The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 48 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.78% - 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% - 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £35,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Validation
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
221 210 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 85.99% 80.15% 71.93%
Number of salaries quoted 203 176 135
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Validation
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Validation
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Worcester - 2 £35,000 -
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Xilinx
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Xilinx