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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 81 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.24% 1.75% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 2.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £36,000 -
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
666 423 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 81.12% 73.82% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 577 377 361
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 9 July 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
Templecombe -2 2 - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (50.00%) Military
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
Bath
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