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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 116 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 11 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 1.26% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.60% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 11
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £42,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,350 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1688 1498 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.79% 78.43% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1322 1324
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (9.52%) Selenium
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (9.52%) BladeLogic
6 2 (9.52%) Java SE
6 2 (9.52%) Java EE
6 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) SilkPerformer

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WLAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.76%) MGCP
2 1 (4.76%) TACACS
2 1 (4.76%) H.323
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) OLAP
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
1 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
1 2 (9.52%) JMeter
1 2 (9.52%) SilkPerformer
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Graduate
4 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) OpenGL
1 2 (9.52%) DirectX
1 2 (9.52%) Ajax
1 2 (9.52%) Java SE
1 2 (9.52%) Java EE
1 2 (9.52%) GWT
1 2 (9.52%) JPA
1 2 (9.52%) Direct3D
2 1 (4.76%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
1 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
1 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) VHDL
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Solaris
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Test Management
3 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Kanban
3 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) C++/CLI
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) GLSL
3 2 (9.52%) HLSL
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.76%) JCL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) CIMA
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Unicenter
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.52%) Control-M
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) BladeLogic
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) EMC
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) F5
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos
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