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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 77 85
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.12% 2.40% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 2.76% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 8
Median salary £40,000 £46,150 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.32% +31.85%  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 713 943 998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 88.46% 86.91% 89.59%
Number of salaries quoted 612 852 802
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -5 6 £47,500 +2.92% 2
Salisbury - 3 £40,000 -
Validation
South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 7 (70.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Cognizant
2 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Life Science
2 4 (40.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Designer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Server Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Data Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Life Science
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cognizant
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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