The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank - 248 236
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.054% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.064% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £34,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.00%
Data 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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5885 6212 5530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.92% 83.56% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4882 4949 4701
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Validation
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Data Validation Salary Trend in the North West

Data Validation
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Data 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 Data Validation.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) DataFlux
2 1 (50.00%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Trillium

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Data 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 Data Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Trillium
1 1 (50.00%) DataFlux