The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Data Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Validation
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 238 223
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.11% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.13% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Median salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.48% -9.37%  

Data 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4576 5402 5023
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.27% 88.69% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3797 4188 4136
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Data Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in the West Midlands

Data Validation
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Validation in the West Midlands

Data Validation
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Data Validation
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Data 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) PMO
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
3 2 (50.00%) ArchiMate
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Data Entry

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Data Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) ArchiMate
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft