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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 230 194 214
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 7 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.58% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.71% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 6
Average salary £60,000 £31,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.54% +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +42.62%
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
5000 4778 4239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.35% 81.91% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4100 3961 3732
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 May 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 May 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
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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 -7 6 £65,000 +21.49%
Dorset -1 1 £35,000 -33.33%
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 32 (76.19%) Software Testing
4 30 (71.43%) Validation
4 30 (71.43%) Test Planning
5 29 (69.05%) Test Strategy
6 28 (66.67%) Test Management
7 25 (59.52%) Selenium
8 23 (54.76%) Finance
9 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
10 12 (28.57%) WebDriver
11 10 (23.81%) Open Source
11 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
11 10 (23.81%) TestNG
11 10 (23.81%) JUnit
12 9 (21.43%) ISEB
12 9 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
14 6 (14.29%) Java
15 5 (11.90%) Degree
16 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
16 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (9.52%) TDD
16 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
16 4 (9.52%) C#
16 4 (9.52%) HND
16 4 (9.52%) Project Management
16 4 (9.52%) Windows
16 4 (9.52%) Linux
16 4 (9.52%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Selenium
2 12 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 10 (23.81%) TestNG
3 10 (23.81%) JUnit
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (54.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Military
4 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Test Engineer
2 17 (40.48%) Senior Test Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Team Leader
3 10 (23.81%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.38%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) REST
1 1 (2.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Physics
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 32 (76.19%) Software Testing
4 30 (71.43%) Validation
4 30 (71.43%) Test Planning
5 29 (69.05%) Test Strategy
6 28 (66.67%) Test Management
7 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
8 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
9 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.52%) TDD
10 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.52%) Project Management
11 3 (7.14%) Business Transformation
12 2 (4.76%) Analytics
12 2 (4.76%) Requirements Management
12 2 (4.76%) BDD
12 2 (4.76%) Scalability Testing
12 2 (4.76%) Scrum
13 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ISEB
1 9 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) HND
4 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft