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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 78 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.02% 0.99% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.19% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 4
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
657 755 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.38% 83.15% 81.60%
Number of salaries quoted 501 659 612
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (60.00%) Data Management
2 8 (53.33%) QA
2 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Integration Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (53.33%) System Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 8 (53.33%) SAP
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Open Workbench
4 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) GAMP
4 2 (13.33%) PMP
4 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (6.67%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Open Workbench
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) QA Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Testing Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Assistant Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Data Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Data Management
2 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Integration Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (53.33%) System Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (13.33%) GAMP
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) ESRI
3 1 (6.67%) Alteryx
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