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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 190 118 156
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +38
Permanent jobs citing Validation 33 110 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 2.01% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 2.39% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 62 48
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,150 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +1.80%
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
4319 4606 4452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.59% 84.16% 82.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3509 3351 3193
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
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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
Slough 0 8 £52,500 +94.44%
Reading -37 6 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Newbury +16 5 £62,500 +56.25%
Maidenhead -23 3 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Bracknell -5 1 - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (23.77%) Telecoms
2 27 (22.13%) Unix
3 20 (16.39%) Test Planning
4 19 (15.57%) Java
4 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
5 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (13.93%) ITIL
6 17 (13.93%) Change Management
7 15 (12.30%) Project Management
7 15 (12.30%) Linux
7 15 (12.30%) SLA
7 15 (12.30%) Subversion
8 14 (11.48%) Wireshark
8 14 (11.48%) CMDB
8 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.48%) CSS
8 14 (11.48%) Firewall
9 13 (10.66%) HTML
9 13 (10.66%) Cisco
9 13 (10.66%) jQuery
9 13 (10.66%) Diameter Protocol
9 13 (10.66%) Radio Access Network
10 12 (9.84%) Spring
10 12 (9.84%) Electronics
10 12 (9.84%) GPRS
10 12 (9.84%) GSM
10 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
10 12 (9.84%) Wireless
11 11 (9.02%) SQL
11 11 (9.02%) Solaris

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (4.10%) Confluence
1 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.64%) CMS
3 2 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) Firewall
1 14 (11.48%) Wireshark
2 13 (10.66%) Diameter Protocol
2 13 (10.66%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (9.84%) GPRS
3 12 (9.84%) GSM
3 12 (9.84%) Wireless
4 11 (9.02%) SIGTRAN
5 10 (8.20%) 3G
5 10 (8.20%) 4G
5 10 (8.20%) SNMP
5 10 (8.20%) SS7
5 10 (8.20%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.38%) SMS
7 8 (6.56%) IPsec
7 8 (6.56%) SCCP
7 8 (6.56%) SMPP
7 8 (6.56%) SSL
7 8 (6.56%) TCAP
7 8 (6.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) Big Data
2 5 (4.10%) MySQL
3 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Subversion
2 10 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.10%) JIRA
3 5 (4.10%) JUnit
4 3 (2.46%) IntelliJ
4 3 (2.46%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.82%) MSTest
5 1 (0.82%) Selenium
5 1 (0.82%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (23.77%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.84%) Electronics
3 10 (8.20%) Finance
4 6 (4.92%) Marketing
5 5 (4.10%) Legal
6 3 (2.46%) Back Office
6 3 (2.46%) Front Office
6 3 (2.46%) German Language
6 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.64%) Automotive
7 2 (1.64%) French Language
7 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.64%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (11.48%) Consultant
2 12 (9.84%) IT Manager
3 11 (9.02%) Analyst
3 11 (9.02%) Change and Configuration Manager
3 11 (9.02%) Change Manager
3 11 (9.02%) Configuration Manager
4 9 (7.38%) Developer
4 9 (7.38%) IT Services Manager
4 9 (7.38%) Junior
4 9 (7.38%) Tester
5 8 (6.56%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Technical Tester
6 7 (5.74%) Designer
6 7 (5.74%) Network Specialist
6 7 (5.74%) Sales Consultant
6 7 (5.74%) Telecoms Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Junior Tester
7 6 (4.92%) UI Designer
7 6 (4.92%) UI/UX Designer
7 6 (4.92%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) CSS
2 13 (10.66%) HTML
2 13 (10.66%) jQuery
3 12 (9.84%) Spring
4 8 (6.56%) SOAP
5 7 (5.74%) Ajax
5 7 (5.74%) Java EE
5 7 (5.74%) JSON
5 7 (5.74%) OAuth
5 7 (5.74%) Play Framework
5 7 (5.74%) RESTful
6 6 (4.92%) .NET
6 6 (4.92%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.10%) JSP
7 5 (4.10%) Spring MVC
7 5 (4.10%) XML
7 5 (4.10%) XSD
8 3 (2.46%) 802.1X
8 3 (2.46%) SAML
9 2 (1.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) CMDB
2 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.92%) User Experience
5 5 (4.10%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.10%) iPad
5 5 (4.10%) PKI
5 5 (4.10%) Smartcard
6 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.46%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.46%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.46%) Statistics
7 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.13%) Unix
2 15 (12.30%) Linux
3 11 (9.02%) Solaris
4 7 (5.74%) Windows
5 3 (2.46%) Android
5 3 (2.46%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (1.64%) VMS
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.39%) Test Planning
2 18 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.93%) Change Management
3 17 (13.93%) ITIL
4 15 (12.30%) Project Management
5 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.02%) Data Validation
6 11 (9.02%) Integration Testing
7 10 (8.20%) ITIL V3
7 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.38%) Change Control
9 8 (6.56%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.74%) Service Management
10 7 (5.74%) SOA
10 7 (5.74%) TDD
11 6 (4.92%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.92%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.57%) Java
2 11 (9.02%) SQL
3 10 (8.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.28%) PHP
4 4 (3.28%) Python
5 3 (2.46%) C#
6 2 (1.64%) Perl
7 1 (0.82%) C++
7 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) NVQ Level 4
3 4 (3.28%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (2.46%) CCIE
4 3 (2.46%) CCNA
4 3 (2.46%) CCNP
4 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.64%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.30%) SLA
2 10 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.74%) ISO 14001
3 7 (5.74%) NEBOSH
4 5 (4.10%) QA
5 1 (0.82%) GMP
5 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.66%) Cisco
3 9 (7.38%) Huawei
4 8 (6.56%) IBM
4 8 (6.56%) Oracle
5 5 (4.10%) hybris
5 5 (4.10%) Juniper
5 5 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.28%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.46%) F5
7 3 (2.46%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.46%) Symbian
7 3 (2.46%) VMware
8 2 (1.64%) Foundry
8 2 (1.64%) HP
8 2 (1.64%) Remedy
8 2 (1.64%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.82%) Dell
9 1 (0.82%) Nokia
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