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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 115 101 127
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 37 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.47% 1.13% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.31% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 8
Median salary £26,849 £54,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.73% +48.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,078 £27,500 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,450 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
2191 1607 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 87.33% 86.49% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1359 1698
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,250
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 27 September 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 37 (55.22%) SLA
1 37 (55.22%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.27%) LAN
2 31 (46.27%) WAN
3 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
4 28 (41.79%) VMware
4 28 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (41.79%) vSphere
5 26 (38.81%) SCOM
5 26 (38.81%) assyst
5 26 (38.81%) TCP/IP
5 26 (38.81%) VPN
5 26 (38.81%) MS Exchange
6 25 (37.31%) DNS
6 25 (37.31%) DHCP
7 21 (31.34%) C
7 21 (31.34%) Symantec
7 21 (31.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 21 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (31.34%) Mimecast
8 14 (20.90%) Citrix
9 11 (16.42%) SQL
9 11 (16.42%) ITIL
9 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
9 11 (16.42%) Degree
10 9 (13.43%) Business Development
10 9 (13.43%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
10 9 (13.43%) Change Control
10 9 (13.43%) Service Design

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 26 (38.81%) MS Exchange
2 21 (31.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.46%) IIS
3 5 (7.46%) JBoss
3 5 (7.46%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.94%) MS Office
3 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (38.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) Mimecast
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.27%) LAN
1 31 (46.27%) WAN
2 26 (38.81%) TCP/IP
2 26 (38.81%) VPN
3 25 (37.31%) DHCP
3 25 (37.31%) DNS
4 8 (11.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.48%) Datazen
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Power View
1 3 (4.48%) OLAP
1 3 (4.48%) OLAP Cube
1 3 (4.48%) Power BI
1 3 (4.48%) PowerPivot
1 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) French Language
3 5 (7.46%) German Language
4 3 (4.48%) Back Office
4 3 (4.48%) Games
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Automotive
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Exchange Engineer
1 21 (31.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Architect
3 9 (13.43%) Service Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) IT Support
5 5 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Service Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Test Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Test Validation Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Data Quality Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Data Quality Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.48%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) MDX
1 3 (4.48%) XML
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Visualisation
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.48%) Derivative
5 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.48%) Market Risk
5 3 (4.48%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Business Development
2 9 (13.43%) Change Control
2 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
2 9 (13.43%) Service Design
3 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.45%) Data Validation
4 6 (8.96%) Test Management
5 5 (7.46%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Functional Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Security Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
5 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
6 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) SDLC
6 4 (5.97%) Time Management
6 4 (5.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) C
2 11 (16.42%) SQL
3 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.48%) VBA
4 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 9 (13.43%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (10.45%) ISEB
4 4 (5.97%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.97%) MCSA
4 4 (5.97%) MCSE
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.49%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (55.22%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
2 28 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (41.79%) vSphere
3 8 (11.94%) XenApp
4 5 (7.46%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (38.81%) SCOM
2 21 (31.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (11.94%) EdgeSight
4 5 (7.46%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) Microsoft
2 28 (41.79%) VMware
3 21 (31.34%) Symantec
4 14 (20.90%) Citrix
5 5 (7.46%) AppSense
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco
6 4 (5.97%) Altiris
6 4 (5.97%) Informatica
7 1 (1.49%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
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