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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank - 125 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
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
1929 1739 1183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.19% 82.42% 71.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1712 1584 988
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 October 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) OLTP
1 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft