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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 38 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 0.67% - 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% - 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
126 106 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 84.56% 77.94% 75.45%
Number of salaries quoted 126 51 89
Average salary £40,310 £45,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.42% -12.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) QMS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Struts2
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) DHTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Struts2
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) DHTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle