The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 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 Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 85 67 77
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.54% 2.49% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.96% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 19
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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
907 777 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 82.08% 84.09% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 775 652 826
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,464
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
South West

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Wiltshire region.

Validation Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Validation
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -23 5 £25,500 -30.13%
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (38.10%) Business Objects
3 8 (38.10%) SAP
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) MS Access
5 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) SAP BW
5 6 (28.57%) SAP BI
5 6 (28.57%) SAP MI
5 6 (28.57%) Informatics
5 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 6 (28.57%) Test Management
5 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 6 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Economics
5 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) SLA
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
1 1 (4.76%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (28.57%) SAP BW
2 6 (28.57%) SAP BI
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) MS Access
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) SAP BW Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Senior SAP BW Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) SAP Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SAP BW Architect
5 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) RF Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior RF Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) SAP MI
2 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Economics
1 6 (28.57%) Informatics
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Test Management
2 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Business Objects
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Trillium