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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 55 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.28% 0.66% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.76% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £27,500 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%

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
304 526 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 84.21% 87.23% 79.36%
Number of salaries quoted 273 441 341
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £27,500 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) WPA
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) WPA2
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) WPA
1 1 (14.29%) WPA2
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business IT Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) IT Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Business Process Mapping
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google