The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
North East / Durham
Rank 27 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.92% 0.84% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.95% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £33,500 £24,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.73% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%

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
101 105 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 92.66% 88.24% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 88 74 71
Median salary £35,000 £36,018 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.82% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

The demand trend of job ads across the Durham region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Durham region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Darlington - 1 £33,500 -
Validation
North East

Validation
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Durham region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA