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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 62 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.42% - 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% - 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Median salary £40,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%

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
448 553 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.33% 87.09% 82.49%
Number of salaries quoted 362 505 382
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,780 £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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Validation Salary Histogram 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 22 February 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 - 1 £27,500 -
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
2 6 (54.55%) EDI
2 6 (54.55%) Logistics
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Data Validation
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) XSD
3 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
3 3 (27.27%) X.509
4 2 (18.18%) Law
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse

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 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Applications Tester
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Applications Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) EDI
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) XSD
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Data Validation
1 6 (54.55%) Logistics
1 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
2 3 (27.27%) Multithreaded Programming
2 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft