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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 222 206 195
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 17 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 16
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
5452 4473 4137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.36% 83.65% 84.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4290 3730 3431
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,530
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(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
Solihull - 4 £30,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Coventry +4 2 £37,000 -17.77%
Birmingham -16 2 £43,750 -7.89%
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) ISEB
3 17 (60.71%) Waterfall
4 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
5 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) Web Services
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Selenium
7 6 (21.43%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
8 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.29%) Java
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 4 (14.29%) XML
9 4 (14.29%) Unix
9 4 (14.29%) Windows
9 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) OO
9 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
9 4 (14.29%) HP
9 4 (14.29%) System Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Exstream
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.57%) TestPartner
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
1 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Architect
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C# Architect
4 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Lead .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Lead Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Lead C# Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) Ajax
3 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) jQuery
3 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (10.71%) REST
3 3 (10.71%) SOAP
3 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) Unix
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Waterfall
3 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (10.71%) CRM
6 3 (10.71%) Document Management
6 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) ISEB
2 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Google