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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 101 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 36 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.58% 1.18% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.46% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 23
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1839 1776 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.69% 80.62% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1349 1414
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Milton Keynes +2 22 £50,000 +30.71% 7
Amersham - 5 - -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £22,500 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (50.94%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 18 (33.96%) Data Validation
3 16 (30.19%) C#
3 16 (30.19%) Service Delivery
4 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
5 13 (24.53%) Java
6 12 (22.64%) Degree
7 11 (20.75%) Change Management
7 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
7 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
7 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (18.87%) SLA
8 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
9 9 (16.98%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (16.98%) Data Management
9 9 (16.98%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (16.98%) Data Integration
9 9 (16.98%) Base SAS
9 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
9 9 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (16.98%) SAS
9 9 (16.98%) C
9 9 (16.98%) C++
10 8 (15.09%) Oracle
11 7 (13.21%) Release Management
11 7 (13.21%) .NET
11 7 (13.21%) MVC
11 7 (13.21%) Data Quality
12 6 (11.32%) Risk Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (16.98%) SAS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS PowerPoint
1 9 (16.98%) Spreadsheet
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) RTP
2 2 (3.77%) 2G
2 2 (3.77%) 3G
2 2 (3.77%) 4G
2 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Base SAS
1 9 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Bugzilla
General
1 27 (50.94%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Service Manager
2 8 (15.09%) Services Delivery Manager
2 8 (15.09%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Data Manager
2 8 (15.09%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Test Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Report Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Database Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Database Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Graduate
6 4 (7.55%) Test Environment Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Vendor Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Integration Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Environment Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
2 6 (11.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.55%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) UNIX
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Data Validation
2 16 (30.19%) Service Delivery
3 11 (20.75%) Change Management
4 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
5 9 (16.98%) Data Management
6 7 (13.21%) Release Management
6 7 (13.21%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
7 6 (11.32%) Test Management
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
8 5 (9.43%) ITIL
8 5 (9.43%) Quality Management
8 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
9 4 (7.55%) Coaching
10 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) C#
3 13 (24.53%) Java
4 9 (16.98%) C
4 9 (16.98%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
2 7 (13.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) HP
3 6 (11.32%) BEA
3 6 (11.32%) Atlassian
4 5 (9.43%) SAP
5 3 (5.66%) Symbian
6 2 (3.77%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) Remedy
7 1 (1.89%) McAfee
7 1 (1.89%) BMC
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
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