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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 102 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 29 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.52% 0.54% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.63% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 2
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £42,500 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
1715 1591 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.60% 85.26% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1354 1362
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
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 18 January 2017.

Validation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 50 (69.44%) SLA
2 29 (40.28%) VMware
2 29 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (38.89%) vSphere
4 24 (33.33%) ITIL
5 23 (31.94%) ITIL Certification
5 23 (31.94%) Service Design
6 22 (30.56%) Service Delivery
6 22 (30.56%) Change Control
6 22 (30.56%) Business Development
7 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 19 (26.39%) Active Directory
8 19 (26.39%) LAN
8 19 (26.39%) WAN
8 19 (26.39%) Citrix
9 16 (22.22%) DHCP
9 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 16 (22.22%) VPN
9 16 (22.22%) DNS
9 16 (22.22%) assyst
9 16 (22.22%) NetScaler
9 16 (22.22%) XenApp
9 16 (22.22%) SCOM
9 16 (22.22%) EdgeSight
10 15 (20.83%) MS Exchange
11 13 (18.06%) C
12 12 (16.67%) Symantec
12 12 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (16.67%) 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 15 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.56%) SAS
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.17%) IIS
4 3 (4.17%) JBoss
4 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (22.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.39%) LAN
1 19 (26.39%) WAN
2 16 (22.22%) DHCP
2 16 (22.22%) DNS
2 16 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 16 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (1.39%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) CANoe
1 1 (1.39%) VectorCAST
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Automotive
3 3 (4.17%) French Language
3 3 (4.17%) German Language
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Architect
2 23 (31.94%) Service Architect
3 16 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
4 12 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (15.28%) Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Business Analytics Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Data Quality Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Data Quality Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) IT Support
7 3 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Applications Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Manual Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Software Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Web Applications Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
1 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) ITIL
2 23 (31.94%) Service Design
3 22 (30.56%) Business Development
3 22 (30.56%) Change Control
3 22 (30.56%) Service Delivery
4 8 (11.11%) Analytics
5 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (6.94%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.56%) Business Analytics
8 4 (5.56%) KYC
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.17%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (4.17%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) C
2 9 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (4.17%) VBA
4 2 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.39%) Java
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (9.72%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.17%) ISEB
4 3 (4.17%) MCSA
4 3 (4.17%) MCSE
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (69.44%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) MISRA
System Software
1 29 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (38.89%) vSphere
3 19 (26.39%) Active Directory
4 16 (22.22%) XenApp
5 4 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) EdgeSight
1 16 (22.22%) SCOM
2 12 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) VMware
2 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.39%) Citrix
4 12 (16.67%) Symantec
5 4 (5.56%) Altiris
5 4 (5.56%) AppSense
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco
6 3 (4.17%) Informatica
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
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Salary: £65k - 80k per year + car
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham or Birmingham
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago