The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 49 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.35% 1.24% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.60% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Median salary £42,500 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.87%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
315 187 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 84.91% 77.27% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 288 166 181
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -1 5 £42,500 -2.29%
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (71.43%) VB
1 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) ISO 9001
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
1 5 (71.43%) Aerospace
1 5 (71.43%) Automotive
1 5 (71.43%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Snort
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 1 (14.29%) SAP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Aerospace
1 5 (71.43%) Automotive
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VB
1 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
1 1 (14.29%) SAP