The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 56 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.58% 1.72% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 2.21% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 2
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
382 498 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 74.17% 77.93% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 329 417 398
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Validation
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Validation Salary Trend in Slough

Validation
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Slough region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Slough

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 8 (47.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WLAN
3 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (35.29%) Wireless
3 6 (35.29%) TETRA
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (29.41%) Data Management
4 5 (29.41%) Workflow
4 5 (29.41%) SLA
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) SAS
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Data Entry
6 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
6 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Maximo
6 2 (11.76%) Siebel
7 1 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (29.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WLAN
1 6 (35.29%) Wireless
1 6 (35.29%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) DataStage
General
1 8 (47.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Design Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Radio Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) SAS Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior SAS Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Maximo Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Siebel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Data Management
2 5 (29.41%) Workflow
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Data Entry
4 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Siebel
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica