The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 90 94 120
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 38 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.10% 1.79% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.10% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 13
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1616 1716 1777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.28% 85.25% 88.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1449 1414
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Validation.

1 28 (43.08%) Security Cleared
2 23 (35.38%) Software Engineering
3 22 (33.85%) Finance
3 22 (33.85%) C
4 21 (32.31%) UML
5 16 (24.62%) C++
5 16 (24.62%) Requirements Engineering
6 14 (21.54%) Java
6 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
7 13 (20.00%) Linux
8 12 (18.46%) Electronics
8 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
8 12 (18.46%) Degree
9 11 (16.92%) Information Assurance
9 11 (16.92%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
9 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
9 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
9 11 (16.92%) Information Security
9 11 (16.92%) Eclipse
10 10 (15.38%) SQL
11 9 (13.85%) Big Data
11 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
11 9 (13.85%) Banking
11 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
12 8 (12.31%) SSL
13 7 (10.77%) Oracle
13 7 (10.77%) JUnit
13 7 (10.77%) SysML

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) PowerExchange
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) SSL
2 5 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (4.62%) VPN
4 2 (3.08%) ATM
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.08%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (3.08%) MPLS
5 1 (1.54%) DPNSS
5 1 (1.54%) HTTP
5 1 (1.54%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Big Data
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.62%) DB2
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Eclipse
1 11 (16.92%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (10.77%) JBehave
2 7 (10.77%) JUnit
3 5 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.54%) ProC
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Electronics
3 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
3 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
4 9 (13.85%) Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.62%) Military
6 2 (3.08%) Advertising
6 2 (3.08%) Automotive
6 2 (3.08%) Law
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) Java Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Information Manager
3 9 (13.85%) Information Security Manager
3 9 (13.85%) Security Manager
3 9 (13.85%) Test Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Access Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Access VBA Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Excel Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Excel VBA Developer
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.15%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
1 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.08%) Apache Flex
1 2 (3.08%) CSS
1 2 (3.08%) Flash
1 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
1 2 (3.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) CESG
4 2 (3.08%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.08%) Statistics
5 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Software Engineering
2 21 (32.31%) UML
3 16 (24.62%) Requirements Engineering
4 11 (16.92%) Information Assurance
4 11 (16.92%) Information Security
4 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
5 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.77%) Requirements Management
6 7 (10.77%) SysML
7 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.23%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
9 4 (6.15%) ITIL
9 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) C
2 16 (24.62%) C++
3 14 (21.54%) Java
4 10 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (6.15%) VBA
6 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.08%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) Ada
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.46%) Degree
2 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.62%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.08%) CCDA
5 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.08%) RMADS
3 1 (1.54%) ARP4754
3 1 (1.54%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Informatica
4 2 (3.08%) Adobe
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
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