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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 58 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.85% 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 0.68% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -30.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
448 292 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.81% 76.84% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 312 216 194
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £59,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Watford

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (41.38%) SQL
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
3 7 (24.14%) UML
3 7 (24.14%) Rational Rose
3 7 (24.14%) Change Management
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
3 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.69%) Network Management
4 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (20.69%) Finance
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Banking
5 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
5 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 5 (17.24%) J2EE
5 5 (17.24%) Java
5 5 (17.24%) Data Validation
5 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
6 4 (13.79%) SCCM
6 4 (13.79%) vSphere
6 4 (13.79%) CRM
6 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Rational Rose
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) MIS Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Architect
6 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) J2EE
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) XHTML
2 3 (10.34%) Ajax
2 3 (10.34%) jQuery
2 3 (10.34%) HTML5
2 3 (10.34%) CSS3
2 3 (10.34%) Semantic HTML
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) W3C
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) AIX
3 3 (10.34%) HPUX
3 3 (10.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
1 7 (24.14%) UML
1 7 (24.14%) Change Management
1 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
2 6 (20.69%) Network Management
3 5 (17.24%) Data Validation
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
4 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) BCP
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) Use Case
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GMP
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Dell
4 3 (10.34%) EMC
4 3 (10.34%) Juniper
4 3 (10.34%) Hitachi
4 3 (10.34%) Symantec
4 3 (10.34%) Sybase
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) IBM
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