The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 46 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 1.41% 1.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Median salary £54,500 £34,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.12% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 265 220 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 93.64% 87.30% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 247 186 214
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,022
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

Validation
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Validation in Solihull

Validation
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Solihull over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Solihull

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Jetty
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Jetty
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase