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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 96 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.49% 1.43% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.85% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 14
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £39,767 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
1018 971 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.31% 77.00% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 769 786 873
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) Logistics
4 5 (41.67%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Test Planning
4 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
4 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
5 4 (33.33%) Legal
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) Military
5 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
6 3 (25.00%) Release Management
6 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) BEA
7 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (8.33%) eTOM

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
1 5 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Legal
2 4 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Integration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) OSS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Test Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Logistics
2 5 (41.67%) Supply Chain Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) eTOM
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) People Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (16.67%) BEA
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Computacenter
4 1 (8.33%) Symbian
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago