The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 19 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.19% - 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £40,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 222 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.29% 74.25% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 61 165 104
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
England

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Validation
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Validation Salary Trend in the Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PLM
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Fit Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) PLM
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (25.00%) SAP QM
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PLM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP QM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PP
1 1 (25.00%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Trainer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
1 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Kanban
1 1 (25.00%) Product Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (25.00%) Fit Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) PLM
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) BPR
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) GAMP
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
Midlands
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