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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 182 154 162
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 29 44 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.56% 1.04% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.25% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 16
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -
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
4447 3528 3075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.90% 83.66% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2803 2574
Average salary £40,375 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.93% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -16 21 £34,000 -15.00% 8
Bradford -29 6 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 36 (60.00%) SQL
2 21 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.33%) Oracle
6 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
6 13 (21.67%) Project Management
6 13 (21.67%) Degree
7 12 (20.00%) QA
7 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 11 (18.33%) .NET
9 10 (16.67%) Windows
9 10 (16.67%) Finance
10 9 (15.00%) Data Analysis
10 9 (15.00%) SOA
11 8 (13.33%) Java
11 8 (13.33%) Workflow
11 8 (13.33%) Data Validation
11 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (11.67%) Data Entry
12 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
12 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (11.67%) ETL
12 7 (11.67%) SLA
13 6 (10.00%) ERP
13 6 (10.00%) ITIL
13 6 (10.00%) Marketing
13 6 (10.00%) Migration
13 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
14 5 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) SPSS
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) ATM
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) MS Access
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Marketing
3 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Back Office
5 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.33%) French Language
6 2 (3.33%) German Language
6 2 (3.33%) Advertising
6 2 (3.33%) Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (60.00%) Analyst
2 19 (31.67%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Junior
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Senior QA Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) MI Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 5 (8.33%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.33%) LIMS
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Chemistry
3 2 (3.33%) Biology
3 2 (3.33%) Biotechnology
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) STB
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) Project Management
3 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (15.00%) SOA
4 9 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 8 (13.33%) Workflow
5 8 (13.33%) Data Validation
5 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Data Entry
6 7 (11.67%) ETL
7 6 (10.00%) ERP
7 6 (10.00%) ITIL
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Service Management
8 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Process Improvement
8 5 (8.33%) Coaching
9 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.00%) C
6 2 (3.33%) R
6 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
2 7 (11.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 5 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (6.67%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £44,900 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Keighley, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Salary: £38k-£45k depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago