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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 154 146 152
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 24 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 0.77% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.92% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 7
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,800 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,700 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.90% -4.70%
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
3240 2932 2375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.94% 84.01% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2573 2286 1954
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £62,000
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 3 March 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) HTML
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
2 19 (42.22%) CSS
2 19 (42.22%) AngularJS
3 17 (37.78%) Finance
4 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (33.33%) OO
6 14 (31.11%) HTML5
6 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (28.89%) Waterfall
7 13 (28.89%) BDD
7 13 (28.89%) OOD
7 13 (28.89%) C#
7 13 (28.89%) MVC
8 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 11 (24.44%) .NET
9 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
10 8 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (15.56%) Android
12 6 (13.33%) jQuery
12 6 (13.33%) Marketing
12 6 (13.33%) Web Development
12 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (13.33%) Jasmine
12 6 (13.33%) Bower
12 6 (13.33%) Grunt
12 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
12 6 (13.33%) Mocha

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (13.33%) Node.js
2 5 (11.11%) NServiceBus
2 5 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) ATM
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
1 1 (2.22%) IPv4
1 1 (2.22%) IPv6
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) MPLS
1 1 (2.22%) OSPF
1 1 (2.22%) BGP
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 6 (13.33%) Grunt
1 6 (13.33%) Bower
1 6 (13.33%) Mocha
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.67%) Selenium
3 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Back Office
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Analyst
3 16 (35.56%) Web Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Business Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Lead Web Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Support
7 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Database Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) HTML
1 19 (42.22%) CSS
1 19 (42.22%) AngularJS
2 14 (31.11%) HTML5
3 11 (24.44%) .NET
4 8 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (13.33%) Backbone.js
5 6 (13.33%) jQuery
6 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.11%) XML
6 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Android
2 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) OO
3 13 (28.89%) OOD
3 13 (28.89%) MVC
3 13 (28.89%) Waterfall
3 13 (28.89%) BDD
4 6 (13.33%) Web Development
5 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Data Validation
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) TDD
5 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) SOA
5 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) Service Management
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) C#
4 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
1 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.44%) VCP4
3 1 (2.22%) CCIE
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
1 4 (8.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Graphite
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Brocade
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
Leeds
Technical Prospects
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 Basic Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago