The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 59 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.24% 0.45% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.54% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Median salary £31,000 £26,114 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.71% -12.95%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Validation
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
358 372 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.68% 83.97% 83.26%
Number of salaries quoted 302 317 293
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Validation
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Lancashire

Validation
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) HL7
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) People Management
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
1 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (75.00%) Lorenzo
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Lorenzo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
1 3 (75.00%) People Management
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) HL7
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Mitel