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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank - 31 26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter - 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.14% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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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
110 88 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 70.51% 68.75% 76.36%
Number of salaries quoted 74 84 74
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,400 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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

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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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) MFC
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Qt

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Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) MFC
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree