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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 207 199 187
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing V-Model 1 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £40,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.90% +13.19%
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
4533 3872 3598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.76% 77.75% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3968 3227 3139
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Capita
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) XML Messaging
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Head of Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XML Messaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Capita
2 1 (11.11%) HP