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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 44 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.61% 1.17% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.68% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Average salary £46,250 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £21,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £29,000 £24,679
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
259 119 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 84.36% 69.59% 80.74%
Number of salaries quoted 214 115 171
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) CICS
2 5 (50.00%) zOS
2 5 (50.00%) RACF
2 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (50.00%) DB2
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) JSP 440
5 2 (20.00%) RMADS
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Military
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) C

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (50.00%) CICS
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) RMADS
3 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) RACF