The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - 62 57
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 1.00% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.22% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 18
Median salary - £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.23%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
408 411 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.78% 82.20% 86.12%
Number of salaries quoted 340 287 406
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,066 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 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 Watford region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 6 (85.71%) Quality Management
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) System Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Data Validation
1 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (14.29%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Software Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Database Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Data Validation
1 6 (85.71%) Quality Management
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) System Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco