The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 73 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.43% 1.35% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.68% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
704 595 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 77.70% 80.51% 72.63%
Number of salaries quoted 551 500 268
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
South West

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 11 July 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 -11 6 £42,500 +44.06%
Wimborne - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
1 9 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (44.44%) Military
3 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) MATLAB
4 5 (27.78%) UML
5 4 (22.22%) DO-160
5 4 (22.22%) Avionics
5 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) MySQL
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) Toad
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (11.11%) Cash Management
7 2 (11.11%) Twitter
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (11.11%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (5.56%) TimesTen
2 1 (5.56%) MarkLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 8 (44.44%) Military
2 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 4 (22.22%) Avionics
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
1 6 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Principal Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (22.22%) Development Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Development Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) MATLAB
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) AWK
3 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
3 1 (5.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) DO-160
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (5.56%) Vertica
3 1 (5.56%) MapR
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat