +0.88% 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Degree
3 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) C#
4 10 (38.46%) .NET
4 10 (38.46%) OO
4 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
4 10 (38.46%) Physics
4 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
6 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
7 7 (26.92%) Java
8 6 (23.08%) ISEB
8 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 6 (23.08%) User Stories
9 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (19.23%) System Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Statistics
9 5 (19.23%) MbUnit
9 5 (19.23%) XML
9 5 (19.23%) NUnit
9 5 (19.23%) Chemistry
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) MVC
10 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (3.85%) Simulink
1 1 (3.85%) Stateflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MbUnit
1 5 (19.23%) NUnit
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Graduate
3 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Data Modeller
4 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (15.38%) Sass
3 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (11.54%) XBRL
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
1 10 (38.46%) Physics
1 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Statistics
2 5 (19.23%) Chemistry
3 1 (3.85%) Mechatronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) OO
3 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) User Stories
6 5 (19.23%) System Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 4 (15.38%) Kanban
8 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) SysML
9 1 (3.85%) TDD
9 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 6 (23.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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