The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 155 151 136
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 26 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £25,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3176 2254 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 83.71% 80.96% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2547 1807 1615
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (58.33%) SQL
2 27 (56.25%) Oracle
3 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
4 24 (50.00%) Change Management
5 23 (47.92%) Java
6 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.17%) ETL
7 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
7 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
7 14 (29.17%) VBA
7 14 (29.17%) XML
7 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (29.17%) Data Cleansing
7 14 (29.17%) Data Validation
7 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (22.92%) Oracle Database
8 11 (22.92%) Data Entry
8 11 (22.92%) Workflow
9 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.58%) BPCS
11 6 (12.50%) .NET
11 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
12 5 (10.42%) Windows
12 5 (10.42%) Finance
13 4 (8.33%) TDD
13 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) GPRS
1 1 (2.08%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (22.92%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Analyst
2 22 (45.83%) Business Analyst
3 14 (29.17%) Developer
3 14 (29.17%) SQL Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Technical Business Analyst
4 11 (22.92%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (22.92%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Design Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Test Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Design Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) XML
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.08%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Change Management
2 14 (29.17%) ETL
2 14 (29.17%) Data Cleansing
2 14 (29.17%) Data Validation
3 11 (22.92%) Data Entry
3 11 (22.92%) Workflow
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) TDD
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.25%) Test Management
7 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.25%) Logistics
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) SQL
2 23 (47.92%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
3 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 14 (29.17%) VBA
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Oracle
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
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