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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 42 50 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Validation 15 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.00% 1.97% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 2.22% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 0
Average salary £37,500 £53,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.24% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +1.80%
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
332 405 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 88.53% 88.62% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 290 297 278
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,223 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 42 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 41 (85.42%) .NET
3 40 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 40 (83.33%) SQL
3 40 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (77.08%) Software Testing
5 30 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
5 30 (62.50%) XML
6 28 (58.33%) MS Excel
6 28 (58.33%) ETL
6 28 (58.33%) HP UFT
6 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (56.25%) Windows
8 26 (54.17%) ISEB
8 26 (54.17%) Test Scripting
8 26 (54.17%) HP Quality Center
8 26 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (54.17%) Defect Management
8 26 (54.17%) MSTest
9 20 (41.67%) Web Services
10 16 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (33.33%) Java
10 16 (33.33%) Test Planning
11 15 (31.25%) QA
12 14 (29.17%) Mentoring
12 14 (29.17%) Functional Testing
13 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
14 11 (22.92%) Finance

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 30 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (20.83%) CMS
3 4 (8.33%) Mule
Applications
1 28 (58.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (58.33%) HP UFT
3 26 (54.17%) MSTest
4 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) SilkTest
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (85.42%) Analyst
2 40 (83.33%) Test Analyst
3 36 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
4 35 (72.92%) Senior Test Analyst
5 30 (62.50%) SQL Analyst
6 27 (56.25%) Web Analyst
6 27 (56.25%) Web Test Analyst
7 26 (54.17%) Senior Web Analyst
8 18 (37.50%) ETL Analyst
9 17 (35.42%) Service Analyst
10 11 (22.92%) Functional Analyst
10 11 (22.92%) Functional Test Analyst
11 10 (20.83%) Web Applications Analyst
12 4 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
13 2 (4.17%) Consultant
13 2 (4.17%) QA Analyst
13 2 (4.17%) Senior Technical Analyst
13 2 (4.17%) Server Analyst
13 2 (4.17%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) .NET
2 30 (62.50%) XML
3 20 (41.67%) Web Services
4 4 (8.33%) JSON
4 4 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (8.33%) REST
4 4 (8.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (8.33%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 37 (77.08%) Software Testing
3 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (58.33%) ETL
4 26 (54.17%) Defect Management
4 26 (54.17%) Test Scripting
5 16 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 14 (29.17%) Functional Testing
6 14 (29.17%) Mentoring
7 11 (22.92%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Business Development
9 4 (8.33%) Machine Learning
9 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) Workflow
10 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Coaching
10 2 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) Scala
4 2 (4.17%) C
4 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Postgraduate
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (54.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (4.17%) HP
2 2 (4.17%) Micro Focus
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