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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 158 179 179
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 18 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.42% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.50% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 1
Average salary £46,000 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.27% -47.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
2888 3412 3194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.89% 84.90% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2923 2778
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average 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 £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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
Altrincham - 2 £36,750 - 1
Cheadle -3 1 £40,000 - 1
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Degree
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle
4 8 (23.53%) QA
4 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
5 7 (20.59%) General Ledger
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (20.59%) SLA
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
5 7 (20.59%) Workflow
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle iProcurement
5 7 (20.59%) Cash Management
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (20.59%) Procure-to-pay
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (20.59%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Confluence
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.94%) SAS
5 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Assets
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Cash Management
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle FAH
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle iProcurement
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Receivables
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) WinSCP
2 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.94%) DSL
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.94%) SDH
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (11.76%) DB2
2 4 (11.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (14.71%) HP UFT
3 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
3 4 (11.76%) Toad
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) General Ledger
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Consultant
1 7 (20.59%) Functional Consultant
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Consultant
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Functional Consultant
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Technical Consultant
1 7 (20.59%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Business Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Design Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) E-Business Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Financials Technical Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Head of QA
4 2 (5.88%) Head of Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Lead Enterprise Architect
4 2 (5.88%) OAT Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) OAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.88%) J2EE
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) JSON
3 1 (2.94%) Velocity
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) LIMS
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
2 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
2 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (20.59%) Cash Management
2 7 (20.59%) Procure-to-pay
2 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
2 7 (20.59%) Workflow
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.76%) Load Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.82%) Analytics
4 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) HND
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) CISM
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) CBAP
4 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.94%) CLAS
4 1 (2.94%) GCIA
4 1 (2.94%) GIAC
4 1 (2.94%) IIBA
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PCI QSA
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
2 7 (20.59%) SLA
3 3 (8.82%) ISO13485
4 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.94%) PA-DSS
5 1 (2.94%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) DameWare
1 4 (11.76%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) LexisNexis
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Juniper
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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