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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 4.62% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.97% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 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
134 102 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 77.46% 86.44% 67.63%
Number of salaries quoted 103 88 133
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,663
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,587
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (57.14%) Finance
1 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
1 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 8 (57.14%) System Testing
1 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
1 8 (57.14%) Coaching
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 4 (28.57%) C
3 4 (28.57%) Data Security
3 4 (28.57%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Device Driver
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) MFC
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Electronics
5 2 (14.29%) Qt
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter
6 1 (7.14%) Firmware

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) MFC
2 2 (14.29%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Device Driver
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
1 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 8 (57.14%) System Testing
1 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
1 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
1 8 (57.14%) Coaching
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Twitter
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