The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Data Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Validation
England / North West
Rank 255 234 249
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% 0.11% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.12% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Median salary £21,000 £20,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.43% -  
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £32,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +26.92% -21.21%  

Data 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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5476 4968 5800
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.30% 87.94% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4544 4141 4667
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Data Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in the North West

Data Validation
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Data Validation in the North West

Data Validation
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -27 2 £21,000 +2.43%
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Data 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) SNMP
3 5 (50.00%) SLA
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) Wiki
3 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (50.00%) Ticket Management
3 5 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 4 (40.00%) Hidden Markov Model
4 4 (40.00%) Time Series Forecasting
4 4 (40.00%) Structural Equation Modelling
4 4 (40.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 4 (40.00%) Statistics
4 4 (40.00%) R
4 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Stata
4 4 (40.00%) Neural Network
4 4 (40.00%) Economics
4 4 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SPSS
1 4 (40.00%) Stata
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) BGP
1 5 (50.00%) OSPF
1 5 (50.00%) SNMP
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Statistical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Statistician
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Statistician
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) Wiki
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (50.00%) Ticket Management
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 4 (40.00%) Economics
4 4 (40.00%) Hidden Markov Model
4 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (40.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 4 (40.00%) Neural Network
4 4 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Statistics
4 4 (40.00%) Structural Equation Modelling
4 4 (40.00%) Time Series Forecasting
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) R
1 4 (40.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
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Searchability
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Posted: 2 days ago
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