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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 137 178 141
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -37
Permanent jobs citing Validation 73 48 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.45% 0.82% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.04% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 47
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,200 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
4079 4594 4238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.14% 78.40% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3156 3081 3208
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Reading +4 22 £48,000 -20.00% 5
Maidenhead +22 10 £57,500 +27.77%
Newbury +16 10 £25,000 -
Bracknell +14 5 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Slough - 4 £43,750 -
Windsor - 2 £60,000 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 32 (23.53%) Project Management
2 28 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 27 (19.85%) Degree
4 26 (19.12%) Finance
5 25 (18.38%) ITIL
6 22 (16.18%) Windows
7 21 (15.44%) DNS
7 21 (15.44%) Problem Management
8 18 (13.24%) Java
8 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
8 18 (13.24%) TCP/IP
8 18 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (12.50%) Linux
9 17 (12.50%) UNIX
9 17 (12.50%) Back Office
10 16 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 16 (11.76%) Release Management
11 15 (11.03%) Fault Management
11 15 (11.03%) Capacity Management
11 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
12 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
12 14 (10.29%) Front Office
12 14 (10.29%) Migration
12 14 (10.29%) JIRA
12 14 (10.29%) Statistics
12 14 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (10.29%) Network Design
12 14 (10.29%) Subversion
12 14 (10.29%) Diameter Protocol
12 14 (10.29%) Time Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (7.35%) IIS
2 7 (5.15%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.15%) Confluence
3 2 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.88%) MS Project
3 7 (5.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (4.41%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.21%) Force.com
3 2 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.44%) DNS
2 18 (13.24%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.29%) Diameter Protocol
4 11 (8.09%) SNMP
4 11 (8.09%) VoIP
5 10 (7.35%) SMTP
6 9 (6.62%) DHCP
7 8 (5.88%) SAN
7 8 (5.88%) NAS
8 6 (4.41%) Wireless
8 6 (4.41%) VPLS
8 6 (4.41%) Wireshark
9 5 (3.68%) IPsec
9 5 (3.68%) Internet
9 5 (3.68%) MPLS
9 5 (3.68%) BGP
9 5 (3.68%) RSVP
9 5 (3.68%) SS7
9 5 (3.68%) SSL
9 5 (3.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (5.15%) MySQL
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.47%) IDOL
4 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.74%) DB2
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.29%) Subversion
1 14 (10.29%) JIRA
2 7 (5.15%) JUnit
2 7 (5.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.68%) IntelliJ
3 5 (3.68%) NetBeans
4 3 (2.21%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.74%) MSTest
5 1 (0.74%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.74%) Selenium
5 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 28 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 26 (19.12%) Finance
3 17 (12.50%) Back Office
4 14 (10.29%) Front Office
5 12 (8.82%) Billing
6 7 (5.15%) Legal
6 7 (5.15%) Retail
7 5 (3.68%) Electronics
8 4 (2.94%) Marketing
9 3 (2.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (14.71%) Developer
2 14 (10.29%) Architect
3 11 (8.09%) Senior Developer
4 10 (7.35%) Technical Architect
4 10 (7.35%) Designer
4 10 (7.35%) Back Office Engineer
5 7 (5.15%) Software Engineer
5 7 (5.15%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.15%) Hybris Developer
6 6 (4.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (4.41%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (4.41%) Team Leader
6 6 (4.41%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (4.41%) Quality Manager
6 6 (4.41%) Release Manager
7 5 (3.68%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.68%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (3.68%) Applications Developer
7 5 (3.68%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.68%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.35%) HTML
1 10 (7.35%) CSS
1 10 (7.35%) jQuery
2 9 (6.62%) .NET
2 9 (6.62%) Ajax
3 8 (5.88%) Spring
3 8 (5.88%) XML
3 8 (5.88%) XSD
3 8 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 7 (5.15%) Software Packaging
4 7 (5.15%) JSP
5 3 (2.21%) Visualforce
6 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.47%) JSON
7 1 (0.74%) Java EE
7 1 (0.74%) SWT
7 1 (0.74%) XSL
7 1 (0.74%) Swing
7 1 (0.74%) SAML
7 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Statistics
2 13 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.15%) iPad
5 7 (5.15%) Clustering
5 7 (5.15%) N-Tier
5 7 (5.15%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.41%) PMI
6 6 (4.41%) CMDB
7 3 (2.21%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.21%) IPTV
7 3 (2.21%) CCTV
8 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.47%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) GIS
9 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.18%) Windows
2 17 (12.50%) Linux
2 17 (12.50%) UNIX
3 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.68%) Solaris
6 2 (1.47%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.74%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.74%) VMS
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.53%) Project Management
2 25 (18.38%) ITIL
3 21 (15.44%) Problem Management
4 18 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (11.76%) Release Management
5 16 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 15 (11.03%) Fault Management
6 15 (11.03%) Capacity Management
7 14 (10.29%) Network Design
7 14 (10.29%) Time Management
7 14 (10.29%) Migration
7 14 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (9.56%) PRINCE2
9 10 (7.35%) UML
9 10 (7.35%) OO
9 10 (7.35%) Data Modelling
9 10 (7.35%) Change Management
9 10 (7.35%) Project Planning
9 10 (7.35%) Business Development
9 10 (7.35%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.24%) Java
2 11 (8.09%) SQL
3 9 (6.62%) C#
4 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.94%) C++
6 3 (2.21%) Apex Code
6 3 (2.21%) SOQL
7 2 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.74%) VB
8 1 (0.74%) VC++
8 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (19.85%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.15%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (5.15%) MCSE
3 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.15%) MCITP
4 5 (3.68%) JNCIP
5 4 (2.94%) ISEB
5 4 (2.94%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.47%) PMP
7 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.74%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.74%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.15%) COBIT
2 7 (5.15%) ISO 14001
3 6 (4.41%) ISO 9000
3 6 (4.41%) ISO 9001
3 6 (4.41%) SLA
4 5 (3.68%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.15%) Terminal Services
1 7 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (5.15%) Hyper-V
1 7 (5.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 7 (5.15%) vSphere
1 7 (5.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 5 (3.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.56%) Cisco
3 12 (8.82%) Juniper
4 9 (6.62%) Oracle
5 8 (5.88%) VMware
5 8 (5.88%) Huawei
6 7 (5.15%) hybris
6 7 (5.15%) Veritas
6 7 (5.15%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.15%) HP
7 6 (4.41%) BMC
7 6 (4.41%) Remedy
8 3 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.21%) Tableau
9 2 (1.47%) Meridio
9 2 (1.47%) SAP
9 2 (1.47%) IBM
10 1 (0.74%) Symbian
10 1 (0.74%) Dell
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