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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 56 67 74
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.33% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.86% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £33,233
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +35.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,800 £27,819
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,750 £38,647
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
478 464 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.40% 76.07% 72.42%
Number of salaries quoted 387 404 418
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014. 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 +9 7 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) W3C
1 9 (90.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) SOA
4 5 (50.00%) HTTP
4 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) XHTML
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) User Stories
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) Games
6 3 (30.00%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
7 1 (10.00%) FMCG
7 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (10.00%) Teradata

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) XHTML
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Teradata
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
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