The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 83 60 77
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.63% 1.69% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.96% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 9
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -26.82%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Validation
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
816 662 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.00% 86.20% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 707 509 669
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the South Yorkshire region.

Validation Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Validation
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -17 6 £25,000 -16.66%
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Service Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Graduate
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) HP