The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 51 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.22% 1.25% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.49% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 6
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
383 536 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 78.16% 83.88% 83.53%
Number of salaries quoted 283 444 439
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Validation
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Merseyside region.

Validation Salary Trend in Merseyside

Validation
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +10 6 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) ISEB
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 5 (33.33%) MSTest
6 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
7 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
7 4 (26.67%) Replication
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (26.67%) ETL
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) W3C
8 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Test Management
8 3 (20.00%) Test Automation

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Fireworks
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
1 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (20.00%) W3C
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ETL
1 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
1 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Test Management
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCTS
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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