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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 80 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 11 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.42% 0.68% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.78% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 4
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
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
607 510 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 78.12% 86.15% 75.09%
Number of salaries quoted 536 432 371
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram 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 30 January 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
Weymouth - 3 £45,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 £45,000 -
Poole - 2 £34,000 - 1
Wimborne - 1 - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (21.43%) Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
5 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (14.29%) NFS
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) CGI
5 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Perl

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
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 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Avionics
4 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Principal Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Principal Systems Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Product Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) CGI
2 2 (14.29%) JDBC
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 2 (14.29%) DAO
2 2 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.14%) XHTML
3 1 (7.14%) XML
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%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Product Management
4 2 (14.29%) Product Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) 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%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
Dorset
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago