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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 139 164 164
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 74 62 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.65% 1.22% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.43% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 38
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
3940 4332 4783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.71% 84.91% 81.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3061 3242 3212
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +19 34 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Maidenhead -3 16 £55,000 -4.34%
Wokingham - 6 £60,000 -
Bracknell -1 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Slough +18 1 £100,000 +233.33%
Newbury 0 1 £60,000 +140.00%
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 38 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.79%) Windows
3 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 27 (24.11%) Project Management
4 27 (24.11%) VMware
5 25 (22.32%) Finance
6 24 (21.43%) Oracle
6 24 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (20.54%) Cisco
8 22 (19.64%) Waterfall
9 21 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
11 19 (16.96%) DV Cleared
11 19 (16.96%) Hyper-V
11 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (16.96%) Linux
11 19 (16.96%) Telecoms
12 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
12 18 (16.07%) SOA
13 17 (15.18%) TDD
13 17 (15.18%) Integration Testing
14 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (13.39%) EMC
15 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (13.39%) Active Directory
15 15 (13.39%) SQL
15 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (13.39%) Firewall
15 15 (13.39%) Software Engineering
15 15 (13.39%) jQuery

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 13 (11.61%) IIS
2 8 (7.14%) JBoss
2 8 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.46%) CMS
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.89%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (11.61%) MS Excel
1 13 (11.61%) MS Office
2 7 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (1.79%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.39%) Firewall
2 13 (11.61%) Internet
3 12 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 11 (9.82%) Network Security
5 9 (8.04%) 4G
6 8 (7.14%) 3G
6 8 (7.14%) LTE
6 8 (7.14%) WebEx
7 7 (6.25%) Broadband
7 7 (6.25%) DHCP
7 7 (6.25%) DNS
8 6 (5.36%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (3.57%) Wireless
10 3 (2.68%) DMZ
10 3 (2.68%) LAN
10 3 (2.68%) TACACS
10 3 (2.68%) WAN
11 2 (1.79%) CTI
11 2 (1.79%) X.500
11 2 (1.79%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.79%) Big Data
8 2 (1.79%) MySQL
8 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.89%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.36%) Subversion
4 4 (3.57%) Selenium
5 3 (2.68%) JIRA
6 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.79%) JMeter
6 2 (1.79%) MSTest
6 2 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.79%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.79%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
General
1 25 (22.32%) Finance
2 19 (16.96%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.46%) Banking
5 4 (3.57%) Law
6 3 (2.68%) Back Office
6 3 (2.68%) Marketing
6 3 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.79%) Arabic Language
7 2 (1.79%) German Language
8 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (21.43%) Developer
2 16 (14.29%) Analyst
3 11 (9.82%) Architect
3 11 (9.82%) Support Specialist
4 9 (8.04%) Network Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Senior Developer
4 9 (8.04%) Software Developer
4 9 (8.04%) Vendor Manager
5 8 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 8 (7.14%) Consultant
5 8 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
6 7 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 7 (6.25%) Virtualisation Architect
6 7 (6.25%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.39%) jQuery
2 14 (12.50%) HTML
3 13 (11.61%) CSS
4 10 (8.93%) HTML5
5 9 (8.04%) .NET
5 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 7 (6.25%) NHibernate
6 7 (6.25%) SOAP
7 6 (5.36%) JSON
8 5 (4.46%) Java EE
8 5 (4.46%) XSLT
9 3 (2.68%) Ajax
9 3 (2.68%) DOM
9 3 (2.68%) OAuth
9 3 (2.68%) Regular Expression
9 3 (2.68%) RESTful
9 3 (2.68%) SAML
9 3 (2.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (13.39%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.04%) PKI
4 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (6.25%) Clustering
6 6 (5.36%) Smartphone
7 5 (4.46%) RIA
8 4 (3.57%) Life Science
9 3 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.68%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.68%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.68%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.79%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.79%) IVR
10 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.79%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.79%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.79%) Windows
2 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 19 (16.96%) Linux
4 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.14%) AIX
7 7 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Project Management
2 22 (19.64%) Waterfall
3 18 (16.07%) SOA
4 17 (15.18%) Integration Testing
4 17 (15.18%) TDD
5 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (13.39%) Software Engineering
6 12 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (9.82%) Network Management
7 11 (9.82%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (8.93%) BPEL
8 10 (8.93%) Change Management
9 9 (8.04%) Contingency Planning
9 9 (8.04%) Data Analysis
9 9 (8.04%) ITIL
9 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.04%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
2 15 (13.39%) SQL
3 9 (8.04%) C#
3 9 (8.04%) Java
4 7 (6.25%) TypeScript
5 5 (4.46%) XPath
6 3 (2.68%) Perl
6 3 (2.68%) Python
6 3 (2.68%) VB
7 2 (1.79%) PHP
7 2 (1.79%) Ruby
7 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.89%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.96%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.71%) Degree
4 11 (9.82%) CCNA
4 11 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.14%) CCNP
5 8 (7.14%) CEH
5 8 (7.14%) CISSP
5 8 (7.14%) SANS
6 7 (6.25%) MCITP
6 7 (6.25%) MCSE
6 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.68%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.68%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.79%) CITP
8 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.89%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.89%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.50%) QA
2 9 (8.04%) GAMP
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.89%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (16.96%) Hyper-V
3 15 (13.39%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 7 (6.25%) vCloud
4 7 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (6.25%) vSphere
5 6 (5.36%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (7.14%) SCCM
1 8 (7.14%) SCOM
1 8 (7.14%) WSUS
2 7 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.89%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.89%) Endace
Vendors
1 38 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.11%) VMware
3 24 (21.43%) Oracle
4 23 (20.54%) Cisco
5 15 (13.39%) EMC
6 11 (9.82%) Citrix
7 10 (8.93%) Juniper
8 9 (8.04%) HP
9 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.25%) SevOne
9 7 (6.25%) Veritas
10 6 (5.36%) IBM
11 3 (2.68%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.68%) F5
11 3 (2.68%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.68%) Sitecore
12 2 (1.79%) LogRhythm
12 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.79%) Velocent
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