The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 44 45
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 0.43% 0.41% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.47% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £35,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -39.65%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 201 213 263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 85.53% 87.65% 87.09%
Number of salaries quoted 180 127 222
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Gloucester

Validation
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Salary trend for Validation in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) zSecure
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) zOS
2 1 (25.00%) RACF
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Integration Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) RACF Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) RACF Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware