The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 77 77 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs citing Validation 11 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.21% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.64% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £38,100 £25,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.96% -32.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £24,750 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,750 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
676 624 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.20% 76.47% 73.26%
Number of salaries quoted 541 569 854
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
South West

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
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 31 July 2014. 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
Tewkesbury - 3 £38,100 -
Gloucester -4 2 £42,500 +65.04%
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Cirencester - 1 £34,000 -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) DB2
2 7 (31.82%) CICS
2 7 (31.82%) zOS
2 7 (31.82%) RACF
2 7 (31.82%) Mainframe
2 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
3 5 (22.73%) ERP
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) QAD
4 4 (18.18%) MFGPRO
4 4 (18.18%) C
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) Progress 4GL
4 4 (18.18%) Progress
4 4 (18.18%) WebSpeed
5 3 (13.64%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (13.64%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) DoDAF
5 3 (13.64%) MODAF
5 3 (13.64%) SysML
6 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (31.82%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) Mule
2 1 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) DB2
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) WebSpeed
2 3 (13.64%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) FindBugs
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) EasyMock
3 1 (4.55%) Mockito
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Checkstyle
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JAX-WS
1 1 (4.55%) Castor
1 1 (4.55%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
1 1 (4.55%) CSS3
1 1 (4.55%) JAX-RS
1 1 (4.55%) JPA
1 1 (4.55%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (4.55%) ICEfaces
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) JSF
1 1 (4.55%) Java EE
1 1 (4.55%) JSTL
1 1 (4.55%) Dojo
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Axis
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) EJB
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) ERP
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) UML
4 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) DoDAF
4 3 (13.64%) MODAF
4 3 (13.64%) SysML
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) ATDD
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
1 4 (18.18%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (4.55%) ECMAScript
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) RACF
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) QAD
2 4 (18.18%) Progress
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle