The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 60 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.45% - 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £40,500 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 - £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 - £37,000
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 400 584 488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 90.70% 87.56% 83.13%
Number of salaries quoted 308 530 427
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Staffordshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Staffordshire

Validation
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £27,500 - 1
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) EDI
2 4 (44.44%) Logistics
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Data Validation
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) XSD
3 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 3 (33.33%) X.509
4 2 (22.22%) Law
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) EDI
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Validation
1 4 (44.44%) Logistics
1 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 3 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £39,324 - £46,924 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago