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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 58 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.51% 3.61% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 4.66% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 2
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
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
407 451 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 76.94% 77.49% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 310 332 232
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 20 April 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 (60.00%) Change Management
1 6 (60.00%) Data Validation
2 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) Lotus
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Struts
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) QMS
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Struts2
4 2 (20.00%) Facility Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) Struts
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
1 3 (30.00%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Management
1 6 (60.00%) Data Validation
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) QMS
4 2 (20.00%) Facility Management
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Lotus
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
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