The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.94% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £23,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 62 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 80.59% 69.66% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 113 49 108
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £27,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,900 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Validation
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Exeter region.

Validation Salary Trend in Exeter

Validation
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Exeter

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
1 4 (44.44%) System Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
1 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) MFC
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 1 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) MFC
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
1 4 (44.44%) System Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
1 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter