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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 62 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.23% 1.28% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.51% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 22
Average salary £52,500 £27,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% -55.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £39,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,717
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.67%
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
547 529 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 84.15% 84.37% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 458 406 429
Average salary £55,000 £49,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Slough

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) CMDB
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 4 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Logistics
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) SLA
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (15.38%) Automotive
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) XMPP
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Firmware
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) MQTT
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (7.69%) AMQP
6 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) AMQP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) MQTT
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Change and Configuration Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Change Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Manager
1 5 (38.46%) IT Manager
1 5 (38.46%) IT Services Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Procurement Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Logistics Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Procurement Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IoT Architect
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Change Manager
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Configuration Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Change Management
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Logistics
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft