Validation Jobs in the Midlands

Validation
England > Midlands

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands requiring Validation skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Validation over the 6 months leading up to 24 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 144 88 80
Rank change year-on-year -56 -8 +71
Permanent jobs citing Validation 231 319 431
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.64% 3.76% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 3.89% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 93 52 207
10th Percentile £36,300 £32,526 £35,125
25th Percentile £40,750 £39,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% +0.56%
75th Percentile £58,000 £65,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £66,650 £84,625 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +13.64% -

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands

Validation falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,125 8,190 10,943
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 79.22% 96.43% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7,655 4,352 6,986
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,656 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.82%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £78,001
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in the Midlands

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Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Validation in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Validation in the Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Validation in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Validation in the Midlands

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Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands -75 129 £55,000 - 51
East Midlands +30 102 £42,500 -10.53% 35
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England

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.03%) CMS
1 7 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (4.76%) Simulink
2 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Trello
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) NetSuite
1 4 (1.73%) Salesforce CRM
2 3 (1.30%) NEC Housing
3 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.36%) Azure
2 8 (3.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 6 (2.60%) Power Platform
4 4 (1.73%) GitHub
4 4 (1.73%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 3 (1.30%) Entra ID
5 3 (1.30%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.87%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) Asana
7 1 (0.43%) AWS
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) GCP
7 1 (0.43%) Mavenlink
7 1 (0.43%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.55%) VSAT
2 12 (5.19%) Firewall
3 7 (3.03%) WAN
4 4 (1.73%) DHCP
4 4 (1.73%) DNS
4 4 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.30%) 802.11
5 3 (1.30%) VLAN
5 3 (1.30%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.87%) Network Security
7 1 (0.43%) Internet
7 1 (0.43%) LAN
7 1 (0.43%) Modbus
7 1 (0.43%) MQTT
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.60%) Power BI
3 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.43%) Metadata
5 1 (0.43%) MS Access
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.43%) Power Query
5 1 (0.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (3.46%) JIRA
2 5 (2.16%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.73%) Selenium
4 2 (0.87%) CANoe
5 1 (0.43%) Git
5 1 (0.43%) GitLab
General
1 59 (25.54%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (16.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 38 (16.45%) Social Skills
4 35 (15.15%) Automotive
5 32 (13.85%) Finance
5 32 (13.85%) Manufacturing
6 31 (13.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 21 (9.09%) Electronics
8 13 (5.63%) Legal
9 12 (5.19%) Retail
10 6 (2.60%) Influencing Skills
11 5 (2.16%) Aeronautics
11 5 (2.16%) Aviation
11 5 (2.16%) Billing
11 5 (2.16%) Marketing
11 5 (2.16%) Military
12 4 (1.73%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (1.30%) Aerospace
13 3 (1.30%) Police
13 3 (1.30%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 42 (18.18%) Lead
2 38 (16.45%) Architect
3 30 (12.99%) Analyst
4 29 (12.55%) Software Architect
5 26 (11.26%) Technical Leader
6 20 (8.66%) Senior
7 18 (7.79%) Research Analyst
8 15 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (3.90%) Administrator
9 9 (3.90%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.46%) Data Engineer
10 8 (3.46%) Embedded Engineer
10 8 (3.46%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.03%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.03%) Validation Engineer
12 6 (2.60%) Hardware Engineer
12 6 (2.60%) QA Leader
12 6 (2.60%) QA Manager
12 6 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.16%) Salesforce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.76%) EDI
2 8 (3.46%) REST
3 7 (3.03%) WebRTC
4 3 (1.30%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.30%) Lightning Web Components
4 3 (1.30%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.43%) .NET
5 1 (0.43%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.43%) HTML
5 1 (0.43%) HTML5
5 1 (0.43%) Kafka
5 1 (0.43%) POSIX
5 1 (0.43%) React
5 1 (0.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 18 (7.79%) Life Science
3 7 (3.03%) Clustering
3 7 (3.03%) Product Ownership
4 6 (2.60%) Infotainment
5 4 (1.73%) CMDB
6 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.87%) Onboarding
7 2 (0.87%) Pricing Data
7 2 (0.87%) SCADA
7 2 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.87%) State Machine
7 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.43%) FPGA
8 1 (0.43%) Operational Technology
8 1 (0.43%) Robotics
8 1 (0.43%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.46%) Linux
2 4 (1.73%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Android
3 1 (0.43%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.45%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (16.02%) Chemistry
3 34 (14.72%) Requirements Management
4 33 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 32 (13.85%) Agile
6 31 (13.42%) Verification and Validation
7 30 (12.99%) TOGAF
8 29 (12.55%) Actionable Insight
8 29 (12.55%) Model Validation
8 29 (12.55%) Network Management
8 29 (12.55%) Technical Architecture
9 28 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (11.69%) Systems Engineering
11 23 (9.96%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (9.96%) Project Management
12 18 (7.79%) Acceptance Criteria
13 16 (6.93%) Software Engineering
14 15 (6.49%) Data Management
15 14 (6.06%) Analytics
15 14 (6.06%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.96%) SQL
2 21 (9.09%) MATLAB
3 11 (4.76%) Python
4 9 (3.90%) C
5 6 (2.60%) C++
5 6 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.73%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.30%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.30%) Java
8 1 (0.43%) ABAP
8 1 (0.43%) C#
8 1 (0.43%) Lua
8 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 100 (43.29%) Degree
2 28 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 28 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.93%) DBS Check
4 7 (3.03%) CISM
4 7 (3.03%) CISSP
5 6 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.60%) Master's Degree
6 5 (2.16%) CISA
6 5 (2.16%) PCI QSA
7 4 (1.73%) HND
8 3 (1.30%) CCNA
8 3 (1.30%) CCNP
8 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CBAP
9 1 (0.43%) IIBA
9 1 (0.43%) MBA
9 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.66%) QA
2 19 (8.23%) GMP
3 18 (7.79%) GLP
4 12 (5.19%) Def Stans
5 10 (4.33%) Data Quality
5 10 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (2.16%) NIST
6 5 (2.16%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.73%) Automotive SPICE
7 4 (1.73%) AUTOSAR
7 4 (1.73%) MISRA
7 4 (1.73%) MISRA C
7 4 (1.73%) SLA
8 3 (1.30%) Accessibility
8 3 (1.30%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.87%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.43%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.60%) Firmware
3 5 (2.16%) Embedded Firmware
4 4 (1.73%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Docker
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) Functional Safety
2 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.19%) Salesforce
3 8 (3.46%) CheckPoint
3 8 (3.46%) VMware
4 7 (3.03%) Databricks
5 6 (2.60%) Minitab
6 4 (1.73%) Apple
6 4 (1.73%) QNX
6 4 (1.73%) Quadient
6 4 (1.73%) Siemens
7 3 (1.30%) Cisco
7 3 (1.30%) NEC
7 3 (1.30%) SAP
7 3 (1.30%) Veeam
8 2 (0.87%) ANSYS
8 2 (0.87%) MathWorks
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle
9 1 (0.43%) Dell
9 1 (0.43%) EMC
9 1 (0.43%) IBM