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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 46 49 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.17% 3.62% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 4.09% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 3
Average salary £37,500 £22,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.45% -32.30%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +1.21%
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
398 513 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.52% 88.45% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 344 457 392
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £57,831
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 January 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 +11 8 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Wirral - 2 £40,000 - 2
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 January 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%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) W3C
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) XHTML
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) SOA
4 6 (40.00%) HTTP
4 6 (40.00%) REST
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) GAMP
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) FMCG
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (13.33%) Fireworks
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ERwin
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) REST
3 6 (40.00%) CSS3
3 6 (40.00%) XHTML
3 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) WinForms
4 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) WPF
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) W3C
2 3 (20.00%) FMCG
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) Biotechnology
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) SOA
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Bioinformatics
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) GAMP
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) Teradata
2 1 (6.67%) Aruba
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
Wirral, Merseyside
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Optimus Search
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago