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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 85 106 118
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 34 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.94% 1.24% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.44% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 1
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
1597 1879 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.10% 86.59% 81.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1521 1278
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 February 2017.

Validation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 39 (52.00%) SLA
2 24 (32.00%) ITIL
3 23 (30.67%) VMware
4 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (28.00%) vSphere
6 19 (25.33%) Service Delivery
6 19 (25.33%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (25.33%) Business Development
6 19 (25.33%) Service Design
7 18 (24.00%) Change Control
8 14 (18.67%) Citrix
8 14 (18.67%) XenApp
8 14 (18.67%) NetScaler
8 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 14 (18.67%) EdgeSight
9 11 (14.67%) Analytics
10 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 10 (13.33%) Finance
10 10 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.67%) DNS
12 8 (10.67%) LAN
12 8 (10.67%) DHCP
12 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
12 8 (10.67%) C
12 8 (10.67%) SQL
12 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) assyst
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.33%) Force.com
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) NetScaler
2 8 (10.67%) DHCP
2 8 (10.67%) DNS
2 8 (10.67%) LAN
2 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.33%) VPN
3 7 (9.33%) WAN
4 2 (2.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) BGP
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.33%) Intranet
5 1 (1.33%) MPLS
5 1 (1.33%) TACACS
5 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.33%) Wireless
5 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.33%) MS Access
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) CANoe
1 1 (1.33%) VectorCAST
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Analyst
2 20 (26.67%) Architect
3 19 (25.33%) Service Architect
4 17 (22.67%) Business Analyst
5 14 (18.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 10 (13.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Exchange Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Business Analytics Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Applications Tester
9 2 (2.67%) Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Manual Tester
9 2 (2.67%) Software Tester
9 2 (2.67%) Tester
9 2 (2.67%) Web Applications Tester
9 2 (2.67%) Web Tester
10 1 (1.33%) Junior
10 1 (1.33%) Network Engineer
10 1 (1.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
1 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) ITIL
2 19 (25.33%) Business Development
2 19 (25.33%) Service Delivery
2 19 (25.33%) Service Design
3 18 (24.00%) Change Control
4 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 11 (14.67%) Analytics
6 10 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
9 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.33%) Business Analytics
9 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.33%) B2B
11 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.33%) KYC
12 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) C
1 8 (10.67%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) VBA
3 2 (2.67%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.00%) Degree
3 3 (4.00%) ISEB
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CCNA
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CISM
5 1 (1.33%) CISSP
5 1 (1.33%) RHCE
5 1 (1.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (52.00%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.67%) QA
4 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (28.00%) vSphere
3 14 (18.67%) XenApp
4 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) EdgeSight
2 7 (9.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (9.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) Cacti
3 1 (1.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.33%) SELinux
3 1 (1.33%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) VMware
2 14 (18.67%) Citrix
3 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.33%) Symantec
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.33%) F5
6 1 (1.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.33%) Juniper
6 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago