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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 150 166 169
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 87 75 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.65% 1.31% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.53% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 62 50 48
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
4570 4887 5144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.78% 85.20% 85.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3828 4084 4263
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 35 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Bristol +11 29 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Wiltshire +4 15 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Devon +5 5 £40,050 -17.42% 1
Cornwall - 2 - -
Somerset - 1 £27,500 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 (36.31%) Security Cleared
2 48 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 45 (26.79%) C
3 45 (26.79%) Finance
4 42 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 40 (23.81%) Degree
6 39 (23.21%) UML
7 38 (22.62%) Linux
8 36 (21.43%) Integration Testing
8 36 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (19.64%) Oracle
11 32 (19.05%) SC Cleared
12 28 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 25 (14.88%) Windows
13 25 (14.88%) Python
13 25 (14.88%) Scrum
13 25 (14.88%) TOGAF
13 25 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (14.29%) DevOps
15 23 (13.69%) SDLC
15 23 (13.69%) SysML
16 22 (13.10%) DV Cleared
16 22 (13.10%) Management Information System
17 21 (12.50%) C++
17 21 (12.50%) V-Model
17 21 (12.50%) Retail
17 21 (12.50%) Waterfall
18 20 (11.90%) Cucumber
18 20 (11.90%) Requirements Engineering

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 4 (2.38%) WebSphere
1 4 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (1.79%) PowerExchange
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.38%) Simulink
3 3 (1.79%) MS Office
4 2 (1.19%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.55%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.31%) SSL
2 15 (8.93%) DNS
2 15 (8.93%) VPN
3 13 (7.74%) Wireless
4 12 (7.14%) LAN
4 12 (7.14%) Telepresence
4 12 (7.14%) VoIP
4 12 (7.14%) WAN
4 12 (7.14%) Wireless Security
5 7 (4.17%) SAN
6 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.31%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (7.74%) Big Data
4 5 (2.98%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (2.98%) MySQL
4 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.79%) DB2
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.60%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (11.90%) Cucumber
1 20 (11.90%) Selenium
2 16 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (5.95%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.17%) JBehave
4 7 (4.17%) JUnit
5 6 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.19%) Maven
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.60%) ProC
General
1 45 (26.79%) Finance
2 21 (12.50%) Retail
3 18 (10.71%) Electronics
4 12 (7.14%) Multimedia
5 11 (6.55%) Military
5 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.98%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.98%) Banking
8 4 (2.38%) Avionics
9 3 (1.79%) Automotive
10 2 (1.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.60%) Billing
11 1 (0.60%) Law
11 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (20.24%) Systems Engineer
2 29 (17.26%) Test Engineer
3 20 (11.90%) Integration Engineer
3 20 (11.90%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 19 (11.31%) Developer
5 17 (10.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 16 (9.52%) Analyst
7 11 (6.55%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Requirements Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Information Manager
9 7 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (4.17%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Security Manager
9 7 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) Electronics Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
10 6 (3.57%) Network Specialist
11 5 (2.98%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.33%) Middleware
2 4 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (2.38%) Spring
2 4 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.79%) .NET
3 3 (1.79%) MFC
3 3 (1.79%) NumPy
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (1.79%) Qt
3 3 (1.79%) SciPy
4 2 (1.19%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.60%) OpenDaylight
5 1 (0.60%) Web Services
5 1 (0.60%) WPF
5 1 (0.60%) XForms
5 1 (0.60%) XML
5 1 (0.60%) XSD
5 1 (0.60%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (13.10%) Management Information System
3 16 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.36%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.57%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.98%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.98%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.98%) Statistics
8 4 (2.38%) DataPower
9 3 (1.79%) CESG
9 3 (1.79%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.79%) Physics
9 3 (1.79%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.19%) NHS
11 1 (0.60%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.62%) Linux
2 25 (14.88%) Windows
3 1 (0.60%) Android
3 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 42 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 39 (23.21%) UML
4 36 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 34 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (14.88%) Scrum
6 25 (14.88%) TOGAF
7 24 (14.29%) DevOps
8 23 (13.69%) SDLC
8 23 (13.69%) SysML
9 21 (12.50%) V-Model
9 21 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 20 (11.90%) Automation Testing
10 20 (11.90%) Defect Tracking
10 20 (11.90%) Manual Testing
10 20 (11.90%) Performance Testing
10 20 (11.90%) Requirements Engineering
10 20 (11.90%) System Integration Testing
10 20 (11.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.79%) C
2 25 (14.88%) Python
3 21 (12.50%) C++
4 20 (11.90%) Perl
5 16 (9.52%) SQL
6 14 (8.33%) Java
7 11 (6.55%) C#
8 9 (5.36%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.17%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.98%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.19%) Ruby
11 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.60%) Ada
12 1 (0.60%) VBA
12 1 (0.60%) XPath
12 1 (0.60%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 61 (36.31%) Security Cleared
2 40 (23.81%) Degree
3 32 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 22 (13.10%) DV Cleared
5 15 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (7.14%) CCDP
7 8 (4.76%) CCDA
8 5 (2.98%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.60%) HNC
10 1 (0.60%) ISEB
10 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.19%) P3O
4 1 (0.60%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.60%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.60%) RMADS
4 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.57%) Firmware
2 1 (0.60%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.60%) zSecure
Vendors
1 33 (19.64%) Oracle
2 11 (6.55%) IBM
3 9 (5.36%) Cisco
3 9 (5.36%) F5
3 9 (5.36%) Intel
3 9 (5.36%) Intel Security
3 9 (5.36%) Juniper
4 7 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.79%) Informatica
6 2 (1.19%) SAP
7 1 (0.60%) Rally
7 1 (0.60%) Xilinx
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
UWE
Salary: From £28,143 to £31,656 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter
University of Exeter
Salary: £25600 - £32600
Posted: 15 days ago
Melksham
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago