The first table below looks at the demand for Data Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 25 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 209 205 198
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.036% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.047% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £28,000 £28,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.60% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £22,950 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £34,550 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+23.37% -4.93%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4076 4262 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.89% 76.71% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3376 3599 3139
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Validation
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Validation Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Validation
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Birmingham - 3 £31,750 -
Solihull - 2 £27,250 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data 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 Data Validation.

1 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) MDX
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) LSMW
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) OLAP
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (30.00%) SAP
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 3 (30.00%) Big Data
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) BODI
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data 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 Data Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) OLAP
3 2 (20.00%) BODI
3 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (10.00%) OLTP
4 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Data Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Data Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) MDX
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
1 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle