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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 78 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.42% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
557 520 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 78.90% 83.33% 80.99%
Number of salaries quoted 436 464 403
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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
Poole - 2 - -
Wareham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
3 3 (21.43%) Military
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) Avionics
3 3 (21.43%) DO-160
3 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (14.29%) PuTTY
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) People Management
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (14.29%) Laravel
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 2 (14.29%) SSH
1 2 (14.29%) PuTTY
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (14.29%) Toad
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
2 3 (21.43%) Military
2 3 (21.43%) Avionics
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Development Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Development Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) JDBC
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) CGI
1 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 2 (14.29%) DAO
1 2 (14.29%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) OO
1 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
1 3 (21.43%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 2 (14.29%) People Management
2 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
2 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Korn
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) DO-160
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) NFS
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
1 2 (14.29%) Twitter