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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 56 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.67% 3.01% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 4.16% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
470 361 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 78.60% 72.34% 85.01%
Number of salaries quoted 397 284 387
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Coventry

Validation
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (55.00%) Electronics
2 10 (50.00%) Automotive
2 10 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (45.00%) C
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) Firmware
4 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (35.00%) MATLAB
5 7 (35.00%) Simulink
5 7 (35.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (30.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) Degree
9 1 (5.00%) LAMP
9 1 (5.00%) HTML
9 1 (5.00%) Java
9 1 (5.00%) PHP
9 1 (5.00%) SQL
9 1 (5.00%) GSM
9 1 (5.00%) Microsoft

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) GSM
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (55.00%) Electronics
2 10 (50.00%) Automotive
3 7 (35.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (40.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Project Management
1 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C
2 8 (40.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) MATLAB
4 6 (30.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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