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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
North West / Merseyside
Rank 61 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.08% 1.60% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.81% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 12
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%

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
494 443 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 89.01% 88.42% 89.16%
Number of salaries quoted 405 364 365
Median salary £41,792 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,250 £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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 27 February 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 +4 6 £47,500 +35.71%
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) iPad
2 4 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (40.00%) Alteryx
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Actionable Insight
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Ant
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) PuTTY

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 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) PuTTY
1 2 (20.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) RubyMine
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (20.00%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Data Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Actionable Insight
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Alteryx
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft