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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 67 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.84% 1.51% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.86% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £21,400 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
621 539 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 74.73% 81.54% 69.39%
Number of salaries quoted 439 446 462
Average salary £37,050 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the North East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in the North East

Validation
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -4 5 £40,000 +17.64%
Durham +2 2 - -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) HL7
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) RAD
4 1 (12.50%) RUP
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Server Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
3 1 (12.50%) RUP
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) HL7
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft