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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 110 98 124
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.67% 1.40% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.79% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 8
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +50.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £45,700 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +3.75%
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
1510 1456 1669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.48% 78.58% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1107 1446
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -8 6 £36,500 -27.00% 4
Amersham +2 4 £57,500 - 1
High Wycombe - 2 £52,500 - 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Degree
3 9 (28.13%) Legal
3 9 (28.13%) Logistics
3 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
4 8 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 8 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 8 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) HP
5 7 (21.88%) Military
6 5 (15.63%) .NET
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 5 (15.63%) Web Services
6 5 (15.63%) XML
6 5 (15.63%) IBM
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (15.63%) LoadRunner
6 5 (15.63%) MVC
6 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (15.63%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
7 4 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) JCAPS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Intranet
1 2 (6.25%) Extranet
1 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (15.63%) LoadRunner
1 5 (15.63%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Legal
3 7 (21.88%) Military
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Billing
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Change Manager
4 6 (18.75%) Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Business Change Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Database Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Business Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Business Project Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Business Change Project Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Database Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Change Project Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (3.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Life Science
2 2 (6.25%) LPAR
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) AIX
2 1 (3.13%) HPUX
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Logistics
2 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
3 8 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 8 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 8 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.25%) Content Management
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Document Management
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 8 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) GAMP
2 1 (3.13%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) KVM
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) HP
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Tumbleweed
4 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Cognizant
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Cramer
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
High Wycombe, Bucks
Church International
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £6k Car allowance (Pro Rata)
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car
Posted: 16 days ago