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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 175 132 169
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +37
Permanent jobs citing Validation 34 42 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.68% 1.15% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 5
Average salary £42,500 £35,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
4118 3044 2978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.51% 83.60% 79.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3215 2360 2492
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -37 17 £46,000 +22.66% 5
Bradford +1 7 - -
Huddersfield - 6 £42,500 -
Halifax -13 2 £41,500 +18.57%
Wetherby - 2 £25,000 -
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (47.14%) SQL
2 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.57%) Project Management
3 20 (28.57%) QA
3 20 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (27.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (24.29%) SOA
5 17 (24.29%) ETL
6 16 (22.86%) Oracle
6 16 (22.86%) ERP
6 16 (22.86%) Business Objects
6 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 16 (22.86%) MicroStrategy
6 16 (22.86%) Middleware
6 16 (22.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
7 15 (21.43%) Workflow
8 14 (20.00%) Data Entry
9 13 (18.57%) .NET
10 12 (17.14%) Finance
10 12 (17.14%) Waterfall
10 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database
11 10 (14.29%) Java
11 10 (14.29%) Windows
12 8 (11.43%) Change Management
12 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.43%) Degree
12 8 (11.43%) Logistics
12 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
1 1 (1.43%) ATM
1 1 (1.43%) GPRS
1 1 (1.43%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (22.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Retail
3 6 (8.57%) French Language
3 6 (8.57%) German Language
3 6 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (61.43%) Analyst
2 32 (45.71%) Business Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Developer
4 16 (22.86%) SQL Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) SAP Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Change Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) SQL Reporting Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Business Manager
10 2 (2.86%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) Middleware
2 13 (18.57%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.86%) Chemistry
2 2 (2.86%) Biology
2 2 (2.86%) Biotechnology
2 2 (2.86%) LIMS
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) IVR
3 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Project Management
1 20 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (24.29%) SOA
2 17 (24.29%) ETL
3 16 (22.86%) ERP
4 15 (21.43%) Workflow
5 14 (20.00%) Data Entry
6 12 (17.14%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.43%) Change Management
7 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.43%) Logistics
7 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Requirements Management
9 5 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) User Stories
9 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) SQL
2 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
3 10 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.86%) Oracle
2 16 (22.86%) Business Objects
2 16 (22.86%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (8.57%) SAP
4 4 (5.71%) Citrix
4 4 (5.71%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum 21-26k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago