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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 48 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.84% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Median salary £32,500 £55,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +189.47%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
453 588 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.43% 88.29% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 355 526 514
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £59,800
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 24 September 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
1 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (37.50%) Online Marketing
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing Strategy
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (37.50%) SDLC
1 6 (37.50%) Affiliate Marketing
1 6 (37.50%) Affiliate Network
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) XAML
3 4 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (25.00%) MVVM
3 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) WPF
3 4 (25.00%) Informatics
3 4 (25.00%) Biology
3 4 (25.00%) Biotechnology

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 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
1 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
1 3 (18.75%) JMeter
1 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) WPF
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (25.00%) Biology
2 4 (25.00%) Biotechnology
2 4 (25.00%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Affiliate Marketing
1 6 (37.50%) Affiliate Network
1 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing Strategy
1 6 (37.50%) Online Marketing
1 6 (37.50%) SDLC
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) MVVM
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (25.00%) XAML
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft