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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 116 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 32 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.34% 1.10% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.30% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 15
Median salary £40,000 £51,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.33% +21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £27,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2054 1698 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.27% 85.03% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1476 1426 1573
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 25 August 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
2 32 (47.06%) LAN
2 32 (47.06%) WAN
3 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
3 27 (39.71%) SLA
3 27 (39.71%) TCP/IP
3 27 (39.71%) VPN
3 27 (39.71%) assyst
3 27 (39.71%) SCOM
4 23 (33.82%) VMware
4 23 (33.82%) MS Exchange
4 23 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (33.82%) vSphere
5 22 (32.35%) DHCP
5 22 (32.35%) DNS
6 19 (27.94%) C
7 18 (26.47%) Symantec
7 18 (26.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 18 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (26.47%) Mimecast
8 16 (23.53%) Citrix
8 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 11 (16.18%) SQL
9 11 (16.18%) ITIL
9 11 (16.18%) Test Management
10 10 (14.71%) Degree
10 10 (14.71%) ISEB
10 10 (14.71%) EdgeSight
10 10 (14.71%) NetScaler
10 10 (14.71%) XenApp

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 23 (33.82%) MS Exchange
2 18 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.35%) IIS
3 5 (7.35%) JBoss
3 5 (7.35%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.35%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.76%) MS Office
3 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (39.71%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.47%) Mimecast
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.06%) LAN
1 32 (47.06%) WAN
2 27 (39.71%) TCP/IP
2 27 (39.71%) VPN
3 22 (32.35%) DHCP
3 22 (32.35%) DNS
4 10 (14.71%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.47%) 4G
5 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.47%) DVB
5 1 (1.47%) GSM
5 1 (1.47%) LTE
5 1 (1.47%) UMTS
5 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.41%) Datazen
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Power View
2 3 (4.41%) OLAP
2 3 (4.41%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (4.41%) Power BI
2 3 (4.41%) PowerPivot
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) Grunt
2 1 (1.47%) gulp
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) French Language
3 5 (7.35%) German Language
4 3 (4.41%) Back Office
4 3 (4.41%) Games
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Exchange Engineer
1 18 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (19.12%) Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Service Manager
4 9 (13.24%) Test Manager
4 9 (13.24%) Test Validation Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) IT Support
5 5 (7.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Data Quality Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Data Quality Business Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Service Architect
6 4 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.41%) Financial Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) MDX
1 3 (4.41%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.47%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
2 1 (1.47%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) J2EE
2 1 (1.47%) Node.js
2 1 (1.47%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (1.47%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.29%) Visualisation
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.35%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.35%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.41%) Credit Risk
6 3 (4.41%) Derivative
6 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.41%) Market Risk
6 3 (4.41%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.47%) Physics
7 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) ITIL
1 11 (16.18%) Test Management
2 9 (13.24%) Exploratory Testing
2 9 (13.24%) Functional Testing
2 9 (13.24%) Non-Functional Testing
2 9 (13.24%) Security Testing
2 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
2 9 (13.24%) Test Strategy
3 8 (11.76%) Data Validation
4 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.88%) Business Development
5 4 (5.88%) Change Control
5 4 (5.88%) Data Management
5 4 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.88%) Time Management
5 4 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) C
2 11 (16.18%) SQL
3 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.41%) VBA
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) C++
4 1 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
1 10 (14.71%) ISEB
2 4 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.88%) MCSA
2 4 (5.88%) MCSE
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.71%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
2 23 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (33.82%) vSphere
3 10 (14.71%) XenApp
4 9 (13.24%) XenDesktop
5 5 (7.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (39.71%) SCOM
2 18 (26.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (14.71%) EdgeSight
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
2 23 (33.82%) VMware
3 18 (26.47%) Symantec
4 16 (23.53%) Citrix
5 9 (13.24%) AppSense
6 6 (8.82%) ServiceNow
7 5 (7.35%) Cisco
8 4 (5.88%) Altiris
8 4 (5.88%) Informatica
9 1 (1.47%) HP
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle
9 1 (1.47%) SAP
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