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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 97 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 33 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.80% 1.41% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.67% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 25
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £75,000 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1548 1319 1237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.27% 84.34% 78.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1157 1068
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) Software Testing
3 25 (42.37%) Selenium
4 24 (40.68%) Waterfall
5 23 (38.98%) Test Planning
5 23 (38.98%) V-Model
6 16 (27.12%) SQL
7 15 (25.42%) Finance
8 14 (23.73%) Test Management
8 14 (23.73%) Test Strategy
9 12 (20.34%) Agile Testing
9 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
10 11 (18.64%) WebDriver
10 11 (18.64%) JUnit
11 10 (16.95%) ISEB
11 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
11 10 (16.95%) Open Source
11 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
11 10 (16.95%) TestNG
12 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
12 9 (15.25%) Scrum
12 9 (15.25%) HND
12 9 (15.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (11.86%) ETL
13 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (11.86%) QA
14 6 (10.17%) Data Validation
14 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.69%) Mule
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) Open Workbench
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (8.47%) DataStage
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (42.37%) Selenium
2 11 (18.64%) WebDriver
2 11 (18.64%) JUnit
3 10 (16.95%) TestNG
4 1 (1.69%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) Checkstyle
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) Mockito
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) Hudson
4 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.69%) FindBugs
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.69%) Ant
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Test Engineer
1 19 (32.20%) Senior Test Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Team Leader
3 11 (18.64%) Test Team Leader
4 7 (11.86%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Test Leader
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Server Technician
8 2 (3.39%) Server Support Technician
8 2 (3.39%) Server Support
8 2 (3.39%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) SOAP
1 2 (3.39%) jQuery
1 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) EJB
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) JSP
2 1 (1.69%) Servlets
2 1 (1.69%) JAX-WS
2 1 (1.69%) Castor
2 1 (1.69%) JPA
2 1 (1.69%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (1.69%) ICEfaces
2 1 (1.69%) HTML5
2 1 (1.69%) CSS3
2 1 (1.69%) JAX-RS
2 1 (1.69%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (1.69%) JAXB
2 1 (1.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Open Source
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) Software Testing
3 24 (40.68%) Waterfall
4 23 (38.98%) Test Planning
4 23 (38.98%) V-Model
5 14 (23.73%) Test Management
5 14 (23.73%) Test Strategy
6 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
6 12 (20.34%) Agile Testing
7 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
7 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
8 9 (15.25%) Scrum
8 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
9 7 (11.86%) ETL
9 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) Data Validation
11 5 (8.47%) Requirements Management
11 5 (8.47%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) Java
3 3 (5.08%) VBA
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) PHP
5 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.69%) ECMAScript
5 1 (1.69%) VB6
5 1 (1.69%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) ISEB
2 9 (15.25%) HND
2 9 (15.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (8.47%) APMP
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Informatica
2 5 (8.47%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (8.47%) Cognos
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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