The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 51 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.40% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
238 185 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 83.22% 76.76% 71.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137 118 82
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Validation
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Validation Salary Trend in Solihull

Validation
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) CRM
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (75.00%) MCTS
1 6 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) CAN bus
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Robotics
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) Simulink
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Web Developer
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# Web Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Robotics
1 1 (12.50%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) CRM
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (75.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft