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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 36 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.81% 1.53% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.88% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £40,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
263 373 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.46% 81.26% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 212 308 335
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) ISEB
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (30.77%) Replication
5 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) W3C
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Test Management
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Graphic Design
6 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSTest
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) COM
4 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) W3C
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
1 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Graphic Design
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ETL
1 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
1 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
1 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCTS
3 2 (15.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
Liverpool, Merseyside
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