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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 90 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 20 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.39% 0.41% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.52% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 18
Average salary £52,500 £38,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.25% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,850 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,650 £46,500
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
1208 967 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.77% 79.98% 83.29%
Number of salaries quoted 928 765 913
Average salary £43,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
2 8 (34.78%) Degree
3 7 (30.43%) Release Management
3 7 (30.43%) Data Validation
3 7 (30.43%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
4 6 (26.09%) BEA
4 6 (26.09%) SCCM
4 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
4 6 (26.09%) Test Management
4 6 (26.09%) Data Quality
4 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (21.74%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Base SAS
5 5 (21.74%) JIRA
5 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (21.74%) SAS
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) C
5 5 (21.74%) C#
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Quality Management
5 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
5 5 (21.74%) Data Management
6 4 (17.39%) Banking

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (21.74%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.35%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Base SAS
1 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.35%) Military
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
1 6 (26.09%) Test Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Data Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Environment Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Test Environment Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) OSS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Service Integration Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Quality Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
2 7 (30.43%) Release Management
2 7 (30.43%) Data Validation
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
3 6 (26.09%) Test Management
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Quality Management
4 5 (21.74%) Data Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.35%) People Management
8 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (13.04%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) HP
2 6 (26.09%) BEA
2 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Symbian
4 2 (8.70%) Computacenter
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 13 days ago