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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 141 166 145
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 30 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.91% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.54% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 6
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £30,200 £24,428
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2875 3311 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.31% 87.22% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2240 2682 1728
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 £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
1 26 (50.98%) HTML
1 26 (50.98%) CSS
1 26 (50.98%) AngularJS
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 21 (41.18%) HTML5
4 20 (39.22%) Finance
4 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (33.33%) C#
6 16 (31.37%) OO
6 16 (31.37%) MVC
6 16 (31.37%) BDD
7 15 (29.41%) OOD
8 12 (23.53%) Waterfall
8 12 (23.53%) SDLC
9 11 (21.57%) Mobile Development
9 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
10 10 (19.61%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
10 10 (19.61%) Backbone.js
10 10 (19.61%) Mocha
10 10 (19.61%) Android
10 10 (19.61%) jQuery
10 10 (19.61%) Node.js
10 10 (19.61%) Jasmine
10 10 (19.61%) Bower
10 10 (19.61%) Grunt
11 9 (17.65%) Web Development
11 9 (17.65%) MS Visio

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (19.61%) Node.js
2 5 (9.80%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) IPv4
1 6 (11.76%) IPv6
1 6 (11.76%) MPLS
1 6 (11.76%) OSPF
1 6 (11.76%) BGP
1 6 (11.76%) LAN
1 6 (11.76%) WAN
1 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 6 (11.76%) VPN
1 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Big Data
2 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Mocha
1 10 (19.61%) Jasmine
1 10 (19.61%) Bower
1 10 (19.61%) Grunt
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 22 (43.14%) Web Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Business Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Network Consultant
6 6 (11.76%) Consultant
6 6 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Lead Web Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Business Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Tester
11 1 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) HTML
1 26 (50.98%) CSS
1 26 (50.98%) AngularJS
2 21 (41.18%) HTML5
3 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (19.61%) Backbone.js
4 10 (19.61%) jQuery
5 9 (17.65%) .NET
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
6 5 (9.80%) XML
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) PlayStation
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Physics
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.96%) Neural Network
4 1 (1.96%) CMDB
4 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
1 10 (19.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) OO
2 16 (31.37%) MVC
2 16 (31.37%) BDD
3 15 (29.41%) OOD
4 12 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 12 (23.53%) SDLC
5 11 (21.57%) Mobile Development
6 9 (17.65%) Web Development
7 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (11.76%) TDD
9 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.80%) SOA
9 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
10 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.84%) Coaching
10 4 (7.84%) Analytics
10 4 (7.84%) ETL
10 4 (7.84%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) C#
4 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) CCIE
1 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) PhD
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) Juniper
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco
3 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 6 (11.76%) Brocade
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
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