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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 80 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.13% 0.76% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.89% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +1.80%
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
634 788 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.66% 85.75% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 590 644 665
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) SSL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) HR Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau