The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 107 103 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -29
Permanent jobs citing Validation 11 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 1.02% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.35% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 11
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1392 1330 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.23% 75.40% 71.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1101 907
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Validation
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (28.57%) Business Development
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) DataStage
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) OLAP
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) ISEB
4 4 (28.57%) Hyperion
4 4 (28.57%) Informatica
5 2 (14.29%) Sage

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (28.57%) DataStage
1 4 (28.57%) OLAP
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (14.29%) BODI
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 2 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Development Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Business Development
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) Hyperion
1 4 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (14.29%) Sage
2 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 2 (14.29%) SAP