Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 115 111
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +25
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.39% 0.58% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.70% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 31
Wiltshire median annual salary £22,000 £30,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% -6.25% +9.40%
10th Percentile £19,250 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £53,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.26% -8.24%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1360 1432 1945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 87.80% 83.45% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1214 1706
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Wiltshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Wiltshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Wiltshire

Validation
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Swindon 0 2 £19,500 -35.00%
Salisbury -30 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Validation
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (50.00%) Mason
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) EMV
3 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) APACS
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Life Science
3 1 (16.67%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Data Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) APACS
1 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) EMV
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SAP