The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 86 98 100
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.02% 1.96% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.22% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 10
Median salary £32,750 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
1003 1488 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.65% 88.26% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1264 1366
Median salary £39,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Validation
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -11 2 £30,250 -9.70% 1
Macclesfield -17 1 £34,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £37,500 -
Chester - 1 £50,000 -
Crewe - 1 £50,000 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) SLA
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) SNMP
4 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 5 (25.00%) OSPF
4 5 (25.00%) BGP
4 5 (25.00%) Change Management
4 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (25.00%) Ticket Management
4 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) QA
4 5 (25.00%) Wiki
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (15.00%) VBA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (15.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SPSS
1 3 (15.00%) Stata
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) BGP
1 5 (25.00%) OSPF
1 5 (25.00%) SNMP
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) MSTest
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Network Support
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Developer in Test
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Statistician
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Automation Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Statistician
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Wiki
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Economics
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.00%) Neural Network
3 3 (15.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Data Validation
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Ticket Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Bayesian Methods
5 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (15.00%) Hidden Markov Model
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (15.00%) Monte Carlo Method
5 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Structural Equation Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 3 (15.00%) Time Series Forecasting
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C#
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
1 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (15.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) R
2 3 (15.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.00%) GxP
3 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
1 5 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
1 5 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (5.00%) EMC
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) PayPal
2 1 (5.00%) WorldPay
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago