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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 100 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 45 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.85% 0.44% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.51% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 10
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
2112 1560 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.91% 85.62% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1252 1319
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 5 May 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 29 (48.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) LAN
2 25 (41.67%) WAN
2 25 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 25 (41.67%) VPN
2 25 (41.67%) assyst
2 25 (41.67%) SCOM
3 17 (28.33%) Test Management
3 17 (28.33%) Test Automation
3 17 (28.33%) MS Excel
3 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
4 16 (26.67%) EdgeSight
4 16 (26.67%) SLA
4 16 (26.67%) ISEB
4 16 (26.67%) Citrix
4 16 (26.67%) XenApp
4 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (26.67%) vSphere
4 16 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 16 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 16 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 16 (26.67%) NetScaler
4 16 (26.67%) Security Testing
4 16 (26.67%) VMware
5 14 (23.33%) C
5 14 (23.33%) ITIL
6 13 (21.67%) DNS
6 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
6 13 (21.67%) AppSense
6 13 (21.67%) DHCP

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 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (41.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) LAN
1 25 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 25 (41.67%) VPN
1 25 (41.67%) WAN
2 16 (26.67%) NetScaler
3 13 (21.67%) DHCP
3 13 (21.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) 4G
4 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.67%) DVB
4 1 (1.67%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.67%) GSM
4 1 (1.67%) LTE
4 1 (1.67%) UMTS
4 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) Datazen
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (1.67%) OLAP
2 1 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.67%) Power BI
2 1 (1.67%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.67%) Grunt
2 1 (1.67%) gulp
2 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Citrix Engineer
1 16 (26.67%) Service Manager
1 16 (26.67%) Test Manager
1 16 (26.67%) Test Validation Manager
2 12 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.33%) Financial Controller
7 1 (1.67%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Design Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (1.67%) RF Design Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) RF Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Software Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) MDX
2 1 (1.67%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (1.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 12 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Physics
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Test Automation
1 17 (28.33%) Test Management
2 16 (26.67%) Functional Testing
2 16 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 16 (26.67%) Security Testing
2 16 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 14 (23.33%) ITIL
4 9 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (5.00%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.33%) Change Management
6 2 (3.33%) Data Validation
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.67%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (1.67%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (1.67%) Front End Development
7 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) C
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
3 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.67%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) ISEB
2 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (26.67%) vSphere
1 16 (26.67%) XenApp
2 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.67%) XenDesktop
3 12 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (41.67%) SCOM
2 16 (26.67%) EdgeSight
3 12 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.67%) Citrix
2 16 (26.67%) VMware
3 13 (21.67%) AppSense
3 13 (21.67%) ServiceNow
4 12 (20.00%) Symantec
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Altiris
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
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