The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Validation over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 107 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 21 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.02% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.41% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
1757 1450 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.96% 80.15% 81.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1441 1284 1041
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Validation
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Validation Salary Trend in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing 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 Validation.

1 10 (25.64%) SQL
1 10 (25.64%) Citrix
1 10 (25.64%) XenApp
1 10 (25.64%) NetScaler
1 10 (25.64%) EdgeSight
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 8 (20.51%) SDLC
4 7 (17.95%) LAN
4 7 (17.95%) WAN
4 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.95%) VPN
4 7 (17.95%) SCOM
4 7 (17.95%) Business Continuity
4 7 (17.95%) assyst
5 6 (15.38%) AppSense
5 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 6 (15.38%) vSphere
5 6 (15.38%) SLA
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) VMware
5 6 (15.38%) ISEB
5 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
6 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (12.82%) Thin Client
6 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing 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 Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Force.com
1 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) NetScaler
2 7 (17.95%) LAN
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) VPN
2 7 (17.95%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) FlexRay
5 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) OLAP
2 3 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Service Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Test Validation Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Report Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) MDX
2 2 (5.13%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) Visualforce
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Fat Client
2 5 (12.82%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.13%) DataPower
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Economics
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
1 8 (20.51%) SDLC
2 7 (17.95%) Business Continuity
3 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Test Management
4 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Data Validation
5 4 (10.26%) Presales
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
6 3 (7.69%) Line Management
6 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.69%) Workflow
7 2 (5.13%) Logistics
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) C
6 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ISEB
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) XenApp
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) vSphere
2 6 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) EdgeSight
2 7 (17.95%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Citrix
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) AppSense
3 6 (15.38%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Altiris
6 1 (2.56%) Informatica
6 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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