The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 89 91 112
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 31 49 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.94% 2.25% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.69% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 4
Median salary £33,000 £37,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.81% -32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £49,800 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1332 1822 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.15% 83.77% 81.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1482 1202
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Validation
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +8 22 £33,000 -26.66% 1
Aylesbury -17 5 £35,000 -
High Wycombe +4 3 £55,000 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 29 (43.94%) SQL
2 28 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (39.39%) T-SQL
4 24 (36.36%) SAS
5 23 (34.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (34.85%) Hadoop
6 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 20 (30.30%) Data Analysis
7 20 (30.30%) Integration Testing
8 19 (28.79%) PL/SQL
8 19 (28.79%) C#
9 18 (27.27%) Finance
9 18 (27.27%) Test Scripting
10 17 (25.76%) Degree
11 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
12 15 (22.73%) Regression Testing
12 15 (22.73%) Selenium
12 15 (22.73%) Data Validation
12 15 (22.73%) Functional Testing
12 15 (22.73%) NeoLoad
12 15 (22.73%) Black-Box Testing
13 13 (19.70%) Data Reconciliation
13 13 (19.70%) Data Quality
13 13 (19.70%) Base SAS
13 13 (19.70%) QA
13 13 (19.70%) Telecoms
14 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
15 11 (16.67%) VB
15 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
15 11 (16.67%) Data Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (36.36%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (34.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.58%) MS Office
4 2 (3.03%) MS Project
4 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) VoIP
2 4 (6.06%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.03%) 3G
3 2 (3.03%) Broadband
3 2 (3.03%) Converged Networks
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) PBX
3 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.03%) VLAN
3 2 (3.03%) VRRP
4 1 (1.52%) 2G
4 1 (1.52%) 4G
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) GPRS
4 1 (1.52%) GSM
4 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.52%) LTE
4 1 (1.52%) NGN
4 1 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.52%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) Hadoop
2 13 (19.70%) Base SAS
3 10 (15.15%) Big Data
3 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.09%) MySQL
5 5 (7.58%) MS Access
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) NeoLoad
1 15 (22.73%) Selenium
2 2 (3.03%) LSMW
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.64%) Marketing
4 4 (6.06%) Electronics
5 3 (4.55%) Billing
5 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) German Language
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Data Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Data Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) QA Automation Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Report Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Design Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Integration Test Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) QA Tester
7 4 (6.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) CSS
1 7 (10.61%) HTML
2 6 (9.09%) .NET
2 6 (9.09%) WPF
3 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.55%) HTML5
3 3 (4.55%) jQuery
4 2 (3.03%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 6 (9.09%) Physics
4 4 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (6.06%) VHDL
5 2 (3.03%) Data Conversion
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) Economics
6 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.52%) Statistics
6 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Data Analysis
1 20 (30.30%) Integration Testing
2 18 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 15 (22.73%) Black-Box Testing
3 15 (22.73%) Data Validation
3 15 (22.73%) Functional Testing
3 15 (22.73%) Regression Testing
4 13 (19.70%) Data Reconciliation
5 11 (16.67%) Data Management
5 11 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 11 (16.67%) Stress Testing
6 10 (15.15%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (9.09%) QA Automation
7 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.58%) Change Management
8 5 (7.58%) CRM
8 5 (7.58%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Project Management
8 5 (7.58%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) SQL
2 26 (39.39%) T-SQL
3 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 19 (28.79%) C#
4 19 (28.79%) PL/SQL
5 11 (16.67%) VB
6 10 (15.15%) C
6 10 (15.15%) Python
7 6 (9.09%) C++
7 6 (9.09%) Perl
7 6 (9.09%) R
7 6 (9.09%) VBA
7 6 (9.09%) XAML
8 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.03%) ABAP
9 2 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) MCP
2 6 (9.09%) MCSE
2 6 (9.09%) MCTS
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.52%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) Data Quality
1 13 (19.70%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) P3O
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Teradata
3 5 (7.58%) SAP
4 4 (6.06%) EMC
5 3 (4.55%) Marketo
6 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago