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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 102 122 134
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 39 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 0.52% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.60% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 7
Median salary £42,500 £36,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.64% -43.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,674
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.01%
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
2043 1664 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 88.21% 85.95% 86.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1516 1399 1730
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £68,500
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 2 December 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 44 (61.97%) SLA
2 29 (40.85%) VMware
2 29 (40.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (39.44%) vSphere
4 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
5 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
5 23 (32.39%) LAN
5 23 (32.39%) WAN
6 19 (26.76%) MS Exchange
6 19 (26.76%) Citrix
7 18 (25.35%) DHCP
7 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
7 18 (25.35%) VPN
7 18 (25.35%) DNS
7 18 (25.35%) SCOM
7 18 (25.35%) assyst
8 17 (23.94%) ITIL
8 17 (23.94%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (23.94%) Service Design
9 16 (22.54%) Change Control
9 16 (22.54%) Service Delivery
9 16 (22.54%) Business Development
10 15 (21.13%) C
11 14 (19.72%) Symantec
11 14 (19.72%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (19.72%) XenApp
11 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (19.72%) NetScaler
11 14 (19.72%) EdgeSight
11 14 (19.72%) Mimecast

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 19 (26.76%) MS Exchange
2 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.04%) IIS
3 5 (7.04%) JBoss
3 5 (7.04%) SAS
3 5 (7.04%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (25.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.39%) LAN
1 23 (32.39%) WAN
2 18 (25.35%) DHCP
2 18 (25.35%) DNS
2 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
2 18 (25.35%) VPN
3 14 (19.72%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.41%) Intranet
4 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.41%) Datazen
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (1.41%) OLAP
1 1 (1.41%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (1.41%) Power BI
1 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
1 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) CANoe
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.41%) VectorCAST
General
1 9 (12.68%) Banking
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) French Language
3 5 (7.04%) German Language
4 3 (4.23%) Automotive
5 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Architect
2 17 (23.94%) Service Architect
3 15 (21.13%) Analyst
4 14 (19.72%) Citrix Engineer
4 14 (19.72%) Exchange Engineer
4 14 (19.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) IT Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) IT Support
6 5 (7.04%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Data Quality Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Data Quality Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Business Analytics Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Applications Tester
9 2 (2.82%) Excel Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.82%) Derivative
5 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.82%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.82%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) ITIL
1 17 (23.94%) Service Design
2 16 (22.54%) Business Development
2 16 (22.54%) Change Control
2 16 (22.54%) Service Delivery
3 7 (9.86%) Analytics
3 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
4 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.04%) Data Validation
6 4 (5.63%) Business Analytics
6 4 (5.63%) Data Management
6 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.63%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.63%) Time Management
6 4 (5.63%) Use Case
6 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) C
2 13 (18.31%) SQL
3 5 (7.04%) VBA
4 2 (2.82%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (11.27%) Degree
3 4 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (5.63%) MCSA
3 4 (5.63%) MCSE
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.23%) ISEB
5 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (61.97%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.82%) QA
4 1 (1.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 29 (40.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (39.44%) vSphere
3 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
4 14 (19.72%) XenApp
5 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) SCOM
2 14 (19.72%) EdgeSight
2 14 (19.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (7.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) VMware
2 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.76%) Citrix
4 14 (19.72%) Symantec
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco
6 4 (5.63%) Altiris
6 4 (5.63%) AppSense
6 4 (5.63%) Informatica
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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