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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 146 147 141
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 39 31 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 0.82% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.05% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 25
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,950 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,550 £43,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
3433 2960 3122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.85% 78.43% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 2527 2728
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Cheadle - 6 - -
Stockport - 3 £32,500 -
Bolton +5 2 £20,000 -55.55%
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (27.27%) Finance
3 13 (23.64%) Migration
3 13 (23.64%) Automated Testing
3 13 (23.64%) Degree
3 13 (23.64%) Windows
3 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
4 12 (21.82%) Software Testing
5 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 11 (20.00%) HTML
5 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (18.18%) Test Management
6 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 9 (16.36%) HTML5
7 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (16.36%) Communications Security
7 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio
7 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
7 9 (16.36%) Linux
7 9 (16.36%) Web Services
7 9 (16.36%) Web Development
7 9 (16.36%) VMware
7 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.55%) ITIL
8 8 (14.55%) C#
8 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.73%) QA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (7.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (3.64%) WebTrends
2 2 (3.64%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.82%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.73%) NUnit
4 6 (10.91%) JUnit
4 6 (10.91%) Selenium
5 5 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 5 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (3.64%) FxCop
6 2 (3.64%) StyleCop
6 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.64%) Gerrit
6 2 (3.64%) Moq
7 1 (1.82%) LSMW
7 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.82%) Subversion
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Legal
3 4 (7.27%) Marketing
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.45%) Military
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 5 (9.09%) UI Programmer
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Coordinator
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.27%) CRM Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior UI Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Trainer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Trainer
6 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Electronics Technician
7 2 (3.64%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Web Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 9 (16.36%) HTML5
2 9 (16.36%) Web Services
3 7 (12.73%) jQuery
3 7 (12.73%) CSS3
3 7 (12.73%) CSS
4 6 (10.91%) .NET
4 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
5 5 (9.09%) RESTful
6 4 (7.27%) XML
6 4 (7.27%) Ninject
6 4 (7.27%) WCF
6 4 (7.27%) WPF
6 4 (7.27%) LINQ
7 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.82%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (1.82%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.82%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.82%) DOM
7 1 (1.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Migration
1 13 (23.64%) Automated Testing
1 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
2 12 (21.82%) Software Testing
3 10 (18.18%) Test Management
3 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 9 (16.36%) Communications Security
4 9 (16.36%) Web Development
4 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.55%) ITIL
6 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.73%) CRM
7 6 (10.91%) Scrum
7 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Data Validation
8 5 (9.09%) Change Control
8 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.55%) C#
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.82%) ABAP
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.64%) SLA
4 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) VMware
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Wonderware
4 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.64%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Coremetrics
5 2 (3.64%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.64%) Nokia
5 2 (3.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.82%) Pardot
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) HP
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