The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - 75 67
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.91% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.01% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Median salary - £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
486 593 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 88.36% 89.71% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 391 482 425
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,775 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Validation.

1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Cash Management
3 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 4 (40.00%) Signal Processing
3 4 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Green Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) OpenMP
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Decision Table
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) XPath
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Temenos T24
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (40.00%) System Testing
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) IPv4
2 1 (10.00%) PBX
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) OLTP
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Functional Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
1 4 (40.00%) OpenMP
1 4 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Handset
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Cash Management
1 4 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) Data Management
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) Decision Table
1 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (40.00%) OO
1 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Signal Processing
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (40.00%) System Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Management
1 4 (40.00%) UML
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Green Hat
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) Intel
1 4 (40.00%) webMethods
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Mitel
2 1 (10.00%) NEC