The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 62 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.78% 1.20% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.47% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -30.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
524 409 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.49% 81.64% 76.04%
Number of salaries quoted 375 358 320
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Validation Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 5 £40,000 +17.64%
Validation
North East

Validation
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) HL7
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) RAD
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft