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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 111 161 139
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 119 66 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.13% 1.12% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.47% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 67 50 49
Average salary £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.70% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -3.01%
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
4553 4490 3993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.39% 76.53% 74.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3266 3212 3010
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 April 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 17 April 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
(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 +30 64 £80,000 +68.42% 3
Maidenhead +5 15 £70,000 -
Newbury - 9 £50,000 - 3
Bracknell -7 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Slough +7 3 - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 70 (32.86%) Java
2 65 (30.52%) Subversion
3 62 (29.11%) SQL
4 58 (27.23%) Git (software)
5 53 (24.88%) Degree
6 51 (23.94%) TDD
7 47 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (22.07%) Software Engineering
8 46 (21.60%) Finance
9 42 (19.72%) Telecoms
10 41 (19.25%) Project Management
11 38 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (16.90%) HTML
12 36 (16.90%) CSS
12 36 (16.90%) UNIX
13 35 (16.43%) CRM
14 34 (15.96%) PRINCE2
14 34 (15.96%) Oracle
14 34 (15.96%) Microsoft
15 33 (15.49%) Ajax
16 31 (14.55%) MS Excel
16 31 (14.55%) Windows
17 30 (14.08%) SOA
17 30 (14.08%) jQuery
17 30 (14.08%) Waterfall
17 30 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
18 29 (13.62%) Relational Database
18 29 (13.62%) Integration Testing
18 29 (13.62%) Spring
19 28 (13.15%) CMS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (13.15%) CMS
2 21 (9.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 21 (9.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 12 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.16%) IIS
5 8 (3.76%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.76%) Confluence
6 3 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.41%) Lync
7 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.47%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 31 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.04%) MS Office
3 9 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.76%) MS Project
5 4 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (9.86%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.41%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.39%) Wireless
2 13 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.63%) SSL
4 10 (4.69%) DHCP
4 10 (4.69%) Broadband
4 10 (4.69%) DNS
5 9 (4.23%) NAS
5 9 (4.23%) SAN
5 9 (4.23%) Internet
6 7 (3.29%) LTE
7 6 (2.82%) 3G
8 5 (2.35%) VoLTE
8 5 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.35%) GGSN
8 5 (2.35%) SGSN
9 3 (1.41%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (1.41%) M3UA
9 3 (1.41%) MGW
9 3 (1.41%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.62%) Relational Database
2 25 (11.74%) RDBMS
3 23 (10.80%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (4.23%) MySQL
4 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.88%) DB2
5 4 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.94%) IDOL
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 65 (30.52%) Subversion
2 58 (27.23%) Git (software)
3 20 (9.39%) Maven
4 16 (7.51%) JIRA
4 16 (7.51%) IntelliJ
4 16 (7.51%) NetBeans
5 8 (3.76%) JUnit
6 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.47%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.47%) Selenium
7 1 (0.47%) Hudson
7 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.47%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.47%) Appium
General
1 46 (21.60%) Finance
2 42 (19.72%) Telecoms
3 22 (10.33%) Marketing
4 14 (6.57%) Billing
5 11 (5.16%) Advertising
6 10 (4.69%) Legal
7 9 (4.23%) Retail
8 8 (3.76%) French Language
8 8 (3.76%) Back Office
9 5 (2.35%) Front Office
9 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.35%) Automotive
10 3 (1.41%) German Language
10 3 (1.41%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (23.47%) Developer
2 32 (15.02%) Architect
2 32 (15.02%) Java Developer
3 22 (10.33%) Test Engineer
4 18 (8.45%) Quality Manager
5 17 (7.98%) Automation Engineer
5 17 (7.98%) Test Automation Engineer
6 15 (7.04%) Applications Architect
7 13 (6.10%) Java Applications Developer
7 13 (6.10%) Applications Developer
7 13 (6.10%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.63%) Service Manager
9 11 (5.16%) Services Delivery Manager
9 11 (5.16%) Analyst
9 11 (5.16%) Programme Manager
9 11 (5.16%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (4.69%) Technical Architect
11 8 (3.76%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.76%) Hybris Developer
12 7 (3.29%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.90%) HTML
1 36 (16.90%) CSS
2 33 (15.49%) Ajax
3 30 (14.08%) jQuery
4 29 (13.62%) Spring
5 26 (12.21%) JSON
6 22 (10.33%) RESTful
7 21 (9.86%) Java EE
7 21 (9.86%) OAuth
7 21 (9.86%) Play Framework
7 21 (9.86%) SAML
7 21 (9.86%) SOAP
8 19 (8.92%) Struts
8 19 (8.92%) Swing
8 19 (8.92%) SWT
9 14 (6.57%) XML
10 12 (5.63%) XSD
11 10 (4.69%) Spring MVC
12 9 (4.23%) Software Packaging
12 9 (4.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.45%) PMI
2 14 (6.57%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.16%) Mobile App
6 10 (4.69%) N-Tier
6 10 (4.69%) Clustering
7 8 (3.76%) iPad
8 6 (2.82%) User Experience
9 5 (2.35%) IPTV
9 5 (2.35%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.35%) Statistics
10 2 (0.94%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.94%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.94%) Open Source
10 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.47%) Replication
11 1 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.90%) UNIX
2 31 (14.55%) Windows
3 19 (8.92%) Linux
4 12 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.35%) Android
6 5 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.94%) TDD
2 47 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.07%) Software Engineering
3 41 (19.25%) Project Management
4 38 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (16.43%) CRM
6 34 (15.96%) PRINCE2
7 30 (14.08%) SOA
7 30 (14.08%) Waterfall
7 30 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (13.62%) Integration Testing
9 28 (13.15%) ITIL
10 24 (11.27%) Test Automation
11 23 (10.80%) Enterprise Architecture
12 21 (9.86%) BPEL
13 20 (9.39%) Data Validation
13 20 (9.39%) Test Planning
14 19 (8.92%) Risk Assessment
15 18 (8.45%) Risk Management
15 18 (8.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 70 (32.86%) Java
2 62 (29.11%) SQL
3 27 (12.68%) JavaScript
4 23 (10.80%) Perl
5 21 (9.86%) T-SQL
6 20 (9.39%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.69%) C#
8 5 (2.35%) C++
9 3 (1.41%) C
10 2 (0.94%) Python
11 1 (0.47%) Lisp
11 1 (0.47%) Delphi
11 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (24.88%) Degree
2 23 (10.80%) PMI Certification
3 13 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.23%) MCSE
5 9 (4.23%) MCITP
5 9 (4.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.76%) NVQ Level 3
6 8 (3.76%) NVQ Level 4
7 7 (3.29%) ISEB
8 6 (2.82%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.35%) PMP
9 5 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.35%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.47%) HNC
10 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.21%) QA
2 24 (11.27%) ISO 14001
2 24 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (9.86%) ISO 9000
3 21 (9.86%) ISO 9001
4 10 (4.69%) SLA
5 9 (4.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.23%) Terminal Services
2 9 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.23%) Hyper-V
2 9 (4.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (4.23%) vSphere
2 9 (4.23%) vCloud
3 2 (0.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (4.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.47%) Cacti
2 1 (0.47%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.47%) collectd
2 1 (0.47%) logstash
2 1 (0.47%) Rsyslog
2 1 (0.47%) Graphite
2 1 (0.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (15.96%) Oracle
1 34 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.74%) IBM
3 21 (9.86%) Sitecore
4 12 (5.63%) Cisco
5 11 (5.16%) Juniper
6 9 (4.23%) HP
6 9 (4.23%) Veritas
6 9 (4.23%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.23%) VMware
7 8 (3.76%) hybris
8 5 (2.35%) Siebel
9 4 (1.88%) Sun
9 4 (1.88%) SAP
10 3 (1.41%) BMC
10 3 (1.41%) Google
10 3 (1.41%) Remedy
11 2 (0.94%) Meridio
11 2 (0.94%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.47%) Cognos
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