The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 19 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 3.64% 1.12% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.67% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 60 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 83.64% 67.42% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 72 49 71
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Validation
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Validation Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 6 (85.71%) Retail Banking
2 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
4 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
1 6 (85.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle