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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 55 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.83% 0.82% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 0.96% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Median salary £42,500 £53,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.56% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
466 418 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 85.19% 85.66% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 427 357 280
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £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
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 24 August 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 +14 5 £45,000 -15.88%
Newmarket - 1 £40,000 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 28 (90.32%) Degree
2 20 (64.52%) Electronics
3 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
3 14 (45.16%) C
4 13 (41.94%) VHDL
4 13 (41.94%) Verilog
4 13 (41.94%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
5 11 (35.48%) Marketing
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 11 (35.48%) Unix
5 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) Assembly Language
6 10 (32.26%) Firmware
7 9 (29.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
10 5 (16.13%) HNC
10 5 (16.13%) HND
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.13%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.13%) Presales
11 4 (12.90%) Business Transformation
11 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
11 4 (12.90%) VxWorks
12 3 (9.68%) C++
12 3 (9.68%) Retail

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 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) S-PLUS
3 1 (3.23%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) JMeter
1 1 (3.23%) Jtest
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 20 (64.52%) Electronics
2 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
3 11 (35.48%) Marketing
4 3 (9.68%) Retail
5 2 (6.45%) Finance
6 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Electronics Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Hardware Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Firmware Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Support
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) FPGA Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) C Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded C Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 2 (6.45%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Support
7 2 (6.45%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) Flash
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) HTML5
1 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Embedded Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Verilog
1 13 (41.94%) VHDL
2 9 (29.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
1 11 (35.48%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Presales
3 4 (12.90%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Assembly Language
4 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
5 3 (9.68%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (90.32%) Degree
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) HNC
4 5 (16.13%) HND
5 2 (6.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
2 1 (3.23%) New Relic
2 1 (3.23%) SOASTA, Inc