The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 150 163 182
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +19
Permanent jobs citing Validation 50 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.31% 0.64% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.71% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 11
Median salary £35,750 £55,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £39,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Validation
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3412 3222 3623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.55% 90.05% 86.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2996 2635 3080
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Validation
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Manchester region.

Validation Salary Trend in Manchester

Validation
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Manchester

Validation
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +5 6 £24,000 -60.00%
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Validation.

1 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) SQL
3 20 (29.41%) Scrum
4 19 (27.94%) C
4 19 (27.94%) Software Testing
5 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
6 17 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 17 (25.00%) DevOps
6 17 (25.00%) C++
6 17 (25.00%) Python
7 16 (23.53%) Java
8 15 (22.06%) Linux
8 15 (22.06%) Degree
9 14 (20.59%) Selenium
10 13 (19.12%) SLA
11 12 (17.65%) Perl
11 12 (17.65%) Change Management
11 12 (17.65%) Cucumber
11 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (16.18%) Time Management
12 11 (16.18%) Data Validation
12 11 (16.18%) Information Security
13 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
13 10 (14.71%) ITIL
13 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
14 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
14 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
15 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
15 8 (11.76%) C#

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.35%) Confluence
1 5 (7.35%) SAS
2 4 (5.88%) CICS
3 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
3 3 (4.41%) SPSS
3 3 (4.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.47%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) HTTP
1 7 (10.29%) WAN
2 5 (7.35%) BGP
2 5 (7.35%) OSPF
2 5 (7.35%) SNMP
3 4 (5.88%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) FTP
3 4 (5.88%) Internet
3 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.41%) DNS
4 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.94%) Broadband
5 2 (2.94%) ISDN
5 2 (2.94%) LAN
5 2 (2.94%) MPLS
5 2 (2.94%) PSTN
5 2 (2.94%) VoIP
6 1 (1.47%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.88%) DB2
3 4 (5.88%) MS Access
4 3 (4.41%) Big Data
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Selenium
2 12 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.35%) JIRA
4 4 (5.88%) Fiddler
4 4 (5.88%) Firebug
4 4 (5.88%) JMeter
4 4 (5.88%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.88%) TestComplete
4 4 (5.88%) The Grinder
4 4 (5.88%) Toad
5 2 (2.94%) Appium
5 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.29%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Military
4 4 (5.88%) Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Electronics
5 3 (4.41%) Legal
5 3 (4.41%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Test Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) IT Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) IT Support
4 6 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Data Scientist
5 5 (7.35%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Junior
6 4 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) CSS
1 7 (10.29%) HTML
2 6 (8.82%) .NET
3 4 (5.88%) SOAP
4 3 (4.41%) Mason
4 3 (4.41%) Middleware
4 3 (4.41%) Visualforce
4 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 3 (4.41%) XHTML
4 3 (4.41%) XML
5 2 (2.94%) Ajax
5 2 (2.94%) GWT
5 2 (2.94%) Java EE
5 2 (2.94%) Java SE
5 2 (2.94%) JPA
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.47%) jQuery
6 1 (1.47%) RESTful
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.47%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (7.35%) Statistics
3 5 (7.35%) Wiki
4 4 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.88%) VSAM
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.41%) New Media
5 3 (4.41%) Social Media
5 3 (4.41%) W3C
6 2 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (2.94%) Physics
6 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.47%) Clustering
7 1 (1.47%) Replication
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) Scrum
3 19 (27.94%) Software Testing
4 17 (25.00%) DevOps
4 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (17.65%) Change Management
5 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.18%) Data Validation
6 11 (16.18%) Information Security
6 11 (16.18%) Time Management
7 10 (14.71%) ITIL
8 8 (11.76%) TOGAF
9 7 (10.29%) Data Modelling
9 7 (10.29%) Problem Management
9 7 (10.29%) WFM
10 6 (8.82%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.82%) Information Assurance
10 6 (8.82%) Performance Testing
10 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
10 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) C
3 17 (25.00%) C++
3 17 (25.00%) Python
4 16 (23.53%) Java
5 12 (17.65%) Perl
6 8 (11.76%) C#
7 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.35%) R
9 4 (5.88%) COBOL
9 4 (5.88%) JCL
9 4 (5.88%) PHP
9 4 (5.88%) VBScript
10 3 (4.41%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.47%) Ruby
12 1 (1.47%) Tcl
12 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 15 (22.06%) Degree
4 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) SLA
2 5 (7.35%) QA
3 3 (4.41%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.41%) ISO13485
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
1 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) VMware
2 5 (7.35%) Atlassian
2 5 (7.35%) Cisco
2 5 (7.35%) Extreme Networks
2 5 (7.35%) Juniper
3 4 (5.88%) Cognizant
3 4 (5.88%) HP
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.41%) Zend
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.47%) Novell
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
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