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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 154 184 168
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 95 56 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 0.92% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.11% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 65 39 37
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £57,613 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
5154 5029 4167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.15% 82.52% 82.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4309 4075 3568
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 -30 27 £36,250 -23.68% 8
Wiltshire +20 21 £35,000 +12.90% 14
Gloucestershire -4 21 £53,500 +25.88% 2
Dorset +14 16 £39,000 -8.23% 3
Somerset +6 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Cornwall -6 3 £55,500 +20.65%
Devon -12 3 £37,500 +21.95% 4
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 65 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 48 (28.40%) Oracle
3 40 (23.67%) ITIL
4 38 (22.49%) C
4 38 (22.49%) Management Information System
5 37 (21.89%) Project Management
6 36 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (21.30%) DV Cleared
7 34 (20.12%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (19.53%) Microsoft
8 33 (19.53%) SQL
9 31 (18.34%) Service Management
9 31 (18.34%) Military
10 30 (17.75%) MS Excel
11 29 (17.16%) Java
12 28 (16.57%) Software Engineering
13 26 (15.38%) Degree
13 26 (15.38%) C++
13 26 (15.38%) Time Management
14 25 (14.79%) Configuration Management
15 24 (14.20%) Rational DOORS
16 23 (13.61%) Linux
16 23 (13.61%) Requirements Management
16 23 (13.61%) Information Security
17 22 (13.02%) DevOps
18 21 (12.43%) Computer Science
19 19 (11.24%) Data Mining
19 19 (11.24%) Scrum
20 18 (10.65%) Use Case
20 18 (10.65%) ITIL V3

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (2.96%) CICS
2 2 (1.18%) JBoss
2 2 (1.18%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.18%) Mule
2 2 (1.18%) Confluence
2 2 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (1.18%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (17.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.14%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.14%) MS Office
4 3 (1.78%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.47%) LAN
1 16 (9.47%) WAN
2 10 (5.92%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.37%) Wireless
4 3 (1.78%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.78%) SAN
4 3 (1.78%) ATM
5 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.18%) HTTP
5 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.59%) Internet
6 1 (0.59%) 802.15
6 1 (0.59%) MPLS
6 1 (0.59%) X.21
6 1 (0.59%) IPv4
6 1 (0.59%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.59%) PBX
6 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.24%) Data Mining
2 16 (9.47%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.14%) OLAP
4 7 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.55%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.96%) DB2
7 4 (2.37%) MySQL
7 4 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.78%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.78%) TimesTen
8 3 (1.78%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (1.78%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 24 (14.20%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (4.73%) JIRA
3 7 (4.14%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.55%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (2.96%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.96%) Maven
6 3 (1.78%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.78%) PVCS
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.78%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.78%) Hudson
6 3 (1.78%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.18%) Mockito
7 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.18%) FindBugs
7 2 (1.18%) Ant
7 2 (1.18%) JUnit
7 2 (1.18%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.18%) Checkstyle
General
1 31 (18.34%) Military
2 15 (8.88%) Retail
3 14 (8.28%) Finance
4 12 (7.10%) Banking
5 10 (5.92%) Aerospace
6 8 (4.73%) Electronics
7 4 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.78%) Back Office
9 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.59%) Avionics
10 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (17.16%) Analyst
1 29 (17.16%) Systems Engineer
2 22 (13.02%) Developer
3 15 (8.88%) Software Engineer
4 14 (8.28%) Test Engineer
5 13 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 12 (7.10%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.92%) Test Manager
7 10 (5.92%) Consultant
8 9 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Integration Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Data Programmer
10 7 (4.14%) Analyst Programmer
