The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 73 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.53% 1.93% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 2.38% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 11
Average salary £36,250 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.23% +73.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £67,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -2.35%
Validation
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
651 673 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.80% 81.08% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 589 568 384
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Validation
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Northampton -10 4 £36,250 -44.23%
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) HTML
2 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 22 (88.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (88.00%) CSS
3 19 (76.00%) C#
3 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (72.00%) Finance
5 17 (68.00%) WinForms
5 17 (68.00%) Visual Studio
5 17 (68.00%) T-SQL
5 17 (68.00%) VB.NET
5 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (68.00%) Windows
5 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (68.00%) JSON
5 17 (68.00%) Data Validation
5 17 (68.00%) HTML5
5 17 (68.00%) CSS3
5 17 (68.00%) Mentoring
5 17 (68.00%) Coaching
6 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) Velocity
8 5 (20.00%) TDD
8 5 (20.00%) Firebug
8 5 (20.00%) Fiddler
8 5 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (20.00%) QA
8 5 (20.00%) XHTML

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (68.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.00%) Firebug
3 5 (20.00%) Fiddler
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 15 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (8.00%) DBA
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior DBA
7 2 (8.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) HTML
1 22 (88.00%) .NET
1 22 (88.00%) ASP.NET
1 22 (88.00%) CSS
2 17 (68.00%) WinForms
2 17 (68.00%) JSON
2 17 (68.00%) HTML5
2 17 (68.00%) CSS3
3 9 (36.00%) Velocity
4 5 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (68.00%) Data Validation
1 17 (68.00%) Mentoring
1 17 (68.00%) Coaching
2 5 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) Release Management
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) Process Management
5 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) C#
3 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (68.00%) T-SQL
3 17 (68.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
1 2 (8.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (8.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft