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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 22 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 2.35% 4.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £16,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
North East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 80 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 83.53% 93.02% 66.09%
Number of salaries quoted 56 67 66
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Validation
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Validation Salary Trend in Durham

Validation
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Server Support
1 2 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (100.00%) Server Support Technician
1 2 (100.00%) Server Technician
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) QA