Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 93 76
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.99% 1.28% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.43% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 24
Coventry median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -9.68%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +6.67%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1177 1261 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.64% 89.50% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1037 1017
Coventry median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Coventry over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
3 3 (23.08%) Simulink
3 3 (23.08%) Electronics
3 3 (23.08%) Nessus
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) ISSEP
3 3 (23.08%) Automotive
3 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
3 3 (23.08%) OWASP
3 3 (23.08%) NAS
3 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture

Validation
Co-occurring 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 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) Kinematics
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Simulink
2 1 (7.69%) CATIA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) NAS
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) ADSL2
3 1 (7.69%) Broadband
3 1 (7.69%) VDSL
3 1 (7.69%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 3 (23.08%) Looker
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Head of Architecture
1 3 (23.08%) Head of Security
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Executive
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing Executive
3 1 (7.69%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing Executive
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Kali Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Internal Audit
2 3 (23.08%) OWASP
2 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) BPMN
3 2 (15.38%) BPR
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) ISSEP
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) NIST 800
2 2 (15.38%) PMO
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 26262
3 1 (7.69%) MISRA
3 1 (7.69%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Fortify
1 3 (23.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) NetApp
1 3 (23.08%) Veracode
2 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Netezza
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle