The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 50 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.09% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £36,250 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 364 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.55% 75.83% 71.56%
Number of salaries quoted 287 313 429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
North West

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Validation
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 3 £45,000 - 1
Blackburn +1 1 £27,500 -
Preston - 1 £24,000 - 2
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (58.82%) SQL
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Military
5 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Information Security
6 4 (23.53%) Data Management
6 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
6 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
6 4 (23.53%) Data Security
6 4 (23.53%) Security Management
6 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) ERP
6 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) DFSS
7 1 (5.88%) CMS
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (5.88%) Electronics
7 1 (5.88%) Finance
7 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
7 1 (5.88%) Automotive
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.88%) IBM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) RequisitePro
General
1 6 (35.29%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Verification Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Electrical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) CSS3
1 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) Data Management
2 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
2 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
2 4 (23.53%) Data Security
2 4 (23.53%) Security Management
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) ERP
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) DFSS
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Teradata
Lancashire
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