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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 44 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.64% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
280 184 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 73.88% 61.54% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 225 139 178
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,875 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 7 £29,000 -
Plymouth -3 3 £42,000 -16.00%
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (56.25%) Data Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) C
2 6 (37.50%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) Advertising
3 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 5 (31.25%) Quantitative Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (31.25%) Market Research
4 4 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) Firmware
5 3 (18.75%) 802.15
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) Electronics
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (18.75%) 802.15
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Advertising
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Marketing Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate
6 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) MFC
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Firmware
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Data Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Quantitative Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (31.25%) Market Research
4 4 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
1 6 (37.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Twitter