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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 47 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.88% 1.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 0
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
366 490 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.12% 87.03% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 257 427 251
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) HTML5
5 6 (37.50%) Progressive Enhancement
5 6 (37.50%) REST
5 6 (37.50%) CSS3
5 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) OO
5 6 (37.50%) XHTML
5 6 (37.50%) SOA
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) SOAP
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) HTTP
5 6 (37.50%) W3C
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) ISEB
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (31.25%) MSTest
6 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MSTest
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
3 6 (37.50%) XHTML
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) SOAP
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 6 (37.50%) REST
3 6 (37.50%) CSS3
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) W3C
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) OO
1 6 (37.50%) SOA
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Progressive Enhancement
2 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) GAMP
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 11 days ago