The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 56 54
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking - 1.79% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.32% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 8
Average salary - £50,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +98.01%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
301 302 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 68.56% 77.44% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 265 279 289
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Validation
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Validation Salary Trend in Woking

Validation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
2 2 (66.67%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree