The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 110 115 99
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 30 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.28% 0.50% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.59% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 20
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,200 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
2026 1709 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.62% 84.98% 84.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1476 1395 1400
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Validation.

1 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
2 29 (40.85%) TCP/IP
2 29 (40.85%) VPN
2 29 (40.85%) LAN
2 29 (40.85%) WAN
2 29 (40.85%) assyst
2 29 (40.85%) SCOM
3 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
4 19 (26.76%) SLA
4 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (26.76%) VMware
4 19 (26.76%) vSphere
5 18 (25.35%) Test Management
5 18 (25.35%) C
6 17 (23.94%) DHCP
6 17 (23.94%) DNS
6 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
6 17 (23.94%) ISEB
6 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
6 17 (23.94%) Data Centre
7 16 (22.54%) Mimecast
7 16 (22.54%) Test Strategy
7 16 (22.54%) Functional Testing
7 16 (22.54%) Non-Functional Testing
7 16 (22.54%) Citrix
7 16 (22.54%) Symantec
7 16 (22.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (22.54%) MS Exchange
7 16 (22.54%) Security Testing
7 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2003

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2003
1 16 (22.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (40.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) Mimecast
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.85%) LAN
1 29 (40.85%) TCP/IP
1 29 (40.85%) VPN
1 29 (40.85%) WAN
2 17 (23.94%) DHCP
2 17 (23.94%) DNS
3 15 (21.13%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.41%) 4G
4 1 (1.41%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.41%) DVB
4 1 (1.41%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.41%) GSM
4 1 (1.41%) LTE
4 1 (1.41%) UMTS
4 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.23%) Datazen
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Power View
2 3 (4.23%) OLAP
2 3 (4.23%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (4.23%) Power BI
2 3 (4.23%) PowerPivot
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) Grunt
3 1 (1.41%) gulp
3 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Back Office
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Games
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Exchange Engineer
1 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 16 (22.54%) Service Manager
1 16 (22.54%) Test Manager
1 16 (22.54%) Test Validation Manager
2 15 (21.13%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Financial Controller
7 3 (4.23%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (1.41%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.41%) RF Design Engineer
8 1 (1.41%) RF Engineer
8 1 (1.41%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) MDX
1 3 (4.23%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.41%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) J2EE
2 1 (1.41%) Node.js
2 1 (1.41%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (1.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.90%) Fat Client
2 12 (16.90%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.23%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.23%) Derivative
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.23%) Market Risk
4 3 (4.23%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.41%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.41%) Physics
5 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Test Management
2 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
3 16 (22.54%) Functional Testing
3 16 (22.54%) Non-Functional Testing
3 16 (22.54%) Security Testing
3 16 (22.54%) Test Strategy
4 15 (21.13%) ITIL
5 9 (12.68%) SDLC
6 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.63%) Data Validation
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
7 3 (4.23%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.23%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (4.23%) ETL
7 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.23%) Resource Management
7 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.23%) Scrum
7 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) C
2 12 (16.90%) SQL
3 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.23%) VBA
6 2 (2.82%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) C#
7 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.41%) Java
7 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) ISEB
2 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.41%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (26.76%) vSphere
2 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
3 15 (21.13%) XenApp
4 13 (18.31%) XenDesktop
5 12 (16.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (40.85%) SCOM
2 16 (22.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (21.13%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) VMware
3 16 (22.54%) Citrix
3 16 (22.54%) Symantec
4 13 (18.31%) AppSense
4 13 (18.31%) ServiceNow
5 6 (8.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.41%) Altiris
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
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