The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 / Warwickshire
Rank 58 84 60
Rank change year-on-year +26 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.02% 0.80% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.87% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 14
Median salary £40,875 £44,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.65% +6.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £42,000 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £52,000
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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 536 690 617
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 91.16% 91.63% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 428 524 554
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Warwickshire

Validation
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leamington Spa - 2 £43,750 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £47,500 -
Validation
West Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Simulink
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) CANoe
3 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) TargetLink
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Lua
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
4 1 (12.50%) Snort
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) MathWorks
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) Stateflow
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 3 (37.50%) Simulink
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Stateflow
2 1 (12.50%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) CANoe
2 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Software Asset Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Kali Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Lua
1 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) LogRhythm
1 1 (12.50%) MathWorks
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto