The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 49 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.07% 0.63% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.75% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £26,465
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +79.48%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Validation
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
297 401 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.41% 83.89% 81.29%
Number of salaries quoted 240 363 334
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Validation
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Liverpool region.

Validation Salary Trend in Liverpool

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 11 (100.00%) W3C
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) User Stories
3 7 (63.64%) User Experience
3 7 (63.64%) Information Architecture
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) XHTML
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (36.36%) Line Management
5 4 (36.36%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (27.27%) Games
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (27.27%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
1 3 (27.27%) Fireworks
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (27.27%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) UX Designer
2 4 (36.36%) Designer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) XHTML
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) W3C
2 7 (63.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (63.64%) User Stories
2 7 (63.64%) Information Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe