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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 205 177 192
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 14 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 14
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
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
4295 3965 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.79% 80.72% 77.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3288 3307
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 £47,500 -5.00%
Warwickshire -10 2 £42,500 +41.66%
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
4 7 (33.33%) Velocity
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 6 (28.57%) HP
5 6 (28.57%) ISEB
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) JUnit
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) Selenium
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
7 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) HND
8 3 (14.29%) Retail
8 3 (14.29%) Retail Banking
8 3 (14.29%) SWIFT
8 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
1 9 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Velocity
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Coaching
8 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) HND
4 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Capita