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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 206 170 192
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 12 41 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.74% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.95% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 41 6
Average salary £50,000 £33,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.51% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.28% -12.50%
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
4240 4305 3572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.59% 77.43% 74.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3506 3643 3031
Average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -5 8 £70,000 +112.12%
Walsall -4 1 £37,500 +17.18%
Warwickshire - 1 £30,000 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 15 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (50.00%) Project Management
3 13 (43.33%) Banking
4 8 (26.67%) Finance
4 8 (26.67%) QA
5 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
5 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
6 5 (16.67%) ISEB
6 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) MS Office
6 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Management
7 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) MS Project
7 4 (13.33%) SAP
8 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
8 3 (10.00%) SAP HR
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Project
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (43.33%) Banking
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Head of Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Quality Manager
6 1 (3.33%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.33%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Development Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) iPad
1 2 (6.67%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 15 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Test Management
5 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.00%) System Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (16.67%) ISEB
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Capita
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Apple