The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 131 126 193
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +67
Permanent jobs citing Validation 82 99 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.90% 1.90% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.24% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 54 63 20
Median salary £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
3788 4423 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.95% 85.02% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2944 3441 3254
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Validation
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +25 37 £57,500 +55.40% 3
Maidenhead +10 23 £55,000 -
Bracknell -7 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Wokingham - 3 £60,000 -
Slough +17 1 £100,000 +73.91%
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 51 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.06%) Windows
3 40 (30.30%) SQL Server
3 40 (30.30%) VMware
4 38 (28.79%) Oracle
5 37 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (25.76%) Project Management
7 33 (25.00%) SOA
8 30 (22.73%) Finance
8 30 (22.73%) Waterfall
9 29 (21.97%) Integration Testing
9 29 (21.97%) TDD
10 28 (21.21%) Cisco
11 27 (20.45%) Software Engineering
11 27 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (20.45%) Hyper-V
11 27 (20.45%) Windows Server
12 26 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (19.70%) IIS
13 24 (18.18%) SQL
13 24 (18.18%) Linux
14 23 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (15.91%) Active Directory
15 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (15.91%) Data Centre
15 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (15.15%) Security Cleared
16 20 (15.15%) Load Balancing
17 19 (14.39%) Telecoms
18 18 (13.64%) MS Excel

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 26 (19.70%) IIS
2 14 (10.61%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.85%) JBoss
4 9 (6.82%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (3.79%) CMS
7 3 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.52%) Apache
8 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.85%) MS Office
3 10 (7.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project
5 1 (0.76%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (11.36%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.03%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (1.52%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.61%) Firewall
3 13 (9.85%) DHCP
3 13 (9.85%) DNS
3 13 (9.85%) Internet
3 13 (9.85%) WebEx
4 10 (7.58%) Network Security
5 9 (6.82%) 4G
6 8 (6.06%) 3G
6 8 (6.06%) LTE
7 7 (5.30%) Broadband
8 6 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (4.55%) SSL
9 4 (3.03%) Wireless
10 3 (2.27%) DMZ
10 3 (2.27%) LAN
10 3 (2.27%) TACACS
10 3 (2.27%) WAN
11 2 (1.52%) CTI
11 2 (1.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.88%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (5.30%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.52%) MySQL
9 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.76%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.58%) Subversion
3 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.27%) Selenium
6 2 (1.52%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.52%) JIRA
6 2 (1.52%) JMeter
6 2 (1.52%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.76%) MSTest
7 1 (0.76%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (22.73%) Finance
2 19 (14.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.79%) Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.03%) German Language
4 4 (3.03%) Law
5 3 (2.27%) Back Office
5 3 (2.27%) Marketing
5 3 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.52%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (26.52%) Developer
2 19 (14.39%) Architect
3 15 (11.36%) Analyst
4 13 (9.85%) Cloud Architect
4 13 (9.85%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (9.85%) Technical Architect
4 13 (9.85%) Virtualisation Architect
4 13 (9.85%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
5 11 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.33%) Support Specialist
6 9 (6.82%) Consultant
6 9 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Vendor Manager
7 8 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 8 (6.06%) Business Developer
7 8 (6.06%) Implementation Consultant
7 8 (6.06%) VMware Specialist
8 7 (5.30%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.61%) HTML
1 14 (10.61%) jQuery
2 13 (9.85%) CSS
3 11 (8.33%) SOAP
3 11 (8.33%) XSLT
4 10 (7.58%) HTML5
4 10 (7.58%) JSON
5 9 (6.82%) .NET
5 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 9 (6.82%) Java EE
6 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (5.30%) Hibernate
6 7 (5.30%) Middleware
6 7 (5.30%) NHibernate
6 7 (5.30%) Web Services
7 6 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (3.03%) JMS
8 4 (3.03%) REST
8 4 (3.03%) XML
8 4 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.85%) Clustering
3 13 (9.85%) PKI
4 8 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.55%) Life Science
5 6 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.55%) Replication
5 6 (4.55%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.79%) RIA
7 3 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.27%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.52%) IVR
9 1 (0.76%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.76%) Fintech
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.06%) Windows
2 27 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 26 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (18.18%) Linux
5 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (9.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.06%) AIX
8 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.76%) Project Management
2 33 (25.00%) SOA
3 30 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 29 (21.97%) Integration Testing
4 29 (21.97%) TDD
5 27 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (20.45%) Software Engineering
6 23 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (15.15%) Load Balancing
8 16 (12.12%) BPEL
8 16 (12.12%) Contingency Planning
8 16 (12.12%) Presales
8 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (10.61%) Logistics
9 14 (10.61%) Project Planning
9 14 (10.61%) Service Delivery
10 11 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
10 11 (8.33%) Migration
10 11 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.18%) SQL
2 18 (13.64%) Java
3 17 (12.88%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.33%) XPath
5 9 (6.82%) C#
6 7 (5.30%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.03%) XQuery
9 2 (1.52%) Perl
9 2 (1.52%) PHP
9 2 (1.52%) Python
9 2 (1.52%) Ruby
10 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.76%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 13 (9.85%) MCITP
3 13 (9.85%) MCSE
3 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (9.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (9.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (9.09%) Degree
5 10 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.82%) CCNA
7 7 (5.30%) CCNP
8 6 (4.55%) CEH
8 6 (4.55%) CISSP
8 6 (4.55%) SANS
9 4 (3.03%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.27%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.12%) QA
2 11 (8.33%) GAMP
3 1 (0.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (20.45%) Hyper-V
3 21 (15.91%) Active Directory
4 13 (9.85%) Terminal Services
4 13 (9.85%) vCloud
4 13 (9.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (9.85%) vSphere
5 11 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 8 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (6.06%) SCCM
2 8 (6.06%) SCOM
2 8 (6.06%) WSUS
3 2 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 51 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 40 (30.30%) VMware
3 38 (28.79%) Oracle
4 28 (21.21%) Cisco
5 15 (11.36%) HP
6 14 (10.61%) EMC
7 13 (9.85%) Red Hat
7 13 (9.85%) Veritas
8 11 (8.33%) Citrix
9 10 (7.58%) Juniper
10 6 (4.55%) IBM
10 6 (4.55%) SevOne
11 4 (3.03%) F5
12 3 (2.27%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.27%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.27%) Sitecore
13 2 (1.52%) Cognizant
13 2 (1.52%) Empirix
13 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£90,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago