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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 65 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.53% 1.22% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.50% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 8
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.22%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
485 400 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 84.94% 81.47% 86.88%
Number of salaries quoted 367 300 467
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 -17 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) Cognos
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) ETL
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Complex ETL
7 1 (11.11%) Change Control
7 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2014
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) MI Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Report Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) MI Manager
3 1 (11.11%) MIS Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) MIS Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Report Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Complex ETL
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Cognos
3 2 (22.22%) IBM