The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 62 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.78% 0.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £53,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Validation
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
464 441 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 90.98% 85.30% 77.20%
Number of salaries quoted 414 358 243
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Validation
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Validation Salary Trend in Warrington

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 16 (84.21%) Oracle
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) RPG
2 14 (73.68%) Telecoms
2 14 (73.68%) Billing
2 14 (73.68%) DB2
2 14 (73.68%) Apache Flex
3 13 (68.42%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) Line Management
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) iSeries
5 4 (21.05%) Product Management
5 4 (21.05%) Confluence
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Perforce
5 4 (21.05%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) BT
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Release Management
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
General
1 14 (73.68%) Telecoms
1 14 (73.68%) Billing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Production Manager
2 11 (57.89%) Software Manager
3 8 (42.11%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) iSeries
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) SDLC
2 6 (31.58%) Line Management
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Product Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) Release Management
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) RPG
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Perforce
3 3 (15.79%) BT