The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 83 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 16 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.62% 1.70% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.99% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 7
Median salary £41,250 £55,750 £38,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% +46.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £49,300 £36,460
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £59,400 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
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
858 805 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.67% 85.46% 80.16%
Number of salaries quoted 666 682 578
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Validation
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 2 £41,250 -28.87% 4
Cheltenham -6 2 £47,500 -11.62%
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 33 (62.26%) Integration Testing
2 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.94%) Scrum
4 26 (49.06%) DevOps
5 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
5 24 (45.28%) Windows
5 24 (45.28%) Linux
6 23 (43.40%) Perl
6 23 (43.40%) Python
6 23 (43.40%) V-Model
6 23 (43.40%) Cucumber
6 23 (43.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (43.40%) SDLC
6 23 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (43.40%) Selenium
7 22 (41.51%) Performance Testing
7 22 (41.51%) System Testing
7 22 (41.51%) System Integration Testing
7 22 (41.51%) Automation Testing
7 22 (41.51%) Waterfall
7 22 (41.51%) C
7 22 (41.51%) Oracle
7 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
8 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
8 21 (39.62%) Risk Analysis
9 20 (37.74%) Manual Testing
9 20 (37.74%) Test Automation
9 20 (37.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (37.74%) Defect Tracking
10 19 (35.85%) DV Cleared

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) RS-232
2 1 (1.89%) RS-485
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) GIS
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) Cucumber
1 23 (43.40%) Selenium
2 4 (7.55%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Maven
General
1 7 (13.21%) Electronics
2 2 (3.77%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Integration Engineer
1 23 (43.40%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 23 (43.40%) Test Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Requirements Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Requirements Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Validation Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Cost Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Software Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) WPF
1 1 (1.89%) XForms
1 1 (1.89%) XML
1 1 (1.89%) XSD
1 1 (1.89%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Linux
1 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Integration Testing
2 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.94%) Scrum
4 26 (49.06%) DevOps
5 23 (43.40%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (43.40%) SDLC
5 23 (43.40%) V-Model
6 22 (41.51%) Automation Testing
6 22 (41.51%) Performance Testing
6 22 (41.51%) System Integration Testing
6 22 (41.51%) System Testing
6 22 (41.51%) Waterfall
7 21 (39.62%) Risk Analysis
7 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
8 20 (37.74%) Defect Tracking
8 20 (37.74%) Manual Testing
8 20 (37.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (37.74%) Test Automation
9 17 (32.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) Perl
1 23 (43.40%) Python
2 22 (41.51%) C
3 6 (11.32%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) XPath
5 1 (1.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) DV Cleared
3 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
4 10 (18.87%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) ACF2
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.89%) zSecure
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Dell
3 1 (1.89%) EMC
3 1 (1.89%) Rally
3 1 (1.89%) VMware
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