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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 58 70 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.44% 0.17% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.20% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 15
Median salary £37,250 - £36,000
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
407 503 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 89.25% 86.13% 85.20%
Number of salaries quoted 329 414 292
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £47,000
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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Validation
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nelson - 1 £29,500 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel Support
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Mitel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Service Design
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel