The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 64 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.30% - 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% - 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 8
Median salary £27,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
504 508 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.33% 86.25% 83.97%
Number of salaries quoted 411 467 414
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £27,500 - 1
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 10 (76.92%) SQL
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
2 9 (69.23%) EDI
2 9 (69.23%) Logistics
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) Data Validation
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) XSD
4 3 (23.08%) X.509
4 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Law
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Tester
2 8 (61.54%) Applications Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Applications Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) EDI
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) XSD
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Data Validation
1 9 (69.23%) Logistics
1 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Multithreaded Programming
2 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 57k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stafford, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago