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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 101 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 32 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.65% 1.10% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.29% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 9
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1594 1706 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.04% 85.39% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1390 1379 1245
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,920 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 31 (38.27%) Finance
2 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.63%) SQL
3 24 (29.63%) Oracle
4 22 (27.16%) Waterfall
5 20 (24.69%) V-Model
5 20 (24.69%) Test Planning
5 20 (24.69%) Software Testing
6 18 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (20.99%) Service Management
8 16 (19.75%) ETL
8 16 (19.75%) Test Management
8 16 (19.75%) Test Strategy
9 15 (18.52%) Selenium
9 15 (18.52%) Problem Management
9 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
9 15 (18.52%) ITIL
10 14 (17.28%) Data Validation
11 13 (16.05%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (13.58%) Informatica
12 11 (13.58%) PowerExchange
12 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
12 11 (13.58%) Velocity
13 10 (12.35%) Java
14 9 (11.11%) PL/SQL
15 8 (9.88%) C#
15 8 (9.88%) Data Modelling
15 8 (9.88%) .NET
15 8 (9.88%) Data Integration

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (13.58%) PowerExchange
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.23%) Mule
3 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.64%) DB2
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (7.41%) OLAP
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.70%) OLTP
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Selenium
2 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.64%) WebDriver
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (7.41%) JUnit
3 6 (7.41%) PVCS
4 5 (6.17%) TestNG
5 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.23%) EasyMock
6 1 (1.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.23%) FindBugs
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) Mockito
6 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.23%) Ant
6 1 (1.23%) Checkstyle
General
1 31 (38.27%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Consultant
3 13 (16.05%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Test Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) Senior Test Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Lead Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Data Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Designer
8 5 (6.17%) Test Team Leader
8 5 (6.17%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (4.94%) Lead Designer
9 4 (4.94%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) Velocity
2 8 (9.88%) .NET
3 4 (4.94%) MDX
3 4 (4.94%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.94%) HTML
3 4 (4.94%) CSS
4 3 (3.70%) Apache Flex
4 3 (3.70%) Flash
4 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.23%) EclipseLink
5 1 (1.23%) Castor
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.23%) JPA
5 1 (1.23%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (1.23%) Dojo
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Axis
5 1 (1.23%) jQuery
5 1 (1.23%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (1.23%) CSS3
5 1 (1.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) User Experience
3 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) Waterfall
3 20 (24.69%) V-Model
3 20 (24.69%) Test Planning
3 20 (24.69%) Software Testing
4 18 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (20.99%) Service Management
6 16 (19.75%) ETL
6 16 (19.75%) Test Management
6 16 (19.75%) Test Strategy
7 15 (18.52%) Problem Management
7 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 15 (18.52%) ITIL
8 14 (17.28%) Data Validation
9 8 (9.88%) Data Modelling
10 7 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (8.64%) Logical Data Model
10 7 (8.64%) Information Management
10 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) SQL
2 10 (12.35%) Java
3 9 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 8 (9.88%) C#
5 4 (4.94%) VBA
6 3 (3.70%) C++
6 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.70%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby
7 2 (2.47%) VB
7 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.23%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) ISEB
4 5 (6.17%) Degree
5 4 (4.94%) HND
5 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Oracle
2 11 (13.58%) Informatica
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.70%) IBM
4 3 (3.70%) Adobe
4 3 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.47%) Cognos
Bristol, Avon
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £39000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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EE
Salary: £17000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago