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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 97 84 110
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 28 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.38% 1.65% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.19% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 12
Average salary £55,000 £37,000 £18,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.64% +97.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
1560 1371 1376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.70% 75.25% 74.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1151 1136
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £62,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -3 16 - -
Amersham -4 2 - -
High Wycombe -7 1 - - 2
Beaconsfield - 1 £60,000 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 24 (44.44%) Degree
2 23 (42.59%) Finance
3 22 (40.74%) Management Information System
3 22 (40.74%) ITIL
4 17 (31.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (27.78%) Project Management
6 14 (25.93%) Life Science
7 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
7 13 (24.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (24.07%) UNIX
8 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 12 (22.22%) Business Analysis
8 12 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (20.37%) Legal
9 11 (20.37%) Windows
9 11 (20.37%) Oracle
10 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
10 10 (18.52%) HP
10 10 (18.52%) Cisco
10 10 (18.52%) MS Office
10 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
10 10 (18.52%) VMware
10 10 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (18.52%) LPAR
10 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (16.67%) Document Management
12 8 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (14.81%) KVM
13 7 (12.96%) Capacity Management
13 7 (12.96%) Tumbleweed

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 7 (12.96%) JCAPS
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.52%) MS Office
3 8 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Intranet
1 2 (3.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (20.37%) Legal
4 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (9.26%) Billing
6 4 (7.41%) Publishing
7 2 (3.70%) Military
8 1 (1.85%) Banking
8 1 (1.85%) Retail
8 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Administrator
1 12 (22.22%) Business Manager
2 11 (20.37%) Project Manager
3 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Business Process Improvement Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Business Process Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Process Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Process Improvement Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Service Manager
5 6 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Change Project Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.85%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.85%) XML
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) Management Information System
2 14 (25.93%) Life Science
3 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
4 10 (18.52%) LPAR
5 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.70%) PMI
7 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) UNIX
2 11 (20.37%) Windows
3 6 (11.11%) Solaris
3 6 (11.11%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) AIX
4 4 (7.41%) HPUX
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 17 (31.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (27.78%) Project Management
4 12 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 12 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
5 10 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (16.67%) Document Management
7 7 (12.96%) Capacity Management
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.96%) Process Improvement
7 7 (12.96%) Business Process Improvement
7 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
7 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
7 7 (12.96%) ITSM
8 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.11%) Service Management
9 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
10 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.41%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) CIMA
2 3 (5.56%) ACCA
3 2 (3.70%) PMP
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) GCP
2 2 (3.70%) GAMP
2 2 (3.70%) GxP
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) DO-160
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.81%) KVM
3 4 (7.41%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) HP
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Tumbleweed
4 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Cramer
7 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Softcat
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago