The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 216 149 212
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +63
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 21 63 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 1.21% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.49% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 61 3
Average salary £55,000 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.41% -6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.96% -9.37%
V-Model
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4927 4231 4043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.34% 81.52% 78.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4120 3552 3568
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

V-Model
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing V-Model across the South West region.

V-Model Salary Trend in the South West

V-Model
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing V-Model across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

V-Model Salary Histogram in the South West

V-Model
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Bristol +1 17 £55,000 +37.50%
Wiltshire - 4 £55,000 -
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing V-Model 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 V-Model.

1 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (80.39%) Waterfall
3 36 (70.59%) Validation
3 36 (70.59%) Software Testing
4 35 (68.63%) Test Strategy
4 35 (68.63%) Test Planning
5 33 (64.71%) Test Management
6 31 (60.78%) Finance
6 31 (60.78%) Selenium
7 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
8 13 (25.49%) WebDriver
9 12 (23.53%) Open Source
9 12 (23.53%) TestNG
9 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 12 (23.53%) JUnit
10 8 (15.69%) ISEB
11 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
11 7 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (11.76%) Project Management
13 5 (9.80%) Java
14 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
14 4 (7.84%) Degree
14 4 (7.84%) SQL
14 4 (7.84%) Windows
14 4 (7.84%) Linux
15 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
15 3 (5.88%) HND
15 3 (5.88%) C#
15 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
15 3 (5.88%) Supplier Management

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing V-Model 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 V-Model. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (60.78%) Selenium
2 13 (25.49%) WebDriver
3 12 (23.53%) TestNG
3 12 (23.53%) JUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 31 (60.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Test Engineer
2 21 (41.18%) Senior Test Engineer
3 12 (23.53%) Team Leader
3 12 (23.53%) Test Team Leader
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Release Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Software Release Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Software Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Tester
6 1 (1.96%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Test Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Software Tester
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Test Leader
6 1 (1.96%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
1 1 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (80.39%) Waterfall
3 36 (70.59%) Validation
3 36 (70.59%) Software Testing
4 35 (68.63%) Test Strategy
4 35 (68.63%) Test Planning
5 33 (64.71%) Test Management
6 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
7 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
10 3 (5.88%) Supplier Management
10 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.88%) TDD
10 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.88%) Business Transformation
11 2 (3.92%) Analytics
11 2 (3.92%) BDD
11 2 (3.92%) Scalability Testing
11 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISEB
2 7 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) HND
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft