The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 52 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.60% 0.87% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.09% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £32,500 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Validation
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
278 368 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 83.48% 80.35% 73.43%
Number of salaries quoted 235 295 289
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Validation
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Validation Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) OLAP
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) QlikView
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) FDDI
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) FDDI
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) OLAP
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) QlikView
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ada
2 1 (25.00%) ANSI C
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) TOWER Software