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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 191 180 221
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +41
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 37 40 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.72% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.88% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 7
Average salary £55,000 £32,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.93% -0.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £30,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -3.22%
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
4966 4533 4495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.17% 81.87% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4175 3818 3966
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +15 30 £55,000 +37.50%
Wiltshire - 5 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire -32 1 £30,000 -3.22%
Devon - 1 £37,500 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (79.31%) Waterfall
3 42 (72.41%) Software Testing
4 41 (70.69%) Validation
4 41 (70.69%) Selenium
5 40 (68.97%) Test Planning
6 38 (65.52%) Test Strategy
7 35 (60.34%) Test Management
8 28 (48.28%) Finance
9 20 (34.48%) Test Automation
10 19 (32.76%) Mentoring
11 18 (31.03%) WebDriver
12 17 (29.31%) Open Source
12 17 (29.31%) TestNG
12 17 (29.31%) JUnit
13 12 (20.69%) Test Scripting
14 11 (18.97%) ISEB
15 10 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (15.52%) SQL
17 7 (12.07%) Java
17 7 (12.07%) Scrum
18 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
18 6 (10.34%) HND
18 6 (10.34%) Project Management
19 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
19 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
19 4 (6.90%) Degree
19 4 (6.90%) Windows
19 4 (6.90%) Linux
20 3 (5.17%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) VPN
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (70.69%) Selenium
2 18 (31.03%) WebDriver
3 17 (29.31%) TestNG
3 17 (29.31%) JUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (48.28%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Test Engineer
2 19 (32.76%) Senior Test Engineer
3 18 (31.03%) Test Team Leader
3 18 (31.03%) Team Leader
4 6 (10.34%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Release Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.45%) Software Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Software Release Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.72%) CSS
1 1 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Open Source
2 3 (5.17%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) PKI
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (79.31%) Waterfall
3 42 (72.41%) Software Testing
4 41 (70.69%) Validation
5 40 (68.97%) Test Planning
6 38 (65.52%) Test Strategy
7 35 (60.34%) Test Management
8 20 (34.48%) Test Automation
9 19 (32.76%) Mentoring
10 12 (20.69%) Test Scripting
11 7 (12.07%) Scrum
12 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.34%) Project Management
13 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (5.17%) Supplier Management
13 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
13 3 (5.17%) Business Transformation
14 2 (3.45%) Analytics
14 2 (3.45%) Manual Testing
14 2 (3.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) ISEB
2 10 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (10.34%) HND
4 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft