The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 103 112
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 34 41 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.82% 1.72% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.97% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 4
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1681 2082 1441
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.94% 87.15% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1583 1189
Median salary £45,000 £43,974 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -0.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Birmingham

Validation
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Validation in Birmingham

Validation
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Birmingham over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Validation.

1 25 (36.76%) SLA
2 19 (27.94%) ITIL
3 18 (26.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 14 (20.59%) VMware
4 14 (20.59%) Business Development
4 14 (20.59%) Service Delivery
4 14 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (20.59%) Service Design
5 13 (19.12%) Change Control
5 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (17.65%) XenApp
6 12 (17.65%) vSphere
6 12 (17.65%) Finance
6 12 (17.65%) Citrix
6 12 (17.65%) NetScaler
6 12 (17.65%) EdgeSight
7 11 (16.18%) Analytics
7 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
7 11 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (13.24%) SQL
9 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
10 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.29%) Business Analytics
12 6 (8.82%) Degree
12 6 (8.82%) VBA

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (8.82%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Force.com
2 1 (1.47%) IaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) BGP
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) MPLS
3 1 (1.47%) TACACS
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.47%) Wireless
3 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) CANoe
1 1 (1.47%) VectorCAST
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Analyst
2 22 (32.35%) Business Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Architect
3 15 (22.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 14 (20.59%) Service Architect
5 12 (17.65%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Business Analytics Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Business Manager
9 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Product Manager
9 1 (1.47%) Security Manager
9 1 (1.47%) Server Analyst
9 1 (1.47%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.47%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.47%) Technical Business Analyst
9 1 (1.47%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) ITIL
2 18 (26.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 14 (20.59%) Business Development
3 14 (20.59%) Service Delivery
3 14 (20.59%) Service Design
4 13 (19.12%) Change Control
5 11 (16.18%) Analytics
5 11 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.29%) Business Analytics
9 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.88%) B2B
10 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.88%) KYC
11 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) VBA
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.47%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) PHP
3 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CISM
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.47%) RHCE
4 1 (1.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (36.76%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) MISRA
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.65%) vSphere
2 12 (17.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.47%) Cacti
2 1 (1.47%) Nagios
2 1 (1.47%) SELinux
2 1 (1.47%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) VMware
2 12 (17.65%) Citrix
3 2 (2.94%) Cognos
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.47%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.47%) F5
4 1 (1.47%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.47%) Juniper
4 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago