The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South West / Bristol
Rank 91 103 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Permanent jobs citing Validation 36 29 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.21% 1.64% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.82% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 55
Median salary £57,500 £41,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.55% -9.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
1500 1595 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 92.25% 90.11% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1439 1367
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Validation.

1 18 (34.62%) C++
1 18 (34.62%) Degree
2 17 (32.69%) C
3 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 12 (23.08%) UML
4 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 11 (21.15%) MODAF
5 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
6 10 (19.23%) Algorithms
7 9 (17.31%) Wireless
7 9 (17.31%) Python
7 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
9 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
9 7 (13.46%) SQL
9 7 (13.46%) Electronics
10 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.54%) SysML
10 6 (11.54%) Requirements Management
10 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
10 6 (11.54%) Java
10 6 (11.54%) ITIL
10 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
10 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (9.62%) Signal Processing
11 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
11 5 (9.62%) Security Architecture

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.92%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (5.77%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Wireless
2 5 (9.62%) MIMO
2 5 (9.62%) OFDM
3 4 (7.69%) 802.15
3 4 (7.69%) Bluetooth
3 4 (7.69%) LTE
3 4 (7.69%) NFC
3 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.69%) WLAN
4 3 (5.77%) LAN
4 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) Broadband
5 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) IDOL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (9.62%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Electronics
3 5 (9.62%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (9.62%) Communications Engineer
2 5 (9.62%) Design Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Developer
3 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Agile Tester
4 3 (5.77%) Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
4 3 (5.77%) Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) DevOps Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Agile Tester
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Automation Tester
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Tester
4 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Tester
5 2 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
1 4 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.92%) Angular 2
2 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Algorithms
2 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) Physics
4 4 (7.69%) Economics
4 4 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.92%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.92%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Statistics
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) UML
2 11 (21.15%) MODAF
2 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
3 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
4 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL
4 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.54%) Requirements Management
4 6 (11.54%) SysML
5 5 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
5 5 (9.62%) Performance Optimisation
5 5 (9.62%) Prototyping
5 5 (9.62%) Requirements Engineering
5 5 (9.62%) Signal Processing
5 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.62%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (9.62%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C++
2 17 (32.69%) C
3 9 (17.31%) Python
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) MATLAB
7 4 (7.69%) C#
7 4 (7.69%) Perl
7 4 (7.69%) Tcl
7 4 (7.69%) VBA
8 3 (5.77%) Ada
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Degree
2 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.62%) CEH
4 5 (9.62%) CISA
4 5 (9.62%) CISM
4 5 (9.62%) CISSP
4 5 (9.62%) GIAC
4 5 (9.62%) PhD
4 5 (9.62%) SANS
4 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.69%) ISEB
5 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
6 3 (5.77%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.92%) HNC
7 1 (1.92%) HND
7 1 (1.92%) MCSE
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Firmware
2 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 3 (5.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Citrix
3 3 (5.77%) iManage
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
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