The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 35 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.46% 1.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +3.75%
Validation
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 202 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.83% 87.45% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 174 139 244
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Validation
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Chester region.

Validation Salary Trend in Chester

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (58.33%) SAS
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
5 5 (41.67%) CHAID
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
5 5 (41.67%) Legal
5 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (41.67%) Econometrics
5 5 (41.67%) Economics
5 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (41.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Statistics
5 5 (41.67%) Marketing
5 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
5 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
5 5 (41.67%) Physics
5 5 (41.67%) Credit Risk
5 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Data Extraction
5 5 (41.67%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (58.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Legal
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Perl Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Python Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Perl Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Economics
1 5 (41.67%) Statistics
1 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
1 5 (41.67%) Physics
1 5 (41.67%) Credit Risk
1 5 (41.67%) Data Extraction
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
1 5 (41.67%) CHAID
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (41.67%) Econometrics
1 5 (41.67%) Statistical Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
1 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared