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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 110 128
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 20 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.02% 1.28% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.46% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 9
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 1757 2048 1752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.19% 87.67% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1497 1427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
3 13 (24.53%) SQL
3 13 (24.53%) Business Analysis
4 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (20.75%) Business Continuity
5 11 (20.75%) Windows
5 11 (20.75%) SAS
5 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (20.75%) Cognos
5 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (20.75%) Incident Management
5 11 (20.75%) Statistics
5 11 (20.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
6 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
7 8 (15.09%) CRM
7 8 (15.09%) ITIL
7 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.32%) iManage
9 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (20.75%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
1 3 (5.66%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.77%) BGP
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
2 2 (3.77%) MPLS
2 2 (3.77%) TACACS
2 2 (3.77%) Wireless
2 2 (3.77%) WLAN
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) MS Access
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Legal
3 4 (7.55%) Law
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Analyst
2 26 (49.06%) Business Analyst
3 15 (28.30%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 12 (22.64%) Developer
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Business Development Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Development Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Software Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Software Development Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Software Development Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Business Improvement Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Service Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement Business Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
1 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
1 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 13 (24.53%) Business Analysis
3 11 (20.75%) Business Continuity
3 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (20.75%) Incident Management
3 11 (20.75%) Statistics
4 8 (15.09%) CRM
4 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Business Transformation
5 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) Six Sigma
6 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.55%) Analytics
7 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) VBA
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) CISM
3 1 (1.89%) CISSP
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) RHCE
3 1 (1.89%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.66%) vSphere
1 3 (5.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.89%) Cacti
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
2 1 (1.89%) SELinux
2 1 (1.89%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Cognos
2 6 (11.32%) iManage
2 6 (11.32%) Interwoven
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) F5
5 2 (3.77%) Juniper
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.89%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago