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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 110 108
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.49% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 0
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 1240 1235 1232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.39% 86.30% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1053 989
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
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 28 March 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 +1 2 £46,250 -45.58% 1
Banbury - 2 £41,250 - 1
Abingdon +18 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (36.36%) ERP
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) Epicor
3 2 (18.18%) SAP FI
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) ABAP
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) SAP ERP
3 2 (18.18%) SAP BPC
3 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
3 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
3 2 (18.18%) SAP CO
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) TDD

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 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP BPC
1 2 (18.18%) SAP CO
1 2 (18.18%) SAP ERP
1 2 (18.18%) SAP FI
1 2 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SAP CO Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SAP FI Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) Java EE
1 1 (9.09%) Lucene
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
3 1 (9.09%) Biology
3 1 (9.09%) Chemistry
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) ABAP
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) EMC
1 2 (18.18%) Epicor
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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