The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 42 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 24 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.01% 0.37% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 0.40% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 14
Average salary £46,150 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.62% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,728 £67,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,290 £67,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Validation
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
528 497 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 88.29% 91.87% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 479 414 388
Average salary £47,304 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.30% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £56,203
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Validation
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Validation Salary Trend in Swindon

Validation
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Swindon

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 24 (96.00%) Finance
1 24 (96.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (88.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (80.00%) Retail
4 16 (64.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (44.00%) Wireless
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (44.00%) Tivoli
5 11 (44.00%) Middleware
5 11 (44.00%) SOA
5 11 (44.00%) LAN
5 11 (44.00%) VoIP
5 11 (44.00%) WAN
5 11 (44.00%) VPN
5 11 (44.00%) DNS
5 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (44.00%) SSL
5 11 (44.00%) IBM
5 11 (44.00%) Multimedia
5 11 (44.00%) Network Design
5 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
5 11 (44.00%) Performance Management
5 11 (44.00%) Wireless Security
5 11 (44.00%) Application Performance Management
5 11 (44.00%) Telepresence
5 11 (44.00%) IBM SmartCloud
6 10 (40.00%) CCDP
7 9 (36.00%) Intel
7 9 (36.00%) Juniper
7 9 (36.00%) Intel Security

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (4.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (4.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) DNS
1 11 (44.00%) LAN
1 11 (44.00%) SSL
1 11 (44.00%) Telepresence
1 11 (44.00%) VoIP
1 11 (44.00%) VPN
1 11 (44.00%) WAN
1 11 (44.00%) Wireless
1 11 (44.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (96.00%) Finance
2 20 (80.00%) Retail
3 11 (44.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (24.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (24.00%) Network Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Master Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Master Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) SAP MDM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (16.00%) Spring
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (96.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.00%) DataPower
4 1 (4.00%) Derivative
4 1 (4.00%) Equities
4 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (64.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (44.00%) Application Performance Management
3 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (44.00%) Network Design
3 11 (44.00%) Performance Management
3 11 (44.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.00%) B2B
5 4 (16.00%) Coaching
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Fund Management
7 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
7 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) CCDP
3 9 (36.00%) Degree
4 6 (24.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) P3O
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) IBM
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) F5
2 9 (36.00%) Intel
2 9 (36.00%) Intel Security
2 9 (36.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.00%) FactSet
4 1 (4.00%) Reuters
4 1 (4.00%) SAP