The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 65 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.67% - 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% - 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +3.75%
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
506 548 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 84.90% 79.88% 81.32%
Number of salaries quoted 449 474 472
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 December 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
Bath - 2 - - 1
Yeovil - 2 - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 5 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) DoDAF
2 5 (50.00%) MODAF
2 5 (50.00%) SysML
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
4 1 (10.00%) DO-254
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) DoDAF
2 5 (50.00%) MODAF
2 5 (50.00%) SysML
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 5 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) BCP
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) TickIT
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (10.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cognizant