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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
North West / Cheshire
Rank 81 78 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +40
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.77% 1.91% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 2
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -33.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £53,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,469 £59,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
887 1091 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.37% 83.22% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 673 965 1330
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,750 £57,000
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Knutsford +11 4 £36,000 -
Chester - 2 £47,500 - 1
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 11 (47.83%) Data Validation
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
3 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Data Quality
4 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) R
5 6 (26.09%) Machine Learning
5 6 (26.09%) Analytics
5 6 (26.09%) Bayesian Methods
5 6 (26.09%) Hidden Markov Model
5 6 (26.09%) Time Series Forecasting
5 6 (26.09%) Structural Equation Modelling
5 6 (26.09%) Stata
5 6 (26.09%) Economics
5 6 (26.09%) Neural Network
5 6 (26.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) Statistics
5 6 (26.09%) Monte Carlo Method
5 6 (26.09%) VBA
5 6 (26.09%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) SAS
5 6 (26.09%) SPSS
5 6 (26.09%) MATLAB
6 5 (21.74%) BGP
6 5 (21.74%) Change Management
6 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
6 5 (21.74%) OSPF

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 6 (26.09%) SAS
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) SPSS
1 6 (26.09%) Stata
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Force.com
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) BGP
1 5 (21.74%) OSPF
1 5 (21.74%) SNMP
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) Intranet
2 2 (8.70%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Network Support
3 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Statistician
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Statistician
5 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) J2EE
1 2 (8.70%) JSTL
1 2 (8.70%) REST
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) Spring
1 2 (8.70%) Struts
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) CSS3
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
1 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Economics
3 6 (26.09%) Neural Network
3 6 (26.09%) Statistics
4 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
4 5 (21.74%) Wiki
5 3 (13.04%) User Experience
6 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
7 1 (4.35%) IVR
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Data Validation
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) Analytics
3 6 (26.09%) Bayesian Methods
3 6 (26.09%) Hidden Markov Model
3 6 (26.09%) Machine Learning
3 6 (26.09%) Monte Carlo Method
3 6 (26.09%) Statistical Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Structural Equation Modelling
3 6 (26.09%) Time Series Forecasting
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (21.74%) Ticket Management
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) MATLAB
1 6 (26.09%) Python
1 6 (26.09%) R
1 6 (26.09%) VBA
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) Data Quality
2 5 (21.74%) SLA
3 2 (8.70%) QA
4 1 (4.35%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) BladeLogic
1 1 (4.35%) CA Wily
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco
1 5 (21.74%) Extreme Networks
1 5 (21.74%) Juniper
2 2 (8.70%) hybris
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) CA
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
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