The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 40 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.96% 0.87% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £42,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
304 295 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 85.15% 85.76% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 235 194 232
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Validation
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Validation Salary Trend in Bradford

Validation
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 6 (54.55%) French Language
1 6 (54.55%) German Language
1 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
1 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (54.55%) Change Management
1 6 (54.55%) Logistics
2 3 (27.27%) Cash Management
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Degree

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (54.55%) French Language
1 6 (54.55%) German Language
1 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) SAP Business Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Report Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Change Management
1 6 (54.55%) Logistics
2 3 (27.27%) Cash Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SAP