The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 178 175 161
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 35 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.67% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 5
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4270 3124 2840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.29% 79.11% 77.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3439 2460 2373
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the West Yorkshire region.

Validation Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Validation
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 27 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Huddersfield +5 6 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Wakefield - 2 £23,000 -
Bradford - 2 £23,000 - 1
Halifax - 2 £57,500 - 5
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 44 (60.27%) SQL
2 41 (56.16%) SQL Server
3 29 (39.73%) Oracle
4 25 (34.25%) Change Management
5 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
5 24 (32.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (31.51%) Java
7 20 (27.40%) T-SQL
7 20 (27.40%) VBA
7 20 (27.40%) ETL
7 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (21.92%) Data Validation
9 14 (19.18%) Data Cleansing
9 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (19.18%) Business Analysis
9 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (19.18%) PL/SQL
9 14 (19.18%) XML
10 13 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database
11 11 (15.07%) Data Entry
11 11 (15.07%) Workflow
12 10 (13.70%) ISEB
12 10 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (12.33%) QA
13 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.96%) Data Management
14 8 (10.96%) Business Objects
14 8 (10.96%) DTS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (2.74%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) GPRS
1 1 (1.37%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (56.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database
6 8 (10.96%) DTS
7 6 (8.22%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (5.48%) MS Access
10 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.74%) QlikView
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.37%) MySQL
12 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) Maven
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.22%) Retail
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Legal
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Analyst
2 31 (42.47%) Business Analyst
3 21 (28.77%) Developer
4 20 (27.40%) SQL Developer
5 11 (15.07%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) Technical Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) Technical Business Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Data Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Data Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Tester
10 1 (1.37%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.37%) Marketing Analyst
10 1 (1.37%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) XML
2 6 (8.22%) Middleware
2 6 (8.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) JSON
3 1 (1.37%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.37%) Firmware
2 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.37%) IVR
2 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Change Management
2 20 (27.40%) ETL
3 16 (21.92%) Data Validation
4 14 (19.18%) Data Cleansing
4 14 (19.18%) Business Analysis
5 13 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.07%) Data Entry
6 11 (15.07%) Workflow
7 10 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.96%) Data Management
10 7 (9.59%) Six Sigma
10 7 (9.59%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.22%) Project Management
11 6 (8.22%) ERP
11 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.22%) SOA
12 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (5.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (60.27%) SQL
2 23 (31.51%) Java
3 20 (27.40%) T-SQL
3 20 (27.40%) VBA
4 14 (19.18%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) C++
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) ISEB
2 4 (5.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) Oracle
2 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.96%) Business Objects
4 6 (8.22%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.74%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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