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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 46 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.76% 1.15% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.37% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
313 437 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 78.84% 83.72% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 234 370 354
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 £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) ISEB
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) W3C
6 5 (27.78%) MSTest
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
7 4 (22.22%) CSS3
7 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) HTML5
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
7 4 (22.22%) ETL
7 4 (22.22%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (22.22%) Replication
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MSTest
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) CSS3
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) XHTML
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) WinForms
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) W3C
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.56%) Biotechnology
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ETL
1 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
1 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
1 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Test Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) User Stories
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCTS
3 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
Liverpool, Merseyside
Premier Engineering
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