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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 65 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.63% 0.40% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.51% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Average salary £43,750 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
502 392 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 78.93% 78.24% 80.83%
Number of salaries quoted 393 342 426
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Slough

Validation
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) DRM
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) CMDB
1 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (20.00%) M3UA
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MGW
2 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
2 1 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) RTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCAP
2 1 (20.00%) ISUP
2 1 (20.00%) SCCP
2 1 (20.00%) INAP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) RTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCAP
1 1 (20.00%) ISUP
1 1 (20.00%) SCCP
1 1 (20.00%) INAP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (20.00%) MGW
1 1 (20.00%) 4G
1 1 (20.00%) M3UA
1 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Change Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Change and Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) DRM
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA