The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 45 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.84% 0.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £56,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Validation
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
309 355 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 86.80% 74.27% 81.65%
Number of salaries quoted 193 202 330
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Validation
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Newbury region.

Validation Salary Trend in Newbury

Validation
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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%) UML
1 10 (83.33%) OO
1 10 (83.33%) Release Management
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Time Management
2 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) C++
6 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) Coaching
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (8.33%) Line Management
9 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
9 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (8.33%) HND
9 1 (8.33%) VC++
9 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
9 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (8.33%) Device Driver

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) UML
1 10 (83.33%) OO
1 10 (83.33%) Release Management
2 8 (66.67%) Time Management
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) Line Management
8 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND