The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 124 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.092% - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £31,750 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.58%
Data Validation
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1684 1700 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.32% 79.51% 70.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1512 1009
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Validation
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation across the Birmingham region.

Data Validation Salary Trend in Birmingham

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Validation.

1 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) LSMW
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) BODI
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) ABAP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (40.00%) BODI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Data Architect
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Architect
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Data Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Data Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft