The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank - 36 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans - 0.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Validation
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
145 132 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 91.19% 88.59% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 142 132 56
Average salary £50,000 £40,310 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Validation
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the St Albans region.

Validation Salary Trend in St Albans

Validation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Information Management
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (75.00%) QMS
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) SQL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Information Management
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) QMS
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle