The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Data Validation
Rank 221 - 199
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% - 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £28,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £37,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -23.46%
Data Validation
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4446 4252 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.38% 78.15% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 3600 3118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 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
Birmingham - 1 £28,500 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) LSMW
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) BODI
4 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) OLTP
5 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) ABAP
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) BODI
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
3 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LSMW
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Architect
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Data Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Data Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle