The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - - 24
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - - 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £29,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 251 111 86
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 90.29% 86.72% 83.50%
Number of salaries quoted 211 67 64
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Northern Ireland

Validation
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Validation in Northern Ireland