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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 164 147 158
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Validation 42 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.86% 0.79% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.96% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 11
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £28,328 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4045 2924 2745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.16% 82.86% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3208 2212 2282
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -27 21 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Huddersfield - 8 £42,500 - 1
Bradford +6 6 - - 3
Halifax -8 6 £40,750 +16.42% 3
Wetherby - 1 £25,000 -
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 32 (41.56%) SQL
2 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
3 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 20 (25.97%) Oracle
4 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (23.38%) QA
6 18 (23.38%) ETL
6 18 (23.38%) Project Management
6 18 (23.38%) Change Management
7 17 (22.08%) Workflow
8 16 (20.78%) SOA
8 16 (20.78%) Data Entry
9 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
9 15 (19.48%) MicroStrategy
9 15 (19.48%) Middleware
9 15 (19.48%) ERP
9 15 (19.48%) Business Objects
9 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
9 15 (19.48%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (18.18%) Oracle Database
11 13 (16.88%) Waterfall
12 12 (15.58%) Business Analysis
12 12 (15.58%) Java
12 12 (15.58%) .NET
12 12 (15.58%) Finance
13 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.99%) Logistics
14 9 (11.69%) Windows
15 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) GPRS
1 1 (1.30%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (19.48%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
2 6 (7.79%) French Language
2 6 (7.79%) German Language
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (63.64%) Analyst
2 42 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 18 (23.38%) Developer
4 17 (22.08%) SQL Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) SAP Business Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Lead Business Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Change Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Tester
11 2 (2.60%) Test Manager
11 2 (2.60%) Service Manager
11 2 (2.60%) Change Manager
11 2 (2.60%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) Middleware
2 12 (15.58%) .NET
3 2 (2.60%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.30%) IVR
2 1 (1.30%) Chemistry
2 1 (1.30%) Biology
2 1 (1.30%) Biotechnology
2 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.30%) Firmware
2 1 (1.30%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (23.38%) ETL
2 18 (23.38%) Project Management
2 18 (23.38%) Change Management
3 17 (22.08%) Workflow
4 16 (20.78%) SOA
4 16 (20.78%) Data Entry
5 15 (19.48%) ERP
6 13 (16.88%) Waterfall
7 12 (15.58%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.99%) Logistics
8 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (9.09%) Requirements Management
10 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (9.09%) User Stories
11 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.49%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (6.49%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
2 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.58%) Java
4 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.60%) VBA
5 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.97%) Oracle
3 15 (19.48%) Business Objects
3 15 (19.48%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (7.79%) SAP
5 4 (5.19%) VMware
5 4 (5.19%) Citrix
6 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago