The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 21 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.03% - 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% - 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £35,500
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 Stevenage region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 90 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 74.23% 60.00% 82.19%
Number of salaries quoted 64 71 85
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) MCP
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (66.67%) GMP
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (33.33%) Simulink
3 2 (33.33%) Stateflow
3 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Military
4 1 (16.67%) Polycom
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Simulink
2 2 (33.33%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Military
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
1 3 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCP
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (66.67%) GMP
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) MathWorks
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Polycom