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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 183 168 177
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 70 90 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.26% 1.51% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.75% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 61 45
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £28,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
4843 5143 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.09% 86.50% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4043 4306 4204
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -2 20 £38,750 -27.57% 5
Devon +19 15 £29,100 -22.40%
Bristol +7 14 £46,500 +24.00% 13
Cornwall -13 8 £32,500 -41.44%
Wiltshire -4 7 £30,000 -10.44% 2
Dorset +2 6 £32,500 -16.66% 2
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 61 (39.10%) Security Cleared
2 44 (28.21%) Software Engineering
3 41 (26.28%) Degree
4 40 (25.64%) C
5 39 (25.00%) Linux
6 35 (22.44%) UML
7 34 (21.79%) SQL Server
8 33 (21.15%) Finance
8 33 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (20.51%) DV Cleared
10 31 (19.87%) Management Information System
11 30 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (18.59%) Oracle
13 28 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (17.31%) DevOps
14 27 (17.31%) SDLC
14 27 (17.31%) Scrum
14 27 (17.31%) Integration Testing
15 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 26 (16.67%) Python
15 26 (16.67%) Windows
15 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 25 (16.03%) Perl
16 25 (16.03%) Selenium
16 25 (16.03%) Cucumber
17 23 (14.74%) V-Model
17 23 (14.74%) Electronics
18 22 (14.10%) SQL
18 22 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (13.46%) Waterfall

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 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.56%) PowerExchange
3 3 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.56%) MS Office
2 4 (2.56%) Simulink
3 3 (1.92%) MS Project
4 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) SaaS
2 2 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.28%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) DNS
1 8 (5.13%) SSL
1 8 (5.13%) VPN
2 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.56%) Wireless
3 3 (1.92%) LAN
3 3 (1.92%) SAN
3 3 (1.92%) Telepresence
3 3 (1.92%) VoIP
3 3 (1.92%) WAN
3 3 (1.92%) Wireless Security
4 2 (1.28%) Internet
4 2 (1.28%) Junos
5 1 (0.64%) RS-232
5 1 (0.64%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.49%) Big Data
5 4 (2.56%) DB2
5 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.56%) MySQL
5 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.64%) GIS
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (16.03%) Cucumber
1 25 (16.03%) Selenium
2 15 (9.62%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (5.13%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.49%) JBehave
4 7 (4.49%) JUnit
5 6 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.64%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.64%) Maven
General
1 33 (21.15%) Finance
2 23 (14.74%) Electronics
3 11 (7.05%) Aerospace
4 10 (6.41%) Avionics
4 10 (6.41%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.77%) Automotive
5 9 (5.77%) Military
6 8 (5.13%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.85%) French Language
8 4 (2.56%) Banking
8 4 (2.56%) Retail
9 3 (1.92%) Marketing
9 3 (1.92%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.64%) Legal
11 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (20.51%) Test Engineer
2 30 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
3 25 (16.03%) Developer
3 25 (16.03%) Integration Engineer
3 25 (16.03%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 15 (9.62%) Analyst
5 12 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 12 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 12 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 12 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
6 9 (5.77%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.77%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (5.13%) Requirements Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Graduate
8 7 (4.49%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Electronics Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Graduate C# Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.26%) .NET
2 12 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (2.56%) Web Services
4 3 (1.92%) MFC
4 3 (1.92%) Qt
5 2 (1.28%) Middleware
6 1 (0.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.87%) Management Information System
2 22 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.97%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (7.69%) NHS
5 7 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.49%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.85%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.21%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.21%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.92%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.92%) Physics
8 3 (1.92%) Statistics
8 3 (1.92%) User Experience
9 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.28%) CESG
9 2 (1.28%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.00%) Linux
2 26 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.21%) Software Engineering
2 35 (22.44%) UML
3 33 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 27 (17.31%) DevOps
6 27 (17.31%) Integration Testing
6 27 (17.31%) Scrum
6 27 (17.31%) SDLC
7 23 (14.74%) V-Model
8 21 (13.46%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (13.46%) Waterfall
9 20 (12.82%) MODAF
9 20 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
9 20 (12.82%) System Testing
10 19 (12.18%) Automation Testing
10 19 (12.18%) Manual Testing
10 19 (12.18%) Performance Testing
10 19 (12.18%) Requirements Engineering
10 19 (12.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.64%) C
2 26 (16.67%) Python
3 25 (16.03%) Perl
4 22 (14.10%) SQL
5 21 (13.46%) C#
5 21 (13.46%) C++
6 18 (11.54%) Java
7 12 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.56%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.28%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.28%) Delphi
9 2 (1.28%) VB
10 1 (0.64%) Ada
10 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.64%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (39.10%) Security Cleared
2 41 (26.28%) Degree
3 32 (20.51%) DV Cleared
4 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.56%) CCDA
6 4 (2.56%) CCDP
6 4 (2.56%) GIAC
7 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.92%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.28%) CCNA
8 2 (1.28%) CEH
8 2 (1.28%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.28%) CISA
8 2 (1.28%) CISM
8 2 (1.28%) CISSP
8 2 (1.28%) GSEC
8 2 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.28%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.28%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.85%) QA
3 3 (1.92%) P3O
4 1 (0.64%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.64%) JTAG
4 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.85%) Firmware
2 6 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.64%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.28%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.64%) zSecure
Vendors
1 29 (18.59%) Oracle
2 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.13%) VMware
4 7 (4.49%) SAP
5 4 (2.56%) Informatica
6 2 (1.28%) Cisco
6 2 (1.28%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.28%) Dell
6 2 (1.28%) IBM
6 2 (1.28%) Juniper
7 1 (0.64%) Agilent
7 1 (0.64%) EMC
7 1 (0.64%) Xilinx
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Flexible + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunties
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Flexible + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
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