The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 121 96 113
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 1.55% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.95% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 11
Average salary £42,000 £29,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.58% -16.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1486 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.24% 79.55% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1123 1188
Average salary £37,950 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
North West

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -5 4 - - 6
Knutsford - 1 £42,000 - 1
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) IEC 61508
4 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (10.00%) GAMP
4 1 (10.00%) GMP
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Life Science

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (10.00%) GAMP
2 1 (10.00%) GMP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Posted: 18 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago