The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salisbury 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Wiltshire / Salisbury
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 6 22
Rank change year-on-year -21 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 1.32% 15.63% 10.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 16.13% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 13
Median salary £32,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £45,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £56,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -3.40%  

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 Salisbury with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Salisbury
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75 31 111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Salisbury 98.68% 96.88% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 353 101 291
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Salisbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Salisbury

Validation
Salary Trend in Salisbury

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

Salary trend for Validation in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 28 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 Salisbury region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) APACS
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) EMV
2 1 (25.00%) Chip and PIN

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salisbury 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 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) Server Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) APACS
2 1 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (25.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware