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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 182 154 167
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 50 99 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 1.69% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.91% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34 70 54
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £50,500 £58,008
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,674
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.01%
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
4600 5191 5665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.97% 88.52% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3812 4381 4663
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Bristol -1 24 £47,500 +20.25% 10
Gloucestershire -12 17 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Wiltshire +12 3 £50,000 +56.25% 5
Dorset -9 2 £45,000 +15.38%
Cornwall - 2 - -
Somerset +5 1 £35,000 -15.66% 4
Devon -22 1 - -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 45 (37.82%) Security Cleared
2 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.09%) DV Cleared
3 37 (31.09%) Degree
3 37 (31.09%) Microsoft
4 35 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 30 (25.21%) C
6 26 (21.85%) C++
6 26 (21.85%) MS Excel
7 25 (21.01%) ITIL
8 24 (20.17%) Java
8 24 (20.17%) SQL
9 23 (19.33%) Linux
9 23 (19.33%) MODAF
10 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
10 22 (18.49%) Project Management
11 21 (17.65%) VMware
11 21 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (16.81%) Data Protection
12 20 (16.81%) Software Engineering
12 20 (16.81%) C#
12 20 (16.81%) SDLC
13 19 (15.97%) Scrum
13 19 (15.97%) Service Management
13 19 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (15.13%) .NET
14 18 (15.13%) UML
14 18 (15.13%) DevOps
15 17 (14.29%) Cucumber
15 17 (14.29%) Python

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 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.84%) Apache
3 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (21.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.68%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.68%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) Internet
1 7 (5.88%) Junos
2 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.68%) DNS
3 2 (1.68%) LAN
3 2 (1.68%) SSL
3 2 (1.68%) TETRA
3 2 (1.68%) VPN
3 2 (1.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.84%) Broadband
4 1 (0.84%) RS-232
4 1 (0.84%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.36%) Big Data
5 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.52%) MySQL
5 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.68%) IDOL
6 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 17 (14.29%) Selenium
2 14 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.36%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.68%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.68%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.84%) JIRA
6 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 15 (12.61%) Electronics
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Aerospace
3 9 (7.56%) Automotive
4 6 (5.04%) Avionics
4 6 (5.04%) French Language
5 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.52%) Marketing
6 3 (2.52%) Military
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Local Government
7 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (20.17%) Systems Engineer
2 21 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 18 (15.13%) Developer
4 17 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 17 (14.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) Architect
5 12 (10.08%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.24%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.40%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.40%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Software Test Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) VB.NET Developer
8 8 (6.72%) Analyst
8 8 (6.72%) Software Integration Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Graduate
9 6 (5.04%) Hardware Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Junior
9 6 (5.04%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.13%) .NET
2 11 (9.24%) .NET Framework
3 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (5.04%) Web Services
5 4 (3.36%) HTML
6 3 (2.52%) REST
6 3 (2.52%) XML
7 2 (1.68%) CSS
7 2 (1.68%) SOAP
8 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.84%) jQuery
8 1 (0.84%) JSON
8 1 (0.84%) LAMP
8 1 (0.84%) MFC
8 1 (0.84%) Qt
8 1 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 17 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
4 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (8.40%) NHS
6 8 (6.72%) Data Centre
6 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (5.88%) Driving Licence
7 7 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (5.04%) User Experience
9 5 (4.20%) Data Integration
9 5 (4.20%) Mathematics
10 4 (3.36%) Algorithms
10 4 (3.36%) Economics
10 4 (3.36%) Physics
11 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.84%) Statistics
11 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.33%) Linux
2 10 (8.40%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) Android
3 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.01%) ITIL
3 23 (19.33%) MODAF
4 22 (18.49%) Project Management
5 20 (16.81%) Data Protection
5 20 (16.81%) SDLC
5 20 (16.81%) Software Engineering
6 19 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (15.97%) Scrum
6 19 (15.97%) Service Management
7 18 (15.13%) DevOps
7 18 (15.13%) UML
8 15 (12.61%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (12.61%) Test Scripting
9 14 (11.76%) Requirements Management
9 14 (11.76%) Time Management
9 14 (11.76%) V-Model
10 13 (10.92%) Data Management
11 12 (10.08%) TOGAF
12 11 (9.24%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.21%) C
2 26 (21.85%) C++
3 24 (20.17%) Java
3 24 (20.17%) SQL
4 20 (16.81%) C#
5 17 (14.29%) Perl
5 17 (14.29%) Python
6 12 (10.08%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.36%) VBA
8 3 (2.52%) Ada
8 3 (2.52%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.52%) Delphi
8 3 (2.52%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.52%) PHP
8 3 (2.52%) VB
9 2 (1.68%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (37.82%) Security Cleared
2 37 (31.09%) Degree
2 37 (31.09%) DV Cleared
3 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.40%) GIAC
5 9 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.88%) CCNA
6 7 (5.88%) GSEC
6 7 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (5.88%) JNCIA
6 7 (5.88%) MBCS
7 5 (4.20%) ISEB
7 5 (4.20%) ISTQB
7 5 (4.20%) Postgraduate
8 3 (2.52%) CEH
8 3 (2.52%) CISA
8 3 (2.52%) CISM
8 3 (2.52%) CISSP
8 3 (2.52%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.68%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.84%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.84%) JTAG
3 1 (0.84%) P3O
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 21 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (31.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.65%) VMware
3 10 (8.40%) Oracle
4 7 (5.88%) Cisco
4 7 (5.88%) Cloudera
4 7 (5.88%) Juniper
5 6 (5.04%) SAP
6 3 (2.52%) Dell
7 2 (1.68%) Citrix
7 2 (1.68%) iManage
8 1 (0.84%) Agilent
8 1 (0.84%) EMC
8 1 (0.84%) Zend
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