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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 77 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.63% 0.61% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.73% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 7
Average salary £25,000 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.06% -6.09%
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -
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
692 410 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.59% 83.67% 82.10%
Number of salaries quoted 607 339 513
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 November 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Service Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) HP