The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 188 180 162
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Validation 53 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.91% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.07% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 45
Median salary £42,250 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.05% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £51,050 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Validation
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
5414 4879 4508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.78% 85.84% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4197 4017 3779
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Validation
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the West Midlands region.

Validation Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Validation
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Validation
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 30 £40,000 -11.11%
Warwickshire +2 7 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Coventry +9 6 £47,500 +34.75%
Staffordshire -11 5 £25,000 -23.07%
Worcestershire +11 3 £42,500 +1.19%
Herefordshire - 3 £42,500 -
Shropshire -15 1 £34,000 -22.72%
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Validation.

1 42 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.00%) LAN
2 30 (25.00%) WAN
3 29 (24.17%) TCP/IP
3 29 (24.17%) VPN
3 29 (24.17%) assyst
3 29 (24.17%) SCOM
4 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
5 20 (16.67%) ISEB
6 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
6 19 (15.83%) SLA
6 19 (15.83%) C
6 19 (15.83%) SQL
6 19 (15.83%) VMware
6 19 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (15.83%) vSphere
7 18 (15.00%) Test Management
7 18 (15.00%) Functional Testing
8 17 (14.17%) Data Centre
8 17 (14.17%) Test Automation
8 17 (14.17%) DHCP
8 17 (14.17%) DNS
8 17 (14.17%) Citrix
8 17 (14.17%) MS Exchange
9 16 (13.33%) Symantec
9 16 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 16 (13.33%) Security Testing
9 16 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (13.33%) Mimecast
9 16 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.17%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.50%) SAS
5 2 (1.67%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 29 (24.17%) assyst
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.33%) Mimecast
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.83%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.00%) LAN
1 30 (25.00%) WAN
2 29 (24.17%) TCP/IP
2 29 (24.17%) VPN
3 17 (14.17%) DHCP
3 17 (14.17%) DNS
4 15 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.67%) Network Security
5 2 (1.67%) xDSL
6 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.83%) Broadband
6 1 (0.83%) DVB
6 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.83%) Firewall
6 1 (0.83%) GSM
6 1 (0.83%) LTE
6 1 (0.83%) SMS
6 1 (0.83%) SSL
6 1 (0.83%) UMTS
6 1 (0.83%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.50%) Datazen
5 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (2.50%) OLAP
5 3 (2.50%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (2.50%) Power BI
5 3 (2.50%) PowerPivot
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.67%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.50%) Subversion
3 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) CANoe
4 1 (0.83%) Grunt
4 1 (0.83%) gulp
4 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (9.17%) Electronics
1 11 (9.17%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Automotive
3 5 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.17%) Retail
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) Back Office
5 3 (2.50%) Banking
5 3 (2.50%) Billing
5 3 (2.50%) Games
5 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) German Language
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (19.17%) Analyst
2 16 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 16 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (13.33%) Service Manager
2 16 (13.33%) Test Manager
2 16 (13.33%) Test Validation Manager
3 15 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (7.50%) Developer
5 7 (5.83%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.33%) Applications Tester
8 4 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.33%) Tester
9 3 (2.50%) Design Engineer
9 3 (2.50%) Excel Analyst
9 3 (2.50%) Financial Controller
9 3 (2.50%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) .NET
2 5 (4.17%) EDI
3 4 (3.33%) CSS
4 3 (2.50%) HTML
4 3 (2.50%) MDX
4 3 (2.50%) Web Services
4 3 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.83%) Ajax
5 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.83%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.83%) J2EE
5 1 (0.83%) Node.js
5 1 (0.83%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.83%) React
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 12 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.33%) Physics
6 3 (2.50%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.50%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.50%) Derivative
6 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.50%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.50%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (2.50%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.67%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.67%) Economics
7 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.67%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.17%) Windows
2 4 (3.33%) Unix
3 3 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.00%) Functional Testing
1 18 (15.00%) Test Management
2 17 (14.17%) Test Automation
3 16 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 16 (13.33%) Security Testing
3 16 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 15 (12.50%) ITIL
5 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.33%) Data Validation
7 9 (7.50%) SDLC
8 8 (6.67%) Project Management
9 7 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.83%) Scrum
9 7 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.00%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.17%) Data Acquisition
11 5 (4.17%) Logistics
11 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.83%) C
1 19 (15.83%) SQL
2 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.00%) C#
3 6 (5.00%) VB
3 6 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (4.17%) Embedded C
4 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.50%) Java
5 3 (2.50%) MATLAB
5 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.50%) VBA
6 2 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.83%) PHP
7 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) ISEB
2 12 (10.00%) Degree
3 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.83%) SLA
2 8 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 7 (5.83%) QA
4 3 (2.50%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.83%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.83%) MISRA
6 1 (0.83%) MISRA C
System Software
1 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
1 19 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (15.83%) vSphere
2 15 (12.50%) XenApp
3 13 (10.83%) XenDesktop
4 12 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (24.17%) SCOM
2 16 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (12.50%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 42 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.83%) VMware
3 17 (14.17%) Citrix
4 16 (13.33%) Symantec
5 13 (10.83%) AppSense
5 13 (10.83%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.00%) Oracle
7 3 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.83%) Altiris
8 1 (0.83%) Atmel
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) Google
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.83%) PayPal
8 1 (0.83%) WorldPay
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