The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.80% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £29,265 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 252 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 82.00% 79.50% 82.46%
Number of salaries quoted 158 193 125
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £27,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle