The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 51 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.69% 2.34% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 2.55% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Median salary £30,250 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.18% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £32,750 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £37,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
269 470 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 93.08% 91.80% 86.55%
Number of salaries quoted 226 407 372
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of job ads across the Warrington region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Validation.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
2 7 (77.78%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
2 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (66.67%) MSTest
3 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 6 (66.67%) ISEB
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (66.67%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 6 (66.67%) MSTest
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer in Test
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Automation Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Test Automation Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Procurement Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 6 (66.67%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Spend Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center