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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 59 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.13% 0.71% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.82% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Median salary £38,375 £32,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.92% -24.70%
UK excluding London median 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
398 364 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 89.64% 86.46% 83.37%
Number of salaries quoted 324 303 300
Median salary £42,500 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 11 December 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 11 December 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 +10 5 £38,375 +19.92%
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) C
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (40.00%) ISEB
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) Retail
4 5 (33.33%) QA
4 5 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
4 5 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 5 (33.33%) Firmware
4 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) Electronics
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) VHDL
5 4 (26.67%) Verilog
5 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
5 4 (26.67%) VxWorks
5 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) S-PLUS
6 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) General Ledger
6 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) S-PLUS
2 1 (6.67%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) WPA
1 1 (6.67%) WPA2
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (33.33%) Electronics
3 5 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business IT Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) C Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C/C++ Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Verilog
1 4 (26.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C
2 5 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Google