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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 168 166 176
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.74% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.84% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 8
Median salary £37,500 £75,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +89.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £24,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £80,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
3107 2981 3389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.77% 88.67% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2646 2481 2745
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Cheadle +5 1 £20,500 -
Bolton - 1 £42,500 -
Bury - 1 £60,000 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Wireless
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) C
5 7 (25.00%) C++
5 7 (25.00%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) Electronics
5 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
5 7 (25.00%) Prototyping
6 6 (21.43%) Data Validation
6 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 5 (17.86%) Change Management
7 5 (17.86%) OSPF
7 5 (17.86%) SLA
7 5 (17.86%) BGP
7 5 (17.86%) SNMP
7 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.86%) Juniper
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) Network Security
7 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
7 5 (17.86%) Wiki
7 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
7 5 (17.86%) Extreme Networks

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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Wireless
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) BGP
3 5 (17.86%) Network Security
3 5 (17.86%) OSPF
3 5 (17.86%) SNMP
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) Broadband
5 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Looker
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Appium
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) Jtest
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (25.00%) Electronics
1 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Audio DSP Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Audio Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) DSP Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) PCB Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) Flash
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
2 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) LIMS
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 7 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
3 6 (21.43%) Data Validation
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.86%) Change Management
4 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (17.86%) Ticket Management
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security
5 4 (14.29%) Security Management
5 4 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) High Availability
7 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Presales
7 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C
1 7 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Tcl
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) CISM
2 4 (14.29%) CISSP
3 3 (10.71%) ISEB
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) HND
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.71%) QA
4 1 (3.57%) ISO13485
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) Extreme Networks
2 5 (17.86%) Juniper
3 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
4 2 (7.14%) ScanSafe
4 2 (7.14%) Sophos
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Novell
5 1 (3.57%) SOASTA, Inc
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