The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Devon region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 45 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.34% 1.44% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 2.16% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
233 185 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 68.13% 66.55% 74.34%
Number of salaries quoted 195 160 219
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £47,944
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Validation
South West

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Validation
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Devon region.

Validation Salary Trend in Devon

Validation
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Devon

Validation
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Barnstaple - 7 £21,500 -
Exeter -3 1 £40,000 +40.35%
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 10 (52.63%) Advertising
1 10 (52.63%) Data Analysis
1 10 (52.63%) Marketing
1 10 (52.63%) Quantitative Analysis
1 10 (52.63%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (52.63%) Market Research
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) MFC
2 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (36.84%) C
2 7 (36.84%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) Software Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) HNC

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (52.63%) Advertising
1 10 (52.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Marketing Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Change and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) MFC
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Data Analysis
1 10 (52.63%) Quantitative Analysis
1 10 (52.63%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (52.63%) Market Research
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) Software Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C
1 7 (36.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) HNC
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared