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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 108 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.71% 0.39% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.49% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 5
Average salary £53,000 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.33% +31.57%
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
1463 1431 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.31% 79.63% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1056 1124
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 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 1 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 - 10 £53,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 (72.73%) Oracle
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) RPG
2 14 (63.64%) DB2
2 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 14 (63.64%) Billing
2 14 (63.64%) Apache Flex
3 6 (27.27%) Line Management
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) iSeries
4 4 (18.18%) Product Management
4 4 (18.18%) Confluence
4 4 (18.18%) Perforce
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) JIRA
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) BT
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.64%) Release Management
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
1 14 (63.64%) Billing
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Production Manager
2 11 (50.00%) Software Manager
3 8 (36.36%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) iSeries
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Line Management
2 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Product Management
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.64%) Release Management
3 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) RPG
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (4.55%) GMP
1 1 (4.55%) GxP
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Perforce
3 3 (13.64%) BT
4 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
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Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competative Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
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Posted: 5 days ago