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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
North West / Lancashire
Rank 52 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.81% 1.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Median salary £26,500 £17,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
440 296 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.71% 83.85% 88.34%
Number of salaries quoted 397 250 387
Median salary £37,500 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Preston - 8 £27,000 -
Blackburn - 1 £18,000 - 1
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
1 7 (46.67%) QA
1 7 (46.67%) SDLC
1 7 (46.67%) Smoke Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) R
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) Mitel
3 4 (26.67%) VLAN
3 4 (26.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 4 (26.67%) MCP
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) SLA
3 4 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) SMTP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) VLAN
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
1 4 (26.67%) Wireshark
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Manual Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Manual Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Mitel Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Mitel Support
2 4 (26.67%) QA Manual Tester
2 4 (26.67%) QA Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Support
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Support Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Salesforce Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
1 7 (46.67%) SDLC
1 7 (46.67%) Smoke Testing
1 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCP
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
1 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Mitel
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
Blackburn, Lancashire
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