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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 74 80 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.83% 0.78% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.91% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 10
Average salary £47,750 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.77% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,950 £32,100 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,550 £51,750 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
647 770 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 89.36% 85.46% 86.77%
Number of salaries quoted 511 663 670
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram 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 30 April 2016. 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 +9 1 £57,500 +55.40%
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Cognizant
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
1 4 (44.44%) Product Management
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Business Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Life Science
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Industrial Design
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Product Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Life Science
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Product Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Industrial Design
3 2 (22.22%) Product Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (11.11%) CCVP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cognizant
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco