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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South West / Bristol
Rank 91 110 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -33
Permanent jobs citing Validation 41 27 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.29% 1.50% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.65% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 43
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £72,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%

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
1638 1635 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 91.41% 90.58% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1439 1355
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 23 (37.70%) C++
2 18 (29.51%) Degree
3 17 (27.87%) C
3 17 (27.87%) UML
3 17 (27.87%) Telecoms
4 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
5 13 (21.31%) Finance
5 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
6 11 (18.03%) Algorithms
6 11 (18.03%) Java
7 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
7 10 (16.39%) Linux
7 10 (16.39%) Requirements Engineering
8 9 (14.75%) MODAF
8 9 (14.75%) SQL
8 9 (14.75%) Python
8 9 (14.75%) Wireless
9 7 (11.48%) Test Planning
9 7 (11.48%) Electronics
9 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
9 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
10 6 (9.84%) ITIL
10 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.84%) Banking
10 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.84%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (9.84%) Rational DOORS

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 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.64%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (4.92%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) Wireless
2 5 (8.20%) MIMO
2 5 (8.20%) OFDM
3 4 (6.56%) 802.15
3 4 (6.56%) Bluetooth
3 4 (6.56%) LTE
3 4 (6.56%) NFC
3 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (6.56%) WLAN
4 3 (4.92%) LAN
4 3 (4.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.64%) Broadband
5 1 (1.64%) Skype
5 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) IDOL
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (9.84%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (27.87%) Telecoms
2 13 (21.31%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Electronics
4 6 (9.84%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Software Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Java Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Java Software Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Design Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Communications Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Junior
5 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Graduate Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Graduate Database Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Graduate Implementation Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Junior Implementation Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Agile Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
1 4 (6.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.64%) Angular 2
2 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.64%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Handset
6 1 (1.64%) IVR
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) UML
2 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
3 10 (16.39%) Requirements Engineering
4 9 (14.75%) MODAF
5 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
5 7 (11.48%) Test Planning
6 6 (9.84%) ITIL
6 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.84%) Physics
6 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.84%) Requirements Management
6 6 (9.84%) SysML
7 5 (8.20%) ITIL V3
7 5 (8.20%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (8.20%) Prototyping
7 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.20%) Signal Processing
7 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) C++
2 17 (27.87%) C
3 11 (18.03%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) Python
4 9 (14.75%) SQL
5 5 (8.20%) MATLAB
6 4 (6.56%) C#
6 4 (6.56%) Perl
6 4 (6.56%) Tcl
6 4 (6.56%) VBA
7 3 (4.92%) Ada
8 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) ISEB
3 5 (8.20%) PhD
4 4 (6.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (6.56%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.92%) CEH
5 3 (4.92%) CISA
5 3 (4.92%) CISM
5 3 (4.92%) CISSP
5 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) GIAC
5 3 (4.92%) SANS
6 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) ACCA
7 1 (1.64%) EXIN
7 1 (1.64%) HNC
7 1 (1.64%) HND
7 1 (1.64%) MCSE
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Firmware
2 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Citrix
3 3 (4.92%) iManage
4 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) Informatica
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Snow
4 1 (1.64%) Verint
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