The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 20 38
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage - 9.29% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 11.30% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 10
Average salary - £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
159 115 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 70.35% 82.14% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 105 38 181
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
Hertfordshire

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Validation
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Validation Salary Trend in Stevenage

Validation
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Doxygen
2 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Avionics
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Cygwin
2 4 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (50.00%) VectorCAST
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (50.00%) Tcl
2 4 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 4 (50.00%) ASIC
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (50.00%) Publishing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (50.00%) Doxygen
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (50.00%) VectorCAST
1 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (50.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (50.00%) Avionics
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (50.00%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Cygwin