The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 18 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.67% 5.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 5.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Validation
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 135 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 89.72% 92.47% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71 60 81
Median salary £39,000 £38,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +29.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of job ads across the County Antrim region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Validation
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Validation Salary Trend in County Antrim

Validation
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Belfast +14 5 £25,000 -
Validation
Northern Ireland

Validation
Top 11 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) Issue Tracking

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft