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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 72 73 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.73% 0.27% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.36% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
616 555 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.67% 75.92% 73.43%
Number of salaries quoted 513 489 811
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £54,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Filton - 1 - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) C
4 5 (22.73%) ERP
4 5 (22.73%) DB2
4 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
4 5 (22.73%) CICS
4 5 (22.73%) zOS
4 5 (22.73%) RACF
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) QAD
5 4 (18.18%) MFGPRO
5 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Progress 4GL
5 4 (18.18%) Progress
5 4 (18.18%) WebSpeed
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 3 (13.64%) Banking
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) HTTP
7 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (4.55%) PrimeFaces
8 1 (4.55%) JPA
8 1 (4.55%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (4.55%) EasyMock
8 1 (4.55%) ICEfaces
8 1 (4.55%) Confluence

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (22.73%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.55%) Mule
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) DB2
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) WebSpeed
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Checkstyle
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.55%) EasyMock
2 1 (4.55%) Mockito
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.55%) FindBugs
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) 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 2 (9.09%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) EJB
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) JSP
1 1 (4.55%) Servlets
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) JAXB
1 1 (4.55%) JSF
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
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%) JAX-WS
1 1 (4.55%) Castor
1 1 (4.55%) JPA
1 1 (4.55%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (4.55%) ICEfaces
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) ERP
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) ATDD
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) DoDAF
5 1 (4.55%) MODAF
5 1 (4.55%) SysML
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C
2 4 (18.18%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) RACF
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Progress
1 4 (18.18%) QAD
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss