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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 95 81 103
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 48 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.67% 2.77% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 3.25% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 43 12
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £31,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £65,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%

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
1167 1476 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 86.57% 85.27% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1235 1135
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Aylesbury +12 2 £40,000 +26.98%
Milton Keynes -14 2 £32,500 -35.00%
High Wycombe - 1 £47,500 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) Functional Testing
3 10 (34.48%) QA
3 10 (34.48%) Data Validation
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
7 5 (17.24%) SAS
7 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
7 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (13.79%) Base SAS
8 4 (13.79%) Data Quality
8 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Data Reconciliation
9 3 (10.34%) Contract Management
9 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Data Extraction
9 3 (10.34%) Selenium
9 3 (10.34%) NeoLoad
9 3 (10.34%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Stress Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Marketing
9 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.90%) 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 5 (17.24%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (3.45%) PTC Creo
2 1 (3.45%) Solid Edge
2 1 (3.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP BPC
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) 2G
2 1 (3.45%) 3G
2 1 (3.45%) 4G
2 1 (3.45%) Broadband
2 1 (3.45%) Converged Networks
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) GPRS
2 1 (3.45%) GSM
2 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) LTE
2 1 (3.45%) NGN
2 1 (3.45%) PBX
2 1 (3.45%) UMTS
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
2 4 (13.79%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) NeoLoad
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Data Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) QA Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Support
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Contracts Manager
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Data Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Support
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Product Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Data Validation
1 10 (34.48%) Functional Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.79%) Data Reconciliation
3 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Contract Management
4 3 (10.34%) Data Extraction
4 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Stress Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Data Management
5 2 (6.90%) Presales
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) User Stories
5 2 (6.90%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) ABAP
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) R
4 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.45%) MCP
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) MCTS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
2 4 (13.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (6.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.45%) Autodesk
2 1 (3.45%) BMC
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) PTC
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Siemens
2 1 (3.45%) Teradata