Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 87 63
Rank change year-on-year +30 -24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 15 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.04% 0.58% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.65% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 6
Liverpool median annual salary £49,750 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.83% -20.00% 0.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,375 £41,875 £42,500
Merseyside median annual salary £45,500 £30,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +51.67% -21.05% -1.62%

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 668 920 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.76% 88.80% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 521 581 479
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £62,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -

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 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 8 (53.33%) Citrix
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
1 8 (53.33%) Google
1 8 (53.33%) QA
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
1 8 (53.33%) Product Management
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (53.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) Image Processing
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) W3C
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Life Science
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering

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 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (53.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Grunt
2 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.67%) git-flow
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) UX Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) CSS3
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Life Science
1 3 (20.00%) W3C
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Product Management
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (20.00%) Image Processing
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Development
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) C++
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Citrix
1 8 (53.33%) Google
1 8 (53.33%) VMware