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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 105 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 32 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.63% 1.43% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.66% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 10
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1686 1682 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 86.02% 85.77% 82.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1442 1321 1229
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 June 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 23 (31.08%) Oracle
2 21 (28.38%) SQL
3 17 (22.97%) Service Management
4 16 (21.62%) Finance
5 15 (20.27%) ITIL
5 15 (20.27%) Problem Management
6 13 (17.57%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
7 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
7 12 (16.22%) Java
8 10 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.16%) Degree
9 9 (12.16%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.81%) V-Model
10 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
10 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.81%) Test Planning
10 8 (10.81%) Software Testing
10 8 (10.81%) Information Management
10 8 (10.81%) ETL
10 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
10 8 (10.81%) .NET
10 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
11 7 (9.46%) VBA
11 7 (9.46%) Hibernate
11 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
11 7 (9.46%) Data Validation

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (5.41%) PowerExchange
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.70%) Mule
2 2 (2.70%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (2.70%) Mule ESB
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.76%) OLAP
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.70%) OLTP
7 2 (2.70%) DB2
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) PVCS
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.05%) Selenium
3 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.70%) Maven
4 2 (2.70%) Checkstyle
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.70%) EasyMock
4 2 (2.70%) Ant
4 2 (2.70%) JUnit
4 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.70%) Mockito
4 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.70%) FindBugs
4 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.41%) Military
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Analyst
3 16 (21.62%) Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Data Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (8.11%) Programmer
7 6 (8.11%) Data Programmer
8 4 (5.41%) Designer
9 3 (4.05%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) Hibernate
3 5 (6.76%) Flash
3 5 (6.76%) Apache Flex
4 4 (5.41%) CSS
4 4 (5.41%) Velocity
4 4 (5.41%) HTML
5 3 (4.05%) MDX
6 2 (2.70%) JSTL
6 2 (2.70%) jQuery
6 2 (2.70%) Castor
6 2 (2.70%) JPA
6 2 (2.70%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (2.70%) JSP
6 2 (2.70%) Servlets
6 2 (2.70%) EJB
6 2 (2.70%) JSF
6 2 (2.70%) Ajax
6 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Data Integration
1 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.41%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.35%) Social Media
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Service Management
2 15 (20.27%) ITIL
2 15 (20.27%) Problem Management
3 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.16%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.81%) V-Model
7 8 (10.81%) Test Planning
7 8 (10.81%) ETL
7 8 (10.81%) Software Testing
7 8 (10.81%) Information Management
8 7 (9.46%) Data Validation
9 6 (8.11%) ERP
10 5 (6.76%) OOD
10 5 (6.76%) OOP
10 5 (6.76%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (6.76%) TDD
10 5 (6.76%) Migration
10 5 (6.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) Java
3 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
4 7 (9.46%) VBA
5 6 (8.11%) C#
6 5 (6.76%) ActionScript
7 4 (5.41%) C++
8 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.70%) ECMAScript
9 2 (2.70%) Ruby
10 1 (1.35%) VB
10 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (12.16%) Degree
3 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) ISEB
5 3 (4.05%) HND
5 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) GAMP
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Adobe
4 4 (5.41%) Informatica
4 4 (5.41%) JDA
4 4 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.70%) Cognos
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.35%) NorthgateArinso
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
iKonnect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago