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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 175 134 169
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +35
Permanent jobs citing Validation 42 93 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 1.66% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.18% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 53 45
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,700 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4517 4265 4256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.51% 76.27% 76.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3020 3199 3513
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 -20 18 £60,000 +25.00%
Bracknell -14 12 £40,000 +22.13%
Newbury +12 2 - - 1
Maidenhead -18 1 £45,000 - 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 50 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
3 38 (28.15%) Windows
4 35 (25.93%) Internet
5 32 (23.70%) Linux
6 28 (20.74%) UNIX
7 26 (19.26%) Solaris
7 26 (19.26%) TCP/IP
7 26 (19.26%) RDBMS
7 26 (19.26%) German Language
7 26 (19.26%) Relational Database
8 25 (18.52%) Cisco
8 25 (18.52%) Capacity Management
9 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
9 24 (17.78%) Firewall
10 21 (15.56%) Huawei
10 21 (15.56%) Security Cleared
10 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (14.81%) ITIL
11 20 (14.81%) Finance
11 20 (14.81%) French Language
12 18 (13.33%) Sun
13 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (12.59%) Juniper
13 17 (12.59%) 3G
13 17 (12.59%) MPLS
13 17 (12.59%) OSPF
13 17 (12.59%) BGP
13 17 (12.59%) Retail
14 16 (11.85%) HTML

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (2.96%) IIS
1 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.48%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.48%) Maximo
3 1 (0.74%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.74%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.74%) Force.com
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
1 1 (0.74%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.93%) Internet
2 26 (19.26%) TCP/IP
3 24 (17.78%) Firewall
4 17 (12.59%) MPLS
4 17 (12.59%) OSPF
4 17 (12.59%) BGP
4 17 (12.59%) 3G
5 16 (11.85%) LTE
6 15 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (11.11%) SNMP
7 10 (7.41%) LAN
8 9 (6.67%) Broadband
8 9 (6.67%) IPsec
8 9 (6.67%) GGSN
8 9 (6.67%) SGSN
9 7 (5.19%) Network Security
9 7 (5.19%) INAP
9 7 (5.19%) VPN
9 7 (5.19%) VoLTE
9 7 (5.19%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) RDBMS
1 26 (19.26%) Relational Database
2 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.74%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.19%) LoadRunner
2 7 (5.19%) SilkPerformer
3 3 (2.22%) WinRunner
3 3 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.74%) MSTest
5 1 (0.74%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.74%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.74%) Selenium
5 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 26 (19.26%) German Language
3 20 (14.81%) Finance
3 20 (14.81%) French Language
4 17 (12.59%) Retail
5 8 (5.93%) Banking
6 5 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.22%) Billing
8 2 (1.48%) Marketing
8 2 (1.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 40 (29.63%) Design Engineer
2 35 (25.93%) Senior Design Engineer
3 27 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 24 (17.78%) Technical Support Engineer
4 24 (17.78%) Technical Support
4 24 (17.78%) Technical Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Consultant
5 15 (11.11%) IP Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Senior IP Engineer
6 12 (8.89%) Analyst
7 11 (8.15%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 11 (8.15%) CRM Consultant
7 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Consultant
7 11 (8.15%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 10 (7.41%) Technical Leader
8 10 (7.41%) Network Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.93%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.93%) Network Design Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.85%) HTML
2 14 (10.37%) CSS
3 13 (9.63%) XML
4 12 (8.89%) .NET
4 12 (8.89%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.15%) WSDL
6 3 (2.22%) jQuery
7 2 (1.48%) OAuth
7 2 (1.48%) RESTful
7 2 (1.48%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.48%) SAML
7 2 (1.48%) Spring
7 2 (1.48%) Ajax
7 2 (1.48%) Java EE
7 2 (1.48%) JSON
7 2 (1.48%) SOAP
8 1 (0.74%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.74%) HTML5
8 1 (0.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.67%) Smartphone
4 8 (5.93%) CMDB
5 4 (2.96%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.48%) SecurID
6 2 (1.48%) FMCG
6 2 (1.48%) iSeries
6 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.15%) Windows
2 32 (23.70%) Linux
3 28 (20.74%) UNIX
4 26 (19.26%) Solaris
5 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.19%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.52%) Capacity Management
2 20 (14.81%) ITIL
3 16 (11.85%) CRM
3 16 (11.85%) Project Management
3 16 (11.85%) Service Management
4 15 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 14 (10.37%) ITSM
6 11 (8.15%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (7.41%) Demand Forecasting
8 9 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.67%) Change Management
9 8 (5.93%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.93%) Network Design
9 8 (5.93%) Coaching
9 8 (5.93%) Test Management
10 7 (5.19%) Time Management
10 7 (5.19%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.19%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (5.19%) Regression Testing
10 7 (5.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.85%) SQL
2 12 (8.89%) C#
3 10 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.22%) C
5 2 (1.48%) RPG
5 2 (1.48%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) VB
6 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.41%) Degree
5 8 (5.93%) CCNA
6 7 (5.19%) ISEB
6 7 (5.19%) CCNP
6 7 (5.19%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.44%) MCP
7 6 (4.44%) MCSE
7 6 (4.44%) MCSA
7 6 (4.44%) MCDBA
8 4 (2.96%) CISSP
8 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.22%) CISM
9 3 (2.22%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) ISO 14001
2 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) COSO
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.63%) VMware ESX
2 13 (9.63%) VMware Workstation
3 11 (8.15%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) OpenView
1 8 (5.93%) Tivoli
1 8 (5.93%) Netcool
1 8 (5.93%) TeMIP
1 8 (5.93%) HP NNM
1 8 (5.93%) OVPI
2 7 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.22%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.74%) SCCM
4 1 (0.74%) SCOM
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.52%) Cisco
3 21 (15.56%) Huawei
4 18 (13.33%) Sun
5 17 (12.59%) Juniper
6 16 (11.85%) VMware
7 15 (11.11%) HP
7 15 (11.11%) Oracle
8 10 (7.41%) IBM
9 8 (5.93%) BMC
10 7 (5.19%) NetApp
10 7 (5.19%) Nokia
10 7 (5.19%) CheckPoint
10 7 (5.19%) F5
10 7 (5.19%) Fujitsu
11 6 (4.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 3 (2.22%) Ericsson
12 3 (2.22%) SAP
12 3 (2.22%) EMC
13 2 (1.48%) Siebel
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago