The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 65 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.76% 3.98% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 4.60% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 15
Average salary £25,500 £36,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.13% -57.05%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
528 457 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.49% 86.55% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 436 365 437
Average salary £44,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.10% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
Wiltshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 14 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) Business Objects
2 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 6 (33.33%) Informatics
3 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Economics
3 6 (33.33%) Test Management
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 6 (33.33%) SAP BI
3 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) MS Access
3 6 (33.33%) SAP MI
3 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) SLA
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Matrix Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 6 (33.33%) SAP BI
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) SAP BW Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Senior SAP BW Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) RF Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Architect
4 1 (5.56%) SAP BW Architect
4 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) SAP MI
2 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Informatics
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (33.33%) Economics
2 2 (11.11%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Test Management
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) IC Design
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Business Objects
1 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Trillium