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 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
V-Model
Rank 206 227 212
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 35 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 13
Average salary £55,000 £38,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% +17.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £33,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,500 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +15.27%
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
5245 4864 4405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.70% 82.32% 77.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4336 4102 3876
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £38,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,234 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £57,500
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 22 December 2014.

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 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
Bristol +21 27 £55,000 +37.50%
Wiltshire - 6 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire -15 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Devon - 1 £37,500 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (83.08%) Waterfall
3 45 (69.23%) Selenium
4 44 (67.69%) Software Testing
4 44 (67.69%) Validation
5 43 (66.15%) Test Planning
6 40 (61.54%) Test Strategy
7 38 (58.46%) Test Management
8 29 (44.62%) Test Automation
9 28 (43.08%) Mentoring
10 27 (41.54%) WebDriver
11 26 (40.00%) Open Source
11 26 (40.00%) Finance
11 26 (40.00%) JUnit
12 21 (32.31%) TestNG
13 10 (15.38%) ISEB
13 10 (15.38%) Test Scripting
14 9 (13.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (13.85%) SQL
15 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
15 5 (7.69%) HND
15 5 (7.69%) Scrum
16 4 (6.15%) Java
16 4 (6.15%) Project Management
16 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
16 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
16 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
17 3 (4.62%) Supplier Management
17 3 (4.62%) Manual Testing
17 3 (4.62%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) VPN
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) OLAP
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) PowerCenter
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (69.23%) Selenium
2 27 (41.54%) WebDriver
3 26 (40.00%) JUnit
4 21 (32.31%) TestNG
5 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Test Team Leader
1 22 (33.85%) Team Leader
2 19 (29.23%) Senior Test Engineer
2 19 (29.23%) Test Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Test Leader
4 5 (7.69%) Release Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Software Tester
6 2 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Tester
6 2 (3.08%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Software Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Software Release Manager
7 1 (1.54%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (1.54%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (1.54%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) Ajax
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.54%) PKI
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (83.08%) Waterfall
3 44 (67.69%) Software Testing
3 44 (67.69%) Validation
4 43 (66.15%) Test Planning
5 40 (61.54%) Test Strategy
6 38 (58.46%) Test Management
7 29 (44.62%) Test Automation
8 28 (43.08%) Mentoring
9 10 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.69%) Scrum
10 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Project Management
12 3 (4.62%) CRM
12 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.62%) Supplier Management
12 3 (4.62%) Manual Testing
13 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) Java
3 3 (4.62%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) ISEB
2 9 (13.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.69%) HND
4 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.08%) Degree
6 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Informatica
3 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft