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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 81 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.27% 1.23% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.48% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -34.61%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
608 607 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.50% 82.92% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 585 499 640
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (16.67%) SysML
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing

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 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) SysML
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP