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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 73 71
Rank change year-on-year -23 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.84% 2.72% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 3.03% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 10
Median salary £35,000 £46,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.32% +19.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 765 956 916
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 91.62% 89.77% 89.28%
Number of salaries quoted 618 601 739
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,633 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
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 30 March 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 +6 3 - - 1
Gloucester +4 3 £35,000 - 2
Validation
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (56.00%) DV Cleared
3 14 (56.00%) VMware
4 12 (48.00%) C++
4 12 (48.00%) Java
5 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 10 (40.00%) Perl
6 10 (40.00%) Python
6 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (40.00%) Selenium
6 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 10 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (40.00%) SDLC
7 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
7 9 (36.00%) C
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) Project Management
8 6 (24.00%) Service Management
8 6 (24.00%) MODAF
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (20.00%) Scrum
9 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Customer Requirements

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 3 (12.00%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
1 4 (16.00%) Junos
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 10 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
1 10 (40.00%) Software Integration Engineer
1 10 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 10 (40.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 10 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) HTML5
2 3 (12.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) XForms
2 3 (12.00%) XSD
2 3 (12.00%) XSL
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (40.00%) SDLC
2 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) MODAF
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.00%) DoDAF
5 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
5 4 (16.00%) ITSM
5 4 (16.00%) Presales
5 4 (16.00%) V-Model
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C++
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) Perl
2 10 (40.00%) Python
3 9 (36.00%) C
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 3 (12.00%) XPath
5 3 (12.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (56.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.00%) GIAC
4 4 (16.00%) GSEC
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (16.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (16.00%) MBCS
4 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Cloudera
2 4 (16.00%) Juniper
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (4.00%) Zend
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Blue Resourcing
Posted: 24 days ago