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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 74 70
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.15% 0.71% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.79% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Median salary £47,812 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +91.24% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,062 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,562 £30,400 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 463 634 564
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 88.53% 90.06% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 377 561 494
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
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 23 June 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 +15 1 £43,124 +72.49% 1
Validation
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) X.509
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) XSD
1 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma

Validation
Co-occurring 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 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) X.509
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Applications Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) DMAIC
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £39,324 - £46,924 plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago