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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 16 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.62% 1.71% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 1.94% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 103 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 96.55% 88.03% 74.44%
Number of salaries quoted 97 79 54
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £75,000
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
Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Validation.

1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) C++
3 11 (55.00%) C
4 9 (45.00%) C#
4 9 (45.00%) CDMA
4 9 (45.00%) Simulink
4 9 (45.00%) TDMA
4 9 (45.00%) Device Driver
4 9 (45.00%) Verilog
4 9 (45.00%) Xilinx
4 9 (45.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (45.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 9 (45.00%) Signal Processing
4 9 (45.00%) Software-Defined Radio
4 9 (45.00%) Algorithms
4 9 (45.00%) GNU Octave
5 8 (40.00%) Network Management
5 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 8 (40.00%) Subversion
5 8 (40.00%) Middleware
5 8 (40.00%) J2EE
5 8 (40.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) OO
5 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) Firmware
6 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
6 6 (30.00%) Software Deployment

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 9 (45.00%) GNU Octave
1 9 (45.00%) Simulink
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) CDMA
1 9 (45.00%) Software-Defined Radio
1 9 (45.00%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Development Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Designer
4 3 (15.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) FPGA Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) J2EE
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Akka
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Algorithms
1 9 (45.00%) Device Driver
1 9 (45.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 9 (45.00%) Verilog
2 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 9 (45.00%) Signal Processing
2 8 (40.00%) Network Management
2 8 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.00%) Microservices
6 1 (5.00%) People Management
6 1 (5.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C++
2 11 (55.00%) C
3 9 (45.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ECSS
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Firmware
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft