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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 39 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.88% 2.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 0
Average salary £42,500 £53,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
289 431 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 92.63% 91.12% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 241 350 375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 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 22 (84.62%) SQL
1 22 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 20 (76.92%) .NET
3 18 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (53.85%) MSTest
4 14 (53.85%) ISEB
4 14 (53.85%) Defect Management
5 13 (50.00%) Finance
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (50.00%) QA
5 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
6 11 (42.31%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (34.62%) XML
7 9 (34.62%) ETL
7 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
7 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
7 9 (34.62%) C#
7 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
7 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
8 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (26.92%) Test Management
8 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (26.92%) Windows

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (15.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (53.85%) MSTest
3 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
4 7 (26.92%) HP UFT
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 11 (42.31%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Analyst
4 10 (38.46%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (34.62%) ETL Analyst
6 8 (30.77%) Developer
6 8 (30.77%) Developer in Test
7 7 (26.92%) Automation Tester
7 7 (26.92%) Senior Automation Tester
7 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
7 7 (26.92%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 7 (26.92%) Senior Tester
7 7 (26.92%) Senior Web Analyst
7 7 (26.92%) Service Analyst
7 7 (26.92%) SSIS Analyst
7 7 (26.92%) Test Automation Developer
7 7 (26.92%) Tester
7 7 (26.92%) Web Analyst
7 7 (26.92%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
3 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (34.62%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 14 (53.85%) Defect Management
3 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (34.62%) ETL
4 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (26.92%) Test Management
6 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 6 (23.08%) Test Planning
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) Business Development
8 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
8 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISEB
2 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) IBM