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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 34 48
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester - 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.72% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £27,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
92 139 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 67.15% 74.33% 73.67%
Number of salaries quoted 82 106 226
Average salary £41,650 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £29,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) ECMAScript
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Checkstyle
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (66.67%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) Mule
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Checkstyle
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (33.33%) EasyMock
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) FindBugs
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) JAXB
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) JSTL
1 1 (33.33%) Dojo
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Axis
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
1 1 (33.33%) Castor
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (33.33%) ICEfaces
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) ECMAScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss