The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 77 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.30% 1.40% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.56% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Median salary £28,000 £39,000 £38,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.20% +0.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £38,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £39,800 £40,000
UK excluding London median 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
580 450 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.18% 90.00% 86.65%
Number of salaries quoted 378 319 367
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -19 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Bootle - 1 £28,500 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Cognos
1 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) WATIR
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) RubyMine
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) PuTTY
2 2 (22.22%) WinSCP
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) C++

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) PuTTY
1 2 (22.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ant
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
1 2 (22.22%) RubyMine
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (22.22%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cognos
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft