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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 82 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.57% 1.48% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.70% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -26.82%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +1.21%
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
758 765 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 87.03% 86.93% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 651 595 537
Average salary £37,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,600 £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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -10 5 £25,000 -16.66%
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA