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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - 33 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester - 2.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
146 156 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 89.02% 88.14% 70.78%
Number of salaries quoted 97 130 136
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared