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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 84 69 100
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.38% 1.44% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.82% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 3
Average salary - £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +1.21%
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
851 826 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.06% 79.19% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 652 679 887
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
1 9 (60.00%) Logistics
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (53.33%) Test Planning
2 8 (53.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
2 8 (53.33%) Business Analysis
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (46.67%) Legal
3 7 (46.67%) Military
3 7 (46.67%) Supplier Management
4 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 5 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Life Science
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Legal
2 7 (46.67%) Military
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Change Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Change Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Change Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Logistics
2 8 (53.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 8 (53.33%) Business Analysis
2 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (53.33%) Test Planning
3 7 (46.67%) Supplier Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Information Management
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) PLM
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GAMP
1 1 (6.67%) GxP
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Cognizant
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft