The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 234 235 226
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 18 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.044% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.056% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 21
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £41,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
V-Model
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6094 5316 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.92% 77.61% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 4500 4956
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 13 £30,000 -
Manchester -8 4 £28,500 -18.57% 1
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (79.17%) ISEB
2 18 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 18 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (58.33%) Regression Testing
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) Manual Testing
5 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (50.00%) .NET
6 10 (41.67%) System Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Release Management
6 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
7 9 (37.50%) Stress Testing
7 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
8 8 (33.33%) JIRA
8 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
9 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (16.67%) Banking
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
11 3 (12.50%) Web Services
11 3 (12.50%) XML
11 3 (12.50%) FTP
11 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
11 3 (12.50%) Selenium
11 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
12 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) FTP
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (12.50%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Analyst
2 20 (83.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 14 (58.33%) Regression Testing
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Manual Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 10 (41.67%) System Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Release Management
6 9 (37.50%) Stress Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
7 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
11 2 (8.33%) Workflow
11 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (8.33%) Workflow Management
11 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
11 2 (8.33%) Test Management
11 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) ISEB
2 18 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Cognizant
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