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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 154 160 165
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 26 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.69% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 13
Average salary £75,000 £30,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+145.90% -37.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
3132 3324 3341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.10% 83.27% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2591 2690 2880
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Manchester

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (35.09%) Finance
1 20 (35.09%) Test Scripting
1 20 (35.09%) Test Strategy
2 19 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 19 (33.33%) Migration
3 17 (29.82%) Test Management
4 14 (24.56%) QA
5 12 (21.05%) Degree
6 10 (17.54%) ISTQB
6 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (15.79%) Test Planning
7 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 9 (15.79%) Service Management
7 9 (15.79%) ITIL
8 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
8 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (14.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (12.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
9 7 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
10 5 (8.77%) F5
10 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
10 5 (8.77%) Banking
10 5 (8.77%) Retail
10 5 (8.77%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (8.77%) SQL
10 5 (8.77%) Oracle
10 5 (8.77%) LAN

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (7.02%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.75%) Stata
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.75%) SAP MDM
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) LAN
1 5 (8.77%) WAN
2 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.75%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.75%) LSMW
3 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) General Ledger
5 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Head of Testing
3 8 (14.04%) Consultant
3 8 (14.04%) Test Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Risk Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) IT Risk Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Sales Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Network Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.75%) RESTful
2 1 (1.75%) JSON
2 1 (1.75%) EDI
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.51%) Physics
3 2 (3.51%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.75%) FMCG
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Life Science
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Test Scripting
1 20 (35.09%) Test Strategy
2 19 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 19 (33.33%) Migration
3 17 (29.82%) Test Management
4 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (15.79%) Test Planning
5 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 9 (15.79%) Service Management
5 9 (15.79%) ITIL
6 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.02%) Workflow
8 4 (7.02%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.02%) Cash Management
8 4 (7.02%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (5.26%) Coaching
9 3 (5.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.51%) C
3 2 (3.51%) C++
3 2 (3.51%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) R
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 10 (17.54%) ISTQB
3 8 (14.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.75%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.75%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.75%) PhD
5 1 (1.75%) PMP
5 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
2 7 (12.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.26%) SLA
4 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.75%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) F5
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco
1 5 (8.77%) Juniper
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) DataFlux
3 1 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.75%) Trillium
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago