The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 168 163 136
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Permanent jobs citing Validation 18 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.63% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.80% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 28
Average salary £39,500 £22,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.55% -46.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £19,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3335 3233 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.41% 78.80% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2750 2750 2528
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle -7 4 - -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Military
2 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) JUnit
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (19.05%) Electronics
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Communications Security
3 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Information Management
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (14.29%) NUnit
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Project Planning

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.76%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
1 5 (23.81%) JUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) NUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.76%) Gerrit
5 1 (4.76%) FxCop
5 1 (4.76%) StyleCop
5 1 (4.76%) Moq
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 6 (28.57%) Military
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) International Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) Ninject
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) LINQ
3 1 (4.76%) Grails
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) JSP
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (19.05%) Communications Security
2 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Information Management
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) CMMI
4 2 (9.52%) RUP
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
3 1 (4.76%) Fortran
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) RHCE
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) Basel II
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Coremetrics
4 1 (4.76%) Wonderware
4 1 (4.76%) NCR
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