The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 90 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.81% 0.45% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.54% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -2.35%
Validation
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
810 742 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.23% 84.22% 73.01%
Number of salaries quoted 661 646 521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Validation
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Southampton region.

Validation Salary Trend in Southampton

Validation
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Southampton

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 8 (72.73%) Data Management
2 7 (63.64%) SAP
3 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) System Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Feature Driven Development
4 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Life Science
6 2 (18.18%) SAP R/3
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) GAMP
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) PLM
7 1 (9.09%) Electronics
7 1 (9.09%) Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (9.09%) Product Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP R/3
General
1 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) QA Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Testing Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Test Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Life Science
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Data Management
2 5 (45.45%) Feature Driven Development
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) PLM
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Product Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) ESRI
2 1 (9.09%) Alteryx
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
Southampton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago