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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South West / Somerset
Rank 64 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 15 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.36% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 0.37% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Median salary £50,000 £58,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%

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
586 542 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 92.28% 87.70% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 491 458 388
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £25,912
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Validation Salary Histogram 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Taunton - 4 £49,875 -
Yeovil - 1 £24,333 -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 6 (37.50%) Degree
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) SPSS
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 4 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Tableau
3 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (25.00%) Marketing
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Line Management
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) People Management
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing

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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Analytics Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Data Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (25.00%) Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Line Management
2 4 (25.00%) People Management
2 4 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) ArchiMate
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
5 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy