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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 223 210 190
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 8 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.21% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 23
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £70,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
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
4964 4274 4360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.80% 79.56% 78.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4019 3547 3674
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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
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 July 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
(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 5 £51,250 -15.63%
Staffordshire - 2 £57,500 -
Walsall +2 1 - -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) SDLC
3 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
4 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 7 (31.82%) Velocity
6 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
6 6 (27.27%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) RAD
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) ISEB
9 3 (13.64%) JIRA
9 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
10 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Degree
10 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Banking
10 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 2 (9.09%) DevOps
10 2 (9.09%) Open Source
10 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
10 2 (9.09%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Tester
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Development Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Tester
3 3 (13.64%) IT Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Velocity
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) JSP
3 1 (4.55%) Servlets
3 1 (4.55%) Struts
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) SDLC
3 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) RAD
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Open Source
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) IEC 61508
1 1 (4.55%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) BEA
3 1 (4.55%) Vitria
3 1 (4.55%) Pega