Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 77 63
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 15 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.95% 1.10% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.29% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 17
Liverpool median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -5.41% +21.31%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £37,700 £45,000
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -5.41% +21.31%

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 707 700 709
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 91.94% 85.37% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 501 539 524
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Validation.

1 12 (80.00%) Life Science
2 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Integration Testing
2 8 (53.33%) GMP
2 8 (53.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Image Processing
4 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (13.33%) Product Management
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Google
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
General
1 8 (53.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Functional Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Life Science
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Integration Testing
1 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) Image Processing
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) GMP
2 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) Google
1 2 (13.33%) VMware