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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 53 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.13% 0.70% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.82% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 2
Median salary £43,750 £53,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.22% -12.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £47,550 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £53,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
478 486 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 84.90% 84.67% 82.27%
Number of salaries quoted 446 421 303
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 £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +15 6 £45,000 -15.88% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £60,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £40,000 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (85.71%) Degree
2 22 (62.86%) Electronics
3 16 (45.71%) C
4 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (40.00%) Unix
4 14 (40.00%) Linux
4 14 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 14 (40.00%) Marketing
5 13 (37.14%) VHDL
5 13 (37.14%) Verilog
5 13 (37.14%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
7 10 (28.57%) Assembly Language
7 10 (28.57%) Firmware
8 9 (25.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (17.14%) Presales
10 6 (17.14%) HNC
10 6 (17.14%) HND
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.14%) Firewall
11 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (11.43%) Retail
11 4 (11.43%) Embedded C
11 4 (11.43%) VxWorks
11 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
12 3 (8.57%) C++

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 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) S-PLUS
3 1 (2.86%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) JMeter
1 1 (2.86%) Jtest
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 22 (62.86%) Electronics
2 14 (40.00%) Marketing
2 14 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Electronics Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Firmware Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) FPGA Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C/C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) Flash
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) HTML5
1 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Embedded Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Verilog
1 13 (37.14%) VHDL
2 9 (25.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
1 14 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (17.14%) Presales
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.86%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) Line Management
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.86%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.86%) Scrum
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.86%) Test Planning
5 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) C
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded C
5 3 (8.57%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) Degree
2 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) HNC
4 6 (17.14%) HND
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
2 1 (2.86%) New Relic
2 1 (2.86%) SOASTA, Inc