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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 68 50 65
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.20% 2.05% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 2.64% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 1
Average salary £29,750 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.40% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £41,337 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +3.75%
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
536 455 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 80.24% 77.78% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 389 370 401
Average salary £49,500 £55,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Slough

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (37.50%) Siebel
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Billing
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) French Language
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (25.00%) OpenUP
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) RTP
2 2 (25.00%) TCAP
2 2 (25.00%) ISUP
2 2 (25.00%) SCCP
2 2 (25.00%) INAP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (25.00%) MGW
2 2 (25.00%) 4G
2 2 (25.00%) M3UA
2 2 (25.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Spotfire

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) RTP
1 2 (25.00%) TCAP
1 2 (25.00%) ISUP
1 2 (25.00%) SCCP
1 2 (25.00%) INAP
1 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (25.00%) MGW
1 2 (25.00%) 4G
1 2 (25.00%) M3UA
1 2 (25.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Billing
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Campaign Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (25.00%) OpenUP
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Siebel
2 2 (25.00%) Google