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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 22 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 0.94% - 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% - 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £57,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
81 84 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 76.42% 71.79% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71 72 118
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) PTC Creo
2 4 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) CAD
2 4 (57.14%) PDM
2 4 (57.14%) PTC
2 4 (57.14%) Windchill
2 4 (57.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Cognizant
4 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) QADirector
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (57.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 4 (57.14%) PTC Creo
1 4 (57.14%) Windchill
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) QADirector
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Design Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Development Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CAD
1 4 (57.14%) Data Management
1 4 (57.14%) PDM
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) PTC
2 1 (14.29%) Cognizant
2 1 (14.29%) Rockwell