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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 58 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.60% 2.16% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 2.51% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 14
Average salary £67,500 £26,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+159.61% -28.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
433 438 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 86.08% 86.05% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 376 383 380
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 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 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Biometrics
2 3 (50.00%) IVR
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Genesys
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (33.33%) E-Learning
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Fireworks
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle UPK
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Final Cut Pro
2 2 (33.33%) Fireworks
2 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Kalido
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Genesys Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Biometrics
1 3 (50.00%) IVR
2 2 (33.33%) E-Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) DRM
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Genesys
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) Siebel
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Trillium
3 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica