The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South East > Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 127 117
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.97% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.21% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 4
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -12.50%  
10th Percentile £19,000 £32,000 £37,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £44,800 £42,975
South East median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.46% -14.00%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1177 1455 1337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.77% 88.34% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4409 5794 4196
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £68,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Oxfordshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Oxfordshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Oxfordshire

Validation
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
Oxford - 6 £55,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £55,000 - 1
Banbury - 1 - -
Bicester - 1 - -
Validation
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) C++
3 5 (23.81%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) JIRA
3 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Physics
4 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (19.05%) Electronics
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) PhD
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) C
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) Lucene
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) InVision
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.76%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) Modbus
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) DTS
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) SQLite
3 1 (4.76%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.76%) CMake
3 1 (4.76%) CppUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) GCC
3 1 (4.76%) GDB
3 1 (4.76%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.76%) RStudio
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C/C++ Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Junior SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) Lucene
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) CSS3
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) LESS
2 1 (4.76%) Sass
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.76%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) Physics
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Data Management
4 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Statistics
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) C++
2 5 (23.81%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C
4 3 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) R
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) IEC 61131
2 1 (4.76%) JTAG
2 1 (4.76%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (9.52%) Cerner
1 2 (9.52%) EMC
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Preservica Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Relocation
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £370000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago