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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 64 51
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon - 1.11% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.27% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 8
Average salary - £36,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -47.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
602 551 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 82.24% 87.05% 79.76%
Number of salaries quoted 476 436 361
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £66,967 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) MS Access
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) MS Access
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Reporting Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft