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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 102 70 96
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 28 59 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.55% 3.09% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 3.59% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 52 27
Average salary £41,500 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.78% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £57,500 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,717
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.67%
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
1611 1644 1487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.01% 86.16% 87.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1439 1339 1224
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 13 (25.00%) C++
2 13 (25.00%) SQL
3 12 (23.08%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) UML
3 12 (23.08%) OOP
3 12 (23.08%) SOA
3 12 (23.08%) Finance
4 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.15%) Degree
4 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
5 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 10 (19.23%) Big Data
5 10 (19.23%) Banking
5 10 (19.23%) Aerospace
5 10 (19.23%) Oracle
6 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
7 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 8 (15.38%) C
8 7 (13.46%) C#
8 7 (13.46%) HTML
8 7 (13.46%) ActionScript
8 7 (13.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (13.46%) CSS
8 7 (13.46%) .NET
8 7 (13.46%) Linux
8 7 (13.46%) OOD

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (13.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
1 7 (13.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (9.62%) IaaS
1 5 (9.62%) PaaS
1 5 (9.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
1 5 (9.62%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) ATM
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.85%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (1.92%) DPNSS
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Big Data
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.46%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.77%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Aerospace
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Electronics
3 7 (13.46%) Military
4 6 (11.54%) Retail
5 5 (9.62%) Legal
5 5 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 3 (5.77%) Law
8 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Software Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Java Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Architecture Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Business Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Access Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Access VBA Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Excel Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Excel VBA Developer
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) VBA Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Information Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
1 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
1 7 (13.46%) Apache Flex
1 7 (13.46%) CSS
1 7 (13.46%) Flash
1 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
1 7 (13.46%) HTML
2 5 (9.62%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) CESG
2 5 (9.62%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (9.62%) W3C
3 2 (3.85%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 12 (23.08%) OOP
2 12 (23.08%) SOA
2 12 (23.08%) UML
3 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (13.46%) Change Management
6 7 (13.46%) Network Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (13.46%) OOD
6 7 (13.46%) Software Architecture
7 5 (9.62%) Analytics
7 5 (9.62%) Business Transformation
7 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
7 5 (9.62%) ETL
7 5 (9.62%) MODAF
7 5 (9.62%) OO
7 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (9.62%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) C++
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) C
4 7 (13.46%) ActionScript
4 7 (13.46%) C#
5 4 (7.69%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Degree
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) GAMP
2 5 (9.62%) GPG13
2 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.62%) ISO22301
2 5 (9.62%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.85%) RMADS
4 1 (1.92%) ARP4754
4 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) Adobe
2 7 (13.46%) IBM
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) JDA
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
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