The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 105 108 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Permanent jobs citing Validation 22 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 0.98% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.25% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 32
Average salary £42,500 £51,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1519 1595 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.33% 77.84% 71.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1404 1050
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
West Midlands

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 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 21 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) SCOM
3 5 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) SAP
5 3 (8.57%) DHCP
5 3 (8.57%) DNS
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec
5 3 (8.57%) LSMW
5 3 (8.57%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (8.57%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (5.71%) QA
6 2 (5.71%) P3M3
6 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DHCP
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (5.71%) BODI
2 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) OLAP
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) OLTP
3 1 (2.86%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.86%) DataStage
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) LSMW
2 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 21 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Data Architect
4 3 (8.57%) SAP Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Data Migration Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Data Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.86%) Statistics
1 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.71%) P3M3
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 1 (2.86%) ETL
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Business Development
6 1 (2.86%) Market Research
6 1 (2.86%) Data Entry
6 1 (2.86%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.86%) ABAP
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) IIBA
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago