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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 77 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.03% 0.72% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.83% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 10
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £38,750 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £42,500 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
727 723 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.18% 86.17% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 621 647 441
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 - 2 £43,500 -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Process Management
4 2 (18.18%) IVR
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
4 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
5 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Velocity
5 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Programme Support Officer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP BW Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) Velocity
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) WinForms
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) IVR
2 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (18.18%) Process Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) R
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ABAP
1 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Basel III
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) SAP