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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 174 120 126
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 44 94 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 1.71% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 2.23% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 24 64 50
Average salary £57,500 £52,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.57% +48.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Validation
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4146 4218 3996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.90% 76.94% 74.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3045 2912 3142
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £73,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Berkshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Validation
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -22 23 £57,500 +3.60% 3
Maidenhead - 8 £60,000 -
Newbury +2 5 £50,000 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 51 (29.31%) Degree
2 48 (27.59%) Java
3 45 (25.86%) Finance
4 42 (24.14%) Git (software)
5 41 (23.56%) Subversion
5 41 (23.56%) SQL
6 37 (21.26%) ITIL
7 35 (20.11%) TDD
8 34 (19.54%) Software Engineering
9 33 (18.97%) Project Management
10 32 (18.39%) PRINCE2
11 30 (17.24%) MS Excel
12 29 (16.67%) Windows
12 29 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (16.09%) Oracle
14 26 (14.94%) SQL Server
14 26 (14.94%) CRM
15 25 (14.37%) Microsoft
15 25 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (13.79%) SOA
16 24 (13.79%) Telecoms
17 22 (12.64%) SDLC
18 21 (12.07%) Waterfall
19 20 (11.49%) JavaScript
20 19 (10.92%) UNIX
20 19 (10.92%) TCP/IP
20 19 (10.92%) IBM
20 19 (10.92%) Migration
20 19 (10.92%) JSON
20 19 (10.92%) Business Development

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (10.34%) CMS
2 14 (8.05%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (8.05%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (7.47%) IIS
3 13 (7.47%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.72%) Lync
4 3 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.57%) Node.js
6 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 30 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.62%) MS Office
3 13 (7.47%) MS Project
4 10 (5.75%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (8.05%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (4.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (4.02%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.72%) SaaS
3 2 (1.15%) Force.com
4 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.92%) TCP/IP
2 18 (10.34%) DNS
3 13 (7.47%) SSL
4 12 (6.90%) DHCP
5 11 (6.32%) SAN
6 10 (5.75%) Wireless
6 10 (5.75%) NAS
7 8 (4.60%) Diameter Protocol
8 6 (3.45%) SMTP
8 6 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (3.45%) SNMP
8 6 (3.45%) Broadband
8 6 (3.45%) VoIP
9 5 (2.87%) VoLTE
10 4 (2.30%) 4G
11 3 (1.72%) M3UA
11 3 (1.72%) VPN
11 3 (1.72%) MPLS
11 3 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.72%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.05%) RDBMS
4 10 (5.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (5.75%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.30%) DB2
6 2 (1.15%) IDOL
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.57%) MySQL
7 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 41 (23.56%) Subversion
3 15 (8.62%) Maven
4 12 (6.90%) IntelliJ
4 12 (6.90%) NetBeans
5 10 (5.75%) JIRA
6 4 (2.30%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.57%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.57%) Selenium
7 1 (0.57%) Hudson
7 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.57%) Appium
General
1 45 (25.86%) Finance
2 24 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 17 (9.77%) Billing
4 13 (7.47%) Marketing
4 13 (7.47%) Back Office
5 11 (6.32%) Legal
6 10 (5.75%) Front Office
6 10 (5.75%) Retail
7 5 (2.87%) French Language
8 4 (2.30%) Advertising
8 4 (2.30%) Automotive
9 3 (1.72%) German Language
9 3 (1.72%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (18.39%) Developer
2 30 (17.24%) Architect
3 23 (13.22%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.34%) Test Engineer
5 13 (7.47%) Technical Architect
6 12 (6.90%) Applications Developer
6 12 (6.90%) Java Applications Developer
6 12 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (6.32%) Service Manager
7 11 (6.32%) Services Delivery Manager
8 10 (5.75%) Quality Manager
9 9 (5.17%) Programme Manager
10 8 (4.60%) Applications Architect
11 7 (4.02%) Service Desk Manager
11 7 (4.02%) Release Manager
11 7 (4.02%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.45%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.92%) JSON
2 18 (10.34%) HTML
2 18 (10.34%) CSS
2 18 (10.34%) Ajax
3 15 (8.62%) jQuery
3 15 (8.62%) RESTful
4 14 (8.05%) OAuth
4 14 (8.05%) Play Framework
4 14 (8.05%) Spring
4 14 (8.05%) Java EE
4 14 (8.05%) SWT
4 14 (8.05%) Swing
4 14 (8.05%) SAML
4 14 (8.05%) SOAP
4 14 (8.05%) Struts
5 10 (5.75%) Software Packaging
6 8 (4.60%) .NET
7 6 (3.45%) XML
8 5 (2.87%) Web Services
9 4 (2.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.32%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.32%) Clustering
4 11 (6.32%) N-Tier
5 10 (5.75%) PMI
5 10 (5.75%) Statistics
5 10 (5.75%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.45%) IPTV
7 3 (1.72%) User Experience
8 2 (1.15%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.57%) Replication
9 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.67%) Windows
2 19 (10.92%) UNIX
3 18 (10.34%) Linux
4 14 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.87%) Android
6 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.26%) ITIL
2 35 (20.11%) TDD
3 34 (19.54%) Software Engineering
4 33 (18.97%) Project Management
5 32 (18.39%) PRINCE2
6 29 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (14.94%) CRM
8 25 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (13.79%) SOA
10 22 (12.64%) SDLC
11 21 (12.07%) Waterfall
12 19 (10.92%) Migration
12 19 (10.92%) Test Automation
12 19 (10.92%) Business Development
13 18 (10.34%) Problem Management
13 18 (10.34%) Release Management
13 18 (10.34%) Service Delivery
14 17 (9.77%) Project Planning
15 15 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (8.62%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.59%) Java
2 41 (23.56%) SQL
3 20 (11.49%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.34%) Perl
5 15 (8.62%) T-SQL
5 15 (8.62%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.17%) C#
7 5 (2.87%) C++
8 2 (1.15%) Python
8 2 (1.15%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.15%) SOQL
8 2 (1.15%) C
9 1 (0.57%) Ruby
9 1 (0.57%) Lisp
9 1 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 51 (29.31%) Degree
2 16 (9.20%) PMI Certification
3 14 (8.05%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.75%) MCSE
4 10 (5.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (5.75%) MCITP
5 7 (4.02%) ISEB
6 6 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.45%) PMP
6 6 (3.45%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.87%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.72%) NVQ Level 3
8 3 (1.72%) NVQ Level 4
8 3 (1.72%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.57%) HNC
9 1 (0.57%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.57%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) ISO 14001
1 13 (7.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (7.47%) QA
2 10 (5.75%) COBIT
2 10 (5.75%) ISO 9000
2 10 (5.75%) ISO 9001
2 10 (5.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.75%) Terminal Services
2 10 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.75%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (5.75%) vSphere
2 10 (5.75%) vCloud
3 2 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (5.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.57%) Cacti
2 1 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.57%) collectd
2 1 (0.57%) logstash
2 1 (0.57%) Rsyslog
2 1 (0.57%) Graphite
2 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (16.09%) Oracle
2 25 (14.37%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.92%) IBM
4 14 (8.05%) Sitecore
4 14 (8.05%) Cisco
4 14 (8.05%) Juniper
5 11 (6.32%) VMware
6 10 (5.75%) Veritas
6 10 (5.75%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.75%) HP
7 7 (4.02%) BMC
7 7 (4.02%) Remedy
8 4 (2.30%) Huawei
9 2 (1.15%) Meridio
9 2 (1.15%) Tableau
9 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.15%) Siebel
9 2 (1.15%) SAP
10 1 (0.57%) Cognos
Reading, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago