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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 78 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 16 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.39% 0.76% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.83% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 1
Median salary £42,500 £53,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.81% +41.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
962 1557 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.29% 90.89% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 807 1176 1121
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +16 9 £42,500 -19.81%
Macclesfield +5 2 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £22,000 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 23 (67.65%) SQL
1 23 (67.65%) Performance Testing
2 20 (58.82%) .NET
3 19 (55.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (44.12%) MSTest
4 15 (44.12%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (44.12%) Defect Management
5 14 (41.18%) Finance
5 14 (41.18%) ISEB
6 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
6 13 (38.24%) QA
6 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
7 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
7 11 (32.35%) Web Services
8 10 (29.41%) ETL
9 9 (26.47%) XML
9 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
9 9 (26.47%) VB.NET
9 9 (26.47%) C#
9 9 (26.47%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
9 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
9 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
10 8 (23.53%) Test Management
10 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (20.59%) HP UFT
11 7 (20.59%) Windows

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 9 (26.47%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) Mule
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) BGP
2 2 (5.88%) OSPF
2 2 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (44.12%) MSTest
3 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
4 7 (20.59%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) SQL Analyst
4 10 (29.41%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (26.47%) ETL Analyst
6 8 (23.53%) Developer
6 8 (23.53%) Developer in Test
6 8 (23.53%) Tester
7 7 (20.59%) Automation Tester
7 7 (20.59%) Senior Automation Tester
7 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
7 7 (20.59%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 7 (20.59%) Senior Tester
7 7 (20.59%) Senior Web Analyst
7 7 (20.59%) Service Analyst
7 7 (20.59%) SSIS Analyst
7 7 (20.59%) Test Automation Developer
7 7 (20.59%) Web Analyst
7 7 (20.59%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) Web Services
3 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
3 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 9 (26.47%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (5.88%) COM
5 2 (5.88%) JSON
5 2 (5.88%) REST
5 2 (5.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Ontologies
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Performance Testing
2 15 (44.12%) Defect Management
3 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
4 10 (29.41%) ETL
5 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
6 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (23.53%) Test Management
7 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
7 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.76%) Business Development
9 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning
9 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Workflow
10 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Change Management
10 3 (8.82%) Data Validation
11 2 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) VB.NET
3 4 (11.76%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) ISEB
2 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) IBM
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco
2 3 (8.82%) Juniper
3 2 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
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