Period
to 15 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 62 70
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.85% 2.19% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 2.37% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 11
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -6.04%
10th Percentile £27,800 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,200 £67,000 £37,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -6.67%

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 631 717 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 89.76% 92.40% 85.61%
Number of salaries quoted 492 513 538
Liverpool median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.38% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Siemens
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Cognos
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) OLAP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) MSTest
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Complex ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Science
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Siemens
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) VMware