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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 79 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 46 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.66% 1.03% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 1.25% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 23
Average salary £35,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £55,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +1.80%
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
1453 1437 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.94% 81.83% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1102 1193
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,567 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +24 33 £50,000 - 3
Aylesbury -5 11 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 62 (55.86%) Finance
2 59 (53.15%) Data Validation
3 52 (46.85%) SQL
4 51 (45.95%) SAS
5 43 (38.74%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 36 (32.43%) Data Analysis
7 35 (31.53%) MS Excel
7 35 (31.53%) Data Quality
8 34 (30.63%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (30.63%) Java
9 33 (29.73%) MS Access
9 33 (29.73%) Base SAS
10 31 (27.93%) Banking
11 28 (25.23%) Degree
12 25 (22.52%) VBA
13 22 (19.82%) C++
14 18 (16.22%) SAP
14 18 (16.22%) ABAP
14 18 (16.22%) ETL
14 18 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (15.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 17 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (15.32%) MS PowerPoint
16 16 (14.41%) Credit Risk
16 16 (14.41%) VoIP
16 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
17 15 (13.51%) VB
17 15 (13.51%) C#
17 15 (13.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 51 (45.95%) SAS
2 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 35 (31.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (10.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (9.01%) SAP HCM
2 6 (5.41%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (2.70%) SAP HR
3 3 (2.70%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.41%) VoIP
2 13 (11.71%) Unified Communications
3 11 (9.91%) RTP
4 9 (8.11%) LAN
5 7 (6.31%) DNS
5 7 (6.31%) IPv4
5 7 (6.31%) IPv6
6 6 (5.41%) Broadband
6 6 (5.41%) Converged Networks
6 6 (5.41%) PBX
6 6 (5.41%) VLAN
6 6 (5.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (38.74%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (29.73%) Base SAS
2 33 (29.73%) MS Access
3 17 (15.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 14 (12.61%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.91%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (7.21%) SAP BW
6 8 (7.21%) SAP HANA
7 7 (6.31%) MySQL
8 3 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) LSMW
2 8 (7.21%) Selenium
3 7 (6.31%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (55.86%) Finance
2 31 (27.93%) Banking
3 12 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.91%) Retail
5 5 (4.50%) Multimedia
6 4 (3.60%) Billing
7 3 (2.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (31.53%) Analyst
2 20 (18.02%) Data Analyst
3 14 (12.61%) Data Manager
3 14 (12.61%) Report Specialist
3 14 (12.61%) Technical Specialist
4 13 (11.71%) Developer
5 12 (10.81%) Data Integration Manager
5 12 (10.81%) Integration Manager
6 8 (7.21%) Consultant
6 8 (7.21%) Functional Consultant
6 8 (7.21%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) SAP BW Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (7.21%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 8 (7.21%) SQL Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Tester
7 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Risk Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Risk Data Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.01%) .NET
2 9 (8.11%) SAP Basis
3 7 (6.31%) Ajax
3 7 (6.31%) JMS
3 7 (6.31%) JPA
3 7 (6.31%) Spring
4 6 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.63%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.41%) Credit Risk
3 15 (13.51%) Data Structures
4 14 (12.61%) Reference Data
5 13 (11.71%) Data Integration
6 12 (10.81%) Management Information System
7 10 (9.01%) Data Conversion
8 4 (3.60%) Data Extraction
9 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.70%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Windows
2 7 (6.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.15%) Data Validation
2 36 (32.43%) Data Analysis
3 18 (16.22%) ETL
3 18 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (13.51%) Data Cleansing
6 13 (11.71%) Data Management
7 12 (10.81%) Business Analysis
8 10 (9.01%) Change Management
8 10 (9.01%) Coaching
8 10 (9.01%) Document Management
8 10 (9.01%) Functional Testing
8 10 (9.01%) GAP Analysis
8 10 (9.01%) Integration Testing
8 10 (9.01%) Performance Management
8 10 (9.01%) Problem Management
8 10 (9.01%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.85%) SQL
2 34 (30.63%) Java
3 25 (22.52%) VBA
4 22 (19.82%) C++
5 18 (16.22%) ABAP
6 15 (13.51%) C#
6 15 (13.51%) VB
7 12 (10.81%) C
8 8 (7.21%) Apex Code
9 7 (6.31%) Perl
9 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.70%) F#
11 3 (2.70%) PHP
12 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (25.23%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (31.53%) Data Quality
2 15 (13.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.22%) SAP
3 10 (9.01%) ServiceNow
4 8 (7.21%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (6.31%) Cisco
5 7 (6.31%) GENBAND
5 7 (6.31%) Juniper
5 7 (6.31%) TIBCO
5 7 (6.31%) VMware
6 3 (2.70%) Cognos
7 2 (1.80%) Computacenter
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