The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 45
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 1.36% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.50% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Median salary - £42,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 313 333 193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 88.92% 90.74% 79.75%
Number of salaries quoted 302 305 172
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Validation
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (100.00%) SOLIDWORKS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Mechanical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001