The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 0.65% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - -10.61%  

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 140 185 138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 90.91% 96.35% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 113 166 125
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Validation
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in Stoke-on-Trent.

Salary trend for Validation in Stoke-on-Trent

Validation
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Logistics
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Data Validation
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) EDI
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Applications Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) EDI
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Validation
1 5 (83.33%) Logistics
1 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £39,324 - £46,924 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago