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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 140 155 152
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 33 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.93% 0.67% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.78% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +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
3111 3215 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.01% 85.85% 82.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2418 2574 1840
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 29 (55.77%) SQL
2 26 (50.00%) HTML
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (50.00%) CSS
2 26 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 21 (40.38%) HTML5
4 20 (38.46%) Finance
5 18 (34.62%) OO
5 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (32.69%) C#
7 16 (30.77%) MVC
7 16 (30.77%) BDD
8 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
8 15 (28.85%) OOD
8 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
9 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
9 11 (21.15%) Android
9 11 (21.15%) Mobile Development
9 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (19.23%) Node.js
10 10 (19.23%) Backbone.js
10 10 (19.23%) Bower
10 10 (19.23%) Grunt
10 10 (19.23%) Jasmine
10 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
10 10 (19.23%) Mocha
10 10 (19.23%) jQuery
10 10 (19.23%) .NET
10 10 (19.23%) Salesforce.com

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 10 (19.23%) Node.js
2 5 (9.62%) NServiceBus
2 5 (9.62%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
2 6 (11.54%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) LAN
1 6 (11.54%) WAN
1 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
1 6 (11.54%) VPN
1 6 (11.54%) IPv4
1 6 (11.54%) IPv6
1 6 (11.54%) MPLS
1 6 (11.54%) OSPF
1 6 (11.54%) BGP
1 6 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Mocha
1 10 (19.23%) Jasmine
1 10 (19.23%) Grunt
1 10 (19.23%) Bower
2 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Back Office
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) Web Developer
3 16 (30.77%) Analyst
4 12 (23.08%) Business Analyst
5 10 (19.23%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Front-End Web Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Consultant
7 6 (11.54%) Network Consultant
8 5 (9.62%) Lead Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Lead Web Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
10 2 (3.85%) Software Tester
10 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Tester
10 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) HTML
1 26 (50.00%) CSS
1 26 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 21 (40.38%) HTML5
3 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (19.23%) Backbone.js
4 10 (19.23%) jQuery
4 10 (19.23%) .NET
5 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.62%) XML
5 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) PlayStation
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) STB
4 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Android
2 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) OO
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) MVC
2 16 (30.77%) BDD
3 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
3 15 (28.85%) OOD
4 11 (21.15%) Mobile Development
5 9 (17.31%) Web Development
6 6 (11.54%) TDD
7 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
7 5 (9.62%) SOA
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.69%) Coaching
9 3 (5.77%) User Stories
9 3 (5.77%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.77%) Workflow
9 3 (5.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) SQL
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) C#
4 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) CCIE
1 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
1 3 (5.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.85%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (11.54%) Brocade
3 6 (11.54%) Cisco
3 6 (11.54%) Juniper
3 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
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