The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 / Swindon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 50 64
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.22% 1.38% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.58% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Median salary £50,250 £30,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +67.50% -55.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,125 £27,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £68,750
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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 362 444 541
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 88.51% 87.23% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1994 1781
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,263 £59,041 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Swindon

Validation
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Validation in Swindon

Validation
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Swindon over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (36.36%) ERP
1 4 (36.36%) Cognizant
1 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Life Science
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) Business Process Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) IEC 61508
4 1 (9.09%) DO-178B
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Designer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Business Process Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) DO-178B
2 1 (9.09%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cognizant
Swindon
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago