The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 163 137 135
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 21 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.58% 0.63% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.76% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 12
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,428 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3058 2108 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.71% 82.99% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 1573 1629
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
West Yorkshire

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 22 July 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (43.48%) Oracle
2 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) Workflow
3 16 (34.78%) Data Entry
4 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database
5 12 (26.09%) Java
5 12 (26.09%) .NET
6 11 (23.91%) Change Management
7 9 (19.57%) Windows
7 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.39%) Finance
8 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.22%) Degree
10 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
11 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
11 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
12 4 (8.70%) TDD
12 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
12 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (8.70%) VMware
12 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
12 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (8.70%) Citrix
13 3 (6.52%) ETL
13 3 (6.52%) ITIL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) GPRS
1 1 (2.17%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Analyst
2 27 (58.70%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) MI Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) IVR
2 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Workflow
2 16 (34.78%) Data Entry
3 11 (23.91%) Change Management
4 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
7 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) ETL
8 3 (6.52%) ITIL
8 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.52%) Logistics
9 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) Java
3 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
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