Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 68 54
Rank change year-on-year +25 -14 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 25 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 5.57% 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.46% 0.48% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 1
Shropshire median annual salary £71,500 £34,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +110.29% -22.73% -
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +6.67%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 387 630 392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 86.19% 90.65% 85.22%
Number of salaries quoted 262 501 302
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £70,571 £65,000 £64,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.22% +2.50% -

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Shropshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Shropshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Shropshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Shropshire

Validation
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Telford +10 25 £71,500 +52.13%
Validation
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 25 (100.00%) Puppet
1 25 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (56.00%) EMC
3 14 (56.00%) Middleware
3 14 (56.00%) SOAP
3 14 (56.00%) Web Services
3 14 (56.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (56.00%) SOA
3 14 (56.00%) Documentum
3 14 (56.00%) SLA
3 14 (56.00%) Quality Management
3 14 (56.00%) Risk Management
3 14 (56.00%) Data Management
3 14 (56.00%) TOGAF
3 14 (56.00%) BPEL
3 14 (56.00%) Document Management
3 14 (56.00%) Business Analysis
3 14 (56.00%) DevOps
3 14 (56.00%) REST
3 14 (56.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 14 (56.00%) Build Automation
3 14 (56.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 14 (56.00%) QMS
3 14 (56.00%) BPMN
3 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (56.00%) Pega
3 14 (56.00%) Selenium

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 14 (56.00%) Documentum
1 14 (56.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (28.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (56.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (28.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) AWS Engineer
1 11 (44.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 11 (44.00%) Linux Engineer
1 11 (44.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 11 (44.00%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Pega Architect
4 5 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Linux Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Middleware
1 14 (56.00%) REST
1 14 (56.00%) SOAP
1 14 (56.00%) Web Services
2 11 (44.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) BPEL
2 14 (56.00%) BPMN
2 14 (56.00%) Build Automation
2 14 (56.00%) Business Analysis
2 14 (56.00%) Case Management
2 14 (56.00%) Data Management
2 14 (56.00%) DevOps
2 14 (56.00%) Document Management
2 14 (56.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 14 (56.00%) QMS
2 14 (56.00%) Quality Management
2 14 (56.00%) Risk Management
2 14 (56.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (56.00%) SOA
2 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (56.00%) TOGAF
3 11 (44.00%) IT Strategy
3 11 (44.00%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (44.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 14 (56.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (44.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (100.00%) Puppet
2 11 (44.00%) Ansible
2 11 (44.00%) Grafana
2 11 (44.00%) Terraform
3 7 (28.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) EMC
2 14 (56.00%) Pega
3 11 (44.00%) Splunk
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle