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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 177 160 137
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Permanent jobs citing Validation 40 65 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 1.30% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.54% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 62
Median salary £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £38,650 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
3864 4227 4473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 86.99% 84.49% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3079 3050 3155
Median salary £50,000 £53,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.54% +9.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -21 13 £46,250 -42.18% 7
Bracknell - 8 - -
Wokingham - 5 £50,000 -
Maidenhead +8 4 £60,000 -
Newbury -1 1 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) Cisco
3 17 (22.97%) Windows
3 17 (22.97%) Telecoms
3 17 (22.97%) Finance
4 15 (20.27%) Project Management
5 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (18.92%) CCNA
6 13 (17.57%) Firewall
6 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
7 12 (16.22%) Change Management
8 11 (14.86%) Juniper
8 11 (14.86%) CCNP
8 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
8 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
8 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (13.51%) DV Cleared
9 10 (13.51%) Network Security
10 9 (12.16%) VMware
10 9 (12.16%) ITIL
11 8 (10.81%) Oracle
11 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
11 8 (10.81%) EMC
11 8 (10.81%) CISSP
11 8 (10.81%) CEH
11 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.81%) QA
11 8 (10.81%) SANS
11 8 (10.81%) Network Management
11 8 (10.81%) Network Monitoring

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 5 (6.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (5.41%) CMS
2 4 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.70%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) IaaS
1 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Firewall
2 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.51%) Network Security
4 7 (9.46%) X.500
4 7 (9.46%) X.509
5 5 (6.76%) SSL
6 4 (5.41%) WAN
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (4.05%) DNS
7 3 (4.05%) Internet
7 3 (4.05%) SMTP
7 3 (4.05%) Wireless
8 2 (2.70%) BGP
8 2 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.70%) IPsec
8 2 (2.70%) LTE
8 2 (2.70%) VLAN
8 2 (2.70%) VRRP
8 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.76%) Subversion
2 3 (4.05%) ClearCase
2 3 (4.05%) JIRA
3 2 (2.70%) MSTest
3 2 (2.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
1 17 (22.97%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Legal
2 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.41%) German Language
3 4 (5.41%) Law
3 4 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) French Language
4 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.70%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (14.86%) Analyst
2 7 (9.46%) Consultant
2 7 (9.46%) Network Analyst
2 7 (9.46%) Network Engineer
2 7 (9.46%) Network Security Analyst
2 7 (9.46%) Security Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Architect
3 6 (8.11%) Network Operations Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Security Operations Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Vendor Manager
4 5 (6.76%) IT Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Support Specialist
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms Manager
5 4 (5.41%) IT Procurement Manager
5 4 (5.41%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Logistics Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Procurement Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) jQuery
2 6 (8.11%) .NET
2 6 (8.11%) SOAP
3 5 (6.76%) CSS
3 5 (6.76%) HTML
3 5 (6.76%) Java EE
3 5 (6.76%) JSON
3 5 (6.76%) OAuth
3 5 (6.76%) Play Framework
3 5 (6.76%) RESTful
3 5 (6.76%) SAML
3 5 (6.76%) Spring
4 4 (5.41%) Ajax
5 3 (4.05%) 802.1X
5 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.70%) MFC
7 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.35%) HTML5
7 1 (1.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.46%) Cryptography
2 7 (9.46%) PKI
2 7 (9.46%) Smartcard
3 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) Life Science
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.35%) IPTV
5 1 (1.35%) PMI
5 1 (1.35%) RIA
5 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Unix
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.11%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.70%) AIX
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Project Management
2 12 (16.22%) Change Management
3 9 (12.16%) ITIL
4 8 (10.81%) Network Management
4 8 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.46%) Identity Management
5 7 (9.46%) Service Management
6 6 (8.11%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.76%) BPEL
7 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.76%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (6.76%) SOA
7 5 (6.76%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.76%) TDD
7 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.41%) Front End Development
8 4 (5.41%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
1 7 (9.46%) SQL
2 5 (6.76%) Java
2 5 (6.76%) Perl
2 5 (6.76%) VB
3 3 (4.05%) C#
3 3 (4.05%) C++
3 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.05%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) R
4 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) CCNA
1 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.86%) CCNP
4 10 (13.51%) DV Cleared
5 8 (10.81%) CEH
5 8 (10.81%) CISSP
5 8 (10.81%) SANS
6 6 (8.11%) Degree
7 3 (4.05%) CCIE
7 3 (4.05%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) CITP
8 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.70%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.35%) MCSE
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.35%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (1.35%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (1.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) GAMP
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
3 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.35%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) Firmware
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (2.70%) Endace
1 2 (2.70%) SCCM
1 2 (2.70%) SCOM
1 2 (2.70%) WSUS
2 1 (1.35%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) Cisco
3 11 (14.86%) Juniper
4 9 (12.16%) VMware
5 8 (10.81%) EMC
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle
6 6 (8.11%) SevOne
7 5 (6.76%) IBM
7 5 (6.76%) Sitecore
8 4 (5.41%) F5
9 2 (2.70%) Citrix
9 2 (2.70%) Cognizant
9 2 (2.70%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (2.70%) Foundry
9 2 (2.70%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.35%) Huawei
10 1 (1.35%) Nokia
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
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