Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 97 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - +92
Permanent jobs citing Validation 33 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.60% 1.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 1.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 0
Warwickshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 -
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +6.67%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1135 1099 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 89.37% 91.97% 89.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 848 1126
Warwickshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -1.28% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,875 £59,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Gaydon - 9 £37,500 -
Warwick +19 7 £32,500 -26.14%
Rugby - 6 £55,000 -
Nuneaton - 3 £38,500 -
Leamington Spa -11 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Validation
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 10 (30.30%) QA
2 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) C
4 8 (24.24%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) Java
4 8 (24.24%) Automotive
4 8 (24.24%) Android
5 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (21.21%) Electronics
5 7 (21.21%) C++
5 7 (21.21%) Six Sigma
6 6 (18.18%) SOAP
6 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 6 (18.18%) REST
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (15.15%) Android Studio
7 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
7 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
7 5 (15.15%) Simulink
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) PMO
8 4 (12.12%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (12.12%) MATLAB
8 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Validation
Co-occurring 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 5 (15.15%) Simulink
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Bluetooth
1 2 (6.06%) ZigBee
2 1 (3.03%) 4G
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Android Studio
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) CANoe
2 3 (9.09%) Ranorex
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.03%) MSI
3 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (24.24%) Automotive
2 7 (21.21%) Electronics
3 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Project Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) REST
1 6 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.03%) Infotainment
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (21.21%) Six Sigma
3 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.09%) BPMN
6 3 (9.09%) BPR
6 3 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (9.09%) Fit Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 8 (24.24%) C
2 8 (24.24%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
2 5 (15.15%) PMO
3 3 (9.09%) ISO 26262
4 2 (6.06%) MISRA
4 2 (6.06%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) EMC
1 2 (6.06%) iManage
1 2 (6.06%) Interwoven
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Concur
2 1 (3.03%) Google