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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 97 95 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs citing Validation 17 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.94% 1.36% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.77% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 10
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,500 £34,125
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -2.35%
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
1451 1473 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.12% 76.96% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 1144 1357
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £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 27 February 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 February 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 +3 6 £57,500 -
High Wycombe - 5 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes -14 2 - - 9
Aylesbury - 1 £35,000 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) .NET
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 8 (26.67%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 8 (26.67%) MVC
4 7 (23.33%) Asset Management
4 7 (23.33%) Logistics
4 7 (23.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
4 7 (23.33%) Supplier Management
4 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (23.33%) C#
4 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (23.33%) Test Planning
5 6 (20.00%) Change Management
5 6 (20.00%) Legal
5 6 (20.00%) Military
6 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (16.67%) IBM
6 5 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
6 5 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (16.67%) UNIX

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.33%) 4G
2 1 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.33%) 3G
2 1 (3.33%) 2G
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 5 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Legal
2 6 (20.00%) Military
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
1 8 (26.67%) Architect
1 8 (26.67%) Service Manager
1 8 (26.67%) Database Developer
1 8 (26.67%) Database Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
1 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
1 8 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
1 8 (26.67%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (23.33%) Asset Management
2 7 (23.33%) Logistics
2 7 (23.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
2 7 (23.33%) Supplier Management
2 7 (23.33%) Test Planning
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Release Management
8 1 (3.33%) People Management
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.33%) FMECA
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) SAP
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Computacenter
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £29,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 19 days ago