Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 53 89
Rank change year-on-year +3 +36 -31
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.13% 3.28% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 3.57% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 5
Liverpool median annual salary £29,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £42,875 £67,250 £32,500
Merseyside median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% -25.00%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 554 673 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.82% 91.94% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 420 492 592
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,349 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% - -

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Liverpool

Validation
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Validation in Liverpool

Validation
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Liverpool over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Validation.

1 7 (53.85%) Time Management
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) OLAP
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (30.77%) VBA
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
4 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Complex ETL
5 3 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (23.08%) SSDT
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) High Availability
5 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
5 3 (23.08%) SCADA
5 3 (23.08%) SAP ERP

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) OLAP
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) SSDT
4 2 (15.38%) Power BI
4 2 (15.38%) QlikView
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Asset Management Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) IT Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) IT Support
2 4 (30.77%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (23.08%) SCADA
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Time Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
3 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Complex ETL
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (7.69%) Data Science
6 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) VBA
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Siemens
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos
3 2 (15.38%) Tableau