The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 56 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.75% 0.85% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.98% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 11
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +78.57%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Validation
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
422 610 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 79.17% 86.04% 78.16%
Number of salaries quoted 366 528 434
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,238 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Validation
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Validation Salary Trend in Sheffield

Validation
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) C++
1 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
1 5 (45.45%) XAML
1 5 (45.45%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
1 5 (45.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (45.45%) Informatics
1 5 (45.45%) Biotechnology
1 5 (45.45%) WPF
1 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
1 5 (45.45%) MVVM
1 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) JMeter
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
2 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
1 3 (27.27%) JMeter
1 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) WPF
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
1 5 (45.45%) Biotechnology
1 5 (45.45%) Informatics
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
1 5 (45.45%) MVVM
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
2 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) C++
1 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
1 5 (45.45%) XAML
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree