The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 57 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.72% 0.85% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.18% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 424 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.02% 72.48% 78.06%
Number of salaries quoted 271 391 436
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
East of England

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 1 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 - 3 - -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 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%) DSL
3 1 (9.09%) DWDM
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%) ERP Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) ERP Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
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%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
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%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Project 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