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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - - 33
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +1.80%
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
173 136 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 86.50% 79.07% 74.07%
Number of salaries quoted 153 122 122
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) AccuRev
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) AccuRev
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java