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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 49 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.70% - 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% - 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £27,250 - £51,250
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 - £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £27,450 - £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 221 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 77.19% 77.82% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 167 177 150
Average salary £41,000 £38,633 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% +10.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 23 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (66.67%) MCTS
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) QA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Web Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Web Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle