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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 64 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.93% 4.09% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 4.81% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 16
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
520 437 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.75% 85.19% 82.27%
Number of salaries quoted 431 349 439
Average salary £44,000 £38,472 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.36% -12.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,088 £27,500
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 24 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 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) Business Objects
2 8 (42.11%) SAP
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) Economics
3 6 (31.58%) Informatics
3 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
3 6 (31.58%) Test Management
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
3 6 (31.58%) SAP BW
3 6 (31.58%) SAP BI
3 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (31.58%) MS Access
3 6 (31.58%) SAP MI
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
5 3 (15.79%) Matrix Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) SLA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) NFC
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (31.58%) SAP BW
2 6 (31.58%) SAP BI
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) MS Access
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) SAP BW Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior SAP BW Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) SAP Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SAP BW Architect
5 1 (5.26%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior RF Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) RF Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) SAP MI
2 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Economics
1 6 (31.58%) Informatics
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
2 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Test Management
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
2 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
3 3 (15.79%) Matrix Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Management
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Business Objects
1 8 (42.11%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Trillium