The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 159 157 130
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Permanent jobs citing Validation 28 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.72% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.92% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 32
Average salary £38,858 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.65% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,375 £31,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,400 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
3503 2944 3006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.00% 78.65% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2918 2472 2653
Average salary £40,000 £39,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £32,500 -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (27.45%) Finance
3 13 (25.49%) Migration
3 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
4 12 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 12 (23.53%) Degree
5 11 (21.57%) HTML
5 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
5 11 (21.57%) Windows
6 10 (19.61%) Web Services
6 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
6 10 (19.61%) Test Management
6 10 (19.61%) HTML5
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (19.61%) Test Strategy
7 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (17.65%) Communications Security
7 9 (17.65%) Web Development
7 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (17.65%) VMware
7 9 (17.65%) Linux
7 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
7 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.69%) C#
8 8 (15.69%) CSS
8 8 (15.69%) jQuery
8 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
8 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (15.69%) CSS3
8 8 (15.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Photoshop
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.96%) osCommerce
2 1 (1.96%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.96%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) MySQL
3 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (13.73%) NUnit
3 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.80%) JUnit
4 5 (9.80%) Selenium
4 5 (9.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.80%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (3.92%) FxCop
5 2 (3.92%) StyleCop
5 2 (3.92%) Moq
5 2 (3.92%) Gerrit
5 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.96%) LSMW
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Legal
3 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Electronics
5 2 (3.92%) Military
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Test Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) UI Developer
3 5 (9.80%) UI Programmer
4 4 (7.84%) CRM Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Senior UI Developer
4 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Coordinator
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Trainer
5 3 (5.88%) IT Trainer
5 3 (5.88%) Electronics Technician
5 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 2 (3.92%) Data Integrity Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Testing Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) HTML
2 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 10 (19.61%) HTML5
3 8 (15.69%) jQuery
3 8 (15.69%) CSS3
3 8 (15.69%) CSS
4 7 (13.73%) Backbone.js
5 6 (11.76%) .NET
6 5 (9.80%) XML
6 5 (9.80%) RESTful
7 4 (7.84%) Ninject
7 4 (7.84%) WCF
7 4 (7.84%) WPF
7 4 (7.84%) LINQ
8 2 (3.92%) DOM
8 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.92%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (3.92%) Regular Expression
9 1 (1.96%) Visualforce
9 1 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) iSeries
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Migration
1 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
2 12 (23.53%) Automated Testing
3 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
3 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (19.61%) Test Management
3 10 (19.61%) Test Strategy
4 9 (17.65%) Communications Security
4 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.65%) Web Development
5 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.73%) CRM
6 6 (11.76%) ITIL
7 5 (9.80%) Scrum
7 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Change Control
8 4 (7.84%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (7.84%) Data Validation
8 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.69%) C#
3 6 (11.76%) Ruby
4 5 (9.80%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.96%) ABAP
6 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MOS
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) VMware
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Wonderware
4 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (3.92%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.92%) Nokia
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Pardot
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Coremetrics
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago