The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 110 114 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -45
Permanent jobs citing Validation 16 16 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.79% 0.87% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.09% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 45
Average salary £41,250 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £33,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1684 1468 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.04% 79.65% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1270 1208
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Validation
South West

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 16 April 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (47.73%) Waterfall
2 20 (45.45%) ISEB
2 20 (45.45%) Selenium
3 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
3 15 (34.09%) SQL
4 14 (31.82%) Software Testing
4 14 (31.82%) V-Model
5 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
5 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (29.55%) HND
6 12 (27.27%) Finance
7 10 (22.73%) HTML
7 10 (22.73%) Maven
7 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 9 (20.45%) JSTL
8 9 (20.45%) FitNesse
8 9 (20.45%) TDD
8 9 (20.45%) JSF
8 9 (20.45%) Java
8 9 (20.45%) EJB
8 9 (20.45%) CSS
8 9 (20.45%) JSP
8 9 (20.45%) Servlets
8 9 (20.45%) JPA
8 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
8 9 (20.45%) BDD
8 9 (20.45%) ATDD
9 8 (18.18%) WebDriver
9 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.18%) GAP Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (13.64%) GlassFish
1 6 (13.64%) Confluence
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) Mule
3 2 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
1 5 (11.36%) SSL
2 4 (9.09%) 2G
2 4 (9.09%) 3G
3 3 (6.82%) 4G
4 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.27%) MVNO
5 1 (2.27%) RNC
5 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.27%) GSM
5 1 (2.27%) UMTS
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.27%) IPv4
5 1 (2.27%) IPv6
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Selenium
2 10 (22.73%) Maven
3 9 (20.45%) FitNesse
3 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
4 8 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 6 (13.64%) IntelliJ
5 6 (13.64%) JIRA
5 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 5 (11.36%) FindBugs
6 5 (11.36%) Mockito
6 5 (11.36%) EasyMock
6 5 (11.36%) Checkstyle
6 5 (11.36%) JUnit
7 4 (9.09%) TestNG
7 4 (9.09%) JSUnit
8 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.27%) Hudson
9 1 (2.27%) Ant
9 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Military
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Test Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (6.82%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) JSTL
2 9 (20.45%) JSF
2 9 (20.45%) EJB
2 9 (20.45%) CSS
2 9 (20.45%) JSP
2 9 (20.45%) Servlets
2 9 (20.45%) JPA
3 7 (15.91%) jQuery
4 6 (13.64%) Java EE
4 6 (13.64%) Dojo
4 6 (13.64%) Ajax
5 5 (11.36%) ICEfaces
5 5 (11.36%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (11.36%) MooTools
5 5 (11.36%) Java SE
6 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.55%) .NET
7 2 (4.55%) Apache Axis
7 2 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.55%) PDA
2 1 (2.27%) Telematics
2 1 (2.27%) Human Factors
2 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) Handset
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Waterfall
2 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
3 14 (31.82%) Software Testing
3 14 (31.82%) V-Model
4 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
4 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
5 9 (20.45%) BDD
5 9 (20.45%) ATDD
6 8 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
7 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.36%) OWASP
9 5 (11.36%) Web Development
10 4 (9.09%) Security Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.82%) Test Management
12 2 (4.55%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) Java
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) ECMAScript
5 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) ISEB
2 13 (29.55%) HND
3 10 (22.73%) Degree
4 7 (15.91%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) WAI
2 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) RACF
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Perforce
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
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