The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 123 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 6 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.71% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.88% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 4
Average salary £70,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.66% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -4.54%
V-Model
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
1851 1712 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.06% 80.95% 69.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1541 998
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

V-Model
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

V-Model Salary Trend in Birmingham

V-Model
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing V-Model across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

V-Model Salary Histogram in Birmingham

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing V-Model 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 V-Model.

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Waterfall
3 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
3 10 (52.63%) Project Management
4 9 (47.37%) Banking
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) QA
6 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
7 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Test Management
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) MS Project
7 4 (21.05%) SAP
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) ISEB
8 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
8 3 (15.79%) SAP HR
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
8 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
9 2 (10.53%) Test Automation

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing V-Model 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 V-Model. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Project
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP HR
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Head of Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.26%) IT Development Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Quality Manager
3 1 (5.26%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Waterfall
3 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
3 10 (52.63%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Management
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft