The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 54 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.50% 1.08% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.41% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
302 427 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 74.75% 77.22% 73.87%
Number of salaries quoted 269 395 452
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 2 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) WSH
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) AS400
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) DWDM
3 1 (9.09%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) ERP Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) ERP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Document Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) WSH
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) AS400
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9000
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix
1 2 (18.18%) VMware