10 7 (4.14%) Service Manager
10 7 (4.14%) Programmer
10 7 (4.14%) Configuration Manager
11 6 (3.55%) Administrator
11 6 (3.55%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (3.55%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.73%) Hibernate
2 7 (4.14%) .NET
3 6 (3.55%) OpenMP
3 6 (3.55%) Web Services
3 6 (3.55%) Flash
3 6 (3.55%) Apache Flex
4 5 (2.96%) Java EE
5 4 (2.37%) REST
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (1.78%) Spring
6 3 (1.78%) CSS
6 3 (1.78%) HTML
6 3 (1.78%) SOAP
7 2 (1.18%) JSP
7 2 (1.18%) Servlets
7 2 (1.18%) MFC
7 2 (1.18%) EJB
7 2 (1.18%) JSF
7 2 (1.18%) Ajax
7 2 (1.18%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.49%) Management Information System
2 34 (20.12%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (12.43%) Computer Science
4 17 (10.06%) CMDB
5 15 (8.88%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (4.14%) Data Conversion
7 6 (3.55%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.55%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.96%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.78%) GIS
9 3 (1.78%) Biometrics
9 3 (1.78%) IVR
9 3 (1.78%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.18%) E-Learning
10 2 (1.18%) Human Factors
10 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.59%) CESG
11 1 (0.59%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.59%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.61%) Linux
2 8 (4.73%) Windows
3 6 (3.55%) Solaris
4 5 (2.96%) zOS
5 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.67%) ITIL
2 37 (21.89%) Project Management
3 36 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (18.34%) Service Management
5 28 (16.57%) Software Engineering
6 26 (15.38%) Time Management
7 25 (14.79%) Configuration Management
8 23 (13.61%) Information Security
8 23 (13.61%) Requirements Management
9 22 (13.02%) DevOps
10 19 (11.24%) Scrum
11 18 (10.65%) Use Case
11 18 (10.65%) ITIL V3
12 16 (9.47%) Test Planning
13 15 (8.88%) MODAF
13 15 (8.88%) TOGAF
13 15 (8.88%) CRM
13 15 (8.88%) Data Modelling
14 14 (8.28%) Test Scripting
15 12 (7.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.49%) C
2 33 (19.53%) SQL
3 29 (17.16%) Java
4 26 (15.38%) C++
5 10 (5.92%) Perl
6 8 (4.73%) VBA
7 7 (4.14%) Python
7 7 (4.14%) MATLAB
7 7 (4.14%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.55%) AWK
8 6 (3.55%) sed
8 6 (3.55%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.78%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.78%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.78%) C#
10 2 (1.18%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.59%) Ruby
11 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.30%) DV Cleared
3 26 (15.38%) Degree
4 9 (5.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.37%) HND
6 4 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.78%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.78%) ISEB
8 2 (1.18%) EXIN
8 2 (1.18%) PhD
9 1 (0.59%) CCNP
9 1 (0.59%) CCNA
9 1 (0.59%) CISSP
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.59%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.59%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) QA
2 7 (4.14%) DO-178B
3 4 (2.37%) GAMP
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.59%) TickIT
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.55%) RACF
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.78%) Firmware
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.55%) zSecure
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.78%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 48 (28.40%) Oracle
2 33 (19.53%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.47%) Symantec
4 7 (4.14%) SAP
4 7 (4.14%) JDA
5 6 (3.55%) Adobe
5 6 (3.55%) Intel
6 3 (1.78%) Sybase
6 3 (1.78%) HP
6 3 (1.78%) Sagent
6 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.78%) Vertica
6 3 (1.78%) MapR
6 3 (1.78%) Genesys
7 2 (1.18%) EMC
7 2 (1.18%) Cognos
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco
7 2 (1.18%) IBM
8 1 (0.59%) Nortel
8 1 (0.59%) Juniper
Wiltshire
Modis
Salary: health, Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-48,000 Depending on level
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Cobham
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
National Tust
Posted: 13 days ago
Heelis, Swindon, Wiltshire, South West
National Trust
Salary: Circa £40k
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
National Tust
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
National Tust
Posted: 13 days ago
Heelis, Swindon, Wiltshire, South West
National Trust
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 13 days ago
Heelis, Swindon, Wiltshire, South West
National Trust
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Barnstaple
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 17 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago