The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 173 145 167
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 33 48 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.69% 1.13% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.37% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 13
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Validation
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4167 3505 3234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.54% 82.63% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3306 2740 2709
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 21 £34,000 -9.33% 4
Bradford -22 7 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 37 (64.91%) SQL
2 23 (40.35%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
4 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (26.32%) Degree
5 12 (21.05%) Project Management
5 12 (21.05%) Waterfall
5 12 (21.05%) QA
6 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
6 11 (19.30%) Finance
7 10 (17.54%) Windows
7 10 (17.54%) Oracle
8 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 9 (15.79%) .NET
8 9 (15.79%) Marketing
9 8 (14.04%) Data Validation
9 8 (14.04%) Retail
9 8 (14.04%) Data Analysis
9 8 (14.04%) SOA
10 7 (12.28%) SLA
10 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
11 6 (10.53%) Analytics
11 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.53%) ETL
11 6 (10.53%) ITIL
11 6 (10.53%) Migration
11 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity
12 5 (8.77%) Service Management
12 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
12 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) SPSS
4 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) ATM
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.77%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (5.26%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Marketing
3 8 (14.04%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Advertising
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) Business Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) Junior
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Senior QA Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) MI Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Marketing Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.51%) LIMS
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Chemistry
3 2 (3.51%) Biology
3 2 (3.51%) Biotechnology
3 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) STB
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) UNIX
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) Project Management
2 12 (21.05%) Waterfall
3 8 (14.04%) Data Validation
3 8 (14.04%) SOA
3 8 (14.04%) Data Analysis
4 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 6 (10.53%) ETL
4 6 (10.53%) ITIL
4 6 (10.53%) Migration
4 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (10.53%) Analytics
5 5 (8.77%) Process Improvement
5 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
5 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
5 5 (8.77%) Manual Testing
5 5 (8.77%) Service Management
5 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.77%) Six Sigma
5 5 (8.77%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.02%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) R
4 3 (5.26%) C
5 1 (1.75%) VBA
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) QA
2 7 (12.28%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) IBM
4 4 (7.02%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.02%) Citrix
4 4 (7.02%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (7.02%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago