The table below looks at the statistics for Validation 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 Validation over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 182 174 160
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 56 37 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 0.73% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.89% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 51
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,161 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
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
5047 4153 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.15% 81.62% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 3572 3805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Validation
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Validation Salary Trend in the South West

Validation
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in the South West

Validation
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 Validation within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +7 34 £55,000 +29.41% 7
Gloucestershire +1 6 - - 1
Devon -16 6 £30,750 -38.50% 1
Somerset - 5 £35,000 - 3
Cornwall - 3 £46,000 -
Wiltshire -4 2 £31,000 -15.06% 5
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Validation 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 Validation.

1 56 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.97%) Software Testing
3 28 (21.21%) SQL
4 27 (20.45%) Degree
5 26 (19.70%) Selenium
5 26 (19.70%) Software Engineering
5 26 (19.70%) Finance
6 25 (18.94%) Waterfall
7 24 (18.18%) Test Planning
7 24 (18.18%) V-Model
8 22 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (14.39%) Test Strategy
10 18 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 17 (12.88%) MS Excel
11 17 (12.88%) C
11 17 (12.88%) Security Cleared
12 15 (11.36%) Requirements Management
12 15 (11.36%) Test Management
13 14 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (9.85%) Rational DOORS
14 13 (9.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (9.09%) Agile Testing
15 12 (9.09%) Data Analysis
15 12 (9.09%) JUnit
15 12 (9.09%) UML
15 12 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
16 11 (8.33%) Scrum
16 11 (8.33%) Business Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Validation 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 Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.79%) CICS
2 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.52%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.52%) Mule
2 2 (1.52%) Confluence
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.76%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 17 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) MFGPRO
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) 802.15
1 3 (2.27%) Wireless
2 2 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) Broadband
3 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.55%) DB2
5 6 (4.55%) MS Access
6 5 (3.79%) DataStage
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.52%) MySQL
8 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (19.70%) Selenium
2 13 (9.85%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (9.09%) JUnit
4 11 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 10 (7.58%) TestNG
6 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (3.03%) WebSpeed
8 2 (1.52%) Maven
8 2 (1.52%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.52%) JIRA
8 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.52%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.52%) Toad
8 2 (1.52%) EasyMock
8 2 (1.52%) Mockito
8 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.52%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.52%) Ant
8 2 (1.52%) Hudson
8 2 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (19.70%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Military
3 7 (5.30%) Banking
4 6 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.79%) Electronics
6 4 (3.03%) Avionics
7 2 (1.52%) Retail
7 2 (1.52%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (25.76%) Analyst
2 23 (17.42%) Test Engineer
3 22 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 18 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 11 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 11 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
5 11 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.55%) Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Principal Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Technical Design Authority
10 4 (3.03%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) HTML
1 3 (2.27%) .NET
1 3 (2.27%) SOAP
1 3 (2.27%) jQuery
2 2 (1.52%) JAX-WS
2 2 (1.52%) Castor
2 2 (1.52%) JPA
2 2 (1.52%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (1.52%) ICEfaces
2 2 (1.52%) HTML5
2 2 (1.52%) CSS3
2 2 (1.52%) JAX-RS
2 2 (1.52%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (1.52%) JAXB
2 2 (1.52%) JSF
2 2 (1.52%) Ajax
2 2 (1.52%) Java EE
2 2 (1.52%) JSTL
2 2 (1.52%) Dojo
2 2 (1.52%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.58%) Open Source
3 5 (3.79%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.03%) Firmware
4 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.52%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
7 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.76%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.79%) Linux
1 5 (3.79%) zOS
2 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.97%) Software Testing
3 26 (19.70%) Software Engineering
4 25 (18.94%) Waterfall
5 24 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 24 (18.18%) V-Model
6 22 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (14.39%) Test Strategy
8 18 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 15 (11.36%) Requirements Management
9 15 (11.36%) Test Management
10 12 (9.09%) Agile Testing
10 12 (9.09%) UML
10 12 (9.09%) Data Analysis
11 11 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 11 (8.33%) Scrum
11 11 (8.33%) Test Scripting
12 10 (7.58%) Test Automation
12 10 (7.58%) ERP
13 9 (6.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.21%) SQL
2 17 (12.88%) C
3 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.30%) C++
5 6 (4.55%) Java
6 4 (3.03%) Progress 4GL
6 4 (3.03%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.27%) VBA
7 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.52%) ECMAScript
8 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VB6
9 1 (0.76%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
9 1 (0.76%) VB
9 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (20.45%) Degree
2 17 (12.88%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.82%) HND
5 9 (6.82%) ISEB
6 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.79%) APMP
8 4 (3.03%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) QA
2 5 (3.79%) SLA
3 4 (3.03%) DO-160
4 1 (0.76%) TickIT
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) RACF
Vendors
1 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.55%) Informatica
2 6 (4.55%) Oracle
3 5 (3.79%) Cognos
3 5 (3.79%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (3.03%) Progress
4 4 (3.03%) QAD
5 3 (2.27%) Twitter
5 3 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (1.52%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.52%) JBoss
6 2 (1.52%) Sagent
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