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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 78 90 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -39
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.32% 0.11% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.13% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 15
Average salary £55,000 - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
820 768 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.68% 81.70% 76.73%
Number of salaries quoted 743 695 437
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 -1 3 £55,000 -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Electronics
3 4 (33.33%) ABAP
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) IVR
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (8.33%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Basel III
6 1 (8.33%) R

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Programme Support Officer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) SAP BW Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) IVR
3 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) ABAP
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Basel III
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) IBM