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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 122 171 156
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 75 72 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.84% 1.19% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.38% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 37
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,674
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.01%
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
3487 5212 4957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.70% 86.36% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2601 4222 3316
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +49 37 £55,000 +120.00% 3
Bracknell +20 14 £45,000 +38.46%
Maidenhead +4 4 - - 1
Windsor +4 4 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 60 (38.96%) Microsoft
2 51 (33.12%) SQL Server
3 49 (31.82%) Project Management
4 47 (30.52%) Oracle
5 45 (29.22%) Windows
5 45 (29.22%) VMware
6 44 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (24.03%) IIS
8 35 (22.73%) Cisco
9 34 (22.08%) SOA
10 32 (20.78%) Hyper-V
11 30 (19.48%) Presales
11 30 (19.48%) SQL
12 29 (18.83%) MS Excel
12 29 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (18.83%) Windows Server
12 29 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (18.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (18.18%) Waterfall
13 28 (18.18%) Software Engineering
14 27 (17.53%) Finance
15 26 (16.88%) TDD
15 26 (16.88%) Integration Testing
16 25 (16.23%) Linux
17 24 (15.58%) Load Balancing
18 23 (14.94%) Oracle Database
18 23 (14.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 22 (14.29%) Data Centre
19 22 (14.29%) Active Directory
19 22 (14.29%) 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 37 (24.03%) IIS
2 23 (14.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (11.04%) SharePoint
4 13 (8.44%) JBoss
5 7 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (3.90%) CMS
7 2 (1.30%) Apache
7 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.65%) SAS
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (18.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 11 (7.14%) MS Office
4 3 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.30%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.04%) TCP/IP
2 16 (10.39%) DHCP
2 16 (10.39%) DNS
2 16 (10.39%) Firewall
3 13 (8.44%) WebEx
4 10 (6.49%) Internet
5 7 (4.55%) 4G
5 7 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (3.90%) 3G
6 6 (3.90%) LTE
7 5 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (3.25%) Network Security
8 4 (2.60%) Broadband
8 4 (2.60%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (2.60%) SSL
8 4 (2.60%) Wireless
9 3 (1.95%) DMZ
9 3 (1.95%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (33.12%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.94%) Oracle Database
3 16 (10.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (8.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.90%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.95%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.30%) MySQL
9 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.65%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.65%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.65%) MS Access
10 1 (0.65%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.14%) Subversion
3 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.90%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.30%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.30%) JIRA
5 2 (1.30%) JMeter
5 2 (1.30%) Selenium
5 2 (1.30%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (17.53%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.84%) German Language
4 6 (3.90%) Arabic Language
4 6 (3.90%) Back Office
4 6 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.60%) Banking
5 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (27.92%) Developer
2 22 (14.29%) Analyst
2 22 (14.29%) Consultant
3 19 (12.34%) Architect
3 19 (12.34%) Implementation Consultant
4 16 (10.39%) Technical Architect
5 15 (9.74%) Network Engineer
6 14 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 14 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (8.44%) Virtualisation Architect
7 13 (8.44%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
8 11 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.84%) Senior Architect
9 9 (5.84%) Senior Technical Architect
10 8 (5.19%) Business Developer
10 8 (5.19%) Security Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Data Analyst
11 7 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.09%) HTML
2 13 (8.44%) CSS
2 13 (8.44%) HTML5
2 13 (8.44%) jQuery
3 11 (7.14%) JSON
3 11 (7.14%) XSLT
4 8 (5.19%) SOAP
4 8 (5.19%) Web Services
5 7 (4.55%) .NET
5 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.55%) CSS3
5 7 (4.55%) DOM
5 7 (4.55%) Handlebars
5 7 (4.55%) Java EE
5 7 (4.55%) LESS
5 7 (4.55%) Middleware
5 7 (4.55%) Node.js
5 7 (4.55%) Sass
6 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (3.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.39%) Clustering
3 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.79%) PKI
4 11 (7.14%) Life Science
5 9 (5.84%) N-Tier
6 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.90%) Replication
8 5 (3.25%) User Experience
9 4 (2.60%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.60%) RIA
9 4 (2.60%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.95%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.30%) Fintech
11 2 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.30%) IVR
12 1 (0.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.22%) Windows
2 29 (18.83%) Windows Server
2 29 (18.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (16.23%) Linux
4 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.82%) Project Management
2 34 (22.08%) SOA
3 30 (19.48%) Presales
4 29 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 28 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 26 (16.88%) Integration Testing
6 26 (16.88%) TDD
7 24 (15.58%) Load Balancing
8 21 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (11.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (10.39%) Contingency Planning
10 16 (10.39%) Logistics
10 16 (10.39%) Project Planning
11 15 (9.74%) V-Model
12 14 (9.09%) Migration
13 13 (8.44%) BPEL
13 13 (8.44%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.48%) SQL
2 21 (13.64%) Java
3 17 (11.04%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.14%) XPath
5 8 (5.19%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.55%) C#
7 6 (3.90%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.60%) XQuery
9 2 (1.30%) C
9 2 (1.30%) Perl
9 2 (1.30%) PHP
9 2 (1.30%) Python
9 2 (1.30%) Ruby
9 2 (1.30%) VBA
10 1 (0.65%) ABAP
10 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.65%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.65%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 20 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.69%) DV Cleared
3 17 (11.04%) Degree
4 16 (10.39%) MCITP
4 16 (10.39%) MCSE
4 16 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (10.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (10.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.49%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.84%) CCNP
7 8 (5.19%) JNCIA
8 6 (3.90%) CEH
8 6 (3.90%) CISSP
8 6 (3.90%) SANS
9 3 (1.95%) CCNA
10 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.65%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.74%) GAMP
1 15 (9.74%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.30%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.65%) CDISC
4 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 44 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (20.78%) Hyper-V
3 22 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 16 (10.39%) Terminal Services
4 16 (10.39%) vCloud
4 16 (10.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 16 (10.39%) vSphere
5 11 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (10.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 6 (3.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.90%) SCCM
2 6 (3.90%) SCOM
2 6 (3.90%) WSUS
3 4 (2.60%) Endace
4 2 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 60 (38.96%) Microsoft
2 47 (30.52%) Oracle
3 45 (29.22%) VMware
4 35 (22.73%) Cisco
5 22 (14.29%) HP
6 16 (10.39%) Red Hat
6 16 (10.39%) Veritas
7 14 (9.09%) Juniper
8 10 (6.49%) F5
9 9 (5.84%) Citrix
10 8 (5.19%) EMC
11 6 (3.90%) LogRhythm
12 5 (3.25%) Fujitsu
13 4 (2.60%) Informatica
14 3 (1.95%) Blue Coat
14 3 (1.95%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.95%) Fortinet
14 3 (1.95%) IBM
14 3 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.95%) SAP
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Wipro
Posted: 19 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Accenture
Posted: 16 days ago