The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 159 151 155
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 21 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.61% 0.71% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.86% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 9
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,325 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,337 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +3.75%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3025 2683 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.45% 83.01% 82.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2368 2072 2070
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Validation
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Validation Salary Trend in Leeds

Validation
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 9 (27.27%) .NET
6 8 (24.24%) Windows
6 8 (24.24%) Project Management
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.21%) Degree
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL
8 6 (18.18%) Oracle
8 6 (18.18%) SLA
8 6 (18.18%) QA
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
8 6 (18.18%) Marketing
9 5 (15.15%) Data Extraction
9 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
9 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (15.15%) MS Office
9 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
9 5 (15.15%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (15.15%) Service Management
9 5 (15.15%) IBM
9 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
9 5 (15.15%) Migration
9 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) ATM
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
1 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Service Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior QA Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Data Extraction
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 8 (24.24%) Project Management
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
5 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Data Validation
5 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) Manual Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
6 4 (12.12%) Time Management
6 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.09%) C
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago