The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 64 75 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.18% 0.76% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.89% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 14
Median salary £51,000 £27,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.88% -38.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -10.11%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 478 677 610
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 86.28% 85.91% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 415 540 487
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -3.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Validation
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Validation in Coventry

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) QNX
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Query Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Verification Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Physics
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (20.00%) ISO13485
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (20.00%) Cadence
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Informatica
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Netezza
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) QNX