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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 73 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 21 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.50% 2.22% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.55% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 0
Median salary £33,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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
737 1214 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 87.84% 86.78% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 635 988 693
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 31 August 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 28 (65.12%) T-SQL
3 24 (55.81%) SAS
4 22 (51.16%) Hadoop
5 19 (44.19%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (44.19%) PL/SQL
5 19 (44.19%) Finance
6 18 (41.86%) Degree
7 16 (37.21%) Data Analysis
7 16 (37.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 16 (37.21%) C#
8 13 (30.23%) SaaS
9 12 (27.91%) Data Reconciliation
9 12 (27.91%) Coaching
9 12 (27.91%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (27.91%) Integration Testing
9 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
9 12 (27.91%) Base SAS
9 12 (27.91%) Data Quality
9 12 (27.91%) Change Management
9 12 (27.91%) GAP Analysis
9 12 (27.91%) Data Management
9 12 (27.91%) VB
9 12 (27.91%) .NET
9 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
9 12 (27.91%) SAP
10 10 (23.26%) Python
10 10 (23.26%) VBA
10 10 (23.26%) CSS

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 24 (55.81%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (51.16%) Hadoop
2 12 (27.91%) Base SAS
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
3 10 (23.26%) Big Data
4 6 (13.95%) MySQL
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.30%) MS Access
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) LSMW
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Billing
3 4 (9.30%) Electronics
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Data Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) Consultant
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Data Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Developer
5 6 (13.95%) CRM Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) Functional Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) HR Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) Report Developer
5 6 (13.95%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) SAP HR Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Data Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Design Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) CSS
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.95%) HTML5
3 6 (13.95%) jQuery
3 6 (13.95%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.26%) Data Extraction
3 6 (13.95%) Data Conversion
4 4 (9.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (9.30%) VHDL
5 2 (4.65%) Economics
5 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.65%) Statistics
5 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Data Analysis
2 12 (27.91%) Change Management
2 12 (27.91%) Coaching
2 12 (27.91%) Data Management
2 12 (27.91%) Data Reconciliation
2 12 (27.91%) GAP Analysis
2 12 (27.91%) Integration Testing
2 12 (27.91%) Requirements Analysis
2 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
2 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.95%) CRM
4 6 (13.95%) Document Management
4 6 (13.95%) Performance Management
4 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 28 (65.12%) T-SQL
3 19 (44.19%) PL/SQL
4 16 (37.21%) C#
5 12 (27.91%) VB
6 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (23.26%) Python
6 10 (23.26%) VBA
7 6 (13.95%) ABAP
7 6 (13.95%) Java
7 6 (13.95%) Perl
7 6 (13.95%) R
7 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
8 4 (9.30%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) MCP
2 6 (13.95%) MCSE
2 6 (13.95%) MCTS
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) SAS Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) SAP
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Marketo
3 6 (13.95%) ServiceNow
3 6 (13.95%) Teradata
4 4 (9.30%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle