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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 85 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.20% 0.66% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.80% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £19,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.89% -1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
707 624 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 72.00% 82.00% 78.42%
Number of salaries quoted 560 531 555
Average salary £37,696 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £59,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 August 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 -16 2 £19,000 -51.89%
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) Windows XP
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 12 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) HP
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) WFM
3 5 (33.33%) French Language
4 3 (20.00%) Social Media
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
6 1 (6.67%) MSI
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) NCR
6 1 (6.67%) ATM
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) XML

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Service Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) Windows XP
1 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
1 12 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (33.33%) WFM
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) NCR