Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 156 201
Rank change year-on-year -34 +45 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 62 153 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.98% 1.76% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 2.00% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 49 106 86
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,750 £30,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -10.00%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5446 7646 9661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.35% 88.12% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4245 5828 7549
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Berkshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Berkshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Berkshire

Validation
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham +14 20 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Reading -29 13 £63,750 +15.91% 2
Maidenhead +11 9 £43,250 -21.36% 1
Slough +3 3 £95,000 -5.00% 2
Newbury -15 1 £67,500 +12.50%
Validation
South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 28 (45.16%) Oracle
2 24 (38.71%) Degree
3 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
5 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
6 17 (27.42%) Waterfall
7 16 (25.81%) Presales
8 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database
8 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (20.97%) HTML
9 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
9 13 (20.97%) CSS
9 13 (20.97%) jQuery
10 12 (19.35%) HTML5
10 12 (19.35%) ERP
11 11 (17.74%) Project Management
11 11 (17.74%) MVC
11 11 (17.74%) .NET
11 11 (17.74%) C#
11 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
11 11 (17.74%) Internet
11 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (17.74%) TypeScript
11 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (17.74%) RIA
11 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
11 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (17.74%) Product Management
12 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.23%) CMS
1 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
1 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.61%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.61%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (3.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) Force.com
3 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) Internet
2 6 (9.68%) BGP
2 6 (9.68%) DNS
2 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 6 (9.68%) HTTP
2 6 (9.68%) IPsec
2 6 (9.68%) OSPF
2 6 (9.68%) SMTP
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (8.06%) EIGRP
3 5 (8.06%) FTP
3 5 (8.06%) HTTPS
3 5 (8.06%) IGRP
3 5 (8.06%) VLAN
3 5 (8.06%) VXLAN
4 1 (1.61%) DSL
4 1 (1.61%) MPLS
4 1 (1.61%) SSH
4 1 (1.61%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (12.90%) Essbase
4 8 (12.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (8.06%) Big Data
5 5 (8.06%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.06%) SAP HANA
6 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) JMeter
2 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (16.13%) Retail
2 9 (14.52%) Finance
3 8 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (8.06%) Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Legal
5 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.84%) Electronics
6 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.23%) Marketing
8 1 (1.61%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Consultant
2 13 (20.97%) Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Senior Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Software Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 8 (12.90%) Business Manager
6 7 (11.29%) Architect
6 7 (11.29%) UI Developer
7 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
7 6 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior UI Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Web UI Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Big Data Consultant
8 5 (8.06%) Implementation Consultant
8 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) CSS
1 13 (20.97%) HTML
1 13 (20.97%) jQuery
2 12 (19.35%) HTML5
3 11 (17.74%) .NET
3 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
4 5 (8.06%) NHibernate
5 3 (4.84%) JSON
5 3 (4.84%) Visualforce
6 2 (3.23%) REST
6 2 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (1.61%) CSS3
7 1 (1.61%) DOM
7 1 (1.61%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) SAML
7 1 (1.61%) Spring
7 1 (1.61%) Web Services
7 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (17.74%) RIA
2 9 (14.52%) Life Science
3 6 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.06%) Virtual Team
5 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.45%) User Experience
6 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.23%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Verilog
7 1 (1.61%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
1 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Waterfall
2 16 (25.81%) Presales
3 12 (19.35%) ERP
4 11 (17.74%) MVC
4 11 (17.74%) Product Management
4 11 (17.74%) Project Management
4 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
5 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
5 9 (14.52%) CRM
6 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.90%) Dashboard Development
6 8 (12.90%) Data Extraction
6 8 (12.90%) ETL
6 8 (12.90%) ETL Development
7 7 (11.29%) System Testing
7 7 (11.29%) V-Model
8 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.68%) Project Planning
8 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.74%) C#
2 11 (17.74%) TypeScript
3 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
3 8 (12.90%) SQL
4 4 (6.45%) C
4 4 (6.45%) Java
5 3 (4.84%) Apex Code
6 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) CCIE
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) CBAP
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) GAMP
2 6 (9.68%) QA
3 4 (6.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (4.84%) MISRA
4 3 (4.84%) MISRA C
5 2 (3.23%) COBIT
5 2 (3.23%) SLA
6 1 (1.61%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.23%) Firmware
4 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Kibana
1 1 (1.61%) logstash
1 1 (1.61%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Oracle
2 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) VMware
4 8 (12.90%) Hyperion
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco
5 6 (9.68%) IBM
5 6 (9.68%) SAP
6 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.06%) F5
6 5 (8.06%) Juniper
7 3 (4.84%) EMC
7 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.23%) Pardot
8 2 (3.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (1.61%) Cadence
9 1 (1.61%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.61%) Google
9 1 (1.61%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.61%) Xilinx