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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 78 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.40% 1.07% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.20% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 16
Average salary £26,000 £36,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.27% -44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £31,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,728 £40,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
655 667 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 88.39% 89.41% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 456 616 542
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,760 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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
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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 -14 2 £36,705 +1.25% 1
Kettering - 1 £26,000 -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BW Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) SAP