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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 173 130 144
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 11 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 1.11% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.28% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 11
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
West Yorkshire

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
3232 2419 2268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 85.19% 86.27% 81.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2423 1964 1866
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) Oracle
3 13 (41.94%) Workflow
4 12 (38.71%) Data Entry
5 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
5 10 (32.26%) Java
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.81%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
6 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
6 8 (25.81%) Algorithms
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) IBM
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) MS Office
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
8 5 (16.13%) IBM InfoSphere
8 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (16.13%) Marketing
8 5 (16.13%) Degree
8 5 (16.13%) Data Validation
9 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (12.90%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
9 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Citrix

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) ATM
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.13%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
3 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) QA Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Senior QA Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.45%) MI Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Workflow
2 12 (38.71%) Data Entry
3 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
3 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Data Validation
4 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
5 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Time Management
6 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) C
3 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
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