The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 254 233 235
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 2 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.29% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.37% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £28,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -56.15%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £70,000 £40,200
% change year-on-year
-53.57% +74.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Data Validation
England

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Talend
3 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (20.00%) Life Science
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Informatica
2 2 (40.00%) Talend
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cognizant