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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
England / West Midlands
Rank 154 188 175
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 48 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 0.86% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.97% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 33
Median salary £46,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,600 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
4159 5231 4245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.81% 88.24% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3329 4297 3564
Median salary £42,500 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.35% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +20 34 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Solihull -1 5 £46,000 +37.31%
Sutton Coldfield +4 3 - -
Warwickshire +24 2 £43,750 +4.16%
Coventry +19 2 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £40,500 -
Worcestershire -6 1 - - 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 41 (36.94%) SLA
2 25 (22.52%) ITIL
3 23 (20.72%) VMware
4 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (18.92%) vSphere
6 19 (17.12%) Service Delivery
6 19 (17.12%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (17.12%) Change Control
6 19 (17.12%) Business Development
6 19 (17.12%) Service Design
7 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 17 (15.32%) SQL
9 15 (13.51%) Degree
9 15 (13.51%) Analytics
9 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (12.61%) EdgeSight
10 14 (12.61%) NetScaler
10 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (12.61%) XenApp
10 14 (12.61%) Citrix
11 12 (10.81%) Finance
12 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
12 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.01%) C
12 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
12 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
13 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (8.11%) QA
13 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP

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 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (6.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.50%) SAS
3 1 (0.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.90%) Jetty
3 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) SPSS
2 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) assyst
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.90%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.90%) Force.com
2 1 (0.90%) IaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) PaaS
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.61%) NetScaler
2 9 (8.11%) LAN
2 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.21%) DHCP
3 8 (7.21%) DNS
3 8 (7.21%) WAN
4 7 (6.31%) VPN
5 3 (2.70%) Firewall
5 3 (2.70%) X.509
6 2 (1.80%) Internet
7 1 (0.90%) BGP
7 1 (0.90%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.90%) Intranet
7 1 (0.90%) MPLS
7 1 (0.90%) PABX
7 1 (0.90%) TACACS
7 1 (0.90%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.90%) VoIP
7 1 (0.90%) Wireless
7 1 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.70%) QlikView
5 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.90%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.90%) MS Access
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) CANoe
1 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.90%) JIRA
1 1 (0.90%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.90%) Ranorex
1 1 (0.90%) Subversion
1 1 (0.90%) VectorCAST
1 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Automotive
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 3 (2.70%) Military
5 2 (1.80%) Billing
5 2 (1.80%) Law
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (30.63%) Analyst
2 21 (18.92%) Business Analyst
3 20 (18.02%) Architect
4 19 (17.12%) Service Architect
5 14 (12.61%) Citrix Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Tester
7 8 (7.21%) Applications Tester
8 7 (6.31%) Exchange Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Electronics Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Software Tester
12 3 (2.70%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Business Analytics Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Data Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Design Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Java Applications Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) EDI
2 4 (3.60%) .NET
3 3 (2.70%) XML
3 3 (2.70%) XSD
4 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.80%) Web Services
5 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.90%) CSS
5 1 (0.90%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.90%) J2EE
5 1 (0.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) Linux
3 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.80%) Unix
4 1 (0.90%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.90%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) ITIL
2 19 (17.12%) Business Development
2 19 (17.12%) Change Control
2 19 (17.12%) Service Delivery
2 19 (17.12%) Service Design
3 15 (13.51%) Analytics
4 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.21%) Software Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Business Analytics
8 7 (6.31%) Data Validation
8 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 7 (6.31%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) SQL
2 10 (9.01%) C
3 6 (5.41%) VBA
4 5 (4.50%) Java
5 3 (2.70%) C#
5 3 (2.70%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.80%) PHP
6 2 (1.80%) Python
6 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.90%) C++
7 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.90%) Lua
7 1 (0.90%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.90%) VB
7 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (13.51%) Degree
3 8 (7.21%) ISEB
4 5 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.90%) CCNA
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.90%) CISM
6 1 (0.90%) CISSP
6 1 (0.90%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.90%) RHCE
6 1 (0.90%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.90%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (36.94%) SLA
2 9 (8.11%) QA
3 5 (4.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.80%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.80%) ISO13485
4 2 (1.80%) MISRA
5 1 (0.90%) MISRA C
System Software
1 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (18.92%) vSphere
3 14 (12.61%) XenApp
4 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) EdgeSight
2 7 (6.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (6.31%) SCOM
3 1 (0.90%) Cacti
3 1 (0.90%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.90%) Nagios
3 1 (0.90%) SELinux
3 1 (0.90%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 23 (20.72%) VMware
2 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.61%) Citrix
4 7 (6.31%) Symantec
5 4 (3.60%) Cognos
6 3 (2.70%) Tableau
7 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.90%) Cadence
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco
8 1 (0.90%) IBM
8 1 (0.90%) Informatica
8 1 (0.90%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.90%) Juniper
8 1 (0.90%) QNX
8 1 (0.90%) Remedy
8 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Sybase
Worcester, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago