The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 30 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.06% - 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.50% - 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £34,000 - £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 209 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 77.82% 81.01% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131 141 103
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
Cheshire

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 28 July 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 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Aerospace
2 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Business Objects
5 4 (19.05%) SAS
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) Information Management
5 4 (19.05%) Data Validation
5 4 (19.05%) QlikView
5 4 (19.05%) Tableau
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
6 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (14.29%) Physics
6 3 (14.29%) Data Extraction
6 3 (14.29%) Economics
6 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Statistics
6 3 (14.29%) Marketing
6 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (19.05%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (19.05%) QlikView
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Aerospace
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Python Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Perl Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Design Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Perl Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Python Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
1 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 3 (14.29%) Physics
1 3 (14.29%) Data Extraction
1 3 (14.29%) Economics
1 3 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (19.05%) Information Management
2 4 (19.05%) Data Validation
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Econometrics
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) CHAID
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Python
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Business Objects
1 4 (19.05%) Tableau
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