The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 67 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.64% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £19,000 £20,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 480 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 66.93% 83.92% 74.66%
Number of salaries quoted 358 420 361
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
South Yorkshire

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
1 16 (88.89%) Windows XP
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 16 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 15 (83.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 15 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (83.33%) HP
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) French Language
4 5 (27.78%) WFM
5 3 (16.67%) Social Media
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) MSI
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) NCR
7 1 (5.56%) ATM
7 1 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) XML

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) French Language
3 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
1 16 (88.89%) Windows XP
1 16 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Problem Management
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) WFM
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) NCR