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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 160 150 148
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 20 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.56% 0.70% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.84% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 12
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -
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
3133 2631 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.32% 83.95% 81.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 2075 1972
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
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 26 November 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (29.73%) Waterfall
4 11 (29.73%) .NET
5 10 (27.03%) Oracle
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) Workflow
7 8 (21.62%) Windows
7 8 (21.62%) Project Management
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.62%) Data Entry
8 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 6 (16.22%) Java
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL
9 6 (16.22%) SLA
9 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
9 6 (16.22%) Marketing
9 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
10 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (13.51%) Algorithms
10 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
10 5 (13.51%) QA
10 5 (13.51%) Data Validation
10 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
10 5 (13.51%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (13.51%) IBM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) ATM
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.51%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Back Office
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Analyst
2 14 (37.84%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior QA Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) MI Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.81%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Waterfall
3 9 (24.32%) Workflow
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) Data Entry
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Service Management
6 5 (13.51%) Data Validation
6 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Time Management
7 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.11%) C
4 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 5 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) IBM
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
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