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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 101 106 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Validation 19 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 0.70% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.87% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 7
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1394 1373 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.94% 79.97% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1020 1101
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Warrington +20 10 £53,000 +17.77% 1
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £50,000 - 1
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (57.14%) Java
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 14 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (50.00%) Billing
2 14 (50.00%) RPG
2 14 (50.00%) DB2
3 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) Line Management
5 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.86%) C#
6 4 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.29%) GPRS
6 4 (14.29%) UMTS
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Windows CE
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (14.29%) Perforce
6 4 (14.29%) JIRA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) GPRS
1 4 (14.29%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) DB2
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 14 (50.00%) Billing
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Software Manager
2 12 (42.86%) Production Manager
3 8 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Payments Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Validation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.29%) iSeries
4 1 (3.57%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows CE
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (14.29%) Android
2 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Line Management
2 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Web Development
3 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (14.29%) Product Management
4 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
4 3 (10.71%) Coaching
4 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.71%) Release Management
4 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) RPG
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.57%) GMP
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.57%) GxP
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Perforce
3 3 (10.71%) BT
4 1 (3.57%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.57%) Cognizant
Warrington, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits asnd bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago