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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 85 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.86% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.96% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 14
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £46,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
847 1567 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.53% 89.70% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 736 1223 1181
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +14 2 £43,750 -17.45% 3
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (55.56%) VB.NET
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (38.89%) Defect Management
3 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (38.89%) Test Management
3 7 (38.89%) MSTest
3 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
3 7 (38.89%) ISEB
3 7 (38.89%) QA
3 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
4 3 (16.67%) Electronics
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Extreme Networks

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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 2 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MSTest
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Military
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Developer in Test
3 7 (38.89%) Automation Tester
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Automation Tester
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Test Automation Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Tester
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) EMC Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) COM
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (38.89%) Defect Management
2 7 (38.89%) Test Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Ticket Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) VB.NET
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Juniper
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) PayPal
3 1 (5.56%) WorldPay
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Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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