The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 75 77 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.46% 0.89% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.06% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Median salary £36,000 £32,000 £66,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -51.87%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
545 568 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.83% 84.15% 84.38%
Number of salaries quoted 512 515 639
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,325
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Southampton

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) WPF
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA