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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 41 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 11 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.56% 2.17% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.45% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 1
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -2.35%
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
374 449 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.98% 88.39% 78.16%
Number of salaries quoted 306 388 296
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 February 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) W3C
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Progressive Enhancement
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) REST
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
4 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) XHTML
4 6 (42.86%) SOA
4 6 (42.86%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) MSTest
6 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Line Management
6 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (21.43%) Finance

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 2 (14.29%) Fireworks
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (14.29%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MSTest
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) UX Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) XHTML
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) REST
3 6 (42.86%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) WinForms
5 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) W3C
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Progressive Enhancement
2 6 (42.86%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
3 3 (21.43%) Line Management
3 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) GAMP
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe
Liverpool
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago