The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 204 180 200
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Permanent jobs citing Validation 49 42 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.73% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.92% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,300 £36,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,600 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6226 4557 4373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.76% 79.11% 76.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4829 3539 3649
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 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
England

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Validation
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire -8 35 £40,000 +33.33% 10
South Yorkshire -8 14 £21,500 -37.68% 3
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 51 (45.13%) SQL
2 41 (36.28%) SQL Server
3 38 (33.63%) Microsoft
4 29 (25.66%) Oracle
5 27 (23.89%) VBA
6 25 (22.12%) Change Management
7 24 (21.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (20.35%) Java
9 20 (17.70%) T-SQL
9 20 (17.70%) Data Modelling
9 20 (17.70%) ETL
9 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (15.04%) Logistics
10 17 (15.04%) Finance
11 16 (14.16%) ITIL
11 16 (14.16%) Data Validation
11 16 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (13.27%) Windows
12 15 (13.27%) XML
13 14 (12.39%) PL/SQL
13 14 (12.39%) Data Cleansing
13 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (12.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (11.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (11.50%) Business Analysis
14 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
14 13 (11.50%) Oracle Database
14 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (10.62%) MS Excel

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.08%) MS Office
3 6 (5.31%) SPSS
4 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) Intranet
1 6 (5.31%) Extranet
1 6 (5.31%) RFID
2 1 (0.88%) ATM
2 1 (0.88%) GPRS
2 1 (0.88%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.28%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (12.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (11.50%) Oracle Database
6 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (8.85%) MS Access
7 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
8 8 (7.08%) DTS
9 7 (6.19%) Data Mining
10 6 (5.31%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.77%) QlikView
13 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) MSI
3 1 (0.88%) Maven
3 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Legal
3 7 (6.19%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.31%) Retail
5 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.54%) French Language
7 3 (2.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (51.33%) Analyst
2 36 (31.86%) Business Analyst
3 21 (18.58%) Developer
4 20 (17.70%) SQL Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Technical Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Technical Business Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Senior Business Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Services Delivery Manager
7 7 (6.19%) Service Manager
7 7 (6.19%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Information Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.42%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Data Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Trainer
10 4 (3.54%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) XML
2 6 (5.31%) Middleware
2 6 (5.31%) HTML
2 6 (5.31%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.88%) JSON
3 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.19%) Statistics
2 7 (6.19%) FMCG
3 6 (5.31%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.42%) NHS
5 3 (2.65%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.88%) Firmware
6 1 (0.88%) IVR
6 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.27%) Windows
2 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (8.85%) Windows XP
4 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) Change Management
2 20 (17.70%) ETL
2 20 (17.70%) Data Modelling
3 17 (15.04%) Logistics
4 16 (14.16%) ITIL
4 16 (14.16%) Data Validation
4 16 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (12.39%) Data Cleansing
6 13 (11.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (11.50%) Business Analysis
6 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.62%) ERP
8 11 (9.73%) Workflow
8 11 (9.73%) Data Entry
9 10 (8.85%) Data Management
10 9 (7.96%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.96%) Problem Management
11 8 (7.08%) CRM
11 8 (7.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.13%) SQL
2 27 (23.89%) VBA
3 23 (20.35%) Java
4 20 (17.70%) T-SQL
5 14 (12.39%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.19%) VB
7 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.77%) Perl
8 2 (1.77%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) Python
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) ISEB
3 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.19%) MCSE
4 4 (3.54%) MOS
5 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) SCCM
2 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.66%) Oracle
3 11 (9.73%) HP
4 8 (7.08%) Business Objects
5 6 (5.31%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.88%) NCR
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
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