The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 186 169
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 14 14 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.36% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.39% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 26
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,775 £40,000 £38,375
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -3.40%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3250 3561 4145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 92.54% 91.47% 90.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11084 12152 13463
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in West Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in West Yorkshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in West Yorkshire

Validation
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Leeds +1 4 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Bradford - 4 £38,750 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £18,500 - 1
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £50,000 -
Validation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 16 (32.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (22.45%) Windows
5 11 (22.45%) Process Improvement
6 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.37%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
7 9 (18.37%) MS Visio
7 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
7 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (18.37%) User Stories
7 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
7 9 (18.37%) Coaching
7 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (18.37%) Use Case
8 8 (16.33%) Web Services
9 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 7 (14.29%) Change Management
10 6 (12.24%) Java
10 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
10 6 (12.24%) SQL
10 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.24%) QA
10 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
11 5 (10.20%) Data Validation
11 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
11 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
11 5 (10.20%) Network Management

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (8.16%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (18.37%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) DHCP
1 5 (10.20%) DNS
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
1 5 (10.20%) WAN
2 3 (6.12%) 3G
2 3 (6.12%) GSM
2 3 (6.12%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (6.12%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
3 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Lead Business Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Data Manager
6 4 (8.16%) IT Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Java Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Data Governance Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Governance Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) CSS3
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) REST
3 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (8.16%) Entity Framework
3 4 (8.16%) jQuery
3 4 (8.16%) LINQ
4 3 (6.12%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.04%) JSP
5 1 (2.04%) React
5 1 (2.04%) Servlets
5 1 (2.04%) XSD
5 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (22.45%) Process Improvement
4 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) Coaching
5 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
5 9 (18.37%) GAP Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.37%) Use Case
5 9 (18.37%) User Stories
6 7 (14.29%) Change Management
7 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.20%) Capacity Management
8 5 (10.20%) Data Validation
8 5 (10.20%) MVC
8 5 (10.20%) Network Management
8 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.20%) Web Development
9 4 (8.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Java
1 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) C
3 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.04%) F#
4 1 (2.04%) Groovy
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) R
4 1 (2.04%) Scala
4 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) CCNP
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) CCIE
3 1 (2.04%) HND
3 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco
2 5 (10.20%) Juniper
3 1 (2.04%) Cognos
3 1 (2.04%) HP
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 7 days ago