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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 115 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.40% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.51% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 15
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -44.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,450 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
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
1447 1182 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.99% 78.02% 71.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1017 1012
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) HNC
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Ansible
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) HNC
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Unicenter
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (16.67%) Control-M
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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