The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 88 108 120
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 37 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.91% 0.50% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.63% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 16
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1596 1270 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.35% 79.82% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1011 1433
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Cheshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Validation
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 13 £34,000 -
Warrington -7 11 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Crewe - 7 - -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) Risk Management
2 15 (30.61%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) Windows
3 12 (24.49%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (16.33%) Aerospace
6 8 (16.33%) Retail
7 7 (14.29%) Degree
8 6 (12.24%) Middleware
8 6 (12.24%) Financial Institution
8 6 (12.24%) Wireless
8 6 (12.24%) MVC
8 6 (12.24%) SOAP
8 6 (12.24%) Web Services
8 6 (12.24%) XML
8 6 (12.24%) XSD
8 6 (12.24%) XSLT
8 6 (12.24%) HND
8 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
8 6 (12.24%) VB
8 6 (12.24%) .NET
8 6 (12.24%) C
8 6 (12.24%) C#
8 6 (12.24%) Java
8 6 (12.24%) Perl
8 6 (12.24%) SAS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) WLAN
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.16%) QlikView
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.08%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Aerospace
2 8 (16.33%) Retail
3 6 (12.24%) Financial Institution
3 6 (12.24%) Advertising
4 5 (10.20%) Legal
4 5 (10.20%) Marketing
5 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.04%) Banking
7 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Perl Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Python Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Payments Business Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) QlikView Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Interaction Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Risk Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
1 6 (12.24%) SOAP
1 6 (12.24%) Web Services
1 6 (12.24%) XML
1 6 (12.24%) XSD
1 6 (12.24%) XSLT
1 6 (12.24%) Middleware
1 6 (12.24%) .NET Remoting
1 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
1 6 (12.24%) WCF
1 6 (12.24%) LINQ
1 6 (12.24%) RESTful
1 6 (12.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) SCADA
2 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
2 5 (10.20%) Physics
2 5 (10.20%) Credit Risk
2 5 (10.20%) Data Extraction
2 5 (10.20%) Economics
2 5 (10.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Solaris
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.08%) Android
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Risk Management
2 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
3 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (12.24%) TDD
4 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
4 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) OO
4 6 (12.24%) MVC
4 6 (12.24%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (10.20%) Analytics
5 5 (10.20%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (10.20%) Econometrics
5 5 (10.20%) CHAID
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
5 5 (10.20%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Data Validation
6 4 (8.16%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
2 6 (12.24%) VB
2 6 (12.24%) Python
2 6 (12.24%) XPath
2 6 (12.24%) C
2 6 (12.24%) C#
2 6 (12.24%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) HND
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCVP
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.04%) GAMP
2 1 (2.04%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) JBoss
2 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
2 4 (8.16%) Tableau
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) NetApp
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Cognizant
Cheshire
JM
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Alderley Edge, Cheshire
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Salary: £40,000-£50,000
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Warrington
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package and training available
Posted: 22 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
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Salary: £Attractive
Posted: 23 days ago