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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 62 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 15 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.00% 0.95% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.20% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 10
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
599 417 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 79.87% 79.28% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 473 330 479
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Coventry

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) SAP
2 9 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Automotive
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) PMI
3 6 (40.00%) PMP
3 6 (40.00%) Release Management
4 5 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (33.33%) Workflow
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) Process Management
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (26.67%) ERP
5 4 (26.67%) SAP ERP
5 4 (26.67%) SAP Security
5 4 (26.67%) Learning Management System
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Electronics
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
8 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
8 1 (6.67%) Visualforce

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) 3G
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) 2G
2 1 (6.67%) MIMO
2 1 (6.67%) LTE
2 1 (6.67%) 4G
2 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.67%) IPv4
2 1 (6.67%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Release Manager
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Manager
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Release Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Trainer
3 2 (13.33%) Trainer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) Visualforce
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) PMI
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Learning Management System
4 1 (6.67%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Release Management
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (33.33%) Workflow
2 5 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 4 (26.67%) Process Management
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) SAP Security
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) PMP
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com