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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 82 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 33 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.85% 1.34% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.60% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 31
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,065 £75,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1501 1309 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.09% 83.32% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1144 1055
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 25 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Selenium
2 22 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 20 (36.36%) V-Model
4 16 (29.09%) SQL
5 12 (21.82%) Finance
5 12 (21.82%) Agile Testing
6 11 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 11 (20.00%) ISEB
6 11 (20.00%) Test Management
7 10 (18.18%) WebDriver
7 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 10 (18.18%) JUnit
8 9 (16.36%) HND
8 9 (16.36%) Scrum
8 9 (16.36%) Open Source
8 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.36%) TestNG
8 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
8 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (12.73%) QA
9 7 (12.73%) ETL
9 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.91%) Informatica
10 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
10 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (10.91%) Data Validation
10 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.82%) Mule
2 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) Open Workbench
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (9.09%) DataStage
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Selenium
2 10 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 10 (18.18%) JUnit
3 9 (16.36%) TestNG
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Ant
4 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.82%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.82%) Mockito
4 1 (1.82%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Maven
4 1 (1.82%) Checkstyle
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) FindBugs
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) Hudson
4 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Test Engineer
1 17 (30.91%) Senior Test Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 10 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
4 7 (12.73%) Test Leader
4 7 (12.73%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Data Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Technician
8 2 (3.64%) Server Technician
8 2 (3.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Server Support Technician
8 2 (3.64%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) jQuery
1 2 (3.64%) SOAP
1 2 (3.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) EJB
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) JSP
2 1 (1.82%) Servlets
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) JAXB
2 1 (1.82%) JAX-WS
2 1 (1.82%) Velocity
2 1 (1.82%) Dojo
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Axis
2 1 (1.82%) WPF
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
2 1 (1.82%) ICEfaces
2 1 (1.82%) Castor
2 1 (1.82%) JPA
2 1 (1.82%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Open Source
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 20 (36.36%) V-Model
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Testing
5 11 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 11 (20.00%) Test Management
6 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.36%) Scrum
7 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
7 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.73%) ETL
8 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.91%) Data Validation
10 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.09%) ERP
11 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
12 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
12 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (5.45%) VBA
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) ECMAScript
5 1 (1.82%) VB6
5 1 (1.82%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) ISEB
2 9 (16.36%) HND
2 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.45%) APMP
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Informatica
2 5 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (9.09%) Cognos
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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