The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 32 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.20% - 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% - 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £46,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +1.21%
Validation
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
139 162 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 83.23% 66.39% 84.06%
Number of salaries quoted 114 129 175
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Validation
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Validation Salary Trend in Gloucester

Validation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (50.00%) RMADS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440