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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 46 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.61% 3.63% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 4.11% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 2
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
433 535 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.95% 88.28% 79.60%
Number of salaries quoted 355 469 375
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,475 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
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 2 March 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 +13 11 £37,500 +25.00%
Wirral - 3 £40,000 - 1
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) W3C
2 9 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) SOA
5 6 (33.33%) SOAP
5 6 (33.33%) HTTP
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) OO
5 6 (33.33%) XHTML
5 6 (33.33%) HTML5
5 6 (33.33%) REST
5 6 (33.33%) CSS3
5 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (22.22%) GAMP
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) WPF
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) WinForms

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 2 (11.11%) Fireworks
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MSTest
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) ERwin
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
1 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) UX Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) XHTML
4 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) HTML5
4 6 (33.33%) REST
4 6 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (16.67%) WPF
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) W3C
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (11.11%) Biotechnology
3 2 (11.11%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 6 (33.33%) SOA
3 6 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
7 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) GAMP
2 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) Teradata
2 1 (5.56%) Aruba
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
Wirral, Merseyside
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + OTE
Posted: 5 days ago