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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 181 168 164
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 16 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.66% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.74% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 20
Median salary £38,250 £75,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-49.00% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £58,250 £20,338
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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
3329 3374 3561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.90% 89.40% 86.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2801 2818 2864
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bolton - 1 £42,500 - 1
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Change Management
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) C
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 6 (22.22%) Data Validation
6 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
6 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Schematic Capture
6 5 (18.52%) Prototyping
6 5 (18.52%) Electronics
6 5 (18.52%) Wireless
6 5 (18.52%) Firewall
6 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
6 5 (18.52%) C++
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 4 (14.81%) JMeter
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) Banking

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 3 (11.11%) CICS
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
1 5 (18.52%) Wireless
2 3 (11.11%) FTP
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) BGP
3 2 (7.41%) Broadband
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) OSPF
3 2 (7.41%) SNMP
4 1 (3.70%) ISDN
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.70%) PSTN
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) DB2
1 3 (11.11%) MS Access
2 2 (7.41%) Looker
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) JMeter
3 3 (11.11%) Fiddler
3 3 (11.11%) Firebug
3 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) The Grinder
3 3 (11.11%) Toad
4 2 (7.41%) Appium
4 2 (7.41%) TestComplete
4 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Jtest
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Electronics
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Audio DSP Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Audio Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) DSP Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Electronics Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) PCB Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Delivery Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) Ajax
3 2 (7.41%) GWT
3 2 (7.41%) Java EE
3 2 (7.41%) Java SE
3 2 (7.41%) JPA
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) Flash
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) SAML
4 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 3 (11.11%) VSAM
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Wiki
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Change Management
3 6 (22.22%) Data Validation
3 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Prototyping
4 5 (18.52%) Schematic Capture
5 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.11%) Release Management
6 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) COBOL
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) JCL
4 2 (7.41%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Tcl
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CISM
2 2 (7.41%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Cognizant
2 3 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.41%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) MobileIron
3 2 (7.41%) ScanSafe
3 2 (7.41%) Sophos
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.70%) Novell
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) SOASTA, Inc
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pershing Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago