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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 151 155 192
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +37
Permanent jobs citing Validation 80 86 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 1.42% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.82% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35 56 27
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -
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
4689 4725 4164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.57% 78.25% 77.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3159 3501 3375
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 -6 23 £75,000 +59.57% 4
Bracknell -27 14 £36,000 +1.40% 1
Newbury +13 8 £26,500 -
Maidenhead +4 6 £60,000 - 1
Slough -11 5 £35,000 -44.00% 2
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 54 (39.42%) Telecoms
2 38 (27.74%) SQL
2 38 (27.74%) Windows
3 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
4 35 (25.55%) UNIX
5 28 (20.44%) Linux
5 28 (20.44%) Internet
6 27 (19.71%) Project Management
6 27 (19.71%) Finance
7 26 (18.98%) RDBMS
7 26 (18.98%) Relational Database
8 25 (18.25%) Solaris
9 21 (15.33%) Subversion
9 21 (15.33%) HTML
9 21 (15.33%) Java
10 19 (13.87%) Oracle
10 19 (13.87%) CSS
10 19 (13.87%) Cisco
11 18 (13.14%) Retail
11 18 (13.14%) QA
11 18 (13.14%) jQuery
12 17 (12.41%) Integration Testing
12 17 (12.41%) Spring
12 17 (12.41%) Ajax
12 17 (12.41%) Regression Testing
12 17 (12.41%) Firewall
12 17 (12.41%) E-Commerce
13 16 (11.68%) Sun
13 16 (11.68%) Capacity Management
14 15 (10.95%) Juniper

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 15 (10.95%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.57%) CMS
2 9 (6.57%) Confluence
3 8 (5.84%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (5.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (4.38%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.46%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.73%) Maximo
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.73%) Force.com
1 1 (0.73%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.44%) Internet
2 17 (12.41%) Firewall
3 14 (10.22%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.22%) MPLS
3 14 (10.22%) OSPF
3 14 (10.22%) BGP
4 12 (8.76%) SNMP
4 12 (8.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (7.30%) 3G
6 9 (6.57%) VPN
6 9 (6.57%) Wireless
6 9 (6.57%) LTE
7 8 (5.84%) Network Security
7 8 (5.84%) IPsec
7 8 (5.84%) GGSN
7 8 (5.84%) SGSN
7 8 (5.84%) Broadband
7 8 (5.84%) LAN
7 8 (5.84%) WAN
8 5 (3.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.98%) RDBMS
1 26 (18.98%) Relational Database
2 13 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.57%) MySQL
4 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.73%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (15.33%) Subversion
2 12 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.30%) JIRA
4 9 (6.57%) SilkPerformer
4 9 (6.57%) JUnit
4 9 (6.57%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.65%) WinRunner
5 5 (3.65%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.19%) NetBeans
6 3 (2.19%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.73%) Maven
7 1 (0.73%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.73%) MSTest
7 1 (0.73%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.73%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.73%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.73%) Selenium
7 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (39.42%) Telecoms
2 27 (19.71%) Finance
3 18 (13.14%) Retail
4 12 (8.76%) German Language
5 8 (5.84%) Marketing
5 8 (5.84%) French Language
5 8 (5.84%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.84%) Advertising
6 6 (4.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (18.25%) Design Engineer
2 23 (16.79%) Senior Design Engineer
3 19 (13.87%) Support Engineer
4 18 (13.14%) Technical Support
4 18 (13.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 18 (13.14%) Technical Engineer
5 15 (10.95%) Developer
6 12 (8.76%) IP Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Senior IP Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Hybris Developer
7 9 (6.57%) Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) Architect
7 9 (6.57%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Tester
8 8 (5.84%) Applications Architect
8 8 (5.84%) Software Tester
9 7 (5.11%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.11%) Consultant
10 6 (4.38%) Junior
10 6 (4.38%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.33%) HTML
2 19 (13.87%) CSS
3 18 (13.14%) jQuery
4 17 (12.41%) Spring
4 17 (12.41%) Ajax
5 11 (8.03%) XML
6 9 (6.57%) XSD
6 9 (6.57%) JSP
6 9 (6.57%) Spring MVC
7 8 (5.84%) Play Framework
7 8 (5.84%) SAML
7 8 (5.84%) JSON
7 8 (5.84%) SOAP
7 8 (5.84%) Java EE
7 8 (5.84%) OAuth
7 8 (5.84%) RESTful
8 1 (0.73%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.73%) HTML5
8 1 (0.73%) REST
8 1 (0.73%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.57%) iPad
3 8 (5.84%) Smartphone
4 6 (4.38%) PMI
4 6 (4.38%) CMDB
5 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.65%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.46%) SecurID
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.46%) FMCG
7 2 (1.46%) iSeries
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.74%) Windows
2 35 (25.55%) UNIX
3 28 (20.44%) Linux
4 25 (18.25%) Solaris
5 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.57%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.71%) Project Management
2 17 (12.41%) E-Commerce
2 17 (12.41%) Regression Testing
2 17 (12.41%) Integration Testing
3 16 (11.68%) Capacity Management
4 15 (10.95%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.49%) Service Management
5 13 (9.49%) Load Balancing
5 13 (9.49%) Data Validation
6 12 (8.76%) Unit Testing
6 12 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
6 12 (8.76%) ITIL
6 12 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (7.30%) CRM
7 10 (7.30%) TDD
7 10 (7.30%) ITSM
7 10 (7.30%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.74%) SQL
2 21 (15.33%) Java
3 10 (7.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.46%) RPG
5 1 (0.73%) VB
5 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.73%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.73%) Perl
5 1 (0.73%) C
5 1 (0.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (10.22%) Degree
2 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.57%) ISEB
4 9 (6.57%) ISTQB
4 9 (6.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.38%) CCNP
5 6 (4.38%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.65%) NVQ Level 3
6 5 (3.65%) NVQ Level 4
7 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.92%) CISM
7 4 (2.92%) CCNA
7 4 (2.92%) CISSP
8 3 (2.19%) MCP
8 3 (2.19%) MCSE
8 3 (2.19%) MCSA
8 3 (2.19%) MCDBA
8 3 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.14%) QA
2 10 (7.30%) ISO 9000
2 10 (7.30%) ISO 9001
3 9 (6.57%) ISO 14001
3 9 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.46%) COBIT
4 2 (1.46%) SLA
4 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.46%) COSO
5 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.76%) VMware ESX
2 12 (8.76%) VMware Workstation
3 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.73%) vSphere
4 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.38%) OVPI
2 6 (4.38%) OpenView
2 6 (4.38%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.38%) Netcool
2 6 (4.38%) TeMIP
2 6 (4.38%) HP NNM
3 3 (2.19%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.73%) SCCM
4 1 (0.73%) SCOM
4 1 (0.73%) WSUS
4 1 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.87%) Oracle
2 19 (13.87%) Cisco
3 16 (11.68%) Sun
4 15 (10.95%) Juniper
5 14 (10.22%) IBM
6 13 (9.49%) HP
6 13 (9.49%) VMware
6 13 (9.49%) Huawei
7 10 (7.30%) NetApp
8 9 (6.57%) Fujitsu
8 9 (6.57%) hybris
9 8 (5.84%) Sitecore
10 7 (5.11%) F5
11 6 (4.38%) BMC
11 6 (4.38%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.92%) SAP
13 2 (1.46%) JD Edwards
13 2 (1.46%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.46%) Google
Slough, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £27,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Berkshire
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
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