The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 51 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.42% 0.52% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 0.65% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 10
Average salary £32,000 - £42,500
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 Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 308 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 89.27% 80.00% 81.12%
Number of salaries quoted 219 253 279
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,700 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
Plymouth - 6 £32,000 -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) C++
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
2 7 (43.75%) SciPy
2 7 (43.75%) NumPy
2 7 (43.75%) Algorithms
2 7 (43.75%) Statistics
2 7 (43.75%) MATLAB
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Business Development
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (31.25%) Military
5 2 (12.50%) Electronics
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
6 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
6 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) 802.15
1 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Military
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Data Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) NumPy
1 7 (43.75%) SciPy
2 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) MFC
2 1 (6.25%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (43.75%) Algorithms
2 7 (43.75%) Statistics
2 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 6 (37.50%) Business Development
2 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) MATLAB
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware