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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 95 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.73% 1.06% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.36% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 15
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,612 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £69,800 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
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
1150 1028 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.51% 77.82% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 870 834 931
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) Logistics
6 5 (31.25%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
6 5 (31.25%) Release Management
6 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 5 (31.25%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
7 4 (25.00%) Military
7 4 (25.00%) BEA
7 4 (25.00%) Test Management
7 4 (25.00%) SCCM
7 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
7 4 (25.00%) Legal
7 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
8 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
8 3 (18.75%) Change Management
8 3 (18.75%) JIRA
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
1 5 (31.25%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
2 4 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Environment Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Service Integration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) OSS Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Logistics
3 5 (31.25%) Supply Chain Management
3 5 (31.25%) Release Management
3 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 1 (6.25%) People Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (25.00%) BEA
4 3 (18.75%) Symbian
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy
6 1 (6.25%) Computacenter
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