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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 224 217 229
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 13 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.056% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.064% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 2
Median salary £25,000 £45,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +53.84%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-24.44% -21.73%
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
5074 4669 4695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.00% 86.91% 83.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3984 3870 3948
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Data Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Validation across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Data Validation Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Staffordshire - 9 £25,000 -
Birmingham -23 4 £49,250 +9.44%
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Data 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) Validation
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (65.00%) EDI
4 13 (65.00%) Regression Testing
4 13 (65.00%) Logistics
4 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
6 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (20.00%) Use Case
6 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Data Management
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Informatica
7 3 (15.00%) ETL
7 3 (15.00%) OLAP
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Datazen
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Power View
4 3 (15.00%) OLAP
4 3 (15.00%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (15.00%) Power BI
4 3 (15.00%) PowerPivot
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Tester
2 11 (55.00%) Applications Tester
3 7 (35.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Data Quality Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Data Quality Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) EDI
2 3 (15.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Validation
2 13 (65.00%) Logistics
2 13 (65.00%) Regression Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Data Management
4 4 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (15.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 3 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 1 (5.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Informatica