The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 31 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.23% 3.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 4.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
138 111 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 84.66% 80.43% 75.12%
Number of salaries quoted 131 93 119
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Validation
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Validation Salary Trend in Halifax

Validation
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Requirements Management
4 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Advertising

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Business Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Business Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Change Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Change Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Requirements Management
3 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) UML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA