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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 76 59
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.48% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £31,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
596 621 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 77.81% 85.66% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 463 520 319
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
1 8 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (43.75%) Military
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 4 (25.00%) Avionics
4 4 (25.00%) DO-160
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) Toad
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle UPK
5 2 (12.50%) Twitter
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payables

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (12.50%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 7 (43.75%) Military
2 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (25.00%) Avionics
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (25.00%) Development Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Development Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) UML
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) DO-160
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Twitter