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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 35 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.40% 0.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
230 338 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 69.07% 83.66% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 181 234 231
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (41.67%) QA
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 2 (16.67%) Billing
5 2 (16.67%) French Language
5 2 (16.67%) German Language
5 2 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (16.67%) CISM
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
2 2 (16.67%) French Language
2 2 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
1 6 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Junior Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Junior
2 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft