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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 38 50
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester - 0.84% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.06% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £68,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
118 189 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 69.82% 79.41% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 101 146 193
Average salary £40,000 £42,900 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +12.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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

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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 8 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF