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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 47 42 55
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.26% 1.91% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.34% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Median salary £39,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.81% -26.66%  
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 287 214 263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 90.54% 81.68% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 248 200 243
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Validation
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Validation in Portsmouth

Validation
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

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

Salary histogram for Validation in Portsmouth

Validation
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

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

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MSI
1 4 (80.00%) AdminStudio
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (80.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) AdminStudio
1 4 (80.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Application Packager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) SAP