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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 45 54 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +20
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.62% 2.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.48% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 1
Median salary £42,500 £53,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.81% +17.77%
UK excluding London median 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
244 404 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 91.39% 90.18% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 210 350 361
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 May 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 18 (81.82%) SQL
1 18 (81.82%) Performance Testing
2 17 (77.27%) .NET
3 15 (68.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (54.55%) MSTest
4 12 (54.55%) ISEB
4 12 (54.55%) Defect Management
5 11 (50.00%) Finance
5 11 (50.00%) QA
6 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
7 9 (40.91%) C#
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
7 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
7 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
8 8 (36.36%) Web Services
9 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
9 7 (31.82%) Test Management
10 6 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (27.27%) XML
10 6 (27.27%) ETL
11 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
11 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (22.73%) Windows
11 5 (22.73%) HP UFT
11 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (18.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (54.55%) MSTest
3 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (22.73%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Developer in Test
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Automation Tester
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Automation Tester
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Test Automation Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Tester
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Tester
4 6 (27.27%) ETL Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Web Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) SSIS Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Web Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Performance Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Defect Management
3 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
4 7 (31.82%) Test Management
5 6 (27.27%) ETL
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Business Development
7 4 (18.18%) Machine Learning
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
7 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM