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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 75 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.45% - 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 9
Average salary £55,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Validation
Northamptonshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 564 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.78% 85.07% 78.61%
Number of salaries quoted 517 519 283
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Validation
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Validation Salary Trend in Northampton

Validation
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Northampton

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) ABAP
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) S-PLUS
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) VBA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
1 2 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP BW Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) WinForms
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Velocity
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
1 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) ABAP
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) R
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Basel III
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft