The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 82 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 17 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.80% 1.31% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.75% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Average salary £55,750 £38,100 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.32% +47.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £36,460 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £42,500 £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Validation
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
784 685 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.14% 75.03% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 663 552 587
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Validation
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Gloucestershire region.

Validation Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Validation
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -2 2 £53,750 -
Gloucester -5 1 £58,000 +36.47%
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 38 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (74.00%) DV Cleared
3 36 (72.00%) C
4 35 (70.00%) Management Information System
5 29 (58.00%) Information Security
5 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (52.00%) DevOps
6 26 (52.00%) Military
6 26 (52.00%) Time Management
7 18 (36.00%) Project Management
8 17 (34.00%) Requirements Management
8 17 (34.00%) Test Planning
8 17 (34.00%) Rational DOORS
9 16 (32.00%) MODAF
9 16 (32.00%) TOGAF
9 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
9 16 (32.00%) Use Case
9 16 (32.00%) Service Management
9 16 (32.00%) Scrum
9 16 (32.00%) ITIL
9 16 (32.00%) Data Modelling
9 16 (32.00%) Performance Metrics
10 13 (26.00%) SDLC
11 10 (20.00%) Python
11 10 (20.00%) C++
11 10 (20.00%) Java
11 10 (20.00%) Perl
11 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (14.00%) JIRA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (10.00%) CICS
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (14.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Carbide.c++
3 1 (2.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 26 (52.00%) Military
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (2.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (2.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) Project Consultant
5 1 (2.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) IT Support
5 1 (2.00%) Project Support Consultant
5 1 (2.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (2.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (32.00%) Performance Metrics
3 6 (12.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.00%) RMADS
4 2 (4.00%) CESG
5 1 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Information Security
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (52.00%) Time Management
2 26 (52.00%) DevOps
3 18 (36.00%) Project Management
4 17 (34.00%) Requirements Management
4 17 (34.00%) Test Planning
5 16 (32.00%) Service Management
5 16 (32.00%) Scrum
5 16 (32.00%) Use Case
5 16 (32.00%) MODAF
5 16 (32.00%) TOGAF
5 16 (32.00%) ITIL
5 16 (32.00%) Data Modelling
6 13 (26.00%) SDLC
7 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (14.00%) Test Management
9 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) C
2 10 (20.00%) C++
2 10 (20.00%) Java
2 10 (20.00%) Perl
2 10 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (74.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) CISSP
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) PhD
6 1 (2.00%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) zSecure
2 1 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.00%) EMC
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