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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 88 104 93
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.72% 1.40% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.56% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 14
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £32,650 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
941 1537 1664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.24% 89.57% 86.40%
Number of salaries quoted 823 1259 1320
Median salary £39,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -4 2 £30,250 -14.78%
Nantwich - 1 £37,500 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
3 8 (38.10%) QA
3 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (28.57%) ISEB
5 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (28.57%) MSTest
5 6 (28.57%) Test Management
5 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
6 5 (23.81%) Data Validation
7 3 (14.29%) Juniper
7 3 (14.29%) OSPF
7 3 (14.29%) BGP
7 3 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (14.29%) Electronics
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (14.29%) SNMP
7 3 (14.29%) SLA
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft

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 2 (9.52%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) SPSS
2 2 (9.52%) Stata
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) BGP
1 3 (14.29%) OSPF
1 3 (14.29%) SNMP
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (28.57%) MSTest
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Military
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Developer in Test
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Automation Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Test Automation Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Test Automation Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
5 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Statistician
5 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Statistician
6 1 (4.76%) Development Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) COM
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (14.29%) Wiki
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Economics
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.52%) Neural Network
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 6 (28.57%) Test Management
4 5 (23.81%) Data Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Ticket Management
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Bayesian Methods
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Hidden Markov Model
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Structural Equation Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
1 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
2 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) R
2 2 (9.52%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISEB
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
1 3 (14.29%) Juniper
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) PayPal
3 1 (4.76%) WorldPay
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