The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 52 64
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.07% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.43% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
649 421 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 80.82% 74.91% 76.17%
Number of salaries quoted 569 369 380
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 Somerset

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Validation
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Validation Salary Trend in Somerset

Validation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Military
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Military
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
SearchTribes
Salary: Up to £22K + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago