The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 101 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.15% 0.85% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 1.00% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 17
Average salary £31,000 £36,500 £48,555
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.06% -24.82%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1085 903 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 83.21% 85.19% 77.37%
Number of salaries quoted 899 748 808
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 18 September 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
Salisbury - 2 £31,000 -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) MS Access
3 6 (42.86%) Asset Management
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
5 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (14.29%) Data Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (14.29%) Sagent
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
6 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) MS Access
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
1 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Sagent
2 2 (14.29%) Business Objects