The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheadle region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 13 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 7.14% 7.02% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 8.00% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Validation
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 89.29% 87.72% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 18
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

Validation
Salary Trend in Cheadle

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

Validation Salary Trend in Cheadle

Validation
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 3 (100.00%) Communications Security
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Communications Security
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared