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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
Rank 18 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 4.85% 3.95% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 4.17% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
91 72 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 88.35% 94.74% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79 56 52
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The demand trend of job ads across the Welwyn Garden City region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017, 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Validation.

1 12 (75.00%) C
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
1 12 (75.00%) CDMA
1 12 (75.00%) Simulink
1 12 (75.00%) TDMA
1 12 (75.00%) Device Driver
1 12 (75.00%) Verilog
1 12 (75.00%) Xilinx
1 12 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 12 (75.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 12 (75.00%) Signal Processing
1 12 (75.00%) Software-Defined Radio
1 12 (75.00%) Algorithms
1 12 (75.00%) GNU Octave
2 9 (56.25%) Firmware
2 9 (56.25%) MATLAB
2 9 (56.25%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) FPGA Design
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) ECSS
7 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
7 2 (12.50%) People Management
7 2 (12.50%) Microservices
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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:

Applications
1 12 (75.00%) GNU Octave
1 12 (75.00%) Simulink
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) CDMA
1 12 (75.00%) Software-Defined Radio
1 12 (75.00%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Development Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) FPGA Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Design Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Designer
3 3 (18.75%) FPGA Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Akka
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Algorithms
1 12 (75.00%) Device Driver
1 12 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 12 (75.00%) Verilog
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 12 (75.00%) Signal Processing
2 6 (37.50%) FPGA Design
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (12.50%) Microservices
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) SOLID
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C
2 9 (56.25%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) MATLAB
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ECSS
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Firmware
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft