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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 66 46 63
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.00% 3.53% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 4.34% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 5
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,337 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +3.75%
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
491 369 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 81.83% 81.46% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 292 200 322
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £24,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Solaris
2 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 21 (87.50%) UNIX
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) RDBMS
4 13 (54.17%) Relational Database
4 13 (54.17%) Internet
5 12 (50.00%) Sun
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
6 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX
6 10 (41.67%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
7 9 (37.50%) Finance
7 9 (37.50%) Retail
7 9 (37.50%) ISEB
7 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
7 9 (37.50%) LoadRunner
7 9 (37.50%) SilkPerformer
7 9 (37.50%) NetApp
7 9 (37.50%) Migration
7 9 (37.50%) Test Management
7 9 (37.50%) Fujitsu
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (25.00%) IIS
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Internet
2 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) RDBMS
1 13 (54.17%) Relational Database
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) LoadRunner
1 9 (37.50%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (20.83%) WinRunner
2 5 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
1 9 (37.50%) Retail
2 7 (29.17%) German Language
3 5 (20.83%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Technical Support
1 13 (54.17%) Support Engineer
1 13 (54.17%) Technical Support Engineer
1 13 (54.17%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Solaris
2 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 21 (87.50%) UNIX
3 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Migration
1 9 (37.50%) Test Management
1 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
1 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
1 9 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) Security Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
1 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Workstation
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Sun
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) Fujitsu
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle
4 9 (37.50%) NetApp
5 6 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
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