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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 174 167 153
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.41% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.45% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 12
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £34,000 £29,425
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,800 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,717
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.67%
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
2974 3097 2805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.43% 90.32% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2466 2474 2146
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (40.74%) QA
2 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) ISEB
3 10 (37.04%) Project Management
4 9 (33.33%) Retail
5 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
5 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
5 8 (29.63%) Time Management
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (25.93%) Change Control
6 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
6 7 (25.93%) HL7
6 7 (25.93%) Use Case
6 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.93%) People Management
6 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
6 7 (25.93%) Coaching
6 7 (25.93%) User Stories
6 7 (25.93%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (25.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
6 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
6 7 (25.93%) Change Management
6 7 (25.93%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (25.93%) Logistics
6 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
6 7 (25.93%) Software Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) QlikView
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Gradle
1 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 9 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Test Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Business Change Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Change Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Business Change Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Change Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Transition Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
1 1 (3.70%) J2EE
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) Spring
1 1 (3.70%) Struts
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) WSDL
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Biology
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (37.04%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
3 8 (29.63%) Time Management
4 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Change Control
4 7 (25.93%) Coaching
4 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.93%) Logistics
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.93%) People Management
4 7 (25.93%) Requirements Management
4 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.93%) Use Case
4 7 (25.93%) User Stories
4 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) QA
2 7 (25.93%) HL7
3 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) Sagent
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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