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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 183 132 158
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 34 106 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 1.91% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 2.26% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 59 55
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £37,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £90,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average 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
4149 4682 4633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.42% 84.53% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3355 3325 3315
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +10.52%
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 average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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 -34 10 £45,000 -43.75% 3
Bracknell +4 8 £45,000 +28.57%
Slough -1 3 £52,500 - 1
Maidenhead -1 2 - - 1
Wokingham - 2 £46,250 - 1
Newbury -9 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 18 (27.69%) Cisco
2 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 14 (21.54%) Firewall
4 12 (18.46%) Finance
4 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (18.46%) CCNA
4 12 (18.46%) Windows
5 11 (16.92%) CCNP
5 11 (16.92%) Project Management
6 10 (15.38%) Change Management
6 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 9 (13.85%) Network Security
7 9 (13.85%) Juniper
7 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (12.31%) SANS
8 8 (12.31%) CISSP
8 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
8 8 (12.31%) Unix
8 8 (12.31%) CEH
9 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
9 7 (10.77%) ITIL
9 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
10 6 (9.23%) Linux
10 6 (9.23%) SQL
10 6 (9.23%) EMC
10 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
10 6 (9.23%) Identity Management
10 6 (9.23%) Smartcard
10 6 (9.23%) X.500

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.08%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
1 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) Firewall
2 9 (13.85%) Network Security
3 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.23%) X.500
4 6 (9.23%) X.509
5 5 (7.69%) Wireless
6 4 (6.15%) 3G
6 4 (6.15%) 4G
6 4 (6.15%) Ethernet
6 4 (6.15%) HTTP
6 4 (6.15%) IPsec
6 4 (6.15%) SNMP
6 4 (6.15%) SSL
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.62%) DNS
7 3 (4.62%) FTP
7 3 (4.62%) Internet
7 3 (4.62%) SMS
7 3 (4.62%) SMTP
7 3 (4.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) ClearCase
1 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
1 3 (4.62%) Subversion
2 2 (3.08%) MSTest
2 2 (3.08%) Selenium
2 2 (3.08%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 12 (18.46%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.69%) Legal
5 3 (4.62%) Electronics
5 3 (4.62%) Marketing
6 2 (3.08%) Automotive
6 2 (3.08%) French Language
6 2 (3.08%) German Language
6 2 (3.08%) Law
6 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.08%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Network Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Architect
3 6 (9.23%) Consultant
3 6 (9.23%) Network Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Network Operations Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Network Security Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Security Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Security Operations Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) IT Procurement Manager
5 4 (6.15%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Logistics Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Procurement Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) jQuery
2 4 (6.15%) SOAP
3 3 (4.62%) 802.1X
3 3 (4.62%) Java EE
3 3 (4.62%) JSON
3 3 (4.62%) OAuth
3 3 (4.62%) Play Framework
3 3 (4.62%) RESTful
3 3 (4.62%) SAML
3 3 (4.62%) Spring
4 2 (3.08%) Ajax
4 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 2 (3.08%) HTML
4 2 (3.08%) MFC
4 2 (3.08%) XMPP
5 1 (1.54%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Cryptography
2 6 (9.23%) PKI
2 6 (9.23%) Smartcard
3 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.54%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Unix
3 6 (9.23%) Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.08%) Solaris
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Project Management
2 10 (15.38%) Change Management
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
4 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.23%) Identity Management
4 6 (9.23%) Network Management
4 6 (9.23%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.69%) Service Management
5 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.15%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (6.15%) Logistics
6 4 (6.15%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.62%) SDLC
7 3 (4.62%) Service Design
7 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) Perl
2 5 (7.69%) VB
3 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.62%) C++
4 3 (4.62%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.62%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) R
5 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) CCNA
1 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.92%) CCNP
3 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.31%) CEH
4 8 (12.31%) CISSP
4 8 (12.31%) SANS
5 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.69%) Degree
7 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.62%) CCIE
9 2 (3.08%) CITP
9 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.54%) MCSE
10 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.54%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (1.54%) NVQ Level 4
10 1 (1.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
3 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.54%) GAMP
4 1 (1.54%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Firmware
2 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Endace
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Cisco
2 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) Juniper
4 6 (9.23%) EMC
4 6 (9.23%) SevOne
5 5 (7.69%) VMware
6 4 (6.15%) F5
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle
7 3 (4.62%) IBM
7 3 (4.62%) Sitecore
8 2 (3.08%) Cognizant
8 2 (3.08%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (3.08%) Foundry
8 2 (3.08%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.54%) HP
9 1 (1.54%) Huawei
9 1 (1.54%) Nokia
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.54%) Symbian
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance + stock options + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
TDA Group
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 13 days ago