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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 109 84 99
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 27 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.43% 1.86% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.15% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 18
Average salary £36,250 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.68% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £58,065 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
1670 1538 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.36% 86.55% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1211 1166
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) Software Engineering
3 14 (25.00%) SQL
4 12 (21.43%) Java
5 11 (19.64%) Degree
6 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
6 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
7 8 (14.29%) Service Management
7 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 8 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 8 (14.29%) VBA
7 8 (14.29%) ERP
8 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 7 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (12.50%) JDA
8 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 7 (12.50%) SAP
8 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 7 (12.50%) QA
8 7 (12.50%) Logistics
8 7 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (12.50%) Aerospace
8 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 7 (12.50%) Military
8 7 (12.50%) Retail
8 7 (12.50%) Information Management
8 7 (12.50%) Data Conversion
8 7 (12.50%) System Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (3.57%) GlassFish
1 2 (3.57%) Mule
1 2 (3.57%) Confluence
1 2 (3.57%) JBoss
1 2 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (3.57%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 7 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.14%) OLAP
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) OLTP
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) PVCS
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) IntelliJ
2 2 (3.57%) Maven
2 2 (3.57%) Checkstyle
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Ant
2 2 (3.57%) JUnit
2 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
2 2 (3.57%) EasyMock
2 2 (3.57%) Mockito
2 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.57%) FindBugs
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 7 (12.50%) Military
1 7 (12.50%) Retail
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Consultant
4 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (12.50%) Programmer
5 7 (12.50%) Data Programmer
5 7 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 6 (10.71%) Flash
2 6 (10.71%) Apache Flex
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) CSS
5 2 (3.57%) JSP
5 2 (3.57%) Servlets
5 2 (3.57%) EJB
5 2 (3.57%) JSF
5 2 (3.57%) Ajax
5 2 (3.57%) Java EE
5 2 (3.57%) JSTL
5 2 (3.57%) Dojo
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Axis
5 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 2 (3.57%) Castor
5 2 (3.57%) JPA
5 2 (3.57%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (3.57%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 7 (12.50%) Data Conversion
1 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.79%) Social Media
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Software Engineering
2 8 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 8 (14.29%) ERP
2 8 (14.29%) Service Management
3 7 (12.50%) Information Management
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL
3 7 (12.50%) Logistics
3 7 (12.50%) System Testing
4 6 (10.71%) OOP
4 6 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (10.71%) OOD
4 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.71%) Software Architecture
5 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.14%) UML
5 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.36%) Data Validation
6 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.36%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (5.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) VBA
4 6 (10.71%) ActionScript
4 6 (10.71%) C++
5 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.14%) C
7 3 (5.36%) C#
7 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.57%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) HND
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) GAMP
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) JDA
3 7 (12.50%) SAP
4 6 (10.71%) Adobe
5 2 (3.57%) Cognos
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) NorthgateArinso
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