The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 40 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.05% 1.69% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 2.27% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £25,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.04% -20.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 132 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 70.16% 74.58% 71.73%
Number of salaries quoted 110 113 220
Average salary £41,650 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.44% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,125 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
Gloucestershire

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 28 July 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 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) CICS
2 2 (50.00%) zOS
2 2 (50.00%) RACF
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mule
3 1 (25.00%) Castor
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) EasyMock
3 1 (25.00%) ICEfaces
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) FindBugs
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) Mule
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) EasyMock
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) FindBugs
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Checkstyle
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (25.00%) Castor
1 1 (25.00%) JPA
1 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (25.00%) ICEfaces
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) JAXB
1 1 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (25.00%) JSF
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) ATDD
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) ECMAScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss