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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 160 170 168
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 73 88 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.40% 1.46% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.71% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 55 59 50
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,750
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
4551 5160 5216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.40% 85.35% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3807 4299 4250
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +5 25 £47,500 - 2
Bristol +4 15 £32,750 -18.12% 2
Devon +5 14 £30,550 -28.66%
Wiltshire +16 13 £42,500 - 4
Cornwall -6 3 - -
Dorset +9 2 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Somerset -10 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 52 (31.33%) Security Cleared
2 51 (30.72%) Continuous Improvement
3 45 (27.11%) Finance
4 42 (25.30%) Software Engineering
5 40 (24.10%) C
6 38 (22.89%) Degree
7 37 (22.29%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (21.08%) Integration Testing
8 35 (21.08%) Linux
8 35 (21.08%) UML
9 34 (20.48%) Oracle
10 32 (19.28%) SQL Server
11 28 (16.87%) Windows
11 28 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (15.66%) Scrum
14 25 (15.06%) SC Cleared
14 25 (15.06%) DevOps
14 25 (15.06%) SDLC
15 24 (14.46%) Python
16 23 (13.86%) Management Information System
16 23 (13.86%) V-Model
17 22 (13.25%) Manual Testing
17 22 (13.25%) System Testing
17 22 (13.25%) Performance Testing
17 22 (13.25%) Selenium
17 22 (13.25%) Risk Analysis
17 22 (13.25%) TOGAF
17 22 (13.25%) Perl
17 22 (13.25%) SQL

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 (2.41%) PowerExchange
1 4 (2.41%) WebSphere
1 4 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.60%) IIS
2 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.41%) Simulink
3 3 (1.81%) MS Office
4 2 (1.20%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.63%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.04%) DNS
1 15 (9.04%) SSL
1 15 (9.04%) VPN
2 13 (7.83%) Wireless
3 12 (7.23%) LAN
3 12 (7.23%) Telepresence
3 12 (7.23%) VoIP
3 12 (7.23%) WAN
3 12 (7.23%) Wireless Security
4 7 (4.22%) SAN
5 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.60%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.60%) RS-232
6 1 (0.60%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.01%) Big Data
4 4 (2.41%) DB2
4 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (2.41%) MySQL
4 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.60%) GIS
Development Applications
1 22 (13.25%) Cucumber
1 22 (13.25%) Selenium
2 15 (9.04%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (4.22%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.22%) JBehave
3 7 (4.22%) JUnit
4 6 (3.61%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.20%) Maven
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.60%) ProC
General
1 45 (27.11%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Retail
3 20 (12.05%) Electronics
4 12 (7.23%) Multimedia
5 11 (6.63%) Telecoms
6 10 (6.02%) Military
7 7 (4.22%) Aerospace
7 7 (4.22%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.61%) Avionics
9 5 (3.01%) Automotive
10 4 (2.41%) Banking
11 2 (1.20%) Advertising
11 2 (1.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.60%) Billing
12 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (17.47%) Test Engineer
2 28 (16.87%) Systems Engineer
3 25 (15.06%) Developer
4 22 (13.25%) Integration Engineer
4 22 (13.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 17 (10.24%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 16 (9.64%) Analyst
7 10 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.02%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.02%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 10 (6.02%) VB.NET Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Requirements Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Information Manager
9 7 (4.22%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (4.22%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Security Manager
9 7 (4.22%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.83%) Middleware
2 11 (6.63%) .NET
3 10 (6.02%) .NET Framework
3 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (2.41%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (2.41%) MFC
4 4 (2.41%) Qt
4 4 (2.41%) Spring
4 4 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.60%) OpenDaylight
6 1 (0.60%) Web Services
6 1 (0.60%) WPF
6 1 (0.60%) XForms
6 1 (0.60%) XML
6 1 (0.60%) XSD
6 1 (0.60%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.29%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.86%) Management Information System
3 16 (9.64%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.02%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (6.02%) NHS
5 8 (4.82%) Mathematics
6 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.01%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.01%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.41%) DataPower
8 4 (2.41%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.81%) CESG
9 3 (1.81%) Physics
9 3 (1.81%) Statistics
10 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.60%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.08%) Linux
2 28 (16.87%) Windows
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.72%) Continuous Improvement
2 42 (25.30%) Software Engineering
3 35 (21.08%) Integration Testing
3 35 (21.08%) UML
4 28 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (15.66%) Scrum
7 25 (15.06%) DevOps
7 25 (15.06%) SDLC
8 23 (13.86%) V-Model
9 22 (13.25%) Automation Testing
9 22 (13.25%) Defect Tracking
9 22 (13.25%) Manual Testing
9 22 (13.25%) Performance Testing
9 22 (13.25%) Risk Analysis
9 22 (13.25%) System Integration Testing
9 22 (13.25%) System Testing
9 22 (13.25%) TOGAF
9 22 (13.25%) Waterfall
10 21 (12.65%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.10%) C
2 24 (14.46%) Python
3 22 (13.25%) Perl
3 22 (13.25%) SQL
4 16 (9.64%) C#
5 15 (9.04%) C++
6 11 (6.63%) Java
7 10 (6.02%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.41%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.60%) Ada
11 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.60%) XPath
11 1 (0.60%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 52 (31.33%) Security Cleared
2 38 (22.89%) Degree
3 25 (15.06%) SC Cleared
4 19 (11.45%) DV Cleared
5 15 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (7.23%) CCDP
7 8 (4.82%) CCDA
8 5 (3.01%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.81%) 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 (4.22%) Data Quality
1 7 (4.22%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) P3O
3 1 (0.60%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.60%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.61%) Firmware
2 1 (0.60%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 11 (6.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.60%) zSecure
Vendors
1 34 (20.48%) Oracle
2 16 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.63%) IBM
4 9 (5.42%) Cisco
4 9 (5.42%) F5
4 9 (5.42%) Intel
4 9 (5.42%) Intel Security
4 9 (5.42%) Juniper
5 4 (2.41%) Informatica
5 4 (2.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.60%) EMC
6 1 (0.60%) Rally
6 1 (0.60%) Xilinx
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