The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 102 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 29 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.52% 2.20% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 2.60% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 5
Average salary £32,500 £57,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.47% +59.72%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Validation
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
993 1117 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 86.35% 84.69% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 856 992 818
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Validation
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Validation Salary Trend in West Sussex

Validation
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -5 5 £32,500 -35.00%
Worthing +3 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 18 (69.23%) Degree
2 17 (65.38%) Software Engineering
3 14 (53.85%) Configuration Management
4 13 (50.00%) Linux
5 12 (46.15%) Progress
5 12 (46.15%) Mathematics
6 11 (42.31%) Firmware
7 10 (38.46%) Aerospace
8 9 (34.62%) Windows
8 9 (34.62%) C++
8 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
9 8 (30.77%) C
9 8 (30.77%) VxWorks
9 8 (30.77%) Assembly Language
9 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
10 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
10 7 (26.92%) Subversion
11 6 (23.08%) DirectX
11 6 (23.08%) SDLC
12 5 (19.23%) Computer Architecture
12 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
13 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (15.38%) VMware
14 3 (11.54%) Device Driver
14 3 (11.54%) Information Security
14 3 (11.54%) HTTP
14 3 (11.54%) Project Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
2 7 (26.92%) Subversion
3 4 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (7.69%) Trac
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (38.46%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.69%) Avionics
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Graduate
2 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Junior
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Software Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) DirectX
2 1 (3.85%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Device Driver
2 3 (11.54%) Cryptography
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) VxWorks
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Computer Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
7 3 (11.54%) Information Security
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.69%) UML
8 2 (7.69%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) SSADM
8 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Yourdon
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C++
2 8 (30.77%) C
2 8 (30.77%) Assembly Language
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Postgraduate
3 2 (7.69%) HNC
4 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Firmware
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Progress
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Siemens
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) PTC