The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 55 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.40% 2.81% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 3.54% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 11
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Validation
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
406 424 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 81.85% 79.55% 81.47%
Number of salaries quoted 274 257 239
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Validation
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Bracknell region.

Validation Salary Trend in Bracknell

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Data Management
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
1 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Sun
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
1 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Services Delivery Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Service Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Data Management
1 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Sun
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper