Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 130 108
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22 +10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 21 41 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.49% 1.84% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.02% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 13
Gloucestershire median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -34.58% +25.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,675 £41,050
90th Percentile £38,500 £50,250 £56,250
South West median annual salary £40,750 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -14.21% +21.79% -14.29%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,266 2,031 1,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.53% 91.36% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,039 1,668 1,375
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,450 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Gloucester +21 3 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Cheltenham - 2 £28,750 - 4
Filton - 1 - -
Validation
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 14 (66.67%) C
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) ITIL
3 11 (52.38%) Project Management
4 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
4 10 (47.62%) Service Management
4 10 (47.62%) Management Information System
4 10 (47.62%) Use Case
4 10 (47.62%) Time Management
4 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) Requirements Management
4 10 (47.62%) TOGAF
4 10 (47.62%) MODAF
4 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 10 (47.62%) Information Security
4 10 (47.62%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (47.62%) DevOps
4 10 (47.62%) Performance Metrics
4 10 (47.62%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) CSS
7 5 (23.81%) Subversion
7 5 (23.81%) jQuery
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) Python

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 2 (9.52%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
1 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.76%) Avionics
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 10 (47.62%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Junior
6 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Junior PHP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) jQuery
4 4 (19.05%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) Django
5 3 (14.29%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) NumPy
5 3 (14.29%) Pandas
5 3 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 10 (47.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Project Management
3 10 (47.62%) Acceptance Criteria
3 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
3 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 10 (47.62%) Information Security
3 10 (47.62%) MODAF
3 10 (47.62%) Performance Metrics
3 10 (47.62%) Requirements Management
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 10 (47.62%) Service Management
3 10 (47.62%) Time Management
3 10 (47.62%) TOGAF
3 10 (47.62%) Use Case
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) PHP
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Ada
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) MISRA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) EMC