The first table below looks at the demand for V-Model skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 17 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 249 249 233
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 6 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.084% 0.095% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5832 5767 5337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.28% 78.26% 74.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4738 4743 4670
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
V-Model
England

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

V-Model
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing V-Model across the North West region.

V-Model Salary Trend in the North West

V-Model
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £31,250 -
Manchester +2 1 £36,500 +30.35%
Merseyside -17 1 £32,500 +8.33%
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing V-Model 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 V-Model.

1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
1 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000
6 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.69%) Workflow
8 1 (7.69%) Cognizant
8 1 (7.69%) WinRunner
8 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing V-Model 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 V-Model. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WinRunner
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) EJB
1 1 (7.69%) JDBC
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) Struts
1 1 (7.69%) Swing
1 1 (7.69%) Java RMI
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) Java SE
1 1 (7.69%) Java EE
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
1 1 (7.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
2 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Cognizant
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle