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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 189 154 185
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +31
Permanent jobs citing Validation 67 90 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 1.53% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.75% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 59 36
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,800 £58,145
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
4979 5144 5223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.67% 87.28% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4167 4330 4296
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -13 25 £47,500 -11.21% 3
Bristol 0 17 £50,000 +37.93% 10
Cornwall -7 8 £32,500 -41.44%
Dorset -3 7 £45,000 +15.38%
Devon +3 6 £28,500 -24.00%
Wiltshire -17 4 £42,000 -1.17% 5
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Validation.

1 51 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 43 (31.62%) Degree
3 36 (26.47%) DV Cleared
3 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (25.74%) Linux
5 34 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 32 (23.53%) C
6 32 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 29 (21.32%) SQL Server
7 29 (21.32%) Microsoft
8 28 (20.59%) Scrum
9 25 (18.38%) DevOps
10 24 (17.65%) SDLC
10 24 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (17.65%) C++
10 24 (17.65%) UML
11 23 (16.91%) Oracle
11 23 (16.91%) Java
11 23 (16.91%) SQL
11 23 (16.91%) Python
12 22 (16.18%) Windows
12 22 (16.18%) Perl
12 22 (16.18%) Selenium
12 22 (16.18%) MODAF
12 22 (16.18%) Cucumber
13 21 (15.44%) V-Model
13 21 (15.44%) C#
13 21 (15.44%) MS Excel
14 20 (14.71%) Project Management
14 20 (14.71%) Cybersecurity

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.94%) PowerExchange
3 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (15.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.94%) Simulink
3 3 (2.21%) MS Office
4 2 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.21%) DNS
2 3 (2.21%) Internet
2 3 (2.21%) Junos
2 3 (2.21%) SSL
2 3 (2.21%) VPN
3 2 (1.47%) TETRA
3 2 (1.47%) Wireless
4 1 (0.74%) Broadband
4 1 (0.74%) LAN
4 1 (0.74%) RS-232
4 1 (0.74%) RS-485
4 1 (0.74%) Telepresence
4 1 (0.74%) VoIP
4 1 (0.74%) WAN
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.15%) Big Data
4 4 (2.94%) DB2
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (2.94%) MySQL
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.74%) GIS
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (16.18%) Cucumber
1 22 (16.18%) Selenium
2 11 (8.09%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (5.15%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.21%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.47%) JBehave
5 2 (1.47%) JUnit
5 2 (1.47%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (13.97%) Finance
2 18 (13.24%) Electronics
3 11 (8.09%) Aerospace
4 10 (7.35%) Avionics
5 9 (6.62%) Automotive
6 8 (5.88%) Military
7 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
8 6 (4.41%) French Language
9 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
10 3 (2.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.74%) Advertising
11 1 (0.74%) Banking
11 1 (0.74%) Legal
11 1 (0.74%) Local Government
11 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Systems Engineer
2 26 (19.12%) Test Engineer
3 23 (16.91%) Developer
4 22 (16.18%) Integration Engineer
4 22 (16.18%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 13 (9.56%) Analyst
6 12 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 12 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.82%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 12 (8.82%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Architect
8 8 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Graduate
10 6 (4.41%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Hardware Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.50%) .NET
2 12 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 12 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (3.68%) Web Services
4 3 (2.21%) MFC
4 3 (2.21%) Qt
5 1 (0.74%) HTML
5 1 (0.74%) REST
5 1 (0.74%) SOAP
5 1 (0.74%) WPF
5 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.03%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.82%) NHS
4 8 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.15%) Data Integration
5 7 (5.15%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.41%) User Experience
7 5 (3.68%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (2.94%) Physics
9 3 (2.21%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.21%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.21%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.21%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.21%) Statistics
10 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.74%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.74%) Linux
2 22 (16.18%) Windows
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 28 (20.59%) Scrum
4 25 (18.38%) DevOps
5 24 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (17.65%) SDLC
5 24 (17.65%) UML
6 22 (16.18%) MODAF
7 21 (15.44%) V-Model
8 20 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (14.71%) Project Management
9 19 (13.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (13.24%) Data Protection
10 18 (13.24%) Integration Testing
11 17 (12.50%) Data Management
11 17 (12.50%) ITIL
11 17 (12.50%) TOGAF
12 16 (11.76%) Waterfall
13 15 (11.03%) Risk Analysis
13 15 (11.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.53%) C
2 24 (17.65%) C++
3 23 (16.91%) Java
3 23 (16.91%) Python
3 23 (16.91%) SQL
4 22 (16.18%) Perl
5 21 (15.44%) C#
6 13 (9.56%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.94%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.21%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.21%) Delphi
8 3 (2.21%) VB
9 2 (1.47%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.74%) Ada
10 1 (0.74%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 43 (31.62%) Degree
3 36 (26.47%) DV Cleared
4 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.41%) GIAC
6 4 (2.94%) Postgraduate
7 3 (2.21%) CCNA
7 3 (2.21%) CEH
7 3 (2.21%) CISA
7 3 (2.21%) CISM
7 3 (2.21%) CISSP
7 3 (2.21%) GSEC
7 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.21%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.21%) MBCS
7 3 (2.21%) SANS
8 2 (1.47%) CCDP
8 2 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (1.47%) P3O
4 1 (0.74%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.74%) JTAG
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.21%) Firmware
3 3 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.74%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.74%) zSecure
Vendors
1 29 (21.32%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.91%) Oracle
3 12 (8.82%) VMware
4 7 (5.15%) SAP
5 4 (2.94%) Informatica
6 3 (2.21%) Cisco
6 3 (2.21%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.21%) Dell
6 3 (2.21%) Juniper
7 1 (0.74%) Agilent
7 1 (0.74%) EMC
7 1 (0.74%) Xilinx
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
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Bristol
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Obscurant
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum Excellent company benefits - Pension
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Flexible + bonus and benefits
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Posted: 18 days ago
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Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum + Progression Opportunities
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Salary: Flexible + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Bristol, Avon
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