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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
North West / Manchester
Rank 110 159 172
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 95 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.48% 0.61% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 0.67% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 10
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £53,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%

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
3513 2999 3425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.58% 90.77% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2961 2457 2898
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 24 February 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 24 February 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 - 61 - - 5
Salford - 3 £33,500 - 1
Wigan - 2 £38,750 -
Bolton - 1 £26,500 -
Stockport - 1 £47,500 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 77 (54.23%) Degree
2 65 (45.77%) C++
3 62 (43.66%) C
4 52 (36.62%) Computer Science
5 51 (35.92%) HTML
6 49 (34.51%) Linux
6 49 (34.51%) Software Engineering
7 46 (32.39%) .NET
8 45 (31.69%) PHP
8 45 (31.69%) SQL
9 41 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (24.65%) MySQL
11 33 (23.24%) Embedded C
12 32 (22.54%) Python
12 32 (22.54%) JavaScript
13 30 (21.13%) C#
13 30 (21.13%) Scrum
14 26 (18.31%) Software Testing
14 26 (18.31%) MVC
14 26 (18.31%) Firmware
14 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET
14 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (17.61%) DevOps
15 25 (17.61%) CSS
16 24 (16.90%) Electronics
16 24 (16.90%) Test Scripting
17 23 (16.20%) Feasibility Study
18 22 (15.49%) jQuery
18 22 (15.49%) Java
19 21 (14.79%) Selenium

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 (3.52%) Confluence
1 5 (3.52%) SAS
2 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.70%) CICS
Applications
1 12 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) SPSS
2 3 (2.11%) Stata
3 2 (1.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.70%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.70%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.27%) Internet
2 9 (6.34%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.23%) WAN
4 5 (3.52%) BGP
4 5 (3.52%) HTTP
4 5 (3.52%) OSPF
4 5 (3.52%) SNMP
5 4 (2.82%) ATM
6 3 (2.11%) DNS
6 3 (2.11%) LAN
6 3 (2.11%) VoIP
7 2 (1.41%) 802.11
7 2 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.41%) MPLS
7 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.41%) WLAN
8 1 (0.70%) 4G
8 1 (0.70%) FTP
8 1 (0.70%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.65%) MySQL
2 20 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.52%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.11%) Big Data
5 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) DB2
6 1 (0.70%) MS Access
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (14.79%) Selenium
2 20 (14.08%) Cucumber
3 19 (13.38%) Visual Studio
4 12 (8.45%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.45%) JIRA
5 2 (1.41%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.41%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.70%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.70%) Firebug
6 1 (0.70%) JMeter
6 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.70%) The Grinder
6 1 (0.70%) Toad
General
1 24 (16.90%) Electronics
2 16 (11.27%) Manufacturing
3 12 (8.45%) Military
4 11 (7.75%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.52%) Finance
6 4 (2.82%) Games
7 3 (2.11%) Legal
7 3 (2.11%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Automotive
8 1 (0.70%) Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (20.42%) Developer
2 28 (19.72%) Test Engineer
3 26 (18.31%) Embedded Engineer
4 15 (10.56%) Web Developer
5 13 (9.15%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) Data Scientist
6 12 (8.45%) Principal Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) IT Support
8 8 (5.63%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Embedded Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (35.92%) HTML
2 46 (32.39%) .NET
3 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET
3 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (17.61%) CSS
5 22 (15.49%) jQuery
6 15 (10.56%) Dapper ORM
6 15 (10.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (9.15%) Web Services
8 10 (7.04%) ADO.NET
8 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
8 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 10 (7.04%) Google Maps API
8 10 (7.04%) SignalR
9 9 (6.34%) Node.js
10 8 (5.63%) SOAP
11 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (3.52%) Middleware
11 5 (3.52%) REST
11 5 (3.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (36.62%) Computer Science
2 21 (14.79%) Algorithms
3 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.56%) User Experience
5 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.93%) Device Driver
7 6 (4.23%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (3.52%) Wiki
9 4 (2.82%) EPoS
10 3 (2.11%) Animation
10 3 (2.11%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.11%) New Media
10 3 (2.11%) Social Media
10 3 (2.11%) W3C
11 2 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.70%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 49 (34.51%) Linux
2 19 (13.38%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (7.04%) Windows
4 4 (2.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.51%) Software Engineering
2 41 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (21.13%) Scrum
4 26 (18.31%) MVC
4 26 (18.31%) Software Testing
5 25 (17.61%) DevOps
6 24 (16.90%) Test Scripting
7 23 (16.20%) Feasibility Study
8 18 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (11.97%) Information Security
9 17 (11.97%) Time Management
10 16 (11.27%) SDLC
11 15 (10.56%) Web Development
12 12 (8.45%) Machine Learning
13 10 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (7.04%) ITIL
14 9 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (6.34%) Problem Management
14 9 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (6.34%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.77%) C++
2 62 (43.66%) C
3 45 (31.69%) PHP
3 45 (31.69%) SQL
4 33 (23.24%) Embedded C
5 32 (22.54%) JavaScript
5 32 (22.54%) Python
6 30 (21.13%) C#
7 22 (15.49%) Java
8 20 (14.08%) Perl
9 19 (13.38%) VB
10 17 (11.97%) Embedded C++
11 11 (7.75%) T-SQL
12 10 (7.04%) VB6
13 7 (4.93%) R
14 6 (4.23%) MATLAB
15 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
16 3 (2.11%) Apex Code
17 2 (1.41%) VBScript
18 1 (0.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 77 (54.23%) Degree
2 19 (13.38%) DV Cleared
2 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.86%) HNC
3 14 (9.86%) HND
4 8 (5.63%) PhD
5 6 (4.23%) Postgraduate
5 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) CCDP
6 2 (1.41%) CCNP
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.41%) HP ASE
6 2 (1.41%) HP MASE
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) SLA
2 12 (8.45%) QA
3 4 (2.82%) ISO13485
4 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (18.31%) Firmware
2 12 (8.45%) Hyper-V
2 12 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
1 12 (8.45%) VMware
2 11 (7.75%) Google
3 7 (4.93%) Cisco
4 5 (3.52%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.52%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (3.52%) Juniper
5 4 (2.82%) HP
6 3 (2.11%) IBM
6 3 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.11%) Zend
7 2 (1.41%) AirMagnet
7 2 (1.41%) Aruba
7 2 (1.41%) BroadSoft
7 2 (1.41%) Citrix
7 2 (1.41%) MikroTik
7 2 (1.41%) Mitel
7 2 (1.41%) NEC
7 2 (1.41%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (1.41%) WatchGuard
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