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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 49 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.23% 0.55% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.65% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +150.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £46,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £58,500 £35,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
389 616 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 79.55% 84.38% 75.55%
Number of salaries quoted 329 542 434
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 June 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (41.67%) WPF
2 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 5 (41.67%) MVVM
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) XAML
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) MATLAB
2 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (41.67%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Informatics
2 5 (41.67%) Biotechnology
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) JMeter
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow Analysis

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (25.00%) JMeter
1 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) WPF
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
1 5 (41.67%) Biotechnology
1 5 (41.67%) Informatics
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 5 (41.67%) MVVM
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) MATLAB
2 5 (41.67%) XAML
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA