The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 74 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.16% 1.26% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 1.60% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
530 564 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 86.74% 78.99% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 421 447 426
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Validation
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Validation Salary Trend in Dorset

Validation
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Poole +7 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
4 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Product Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Firmware
6 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) XHTML
6 1 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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%) Drupal
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
1 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XHTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
5 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Product Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) Google