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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 54 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.03% 0.23% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 0.26% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £53,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
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
373 382 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 84.01% 87.21% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 294 289 284
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (58.33%) RPG
4 7 (58.33%) DB2
4 7 (58.33%) Billing
4 7 (58.33%) Apache Flex
5 4 (33.33%) Line Management
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Confluence
7 2 (16.67%) iSeries
7 2 (16.67%) Product Management
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) BT
7 2 (16.67%) Perforce
8 1 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (8.33%) CCVP
8 1 (8.33%) C
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Firewall

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) WLAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) SilkPerformer
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (58.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Manager
1 7 (58.33%) Production Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) RPG
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCVP
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) BT
2 2 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint