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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 43 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 15 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.36% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 0.45% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% -
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
339 445 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.01% 82.10% 72.40%
Number of salaries quoted 276 410 443
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram 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 20 October 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 - 10 £42,500 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 14 (70.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) Line Management
2 11 (55.00%) ISO 9000
2 11 (55.00%) ISO 9001
2 11 (55.00%) DWDM
2 11 (55.00%) DSL
2 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) DWDM
1 11 (55.00%) DSL
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) NAS
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Document Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Author
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Author
4 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.00%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) WSH
3 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) VHDL
2 2 (10.00%) Verilog
2 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Line Management
2 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) SIEM
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) ISO 9000
1 11 (55.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Citrix
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Huawei