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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
North West / Manchester
Rank 131 156 188
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +32
Permanent jobs citing Validation 68 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.56% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 9
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +67.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £78,000 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
3317 2874 3362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 90.46% 90.15% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 2369 2897
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Oldham - 36 - - 4
Stockport - 1 £24,000 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 50 (46.30%) Degree
2 43 (39.81%) C++
3 41 (37.96%) C
3 41 (37.96%) SQL
4 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (32.41%) Computer Science
6 33 (30.56%) HTML
6 33 (30.56%) Linux
7 29 (26.85%) PHP
7 29 (26.85%) .NET
8 27 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 26 (24.07%) Python
9 26 (24.07%) Scrum
10 25 (23.15%) Software Testing
11 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 23 (21.30%) DevOps
13 22 (20.37%) MySQL
13 22 (20.37%) Test Scripting
14 21 (19.44%) Java
15 20 (18.52%) C#
15 20 (18.52%) CSS
16 19 (17.59%) DV Cleared
16 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
17 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (16.67%) Cucumber
17 18 (16.67%) Selenium
17 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 18 (16.67%) Perl
17 18 (16.67%) MVC
18 17 (15.74%) Embedded 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 (4.63%) Confluence
1 5 (4.63%) SAS
2 3 (2.78%) CICS
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
2 3 (2.78%) SPSS
2 3 (2.78%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.93%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) Internet
2 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.48%) WAN
4 6 (5.56%) HTTP
5 5 (4.63%) BGP
5 5 (4.63%) OSPF
5 5 (4.63%) SNMP
6 3 (2.78%) DNS
6 3 (2.78%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.78%) Firewall
6 3 (2.78%) FTP
7 2 (1.85%) Broadband
7 2 (1.85%) ISDN
7 2 (1.85%) LAN
7 2 (1.85%) MPLS
7 2 (1.85%) PSTN
7 2 (1.85%) VoIP
8 1 (0.93%) ATM
8 1 (0.93%) GPRS
8 1 (0.93%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.37%) MySQL
2 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.63%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.78%) Big Data
4 3 (2.78%) DB2
4 3 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 18 (16.67%) Selenium
2 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.33%) JIRA
2 9 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.70%) TestComplete
4 3 (2.78%) Fiddler
4 3 (2.78%) Firebug
4 3 (2.78%) JMeter
4 3 (2.78%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.78%) The Grinder
4 3 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 14 (12.96%) Electronics
2 12 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 12 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.26%) Military
4 4 (3.70%) Finance
5 3 (2.78%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Legal
5 3 (2.78%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) Developer
1 22 (20.37%) Test Engineer
2 13 (12.04%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (12.04%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.19%) Principal Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Web Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) IT Support
5 8 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Data Scientist
7 6 (5.56%) Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Graduate
8 5 (4.63%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Software Support Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.56%) HTML
2 29 (26.85%) .NET
3 20 (18.52%) CSS
4 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (12.96%) jQuery
6 11 (10.19%) Web Services
7 10 (9.26%) Dapper ORM
7 10 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (8.33%) Node.js
9 7 (6.48%) SOAP
10 5 (4.63%) ADO.NET
10 5 (4.63%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (4.63%) Google Maps API
10 5 (4.63%) REST
10 5 (4.63%) RESTful
10 5 (4.63%) SignalR
11 3 (2.78%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.41%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.26%) User Experience
4 8 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.56%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (4.63%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (4.63%) Statistics
6 5 (4.63%) Wiki
7 4 (3.70%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.78%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.78%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.78%) New Media
8 3 (2.78%) Social Media
8 3 (2.78%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.78%) VSAM
8 3 (2.78%) W3C
9 2 (1.85%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.85%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.56%) Linux
2 10 (9.26%) Windows
3 8 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (4.63%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (24.07%) Scrum
4 25 (23.15%) Software Testing
5 23 (21.30%) DevOps
6 22 (20.37%) Test Scripting
7 18 (16.67%) MVC
8 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (13.89%) Information Security
9 15 (13.89%) Time Management
10 13 (12.04%) Feasibility Study
11 12 (11.11%) SDLC
12 10 (9.26%) ITIL
12 10 (9.26%) Web Development
13 9 (8.33%) Change Management
13 9 (8.33%) Data Validation
13 9 (8.33%) Problem Management
13 9 (8.33%) WFM
14 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.81%) C++
2 41 (37.96%) C
2 41 (37.96%) SQL
3 29 (26.85%) PHP
4 26 (24.07%) Python
5 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 21 (19.44%) Java
7 20 (18.52%) C#
8 18 (16.67%) Perl
9 17 (15.74%) Embedded C
10 9 (8.33%) Embedded C++
10 9 (8.33%) VB
11 6 (5.56%) R
11 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
12 5 (4.63%) VB6
13 4 (3.70%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.70%) VBScript
14 3 (2.78%) Apex Code
14 3 (2.78%) COBOL
14 3 (2.78%) JCL
Qualifications
1 50 (46.30%) Degree
2 19 (17.59%) DV Cleared
2 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.41%) HNC
3 8 (7.41%) HND
4 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.70%) PhD
6 2 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.89%) SLA
2 7 (6.48%) QA
3 4 (3.70%) ISO13485
4 3 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (12.04%) Firmware
2 10 (9.26%) Hyper-V
2 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) VMware
2 6 (5.56%) Google
3 5 (4.63%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.63%) Cisco
3 5 (4.63%) Extreme Networks
3 5 (4.63%) Juniper
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.78%) Cognizant
4 3 (2.78%) HP
4 3 (2.78%) IBM
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle
4 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.78%) Zend
5 1 (0.93%) Apple
5 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
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ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: £Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Market-leading
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago