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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 46 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.81% 1.57% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.81% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 3
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%

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
426 551 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 92.21% 86.36% 92.39%
Number of salaries quoted 338 451 544
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,900 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 25 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 24 (80.00%) C++
3 20 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (50.00%) ZigBee
4 15 (50.00%) ANSI C
4 15 (50.00%) RS-232
4 15 (50.00%) RS-485
4 15 (50.00%) RS-422
4 15 (50.00%) Home Automation
4 15 (50.00%) Wireless
4 15 (50.00%) Electronics
4 15 (50.00%) C
4 15 (50.00%) Bluetooth
4 15 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 15 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 15 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 15 (50.00%) Firmware
5 11 (36.67%) Manufacturing
6 9 (30.00%) XAML
6 9 (30.00%) C#
6 9 (30.00%) SDLC
6 9 (30.00%) WPF
6 9 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (30.00%) MVVM
7 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
7 5 (16.67%) Online Marketing
7 5 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
7 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing

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 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
1 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 15 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 15 (50.00%) RS-232
1 15 (50.00%) RS-422
1 15 (50.00%) RS-485
1 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 15 (50.00%) Wireless
1 15 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 4 (13.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (50.00%) Electronics
2 11 (36.67%) Manufacturing
3 9 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (16.67%) Finance
4 5 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 15 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (50.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 15 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 15 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Applications Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Development Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) WPF
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (50.00%) Home Automation
3 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 5 (16.67%) Biotechnology
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (30.00%) MVVM
2 9 (30.00%) SDLC
3 5 (16.67%) Affiliate Marketing
3 5 (16.67%) Affiliate Network
3 5 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (16.67%) Biology
3 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (16.67%) Informatics
3 5 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
3 5 (16.67%) Online Marketing
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (3.33%) Release Management
4 1 (3.33%) Scorecard
4 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C++
2 15 (50.00%) ANSI C
2 15 (50.00%) C
2 15 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 15 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 9 (30.00%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) XAML
4 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft