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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 56 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.08% 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.67% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,717
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.67%
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
442 451 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.50% 86.73% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 391 321 242
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) System Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Data Validation
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) EMC
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (33.33%) HPUX
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) Symantec
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Sybase
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) Hitachi
5 3 (33.33%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Degree

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (11.11%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Software Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 3 (33.33%) HPUX
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Data Validation
1 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
1 5 (55.56%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) BCP
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago