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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 144 191 185
Rank change year-on-year +47 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 36 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.00% 0.47% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.53% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 36
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 3258 3979 4548
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 90.42% 89.60% 89.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2890 3275 3583
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 27 March 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 27 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
Leeds +26 19 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Bradford +9 6 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Huddersfield - 5 £42,000 -
Brighouse - 2 £36,500 -
Halifax - 1 £40,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £32,500 -
Validation
Yorkshire

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.92%) Finance
3 22 (26.51%) Windows
4 19 (22.89%) MS Excel
5 18 (21.69%) SQL
5 18 (21.69%) Cisco
5 18 (21.69%) Juniper
5 18 (21.69%) LAN
5 18 (21.69%) WAN
5 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (21.69%) Firewall
6 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
6 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
7 16 (19.28%) C#
7 16 (19.28%) DHCP
7 16 (19.28%) DNS
7 16 (19.28%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (19.28%) CCNP
7 16 (19.28%) Degree
7 16 (19.28%) Computer Science
7 16 (19.28%) Network Management
7 16 (19.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (19.28%) Capacity Management
7 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
8 15 (18.07%) HTML
8 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
8 15 (18.07%) .NET
9 14 (16.87%) MS Visio
9 14 (16.87%) Data Modelling
9 14 (16.87%) User Stories

Validation
Top Related 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 (4.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (22.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.87%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) StreamServe
1 1 (1.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.20%) IaaS
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
1 1 (1.20%) PaaS
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) Firewall
1 18 (21.69%) LAN
1 18 (21.69%) WAN
2 16 (19.28%) DHCP
2 16 (19.28%) DNS
3 10 (12.05%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.41%) 3G
4 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.41%) GSM
4 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.41%) Wireless
5 1 (1.20%) FTP
5 1 (1.20%) HTTP
5 1 (1.20%) Intranet
5 1 (1.20%) Network Security
5 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.61%) Big Data
4 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) MS Access
6 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Selenium
2 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) JMeter
3 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.20%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Analyst
2 18 (21.69%) Developer
3 17 (20.48%) Business Analyst
4 14 (16.87%) Network Engineer
5 13 (15.66%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (14.46%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.64%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Junior
8 7 (8.43%) Junior .NET Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Junior .NET Software Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Junior Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (7.23%) IT Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Data Manager
10 5 (6.02%) Data Scientist
10 5 (6.02%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.07%) .NET
1 15 (18.07%) HTML
2 13 (15.66%) CSS
3 12 (14.46%) .NET Framework
4 11 (13.25%) Entity Framework
5 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.43%) WCF
6 7 (8.43%) Web Services
7 5 (6.02%) CSS3
7 5 (6.02%) REST
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.82%) jQuery
8 4 (4.82%) LINQ
9 3 (3.61%) XML
10 1 (1.20%) JSP
10 1 (1.20%) WSDL
10 1 (1.20%) XSD
10 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Computer Science
1 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.23%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.20%) e-Health
5 1 (1.20%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) PACS
5 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (19.28%) Capacity Management
2 16 (19.28%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (19.28%) Network Management
3 14 (16.87%) Data Modelling
3 14 (16.87%) User Stories
4 13 (15.66%) Business Analysis
4 13 (15.66%) Coaching
4 13 (15.66%) GAP Analysis
4 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
4 13 (15.66%) Process Improvement
4 13 (15.66%) Use Case
5 12 (14.46%) MVC
6 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.64%) Change Management
6 8 (9.64%) Data Validation
6 8 (9.64%) Mathematics
7 6 (7.23%) Physics
7 6 (7.23%) Statistical Analysis
7 6 (7.23%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) SQL
2 16 (19.28%) C#
3 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.43%) Java
5 6 (7.23%) Python
5 6 (7.23%) R
5 6 (7.23%) VBA
6 3 (3.61%) C
7 2 (2.41%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.20%) C++
8 1 (1.20%) F#
8 1 (1.20%) Groovy
8 1 (1.20%) Scala
8 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) CCNP
1 16 (19.28%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (19.28%) Degree
2 11 (13.25%) CCIE
3 6 (7.23%) PhD
4 1 (1.20%) AAT
4 1 (1.20%) HND
4 1 (1.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Firmware
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.69%) Cisco
2 18 (21.69%) Juniper
3 5 (6.02%) Cognos
4 2 (2.41%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.20%) VMware
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago