The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model 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 V-Model over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 221 169 202
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +33
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 5 34 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.087% 0.65% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.83% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 2
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £47,500 £34,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,750 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +4.25%
V-Model
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
4663 4093 3508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.08% 78.74% 75.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4005 3470 2991
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 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

V-Model
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

V-Model Salary Trend in the West Midlands

V-Model
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing V-Model across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

V-Model Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

V-Model
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 V-Model within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
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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 -22 4 £60,000 +53.84%
Warwickshire - 1 £30,000 -
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing V-Model 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 V-Model.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Capita
7 2 (13.33%) System Testing
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Line Management
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) ISEB
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (6.67%) TDD

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing V-Model 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 V-Model. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Head of Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
1 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Capita
1 2 (13.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP