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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 81 60 94
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +34
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 36 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.24% 3.46% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 3.85% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 31 0
Median salary £32,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
762 936 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.18% 89.91% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 636 794 692
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) SAS
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (40.00%) Base SAS
3 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Data Reconciliation
4 3 (30.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) BMC
6 1 (10.00%) Remedy
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office

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 5 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (40.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Product Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 3 (30.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata