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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 47 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 20 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.64% 1.23% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 1.48% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 7
Median salary £38,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,800 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Validation
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
482 542 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 87.64% 83.13% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 451 491 363
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Validation
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Validation Salary Trend in Suffolk

Validation
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Validation
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +29 15 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £60,000 -
Haverhill - 1 £25,000 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Validation.

1 24 (92.31%) Degree
2 17 (65.38%) Electronics
3 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 14 (53.85%) Unix
3 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Marketing
4 9 (34.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (34.62%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
4 9 (34.62%) VHDL
4 9 (34.62%) Verilog
5 8 (30.77%) C
6 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
7 6 (23.08%) Firewall
7 6 (23.08%) HNC
7 6 (23.08%) HND
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) Presales
8 5 (19.23%) Assembly Language
8 5 (19.23%) Firmware
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) Business Transformation
9 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (11.54%) Retail
11 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
11 1 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Jtest

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) JMeter
1 1 (3.85%) Jtest
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 17 (65.38%) Electronics
2 14 (53.85%) Marketing
3 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Support
3 5 (19.23%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Technician
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Support
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.85%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) Flash
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
1 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Embedded Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 9 (34.62%) Verilog
1 9 (34.62%) VHDL
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
1 14 (53.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Presales
2 4 (15.38%) Business Transformation
2 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
3 1 (3.85%) DevOps
3 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
3 1 (3.85%) High Availability
3 1 (3.85%) Line Management
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C
3 5 (19.23%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) HNC
2 6 (23.08%) HND
3 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
2 1 (3.85%) New Relic
2 1 (3.85%) SOASTA, Inc
Ipswich, Suffolk
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