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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 150 172 168
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 31 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 0.45% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.54% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 10
Average salary £36,750 £39,500 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.96% +81.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,800 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
2990 3363 3369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.67% 83.76% 80.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2771 2871
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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
Cheadle +9 3 - -
Stockport - 3 £35,000 - 3
Altrincham - 1 £27,500 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) LAN
3 11 (25.58%) WAN
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco
4 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
5 9 (20.93%) C
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (18.60%) Wireless
6 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
6 8 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (16.28%) VMware
7 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
7 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
7 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
7 7 (16.28%) Windows
7 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (13.95%) vSphere
8 6 (13.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
8 6 (13.95%) WatchGuard
8 6 (13.95%) Mimecast
8 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
8 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
8 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
8 6 (13.95%) Active Directory

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
1 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (13.95%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.65%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) PowerPivot
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (2.33%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Mimecast
2 5 (11.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) LAN
1 11 (25.58%) WAN
2 8 (18.60%) Wireless
3 6 (13.95%) DNS
3 6 (13.95%) MPLS
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) DHCP
4 5 (11.63%) VLAN
5 3 (6.98%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) OLAP
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.33%) LSMW
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Risk Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) IT Risk Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.63%) Sales Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Network Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Environment Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) XML
1 1 (2.33%) EDI
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
1 1 (2.33%) JSON
1 1 (2.33%) MDX
1 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Replication
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.65%) Physics
4 2 (4.65%) Biotechnology
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.33%) FMCG
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
1 8 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (11.63%) Line Management
3 5 (11.63%) ERP
3 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
4 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.98%) System Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Cash Management
5 3 (6.98%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (6.98%) Communications Security
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Workflow
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) C
3 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.98%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) NVQ Level 3
2 3 (6.98%) NVQ Level 4
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.98%) ISO 14001
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.95%) vSphere
2 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) WMI
2 5 (11.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) EMC
4 6 (13.95%) Avaya
4 6 (13.95%) WatchGuard
4 6 (13.95%) Sophos
5 5 (11.63%) F5
5 5 (11.63%) Juniper
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Trillium
7 1 (2.33%) DataFlux
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + 10% bonus + comprehensive benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £145 - £192 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago