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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South East / Berkshire
Rank 129 206 135
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -71
Permanent jobs citing Validation 62 23 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.68% 0.43% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.50% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 52 16 43
Median salary £50,000 £62,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
3150 4613 4491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.60% 86.19% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2388 3754 3175
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +56 26 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Bracknell +28 16 £22,000 -
Windsor - 5 £42,500 -
Wokingham - 2 £46,250 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 55 (39.01%) Project Management
2 50 (35.46%) Microsoft
3 46 (32.62%) Oracle
4 44 (31.21%) SQL Server
5 39 (27.66%) Cisco
6 37 (26.24%) Windows
6 37 (26.24%) VMware
7 36 (25.53%) IIS
7 36 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (24.11%) SOA
9 33 (23.40%) MS Excel
10 32 (22.70%) Presales
11 30 (21.28%) Hyper-V
12 29 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (19.86%) Software Engineering
14 27 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (17.02%) TDD
15 24 (17.02%) Integration Testing
16 23 (16.31%) Finance
16 23 (16.31%) SQL
16 23 (16.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 22 (15.60%) Windows Server
17 22 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (15.60%) Oracle Database
17 22 (15.60%) Juniper
17 22 (15.60%) Load Balancing
18 21 (14.89%) Java
19 20 (14.18%) Waterfall
20 19 (13.48%) Telecoms
20 19 (13.48%) HP

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 36 (25.53%) IIS
2 23 (16.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (11.35%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.38%) JBoss
5 7 (4.96%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (4.26%) CMS
7 2 (1.42%) Apache
7 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.71%) SAS
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.22%) MS Office
3 12 (8.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.42%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.42%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.71%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.06%) Firewall
2 15 (10.64%) DHCP
2 15 (10.64%) DNS
2 15 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.80%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (7.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (7.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (7.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (4.96%) WebEx
6 4 (2.84%) SSL
7 3 (2.13%) Internet
7 3 (2.13%) LTE
8 2 (1.42%) 3G
8 2 (1.42%) 4G
8 2 (1.42%) Broadband
8 2 (1.42%) CTI
8 2 (1.42%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.42%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.42%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.71%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.60%) Oracle Database
3 15 (10.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.13%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.42%) MySQL
9 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.71%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.71%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.71%) MS Access
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.71%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.80%) Subversion
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.84%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (16.31%) Finance
2 19 (13.48%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.93%) German Language
4 6 (4.26%) Arabic Language
5 5 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.84%) Back Office
7 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (26.95%) Developer
2 23 (16.31%) Analyst
2 23 (16.31%) Consultant
3 20 (14.18%) Implementation Consultant
4 18 (12.77%) Architect
5 15 (10.64%) Technical Architect
6 14 (9.93%) Network Engineer
6 14 (9.93%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (9.22%) Cloud Architect
8 12 (8.51%) Virtualisation Architect
8 12 (8.51%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
9 11 (7.80%) Project Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Cisco Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) Senior Architect
10 9 (6.38%) Senior Technical Architect
10 9 (6.38%) SIEM Analyst
11 8 (5.67%) Business Developer
12 7 (4.96%) UI Developer
13 6 (4.26%) Security Engineer
13 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.80%) JSON
1 11 (7.80%) XSLT
2 8 (5.67%) CSS
2 8 (5.67%) HTML
2 8 (5.67%) HTML5
2 8 (5.67%) jQuery
2 8 (5.67%) Web Services
3 7 (4.96%) Backbone.js
3 7 (4.96%) CSS3
3 7 (4.96%) DOM
3 7 (4.96%) Handlebars
3 7 (4.96%) Java EE
3 7 (4.96%) LESS
3 7 (4.96%) Middleware
3 7 (4.96%) Node.js
3 7 (4.96%) Sass
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (4.26%) SOAP
5 4 (2.84%) XML
5 4 (2.84%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) Clustering
1 15 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.22%) Life Science
3 9 (6.38%) N-Tier
4 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.96%) PKI
5 7 (4.96%) User Experience
6 6 (4.26%) Replication
7 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.13%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.42%) IVR
9 2 (1.42%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.71%) 3D Printing
10 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.71%) Mechatronics
10 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.71%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.24%) Windows
2 22 (15.60%) Windows Server
2 22 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (10.64%) Linux
3 15 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.01%) Project Management
2 34 (24.11%) SOA
3 32 (22.70%) Presales
4 29 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (19.86%) Software Engineering
6 27 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (17.02%) Integration Testing
7 24 (17.02%) TDD
8 22 (15.60%) Load Balancing
9 20 (14.18%) Waterfall
10 19 (13.48%) Service Delivery
11 17 (12.06%) SIEM
12 16 (11.35%) Contingency Planning
13 15 (10.64%) Change Control
13 15 (10.64%) Document Management
13 15 (10.64%) Project Planning
13 15 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (10.64%) System Testing
14 14 (9.93%) Logistics
15 13 (9.22%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.31%) SQL
2 21 (14.89%) Java
3 11 (7.80%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.80%) XPath
4 8 (5.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.84%) XQuery
6 2 (1.42%) C
6 2 (1.42%) C#
6 2 (1.42%) Perl
6 2 (1.42%) PHP
6 2 (1.42%) Python
6 2 (1.42%) Ruby
6 2 (1.42%) VBA
7 1 (0.71%) ABAP
7 1 (0.71%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.71%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.35%) DV Cleared
3 15 (10.64%) MCITP
3 15 (10.64%) MCSE
3 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (9.22%) CCNP
4 13 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.80%) CEH
5 11 (7.80%) CISSP
5 11 (7.80%) Degree
5 11 (7.80%) JNCIA
5 11 (7.80%) SANS
6 2 (1.42%) CCNA
7 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.22%) GAMP
2 10 (7.09%) QA
3 3 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.42%) SLA
5 1 (0.71%) CDISC
5 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (21.28%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.64%) Active Directory
3 15 (10.64%) Terminal Services
3 15 (10.64%) vCloud
3 15 (10.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 15 (10.64%) vSphere
4 14 (9.93%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (6.38%) Endace
3 4 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.42%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 50 (35.46%) Microsoft
2 46 (32.62%) Oracle
3 39 (27.66%) Cisco
4 37 (26.24%) VMware
5 22 (15.60%) Juniper
6 19 (13.48%) HP
7 15 (10.64%) Red Hat
7 15 (10.64%) Veritas
8 11 (7.80%) F5
8 11 (7.80%) LogRhythm
9 10 (7.09%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.84%) Informatica
11 3 (2.13%) IBM
12 2 (1.42%) EMC
12 2 (1.42%) Forcepoint
12 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.42%) SAP
12 2 (1.42%) SevOne
13 1 (0.71%) Marketo
13 1 (0.71%) Velocent
Slough, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago