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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 46 51 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.45% 1.79% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.03% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 6
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £33,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
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
345 443 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.33% 88.25% 89.91%
Number of salaries quoted 285 320 512
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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
(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 +7 6 £35,000 - 1
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) ITSM
2 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) Ant
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) JMeter
5 3 (23.08%) PuTTY
5 3 (23.08%) WinSCP
5 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) PuTTY
1 3 (23.08%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Ant
1 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) JMeter
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (23.08%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (23.08%) WATIR
1 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Information Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) MI Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Report Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Service Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Service Performance Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) QA Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) MI Manager
6 1 (7.69%) MIS Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITSM
1 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Complex ETL
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
Liverpool, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago