The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 26 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.59% 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 1.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
86 91 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 78.90% 89.22% 71.71%
Number of salaries quoted 74 82 87
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of job ads across the Stevenage region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stevenage region with a requirement for Validation.

1 26 (96.30%) ITIL
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (96.30%) SC Cleared
1 26 (96.30%) Security Cleared
1 26 (96.30%) MCDST
2 14 (51.85%) MCP
3 13 (48.15%) Service Management
3 13 (48.15%) Front Office
3 13 (48.15%) Finance
3 13 (48.15%) Incident Management
3 13 (48.15%) Technical Analysis
3 13 (48.15%) Retail
3 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
4 12 (44.44%) SCCM
4 12 (44.44%) Becrypt
4 12 (44.44%) Handset
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 12 (44.44%) MS Office
4 12 (44.44%) Blackberry
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
4 12 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.70%) CMMI
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) Waterfall

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
1 13 (48.15%) Front Office
1 13 (48.15%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) 3rd Line Support
1 13 (48.15%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 13 (48.15%) Technical Support
2 12 (44.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Technical Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Software Quality Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
2 12 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 12 (44.44%) Handset
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
1 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
1 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (44.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Incident Management
2 13 (48.15%) Service Management
2 13 (48.15%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
3 1 (3.70%) CMMI
3 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Internal Audit
3 1 (3.70%) Scrum
3 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
3 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) MCDST
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (96.30%) SC Cleared
1 26 (96.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Becrypt
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft