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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 78 92 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Validation 51 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.66% 1.57% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 1.82% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 8
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £39,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,500 £56,050
UK excluding London average salary £43,700 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.90% -4.70%
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
1600 1482 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.42% 86.01% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1175 1219
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 £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 3 March 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 43 (44.79%) Finance
2 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 35 (36.46%) Test Planning
4 35 (36.46%) V-Model
4 35 (36.46%) Software Testing
5 32 (33.33%) Test Management
5 32 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 30 (31.25%) Selenium
7 26 (27.08%) ETL
8 25 (26.04%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (26.04%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (25.00%) SQL
9 24 (25.00%) Oracle
10 23 (23.96%) Mentoring
11 15 (15.63%) Data Validation
11 15 (15.63%) Velocity
11 15 (15.63%) Informatica
11 15 (15.63%) PowerExchange
12 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
13 13 (13.54%) Data Analysis
13 13 (13.54%) WebDriver
14 12 (12.50%) Open Source
14 12 (12.50%) TestNG
14 12 (12.50%) Test Automation
14 12 (12.50%) JUnit
14 12 (12.50%) Data Modelling
14 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 11 (11.46%) DB2
16 10 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 15 (15.63%) PowerExchange
2 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.04%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.46%) DB2
4 10 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.21%) OLTP
7 5 (5.21%) OLAP
7 5 (5.21%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Selenium
2 13 (13.54%) WebDriver
3 12 (12.50%) TestNG
3 12 (12.50%) JUnit
4 8 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.21%) PVCS
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 43 (44.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) Test Engineer
3 20 (20.83%) Senior Test Engineer
4 12 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
4 12 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 12 (12.50%) Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Lead Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Designer
6 7 (7.29%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) Lead Designer
7 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Implementation Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) ETL Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (4.17%) Wintel Administrator
10 3 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.63%) Velocity
2 8 (8.33%) .NET
3 7 (7.29%) MDX
4 2 (2.08%) HTML
4 2 (2.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.08%) CSS
4 2 (2.08%) Flash
4 2 (2.08%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Open Source
2 5 (5.21%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.17%) LPAR
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 35 (36.46%) V-Model
3 35 (36.46%) Test Planning
3 35 (36.46%) Software Testing
4 32 (33.33%) Test Management
4 32 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 26 (27.08%) ETL
6 25 (26.04%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (23.96%) Mentoring
8 15 (15.63%) Data Validation
9 13 (13.54%) Data Analysis
10 12 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 12 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (9.38%) Service Management
12 8 (8.33%) ITIL
13 7 (7.29%) Problem Management
13 7 (7.29%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.33%) Java
3 7 (7.29%) PL/SQL
3 7 (7.29%) C#
4 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.13%) C++
7 2 (2.08%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.08%) VB
7 2 (2.08%) C
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) Degree
3 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) ISEB
3 6 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.13%) HND
4 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.08%) APMP
6 1 (1.04%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
2 7 (7.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.17%) XenApp
1 4 (4.17%) KVM
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) Oracle
2 15 (15.63%) Informatica
3 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.17%) HP
4 4 (4.17%) Citrix
4 4 (4.17%) Cisco
4 4 (4.17%) VMware
5 2 (2.08%) IBM
5 2 (2.08%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (1.04%) i2
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus and benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
iKonnect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago