The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 70 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.16% 1.75% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.28% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 5
Average salary £30,000 £21,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -23.21%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
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
691 570 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.82% 76.72% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 582 483 354
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 April 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (46.67%) Legal
2 5 (33.33%) MOS
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) ISEB
5 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) JMeter
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (13.33%) JMeter
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 7 (46.67%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Trainer
1 7 (46.67%) IT Trainer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MOS
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
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