The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - 58 45
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon - 0.27% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.33% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
244 306 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 84.72% 83.84% 79.94%
Number of salaries quoted 221 243 219
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of job ads across the Devon region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Validation.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) Data Validation
2 6 (85.71%) Statistics
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) MATLAB
2 6 (85.71%) Visualisation
2 6 (85.71%) SciPy
2 6 (85.71%) NumPy
2 6 (85.71%) Algorithms
2 6 (85.71%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) MFC
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Qt
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) NumPy
1 6 (85.71%) SciPy
2 1 (14.29%) MFC
2 1 (14.29%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) Algorithms
2 6 (85.71%) Statistics
2 6 (85.71%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) MATLAB
2 6 (85.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree