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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 61 68 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.34% 0.76% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.88% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 21
Average salary £55,000 £25,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.68% -30.13%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
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
495 566 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 84.76% 86.41% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 442 471 375
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £38,472
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +16.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Swindon

Validation
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Genesys
1 3 (75.00%) Biometrics
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) IVR
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Telelogic

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Genesys Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Biometrics
1 3 (75.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Genesys
2 1 (25.00%) Telelogic
2 1 (25.00%) EMC