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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 72 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.38% - 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% - 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £60,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
445 311 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.80% 77.75% 83.44%
Number of salaries quoted 316 225 303
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 9 (81.82%) Data Validation
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) J2EE
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
2 7 (63.64%) Quality Management
2 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) SAN

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Test Engineer
3 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Data Validation
2 7 (63.64%) Quality Management
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Lotus
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
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