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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 74 74 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 16 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.42% 1.07% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.45% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
908 690 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.50% 73.80% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 650 599 559
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,200 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Legal
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
3 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (47.62%) Management Information System
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) HP
3 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (47.62%) LPAR
3 10 (47.62%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (47.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (38.10%) KVM
5 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 6 (28.57%) UNIX
5 6 (28.57%) Solaris
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) AIX
7 4 (19.05%) HPUX
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (19.05%) Citrix
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (19.05%) XenApp
8 3 (14.29%) Life Science
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (14.29%) SOA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (52.38%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (47.62%) Administrator
2 7 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 6 (28.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 6 (28.57%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (28.57%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 6 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (28.57%) Solaris Administrator
4 5 (23.81%) Business Change Project Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Business Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Change Project Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Business Project Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Change Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Business Change Manager
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Management Information System
1 10 (47.62%) LPAR
2 3 (14.29%) Life Science
3 2 (9.52%) PMI
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
1 6 (28.57%) Solaris
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) AIX
2 4 (19.05%) HPUX
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
2 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (47.62%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (47.62%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Logistics
6 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GAMP
1 2 (9.52%) GxP
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) KVM
3 4 (19.05%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
1 10 (47.62%) HP
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.76%) Cognizant