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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 65 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.99% 2.08% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 2.88% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 10
Average salary £37,500 £21,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% +2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
598 451 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.82% 72.04% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 520 393 397
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (58.33%) Legal
2 5 (41.67%) MOS
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Retail

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (41.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (58.33%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Trainer
1 7 (58.33%) IT Trainer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Metadata Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Content Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MOS
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft