The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 60 59
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.84% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.08% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £41,337 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +3.75%
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
534 461 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 84.49% 77.09% 82.46%
Number of salaries quoted 467 371 362
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Validation
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Coventry region.

Validation Salary Trend in Coventry

Validation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) C
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) Python
2 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) Firmware
2 10 (83.33%) Electronics
3 7 (58.33%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) GSM
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) SQL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) GSM
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (83.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Firmware Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C
1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft