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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 94 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 50 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.21% 1.40% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.77% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 5 22
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +48.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1805 1639 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.83% 79.14% 77.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1224 1186
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Validation Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Validation
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Milton Keynes +1 31 £45,000 - 1
Aylesbury - 10 £35,000 - 4
Marlow - 1 £35,000 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 47 (53.41%) Data Validation
2 44 (50.00%) Finance
3 34 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (32.95%) SAS
5 28 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (30.68%) C#
7 26 (29.55%) C++
7 26 (29.55%) Java
8 22 (25.00%) SQL
8 22 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 21 (23.86%) C
9 21 (23.86%) Base SAS
9 21 (23.86%) Business Analysis
10 20 (22.73%) Spreadsheet
11 18 (20.45%) MS Excel
11 18 (20.45%) Data Management
12 17 (19.32%) Data Integration
13 16 (18.18%) Reference Data
13 16 (18.18%) Service Delivery
14 15 (17.05%) Data Analysis
14 15 (17.05%) Telecoms
15 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
16 13 (14.77%) Degree
17 12 (13.64%) Retail
17 12 (13.64%) Data Quality
18 11 (12.50%) QA
18 11 (12.50%) RTP
19 10 (11.36%) Risk Management
19 10 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
20 9 (10.23%) Project Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 29 (32.95%) SAS
2 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (22.73%) Spreadsheet
2 18 (20.45%) MS Excel
3 10 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Summit
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) RTP
2 9 (10.23%) VoIP
3 3 (3.41%) 3G
3 3 (3.41%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.14%) 2G
4 1 (1.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (23.86%) Base SAS
3 7 (7.95%) MS Access
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) JIRA
2 5 (5.68%) Selenium
3 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.41%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.14%) Toad
General
1 44 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (17.05%) Telecoms
3 12 (13.64%) Retail
4 6 (6.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Analyst
2 22 (25.00%) Data Manager
3 11 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 11 (12.50%) Integration Manager
4 9 (10.23%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.23%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (10.23%) QA Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 8 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 7 (7.95%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Report Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Environment Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Test Environment Manager
7 6 (6.82%) SQL Reporting Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Data Quality Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 17 (19.32%) Data Integration
4 16 (18.18%) Reference Data
5 4 (4.55%) Data Extraction
5 4 (4.55%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.14%) UNIX
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) Data Validation
2 21 (23.86%) Business Analysis
3 18 (20.45%) Data Management
4 16 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 15 (17.05%) Data Analysis
6 10 (11.36%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.23%) Project Management
7 9 (10.23%) ITIL
7 9 (10.23%) Release Management
8 8 (9.09%) Test Management
8 8 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 8 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 8 (9.09%) Change Management
8 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.95%) ETL
9 7 (7.95%) Software Testing
10 6 (6.82%) People Management
11 5 (5.68%) Coaching
11 5 (5.68%) Line Management
12 4 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) C#
2 26 (29.55%) C++
2 26 (29.55%) Java
3 22 (25.00%) SQL
4 21 (23.86%) C
5 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.55%) PHP
6 4 (4.55%) F#
7 1 (1.14%) VB
7 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.14%) VBA
7 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) ACCA
4 1 (1.14%) CIMA
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 11 (12.50%) QA
3 9 (10.23%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) HP
3 8 (9.09%) BEA
3 8 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 6 (6.82%) Computacenter
5 3 (3.41%) McAfee
5 3 (3.41%) F5
5 3 (3.41%) EMC
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle
5 3 (3.41%) Cognos
5 3 (3.41%) Symbian
6 1 (1.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) BMC
6 1 (1.14%) Remedy
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Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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