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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 54 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.26% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.57% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £30,750 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
353 175 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 74.00% 67.31% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 300 140 200
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 5 £23,000 -
Plymouth -14 1 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (63.64%) C
1 7 (63.64%) C++
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) Coaching
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
2 4 (36.36%) System Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Firmware
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) 802.15
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Electronics
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (27.27%) 802.15
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Firmware
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) Coaching
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
2 4 (36.36%) System Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
1 7 (63.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter