The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 28 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.78% - 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% - 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Average salary £28,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,712 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Validation
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 117 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 88.28% 79.59% 57.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 96 118
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Validation
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Validation Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Qt
4 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (14.29%) CAN bus
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XSL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) Qt
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Physics
1 1 (14.29%) CAN bus
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) MathWorks
Northern Ireland
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago