The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 75 69 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.15% 0.65% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.84% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £27,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
563 474 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 86.48% 76.45% 85.10%
Number of salaries quoted 494 421 618
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Bath - 1 £27,500 -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) OpenDaylight
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Chemistry
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) OpenFlow

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (33.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) OpenFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Chemistry
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) PhD