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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 220 211 221
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.020% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.023% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.10%
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
4828 4361 4865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.54% 85.75% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3759 3647 4277
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
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 10 December 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 - 5 £27,500 -
Data Validation
England

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) Validation
2 14 (77.78%) Regression Testing
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) EDI
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Logistics
2 14 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Informatica
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Data Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Use Case
4 4 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 3 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Tester
2 12 (66.67%) Applications Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Data Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Data Quality Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Data Quality Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Validation
2 14 (77.78%) Logistics
2 14 (77.78%) Regression Testing
2 14 (77.78%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Data Management
3 4 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Use Case
4 3 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Informatica