The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 63 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.86% 0.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Validation
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
454 394 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.87% 74.76% 83.24%
Number of salaries quoted 404 335 370
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Validation
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Staffordshire 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
Stafford - 5 £35,000 -
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) C
3 10 (55.56%) Electronics
4 8 (44.44%) C++
5 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
6 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (33.33%) UML
6 6 (33.33%) VxWorks
7 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
8 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) .NET
8 4 (22.22%) PVCS
8 4 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (22.22%) Simulink
8 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Marketing
8 4 (22.22%) IEC 61508
8 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 4 (22.22%) Coaching
8 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) Perforce

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (22.22%) Simulink
2 2 (11.11%) Stateflow
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) MS Access
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (22.22%) PVCS
3 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (11.11%) LabVIEW
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (55.56%) Electronics
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) VxWorks
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 6 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Yourdon
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) BPR
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) IEC 61508
2 2 (11.11%) COBIT
2 2 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Perforce
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) MathWorks
2 2 (11.11%) MKS
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago