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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 90 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 38 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.87% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.99% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 11
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
1653 1710 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.39% 84.82% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1375 1364 1277
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (38.46%) Finance
2 39 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (32.69%) Waterfall
4 32 (30.77%) V-Model
4 32 (30.77%) Test Planning
4 32 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 31 (29.81%) SQL
6 28 (26.92%) Test Management
6 28 (26.92%) Test Strategy
7 27 (25.96%) Selenium
7 27 (25.96%) Oracle
8 23 (22.12%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (22.12%) ETL
8 23 (22.12%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (21.15%) Mentoring
10 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
11 14 (13.46%) Service Management
12 13 (12.50%) Data Analysis
12 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 13 (12.50%) Data Validation
12 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 13 (12.50%) WebDriver
13 12 (11.54%) Velocity
13 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
13 12 (11.54%) Informatica
13 12 (11.54%) PowerExchange
13 12 (11.54%) Data Modelling
13 12 (11.54%) JUnit
13 12 (11.54%) ITIL
14 11 (10.58%) PL/SQL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (11.54%) PowerExchange
2 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.96%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.96%) JBoss
3 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.96%) Mule
3 1 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.12%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (7.69%) DB2
5 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.77%) OLAP
7 5 (4.81%) OLTP
7 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (25.96%) Selenium
2 13 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 12 (11.54%) JUnit
4 11 (10.58%) TestNG
5 9 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.69%) PVCS
6 8 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.96%) Ant
9 1 (0.96%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.96%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.96%) Maven
9 1 (0.96%) Checkstyle
9 1 (0.96%) JIRA
9 1 (0.96%) Mockito
9 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Legal
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Developer
2 19 (18.27%) Test Engineer
3 18 (17.31%) Senior Test Engineer
4 13 (12.50%) Consultant
5 12 (11.54%) Analyst
6 11 (10.58%) Test Team Leader
6 11 (10.58%) Team Leader
7 9 (8.65%) Lead Developer
7 9 (8.65%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Designer
10 5 (4.81%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
11 4 (3.85%) Lead Designer
11 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Implementation Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) Velocity
2 9 (8.65%) .NET
3 7 (6.73%) MDX
4 4 (3.85%) CSS
4 4 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.85%) HTML
5 3 (2.88%) Flash
5 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.88%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.92%) Middleware
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.96%) ICEfaces
7 1 (0.96%) HTML5
7 1 (0.96%) REST
7 1 (0.96%) CSS3
7 1 (0.96%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (0.96%) Dojo
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Axis
7 1 (0.96%) JSF
7 1 (0.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Open Source
2 6 (5.77%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.88%) LPAR
5 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Windows
2 4 (3.85%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.69%) Waterfall
3 32 (30.77%) V-Model
3 32 (30.77%) Test Planning
3 32 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 28 (26.92%) Test Management
4 28 (26.92%) Test Strategy
5 23 (22.12%) ETL
5 23 (22.12%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (21.15%) Mentoring
7 14 (13.46%) Service Management
8 13 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 13 (12.50%) Data Validation
9 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
9 12 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 12 (11.54%) ITIL
10 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.81%) SQL
2 11 (10.58%) PL/SQL
2 11 (10.58%) Java
3 9 (8.65%) C#
4 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.85%) C++
5 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.88%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.92%) Ruby
7 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.92%) VB
7 2 (1.92%) C
8 1 (0.96%) VBA
8 1 (0.96%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
2 10 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (8.65%) Degree
4 7 (6.73%) ISEB
5 4 (3.85%) HND
5 4 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) QA
2 7 (6.73%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.88%) XenApp
1 3 (2.88%) KVM
Vendors
1 27 (25.96%) Oracle
2 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.54%) Informatica
4 3 (2.88%) VMware
4 3 (2.88%) Adobe
4 3 (2.88%) HP
4 3 (2.88%) Citrix
4 3 (2.88%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.88%) Cisco
4 3 (2.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.96%) Cognos
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