The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 77 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.36% 2.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 3.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 0
Average salary £73,750 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Validation
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
471 520 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.33% 87.54% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 352 367 188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,150 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Validation
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Watford region.

Validation Salary Trend in Watford

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) Data Validation
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) Lotus
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Struts
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 3 (27.27%) QMS
4 3 (27.27%) Struts2
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) HPUX

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) Struts
1 3 (27.27%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
1 2 (18.18%) HPUX
1 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) Data Validation
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) QMS
4 2 (18.18%) BCP
4 2 (18.18%) Facility Management
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Lotus
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) Sybase
3 2 (18.18%) Hitachi
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) SAP