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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 100 102 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 27 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.33% 1.40% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.80% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 18
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £32,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £55,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
1643 1667 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.14% 77.97% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1300 1359
Average salary £42,977 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Amersham - 8 £57,500 -
Milton Keynes -11 6 £52,500 +5.00% 2
High Wycombe -8 3 £55,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £35,000 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (35.71%) SQL
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
5 10 (23.81%) Change Management
6 9 (21.43%) SLA
7 8 (19.05%) Degree
8 7 (16.67%) MVC
8 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (16.67%) Data Validation
8 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (16.67%) HP
8 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 7 (16.67%) C#
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 7 (16.67%) Web Services
8 7 (16.67%) XML
8 7 (16.67%) ITIL
9 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
10 5 (11.90%) Logistics
10 5 (11.90%) Supply Chain Management
10 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
10 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (11.90%) Release Management
10 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) 3G
1 2 (4.76%) 2G
1 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
1 2 (4.76%) 4G
1 2 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (11.90%) LoadRunner
1 5 (11.90%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 4 (9.52%) Military
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Service Manager
3 8 (19.05%) Services Delivery Manager
3 8 (19.05%) Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Database Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Report Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Graduate
7 4 (9.52%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Vendor Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Applications Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Change Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Deployment Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
1 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
1 7 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) UNIX
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 10 (23.81%) Change Management
3 7 (16.67%) MVC
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) Data Validation
3 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
5 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.90%) Logistics
5 5 (11.90%) Supply Chain Management
5 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
5 5 (11.90%) Test Planning
5 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.90%) Release Management
6 4 (9.52%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) HP
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) SAP
3 5 (11.90%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.76%) BEA
5 1 (2.38%) BMC
5 1 (2.38%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.38%) Symbian
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