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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 79 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 27 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.80% 0.91% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.11% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 9
Average salary £47,500 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 - £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1247 989 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.30% 82.07% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 995 734 845
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
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 3 July 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 12 (35.29%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) Data Validation
5 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (26.47%) Data Integration
6 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
6 9 (26.47%) Release Management
6 9 (26.47%) C
6 9 (26.47%) C#
6 9 (26.47%) C++
6 9 (26.47%) ITIL
6 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (26.47%) SAS
6 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
6 9 (26.47%) Data Management
7 8 (23.53%) BEA
7 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
7 8 (23.53%) HP
7 8 (23.53%) Atlassian
7 8 (23.53%) Test Management
7 8 (23.53%) SCCM
7 8 (23.53%) Base SAS
7 8 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (23.53%) Data Quality
8 7 (20.59%) Quality Management
8 7 (20.59%) Degree
8 7 (20.59%) JIRA
9 6 (17.65%) Computacenter
9 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (26.47%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Summit
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (23.53%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) Bugzilla
General
1 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Project Manager
1 9 (26.47%) Data Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Test Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Environment Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Test Environment Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Integration Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Service Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Service Integration Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Data Quality Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) OSS Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (26.47%) Data Integration
2 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Service Delivery
2 11 (32.35%) Data Validation
3 9 (26.47%) Data Management
3 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 9 (26.47%) Release Management
4 8 (23.53%) Test Management
4 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 7 (20.59%) Quality Management
6 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) People Management
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.76%) Change Management
8 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.82%) Line Management
9 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) C
2 9 (26.47%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) C++
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) Data Quality
2 4 (11.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) HP
1 8 (23.53%) BEA
1 8 (23.53%) Atlassian
2 6 (17.65%) Computacenter
3 3 (8.82%) McAfee
3 3 (8.82%) EMC
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Symbian
3 3 (8.82%) F5
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) BMC
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
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Sanderson
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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