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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 173 154 171
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 15 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.75% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.84% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 12
Median salary £37,500 £75,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +145.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £57,500 £20,038
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £80,000 £39,950
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
3196 3214 3435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.68% 89.85% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 2657 2752
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bury - 1 £60,000 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (50.00%) Degree
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) C
3 9 (30.00%) Change Management
4 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 7 (23.33%) Electronics
5 7 (23.33%) Finance
5 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
5 7 (23.33%) Wireless
5 7 (23.33%) C++
5 7 (23.33%) Linux
5 7 (23.33%) Data Validation
5 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (23.33%) Schematic Capture
5 7 (23.33%) Prototyping
6 5 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (16.67%) Ticket Management
6 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) WAN
6 5 (16.67%) SNMP
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) SLA
6 5 (16.67%) Juniper
6 5 (16.67%) OSPF
6 5 (16.67%) BGP
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management

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 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) CICS
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Wireless
2 5 (16.67%) BGP
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) OSPF
2 5 (16.67%) SNMP
2 5 (16.67%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) Broadband
4 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) FTP
5 1 (3.33%) HTTP
5 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Looker
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) Appium
3 2 (6.67%) JMeter
3 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.33%) Firebug
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Jtest
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.33%) The Grinder
4 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 7 (23.33%) Electronics
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
1 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Audio DSP Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Audio Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) DSP Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) PCB Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Ajax
1 2 (6.67%) GWT
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) Java EE
1 2 (6.67%) Java SE
1 2 (6.67%) JPA
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) Flash
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) SAML
2 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Wiki
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Change Management
3 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 7 (23.33%) Data Validation
4 7 (23.33%) Prototyping
4 7 (23.33%) Schematic Capture
5 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Ticket Management
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Release Management
7 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C
2 7 (23.33%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) COBOL
5 1 (3.33%) JCL
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Tcl
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) CISM
2 4 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
2 5 (16.67%) Juniper
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.67%) MobileIron
4 2 (6.67%) ScanSafe
4 2 (6.67%) Sophos
4 2 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Novell
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) SOASTA, Inc
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