The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stratford-upon-Avon 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
Warwickshire / Stratford-upon-Avon
Rank 12 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stratford-upon-Avon 1.59% - 10.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% - 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £47,500 - £42,000
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 Stratford-upon-Avon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Stratford-upon-Avon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 62 60 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stratford-upon-Avon 98.41% 86.96% 74.14%
Number of salaries quoted 58 57 39
Median salary £47,500 £41,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% -2.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stratford-upon-Avon 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 Stratford-upon-Avon

Validation
Salary Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Salary trend for Validation in Stratford-upon-Avon

Validation
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Stratford-upon-Avon

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 Stratford-upon-Avon region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stratford-upon-Avon 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Test Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft