Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 107 104
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.33% 0.73% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.80% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 3
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,233 £40,250
90th Percentile £46,000 £50,000 £44,350
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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,108 1,127 1,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.15% 90.81% 89.10%
Number of salaries quoted 950 944 929
Somerset median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,975 £26,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Somerset

Validation
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Validation in Somerset

Validation
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Somerset 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
Street - 2 £42,500 -
Clevedon - 1 £45,000 -
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 Somerset region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IPv4
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Cacti
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (25.00%) Reinforcement Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematical Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IPv4
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Text Mining
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematical Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Reinforcement Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cacti
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) EMC