The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 39 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.69% - 4.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% - 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
215 203 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 74.65% 77.19% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 159 171 125
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Validation
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Validation Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Validation
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) AccuRev
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) AccuRev