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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 161 137 115
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 62 88 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 1.60% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 2.09% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 63 58
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £38,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £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
4054 4213 3802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.44% 76.66% 73.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2946 2962 2955
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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
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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 -3 38 £85,000 +74.35% 3
Newbury +6 10 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £60,000 - 2
Slough -10 1 - - 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 56 (32.00%) Java
2 53 (30.29%) Degree
3 51 (29.14%) Subversion
4 50 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 48 (27.43%) SQL
6 43 (24.57%) TDD
7 42 (24.00%) Finance
8 40 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 37 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (19.43%) Project Management
11 33 (18.86%) ITIL
12 31 (17.71%) PRINCE2
12 31 (17.71%) MS Excel
13 29 (16.57%) Windows
13 29 (16.57%) Oracle
13 29 (16.57%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (16.00%) Microsoft
15 27 (15.43%) CRM
15 27 (15.43%) Waterfall
16 26 (14.86%) Telecoms
17 25 (14.29%) SOA
17 25 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 25 (14.29%) UNIX
18 23 (13.14%) CSS
18 23 (13.14%) HTML
18 23 (13.14%) SDLC
18 23 (13.14%) Test Automation
19 22 (12.57%) Perl
20 21 (12.00%) CMS
20 21 (12.00%) Ajax

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 21 (12.00%) CMS
2 15 (8.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 15 (8.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (8.00%) IIS
4 13 (7.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (1.71%) Lync
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.14%) Confluence
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.57%) Node.js
7 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 31 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.14%) MS Office
3 10 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 10 (5.71%) MS Project
4 4 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.29%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.14%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.86%) DNS
2 12 (6.86%) DHCP
3 11 (6.29%) SSL
3 11 (6.29%) Wireless
4 10 (5.71%) NAS
4 10 (5.71%) SAN
5 7 (4.00%) Broadband
6 6 (3.43%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.86%) VoLTE
8 4 (2.29%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (2.29%) 4G
8 4 (2.29%) LTE
9 3 (1.71%) MGW
9 3 (1.71%) M3UA
9 3 (1.71%) 3G
9 3 (1.71%) RTP
9 3 (1.71%) TCAP
9 3 (1.71%) ISUP
9 3 (1.71%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.86%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 10 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.29%) DB2
6 3 (1.71%) MySQL
7 2 (1.14%) IDOL
8 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (29.14%) Subversion
2 50 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.86%) Maven
4 15 (8.57%) NetBeans
4 15 (8.57%) IntelliJ
5 10 (5.71%) JIRA
6 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.14%) JUnit
7 1 (0.57%) Hudson
7 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.57%) Appium
7 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.57%) Selenium
7 1 (0.57%) LabVIEW
General
1 42 (24.00%) Finance
2 26 (14.86%) Telecoms
3 17 (9.71%) Billing
4 16 (9.14%) Marketing
5 11 (6.29%) Legal
6 10 (5.71%) Retail
7 9 (5.14%) Back Office
8 7 (4.00%) French Language
9 6 (3.43%) Front Office
10 5 (2.86%) Advertising
11 4 (2.29%) Automotive
12 3 (1.71%) German Language
12 3 (1.71%) Swedish Language
13 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (23.43%) Developer
2 30 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 27 (15.43%) Architect
4 22 (12.57%) Test Engineer
5 16 (9.14%) Automation Engineer
5 16 (9.14%) Test Automation Engineer
6 13 (7.43%) Applications Developer
6 13 (7.43%) Java Applications Developer
7 11 (6.29%) Technical Architect
7 11 (6.29%) Quality Manager
7 11 (6.29%) Service Manager
7 11 (6.29%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (6.29%) Services Delivery Manager
8 9 (5.14%) Programme Manager
8 9 (5.14%) Applications Architect
9 8 (4.57%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
11 6 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.14%) CSS
1 23 (13.14%) HTML
2 21 (12.00%) Ajax
3 20 (11.43%) JSON
4 18 (10.29%) Struts
4 18 (10.29%) Swing
4 18 (10.29%) SWT
4 18 (10.29%) jQuery
5 17 (9.71%) Spring
6 16 (9.14%) RESTful
7 15 (8.57%) Java EE
7 15 (8.57%) SOAP
7 15 (8.57%) SAML
7 15 (8.57%) OAuth
7 15 (8.57%) Play Framework
8 10 (5.71%) Software Packaging
9 8 (4.57%) .NET
9 8 (4.57%) XML
10 6 (3.43%) XSD
11 5 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.86%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.29%) N-Tier
4 11 (6.29%) PMI
4 11 (6.29%) Clustering
4 11 (6.29%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.71%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.43%) Statistics
6 6 (3.43%) IPTV
7 5 (2.86%) User Experience
8 2 (1.14%) iPad
8 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.57%) GIS
9 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.57%) Windows
2 25 (14.29%) UNIX
3 16 (9.14%) Linux
4 13 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.86%) Android
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.57%) TDD
2 40 (22.86%) Software Engineering
3 37 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (19.43%) Project Management
5 33 (18.86%) ITIL
6 31 (17.71%) PRINCE2
7 29 (16.57%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (15.43%) CRM
8 27 (15.43%) Waterfall
9 25 (14.29%) SOA
10 23 (13.14%) SDLC
10 23 (13.14%) Test Automation
11 19 (10.86%) Test Planning
12 18 (10.29%) Business Development
12 18 (10.29%) Service Delivery
13 17 (9.71%) Integration Testing
13 17 (9.71%) Project Planning
13 17 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (9.14%) Release Management
15 15 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (32.00%) Java
2 48 (27.43%) SQL
3 22 (12.57%) Perl
4 21 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.86%) T-SQL
5 19 (10.86%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.14%) C#
7 6 (3.43%) C++
8 2 (1.14%) Python
8 2 (1.14%) C
9 1 (0.57%) Lisp
9 1 (0.57%) VC++
9 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (30.29%) Degree
2 17 (9.71%) PMI Certification
3 15 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (5.71%) MCITP
4 10 (5.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.71%) MCSE
5 7 (4.00%) ISEB
6 6 (3.43%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.43%) PMP
7 5 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.29%) NVQ Level 3
8 4 (2.29%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.57%) CCNP
9 1 (0.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.14%) QA
2 15 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (8.57%) ISO 14001
3 11 (6.29%) ISO 9000
3 11 (6.29%) ISO 9001
4 10 (5.71%) COBIT
4 10 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.71%) vCloud
2 10 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.71%) vSphere
2 10 (5.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (5.71%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.57%) Cacti
2 1 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.57%) collectd
2 1 (0.57%) logstash
2 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.57%) Graphite
2 1 (0.57%) Rsyslog
2 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (16.57%) Oracle
2 28 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.86%) IBM
4 15 (8.57%) Sitecore
5 13 (7.43%) Cisco
6 12 (6.86%) Juniper
7 10 (5.71%) VMware
7 10 (5.71%) HP
7 10 (5.71%) Veritas
7 10 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.29%) Remedy
8 4 (2.29%) Siebel
8 4 (2.29%) BMC
9 2 (1.14%) Meridio
9 2 (1.14%) SAP
9 2 (1.14%) hybris
10 1 (0.57%) Symantec
10 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.57%) ESRI
10 1 (0.57%) Business Objects
Slough
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life cover, bonus, 25 day holiday
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life cover, bonus, 25 day holiday
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 27 days ago