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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 60 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 15 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.89% 2.09% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.74% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 6
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -14.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
435 402 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 83.82% 76.43% 74.33%
Number of salaries quoted 233 237 281
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,250 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (87.10%) TCP/IP
2 27 (87.10%) RDBMS
2 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 27 (87.10%) Internet
2 27 (87.10%) German Language
2 27 (87.10%) Relational Database
3 25 (80.65%) UNIX
3 25 (80.65%) Solaris
3 25 (80.65%) Linux
4 21 (67.74%) Sun
5 18 (58.06%) French Language
6 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (32.26%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) VMware ESX
6 10 (32.26%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) MCSE
7 6 (19.35%) MCSA
7 6 (19.35%) MCDBA
7 6 (19.35%) MCP
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) DNS
7 6 (19.35%) CCNA
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (19.35%) Service Management
7 6 (19.35%) DHCP
7 6 (19.35%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 27 (87.10%) TCP/IP
1 27 (87.10%) Internet
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) DHCP
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (87.10%) RDBMS
1 27 (87.10%) Relational Database
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SilkPerformer
1 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (87.10%) German Language
2 18 (58.06%) French Language
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Technical Support
1 27 (87.10%) Support Engineer
1 27 (87.10%) Technical Support Engineer
1 27 (87.10%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
2 2 (6.45%) Consultant
2 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (6.45%) Test Consultant
2 2 (6.45%) Performance Consultant
2 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 2 (6.45%) Performance Test Consultant
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) UNIX
2 25 (80.65%) Solaris
2 25 (80.65%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Service Management
1 6 (19.35%) ITSM
1 6 (19.35%) Security Management
1 6 (19.35%) Time Management
2 4 (12.90%) Test Management
2 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
2 4 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
3 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) MCSE
1 6 (19.35%) MCSA
1 6 (19.35%) MCDBA
1 6 (19.35%) MCP
1 6 (19.35%) CCNA
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (19.35%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (32.26%) VMware ESX
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) Sun
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) Fujitsu
5 4 (12.90%) NetApp
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) HP