The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 87 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% 0.77% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.91% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £50,000 - £24,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Validation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
682 660 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.09% 84.40% 75.30%
Number of salaries quoted 605 546 496
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Validation
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the North East region.

Validation Salary Trend in the North East

Validation
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Tyne and Wear 0 1 £50,000 - 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) iptables
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 2 (25.00%) CIPD

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Relationship Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) CentOS
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CIPD
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) iptables
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat