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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 65 100 103
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 66 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.41% 1.48% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 1.72% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 58 25 6
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,200 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
1621 1514 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.86% 86.22% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1242 1110
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 44 (46.32%) Finance
1 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (43.16%) Waterfall
3 40 (42.11%) Test Planning
3 40 (42.11%) Software Testing
3 40 (42.11%) Selenium
3 40 (42.11%) V-Model
4 34 (35.79%) Test Management
4 34 (35.79%) Test Strategy
5 30 (31.58%) Mentoring
6 25 (26.32%) ETL
6 25 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (25.26%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (25.26%) SQL
8 22 (23.16%) Oracle
9 18 (18.95%) WebDriver
10 17 (17.89%) Open Source
10 17 (17.89%) TestNG
10 17 (17.89%) Test Automation
10 17 (17.89%) JUnit
11 16 (16.84%) Informatica
11 16 (16.84%) PowerExchange
11 16 (16.84%) Data Validation
11 16 (16.84%) Velocity
12 12 (12.63%) Data Modelling
12 12 (12.63%) DB2
12 12 (12.63%) Data Analysis
13 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
14 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 10 (10.53%) QA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (16.84%) PowerExchange
2 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (12.63%) DB2
3 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.21%) OLTP
6 4 (4.21%) OLAP
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (42.11%) Selenium
2 18 (18.95%) WebDriver
3 17 (17.89%) TestNG
3 17 (17.89%) JUnit
4 7 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.11%) PVCS
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
General
1 44 (46.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Legal
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Developer
2 19 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 18 (18.95%) Test Team Leader
3 18 (18.95%) Team Leader
3 18 (18.95%) Senior Test Engineer
4 14 (14.74%) Analyst
5 10 (10.53%) Designer
6 9 (9.47%) Business Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) Lead Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Lead Designer
8 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Administrator
9 4 (4.21%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Financial Business Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Implementation Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) Velocity
2 6 (6.32%) .NET
3 5 (5.26%) MDX
4 2 (2.11%) Flash
4 2 (2.11%) HTML
4 2 (2.11%) CSS
4 2 (2.11%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.11%) Apache Flex
4 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Open Source
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.32%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.21%) LPAR
4 4 (4.21%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Windows
2 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (43.16%) Waterfall
3 40 (42.11%) Test Planning
3 40 (42.11%) Software Testing
3 40 (42.11%) V-Model
4 34 (35.79%) Test Management
4 34 (35.79%) Test Strategy
5 30 (31.58%) Mentoring
6 25 (26.32%) ETL
6 25 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (17.89%) Test Automation
8 16 (16.84%) Data Validation
9 12 (12.63%) Data Modelling
9 12 (12.63%) Data Analysis
10 10 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (8.42%) Logical Data Model
13 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.26%) SQL
2 9 (9.47%) Java
3 5 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.26%) C#
4 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.16%) C++
6 2 (2.11%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.11%) VB
6 2 (2.11%) C
7 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) ISEB
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) HND
3 6 (6.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.26%) APMP
5 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) QA
2 8 (8.42%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.21%) XenApp
1 4 (4.21%) KVM
Vendors
1 22 (23.16%) Oracle
2 16 (16.84%) Informatica
3 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.21%) Citrix
4 4 (4.21%) Cisco
4 4 (4.21%) HP
4 4 (4.21%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) Adobe
5 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.05%) i2
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago