The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 66 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs citing Validation 11 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.55% 0.29% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.37% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 7
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +21.09%
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
516 534 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.78% 78.53% 77.31%
Number of salaries quoted 409 449 308
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Validation
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Lichfield - 8 £37,500 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Cannock - 1 £23,000 -
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 10 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (66.67%) Requirements Management
3 8 (66.67%) TargetLink
3 8 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (66.67%) UML
3 8 (66.67%) C
3 8 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) C++
3 8 (66.67%) Assembly Language
3 8 (66.67%) MathWorks
3 8 (66.67%) Simulink
3 8 (66.67%) Stateflow
3 8 (66.67%) Yourdon
3 8 (66.67%) MKS
3 8 (66.67%) Electronics
3 8 (66.67%) Automotive
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Ant
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Subversion
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (66.67%) Simulink
2 8 (66.67%) Stateflow
2 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (66.67%) TargetLink
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (66.67%) Electronics
1 8 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Release Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
2 1 (8.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (66.67%) Yourdon
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 8 (66.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) C++
1 8 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) MathWorks
2 8 (66.67%) MKS
3 2 (16.67%) AccuRev
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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