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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 45 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.69% 0.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
243 367 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 84.08% 77.75% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 203 307 242
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 £25,600 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Military
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) LiveCycle
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) FDDI
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Office Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Ada
3 1 (20.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco