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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 31 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.69% 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -3.01%
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
146 301 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 82.02% 80.48% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 75 229 89
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £21,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 3 (100.00%) QA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Banking Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA