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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 59 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.76% 0.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
388 284 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 85.27% 81.38% 73.15%
Number of salaries quoted 329 222 338
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) C
1 6 (50.00%) HND
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
1 6 (50.00%) SCADA
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Fujitsu
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Product Management
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (16.67%) User Experience

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

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 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (16.67%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Interaction Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) SCADA
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Use Case
2 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Management
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Product Management
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) HND
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCVP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) NetApp
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Fujitsu
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco