The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 173 163 147
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 18 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.70% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.88% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 27
Average salary £39,500 £21,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.60% -44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £19,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £60,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3370 3293 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.36% 78.97% 76.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2776 2804 2535
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Validation
North West

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 April 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Manchester

Validation
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle -6 4 - -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Military
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Electronics
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Communications Security
3 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Information Management
3 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) NUnit
4 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) Eclipse

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.00%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JUnit
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.00%) NUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
5 1 (5.00%) MSI
5 1 (5.00%) FxCop
5 1 (5.00%) StyleCop
5 1 (5.00%) Moq
5 1 (5.00%) Gerrit
General
1 6 (30.00%) Military
2 4 (20.00%) Electronics
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) International Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) LINQ
3 1 (5.00%) Grails
3 1 (5.00%) Ninject
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (20.00%) Scrum
1 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (20.00%) Information Management
1 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (20.00%) Communications Security
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Web Development
3 2 (10.00%) Business Development
3 2 (10.00%) Use Case
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (10.00%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Fortran
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Groovy
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) RHCE
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Basel II
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) NCR
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Coremetrics
4 1 (5.00%) Wonderware
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