The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 49 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +11
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.70% 0.63% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.85% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
Validation
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
381 472 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 80.89% 74.21% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 301 362 508
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Validation
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Validation Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (88.89%) VPN
2 16 (88.89%) CCNP
2 16 (88.89%) Service Delivery
3 14 (77.78%) Degree
4 13 (72.22%) Cisco
5 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Windows
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) MCSE
6 1 (5.56%) MCSA
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.56%) IPv6
6 1 (5.56%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Firmware
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Electronics
6 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.56%) VMware

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) IPv6
2 1 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
1 1 (5.56%) Infinispan
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Solutions Designer
1 12 (66.67%) Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
1 1 (5.56%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
2 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Network Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) UML
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (88.89%) CCNP
3 14 (77.78%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.56%) RHCSA
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) RHCT
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nmap
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) F5