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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 54 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 19 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.58% - 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% - 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,712 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
616 318 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.70% 74.30% 86.74%
Number of salaries quoted 601 290 427
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 14 (70.00%) VB.NET
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 14 (70.00%) WinForms
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) JSON
2 14 (70.00%) Data Validation
2 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (70.00%) HTML5
2 14 (70.00%) CSS3
2 14 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 14 (70.00%) Coaching
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Velocity
5 6 (30.00%) Firebug
5 6 (30.00%) Fiddler
5 6 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
5 6 (30.00%) XHTML

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Visual Studio
1 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (30.00%) Firebug
2 6 (30.00%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 12 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (70.00%) WinForms
2 14 (70.00%) JSON
2 14 (70.00%) HTML5
2 14 (70.00%) CSS3
3 7 (35.00%) Velocity
4 6 (30.00%) XML
4 6 (30.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
1 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (70.00%) Data Validation
1 14 (70.00%) Mentoring
1 14 (70.00%) Coaching
2 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 14 (70.00%) VB.NET
2 14 (70.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
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