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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 74 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.52% 2.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 3.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 0
Average salary £73,750 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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
474 448 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.29% 85.01% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 376 314 206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Struts2
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) QMS
4 3 (37.50%) Sybase
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) BCP
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Hitachi
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Java Software Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) Struts
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
1 3 (37.50%) HPUX
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) BCP
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) QMS
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) Hitachi
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) SAP