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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 113 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 14 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 1.17% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.47% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 7
Average salary £51,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.17% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
1651 1564 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.85% 79.43% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1358 1417
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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Retail
4 4 (17.39%) Logistics
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) C++
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
5 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) QA
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium
6 2 (8.70%) Java SE
6 2 (8.70%) Java EE
6 2 (8.70%) Taxonomies
6 2 (8.70%) Marketing
6 2 (8.70%) Information Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Ajax
6 2 (8.70%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) TDD

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WLAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) MPLS
2 1 (4.35%) BGP
2 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.35%) MGCP
2 1 (4.35%) TACACS
2 1 (4.35%) H.323
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.35%) OLAP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
1 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.70%) JMeter
1 2 (8.70%) SilkPerformer
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Operational Risk Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) OpenGL
1 2 (8.70%) DirectX
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
1 2 (8.70%) Ajax
1 2 (8.70%) Java SE
1 2 (8.70%) Java EE
1 2 (8.70%) GWT
1 2 (8.70%) JPA
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (8.70%) Direct3D
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (4.35%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
2 2 (8.70%) Taxonomies
2 2 (8.70%) Life Science
2 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.70%) DataPower
2 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.35%) VHDL
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
2 4 (17.39%) Logistics
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (8.70%) Information Management
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.70%) 3D Rendering
4 2 (8.70%) E-Discovery
4 2 (8.70%) PLM
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) C++/CLI
3 2 (8.70%) GLSL
3 2 (8.70%) HLSL
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.35%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) CIMA
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco
1 2 (8.70%) IBM
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (8.70%) Cognizant
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) F5
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) EMC
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago