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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 78 78 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 19 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.77% 1.62% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.96% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 16
Average salary £60,000 £36,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.38% -26.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,337 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +3.75%
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
818 920 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 76.16% 82.96% 85.26%
Number of salaries quoted 722 826 1190
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

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

Validation Salary Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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
Horsham - 8 £60,000 -
Crawley 0 5 £62,500 -
Worthing -6 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 41 (73.21%) SQL
2 36 (64.29%) HP
3 35 (62.50%) Oracle Exadata
3 35 (62.50%) Oracle ODI
3 35 (62.50%) DataStage
3 35 (62.50%) SQLPlus
3 35 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (62.50%) Oracle
3 35 (62.50%) Business Objects
3 35 (62.50%) Cognos
3 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 35 (62.50%) DB2
3 35 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (62.50%) ETL
3 35 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (62.50%) Test Management
3 35 (62.50%) Data Validation
3 35 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 35 (62.50%) UNIX
3 35 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 35 (62.50%) Toad
3 35 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 35 (62.50%) Mainframe
4 30 (53.57%) RDBMS
4 30 (53.57%) Relational Database
5 25 (44.64%) Software Testing
6 22 (39.29%) Finance
7 21 (37.50%) Advertising
7 21 (37.50%) Banking

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Project
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.57%) Windchill
1 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) WAN
2 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (62.50%) DataStage
1 35 (62.50%) SQLPlus
1 35 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 35 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 35 (62.50%) DB2
1 35 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 35 (62.50%) Oracle Exadata
1 35 (62.50%) Oracle ODI
2 30 (53.57%) Relational Database
2 30 (53.57%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.93%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.14%) SQLite
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (62.50%) Toad
1 35 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.14%) VectorCAST
3 4 (7.14%) LabVIEW
3 4 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.79%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) FxCop
4 1 (1.79%) MSTest
4 1 (1.79%) GoogleTest
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 21 (37.50%) Advertising
2 21 (37.50%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) Military
4 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 7 (12.50%) Administrator
2 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Network Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Procurement Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Project Support Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Project Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.36%) WPF
3 2 (3.57%) HTML5
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (62.50%) Mainframe
2 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) UNIX
2 9 (16.07%) Windows
3 7 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Android
4 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) ETL
1 35 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 35 (62.50%) Test Management
1 35 (62.50%) Data Validation
1 35 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 25 (44.64%) Software Testing
3 14 (25.00%) Analytics
4 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) ITIL
6 5 (8.93%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.57%) Data Management
9 2 (3.57%) Information Management
9 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.57%) OO
9 2 (3.57%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (73.21%) SQL
2 35 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 14 (25.00%) R
4 10 (17.86%) C#
4 10 (17.86%) C++
5 9 (16.07%) C
6 3 (5.36%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) Java
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) HND
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) HP
2 35 (62.50%) Oracle
2 35 (62.50%) Business Objects
2 35 (62.50%) Cognos
3 4 (7.14%) IBM
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) PTC
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) Siemens
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) 3PAR