The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 109 96 100
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 31 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.66% 1.60% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.85% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 16
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £32,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Validation
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1643 1568 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 87.77% 86.58% 84.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1422 1242 1189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Validation
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Validation Salary Trend in Bristol

Validation
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 19 (28.36%) Oracle
2 16 (23.88%) SQL
3 15 (22.39%) Service Management
3 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
3 15 (22.39%) Problem Management
4 13 (19.40%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (19.40%) Java
4 13 (19.40%) ITIL
5 11 (16.42%) Finance
5 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
6 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
6 10 (14.93%) Degree
7 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
8 8 (11.94%) Hibernate
8 8 (11.94%) VBA
9 7 (10.45%) Information Management
9 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
9 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
10 6 (8.96%) Software Architecture
10 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.96%) Apache Flex
10 6 (8.96%) .NET
10 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
10 6 (8.96%) ActionScript
10 6 (8.96%) C++
10 6 (8.96%) OOP
10 6 (8.96%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.99%) GlassFish
1 2 (2.99%) Mule
1 2 (2.99%) Confluence
1 2 (2.99%) JBoss
1 2 (2.99%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (2.99%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.46%) OLAP
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) OLTP
7 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) PVCS
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.99%) Maven
4 2 (2.99%) Checkstyle
4 2 (2.99%) JIRA
4 2 (2.99%) Ant
4 2 (2.99%) JUnit
4 2 (2.99%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.99%) EasyMock
4 2 (2.99%) Mockito
4 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.99%) FindBugs
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Aerospace
2 5 (7.46%) Military
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Developer
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Consultant
3 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Data Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (10.45%) Programmer
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Data Programmer
6 6 (8.96%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) Hibernate
2 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) Flash
2 6 (8.96%) Apache Flex
3 3 (4.48%) CSS
3 3 (4.48%) HTML
3 3 (4.48%) MDX
4 2 (2.99%) JSTL
4 2 (2.99%) Dojo
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Axis
4 2 (2.99%) JSF
4 2 (2.99%) Ajax
4 2 (2.99%) EJB
4 2 (2.99%) JSP
4 2 (2.99%) Servlets
4 2 (2.99%) jQuery
4 2 (2.99%) Castor
4 2 (2.99%) JPA
4 2 (2.99%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (2.99%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.46%) Data Conversion
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.49%) Social Media
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Service Management
1 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
1 15 (22.39%) Problem Management
2 13 (19.40%) ITIL
3 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.45%) Information Management
5 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.96%) OOD
5 6 (8.96%) OOP
5 6 (8.96%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (8.96%) ERP
5 6 (8.96%) Software Architecture
5 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.46%) Test Planning
6 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Logistics
6 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.46%) System Testing
6 5 (7.46%) V-Model
7 4 (5.97%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) Java
3 8 (11.94%) VBA
4 6 (8.96%) ActionScript
4 6 (8.96%) C++
4 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.97%) C
5 4 (5.97%) C#
6 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.99%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) HND
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) GAMP
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Adobe
4 5 (7.46%) JDA
4 5 (7.46%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) Cognos
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) NorthgateArinso
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