The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 80 78
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.40% 2.48% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 2.83% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 3
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 848 848 918
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 91.58% 87.51% 86.52%
Number of salaries quoted 671 623 756
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 £29,000 £33,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Validation
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Gloucestershire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Gloucestershire

Validation
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +11 4 £28,500 -40.00% 2
Gloucester -1 1 - -
Validation
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) Project Management
3 11 (57.89%) SDLC
3 11 (57.89%) DV Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Degree
5 8 (42.11%) Use Case
5 8 (42.11%) MODAF
5 8 (42.11%) Business Development
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) TOGAF
5 8 (42.11%) Mentoring
6 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
6 7 (36.84%) C
7 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
8 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
8 5 (26.32%) XQuery
8 5 (26.32%) XForms
8 5 (26.32%) Workflow
8 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) XSD
8 5 (26.32%) XSL
8 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
8 5 (26.32%) XPath
8 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (26.32%) CA Agile Central

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Applications Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Integration Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) RACF Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) RACF Security Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XForms
1 5 (26.32%) XML
1 5 (26.32%) XSD
1 5 (26.32%) XSL
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 11 (57.89%) SDLC
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Business Development
3 8 (42.11%) Mentoring
3 8 (42.11%) MODAF
3 8 (42.11%) TOGAF
3 8 (42.11%) Use Case
4 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
5 5 (26.32%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Workflow
6 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) XPath
2 5 (26.32%) XQuery
3 3 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) DV Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
Gloucestershire
ECM Selection
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 DoE
Posted: 2 days ago