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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
North West / Merseyside
Rank 66 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.84% 1.33% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.51% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%

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
512 464 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 85.91% 87.88% 88.42%
Number of salaries quoted 409 356 340
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Validation Salary Histogram 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -5 5 £47,500 +35.71%
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) iPad
2 4 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (33.33%) Alteryx
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Cognos
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server

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:

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
1 2 (16.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
1 2 (16.67%) RubyMine
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (16.67%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Data Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Alteryx
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft