The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 66 83 91
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 19 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.25% 1.80% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.09% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 0
Median salary £33,000 £51,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.60% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Validation
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
751 1243 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 88.77% 86.02% 84.78%
Number of salaries quoted 631 1019 722
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Validation
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Milton Keynes region.

Validation Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Validation
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Validation.

1 37 (71.15%) SQL
2 29 (55.77%) T-SQL
3 26 (50.00%) SAS
4 25 (48.08%) Finance
4 25 (48.08%) Degree
4 25 (48.08%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (40.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (38.46%) Hadoop
6 20 (38.46%) SaaS
7 19 (36.54%) Coaching
7 19 (36.54%) Integration Testing
7 19 (36.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 19 (36.54%) GAP Analysis
7 19 (36.54%) Change Management
7 19 (36.54%) PL/SQL
7 19 (36.54%) .NET
7 19 (36.54%) SAP
8 17 (32.69%) C#
8 17 (32.69%) Data Analysis
8 17 (32.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
9 14 (26.92%) Data Quality
9 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 13 (25.00%) VBA
11 12 (23.08%) HTML
11 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 12 (23.08%) CSS
11 12 (23.08%) Data Reconciliation
11 12 (23.08%) Base SAS
12 11 (21.15%) Microsoft

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 26 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 20 (38.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 12 (23.08%) Base SAS
4 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (15.38%) Big Data
6 5 (9.62%) MS Access
6 5 (9.62%) MySQL
7 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) LSMW
General
1 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Billing
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Consultant
2 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Data Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) SQL Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) SQL Data Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Functional Consultant
4 10 (19.23%) SAP Consultant
4 10 (19.23%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 9 (17.31%) CRM Consultant
5 9 (17.31%) HR Consultant
5 9 (17.31%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 9 (17.31%) SAP HR Consultant
5 9 (17.31%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
6 7 (13.46%) Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Report Developer
7 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Design Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) .NET
2 12 (23.08%) CSS
2 12 (23.08%) HTML
3 10 (19.23%) SAP Basis
4 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
4 9 (17.31%) HTML5
4 9 (17.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (48.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.23%) Data Conversion
2 10 (19.23%) Data Extraction
3 4 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (7.69%) VHDL
4 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.85%) Economics
4 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.85%) Statistics
4 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (36.54%) Change Management
2 19 (36.54%) Coaching
2 19 (36.54%) GAP Analysis
2 19 (36.54%) Integration Testing
2 19 (36.54%) Requirements Analysis
3 17 (32.69%) Data Analysis
4 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
5 12 (23.08%) Data Reconciliation
6 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (19.23%) CRM
6 10 (19.23%) Data Management
6 10 (19.23%) Document Management
6 10 (19.23%) Performance Management
6 10 (19.23%) Problem Management
7 9 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
8 8 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (7.69%) Data Validation
9 4 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) SQL
2 29 (55.77%) T-SQL
3 19 (36.54%) PL/SQL
4 17 (32.69%) C#
5 13 (25.00%) VBA
6 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 10 (19.23%) ABAP
7 10 (19.23%) Java
7 10 (19.23%) VB
8 9 (17.31%) VB.NET
9 8 (15.38%) Python
10 5 (9.62%) Perl
10 5 (9.62%) R
11 4 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) MCP
2 5 (9.62%) MCSE
2 5 (9.62%) MCTS
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) SAS Certification
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) SAP
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (19.23%) ServiceNow
4 9 (17.31%) Marketo
5 5 (9.62%) Teradata
6 4 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle