Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 98 85
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 +30
Permanent jobs citing Validation 22 9 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.94% 0.83% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.98% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 26
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -16.67% -8.24%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,250 £52,500
South West median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.26% -8.24%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 971 923 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 85.78% 85.62% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 850 815 967
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,450 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Dorset

Validation
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Validation in Dorset

Validation
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth - 12 £45,000 - 1
Bournemouth +21 9 - -
Wimborne - 1 - -
Validation
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Validation.

1 14 (63.64%) Java
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
3 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 8 (36.36%) PLM
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) Information Management
3 8 (36.36%) Spring
3 8 (36.36%) Maven
3 8 (36.36%) Logistics
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) PeopleSoft
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 8 (36.36%) Cognizant
3 8 (36.36%) JD Edwards
3 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 8 (36.36%) Middleware
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 8 (36.36%) Life Science
3 8 (36.36%) Time Management
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (36.36%) RESTful
3 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 8 (36.36%) Microservices
3 8 (36.36%) Cloud Native
3 8 (36.36%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 8 (36.36%) Mobile Development

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 8 (36.36%) Maven
2 6 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (27.27%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
General
1 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 6 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Java Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Author
3 1 (4.55%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Author
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
1 8 (36.36%) Middleware
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
1 8 (36.36%) RESTful
1 8 (36.36%) Spring
1 8 (36.36%) Spring Boot
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Cloud Native
1 8 (36.36%) Life Science
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (27.27%) Acoustics
3 6 (27.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) Information Management
1 8 (36.36%) Logistics
1 8 (36.36%) Microservices
1 8 (36.36%) Mobile Development
1 8 (36.36%) PLM
1 8 (36.36%) The Twelve-Factor App
1 8 (36.36%) Time Management
2 6 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
2 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
2 6 (27.27%) OO
2 6 (27.27%) Parallel Programming
2 6 (27.27%) Requirements Management
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Signal Processing
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) UML
3 1 (4.55%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 6 (27.27%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) DO-178B
1 6 (27.27%) MIL-STD-498
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cognizant
1 8 (36.36%) JD Edwards
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
1 8 (36.36%) PeopleSoft
2 6 (27.27%) Intel