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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 50 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.44% 2.16% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.43% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 11
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +1.80%
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
368 370 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 88.25% 88.73% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 286 316 401
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Service Management
1 6 (66.67%) ITSM
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Blog
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Node.js
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) W3C
3 3 (33.33%) CMS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) CMS
1 3 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Information Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) MI Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Report Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Service Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Service Performance Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Angular Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (33.33%) HTML Developer
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Ajax
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) CSS3
1 3 (33.33%) Ember.js
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Blog
2 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 3 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITSM
1 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter