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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South East / Berkshire
Rank 150 183 113
Rank change year-on-year +33 -70  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 33 37 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.98% 0.75% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.86% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 68
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -2.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £37,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2882 4307 4606
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 85.37% 87.19% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2264 3454 3317
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +37 15 £45,000 -
Bracknell +15 7 £22,000 -51.11%
Slough +17 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Newbury +12 1 £60,000 -4.00%
Maidenhead +6 1 £25,000 -60.78% 3
Windsor - 1 £62,500 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 46 (44.66%) Project Management
2 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
3 32 (31.07%) MS Excel
4 29 (28.16%) SQL Server
5 24 (23.30%) Cisco
6 23 (22.33%) Oracle
7 22 (21.36%) Windows
8 21 (20.39%) Juniper
8 21 (20.39%) Presales
9 20 (19.42%) VMware
10 19 (18.45%) IIS
10 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (18.45%) Hyper-V
11 18 (17.48%) B2B
12 17 (16.50%) Oracle Database
12 17 (16.50%) Windows Server
13 16 (15.53%) Finance
13 16 (15.53%) System Testing
13 16 (15.53%) Document Management
14 15 (14.56%) Degree
14 15 (14.56%) DV Cleared
14 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
14 15 (14.56%) SIEM
14 15 (14.56%) Firewall
14 15 (14.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (14.56%) ERP
14 15 (14.56%) Virtual Machines
15 14 (13.59%) MS Office
15 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
15 14 (13.59%) SQL

Validation
Top Related 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 19 (18.45%) IIS
2 6 (5.83%) CMS
3 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.97%) JBoss
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.97%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (31.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.59%) MS Office
3 7 (6.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.97%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.97%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) SaaS
2 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) Firewall
2 12 (11.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (9.71%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (9.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (9.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (2.91%) DHCP
4 3 (2.91%) DNS
4 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) LAN
5 1 (0.97%) WebEx
5 1 (0.97%) Wireless
5 1 (0.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.50%) Oracle Database
3 15 (14.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.91%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.94%) MS Access
5 2 (1.94%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.97%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.97%) Power BI
6 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
1 11 (10.68%) Subversion
2 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.97%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.97%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.97%) JIRA
3 1 (0.97%) MSTest
3 1 (0.97%) Selenium
3 1 (0.97%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
2 14 (13.59%) Telecoms
3 13 (12.62%) German Language
4 6 (5.83%) Arabic Language
5 5 (4.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.88%) Back Office
7 3 (2.91%) Marketing
8 2 (1.94%) Electronics
8 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.97%) Advertising
9 1 (0.97%) Automotive
9 1 (0.97%) Banking
9 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.30%) Consultant
2 23 (22.33%) Analyst
3 21 (20.39%) Implementation Consultant
4 18 (17.48%) Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Cisco Analyst
5 11 (10.68%) SIEM Analyst
5 11 (10.68%) UI Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Network Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Project Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Change Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.83%) Solutions Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Technical Implementation Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Administrator
9 4 (3.88%) Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Release Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) jQuery
2 11 (10.68%) Backbone.js
2 11 (10.68%) CSS
2 11 (10.68%) CSS3
2 11 (10.68%) DOM
2 11 (10.68%) Handlebars
2 11 (10.68%) HTML
2 11 (10.68%) HTML5
2 11 (10.68%) JSON
2 11 (10.68%) Node.js
2 11 (10.68%) Sass
3 6 (5.83%) LESS
4 2 (1.94%) .NET
4 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.94%) Web Services
5 1 (0.97%) BAPI
5 1 (0.97%) COM
5 1 (0.97%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.97%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Life Science
1 12 (11.65%) User Experience
2 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.91%) Clustering
5 3 (2.91%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Fintech
6 1 (0.97%) FMCG
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.36%) Windows
2 17 (16.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.91%) Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.66%) Project Management
2 21 (20.39%) Presales
3 18 (17.48%) B2B
4 16 (15.53%) Document Management
4 16 (15.53%) System Testing
5 15 (14.56%) ERP
5 15 (14.56%) SIEM
6 14 (13.59%) Change Control
6 14 (13.59%) PLM
7 12 (11.65%) B2B Sales
7 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.65%) Service Delivery
8 11 (10.68%) Front End Development
8 11 (10.68%) V-Model
9 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.71%) Network Design
10 7 (6.80%) Analytics
10 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
1 14 (13.59%) SQL
2 7 (6.80%) Java
3 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.91%) VBA
4 2 (1.94%) C
4 2 (1.94%) C#
5 1 (0.97%) ABAP
5 1 (0.97%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.97%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Degree
1 15 (14.56%) DV Cleared
1 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.59%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.68%) CEH
3 11 (10.68%) CISSP
3 11 (10.68%) SANS
4 10 (9.71%) CCNP
4 10 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.71%) JNCIA
5 4 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.91%) MCITP
6 3 (2.91%) MCSE
6 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.91%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.97%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) GAMP
2 8 (7.77%) QA
3 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.97%) CDISC
4 1 (0.97%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.97%) PMO
4 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) Hyper-V
1 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.56%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.91%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.91%) vCloud
3 3 (2.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (2.91%) vSphere
4 1 (0.97%) Firmware
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) Endace
2 4 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.30%) Cisco
3 23 (22.33%) Oracle
4 21 (20.39%) Juniper
5 20 (19.42%) VMware
6 12 (11.65%) Fujitsu
7 11 (10.68%) LogRhythm
8 10 (9.71%) F5
9 8 (7.77%) HP
10 4 (3.88%) Informatica
11 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.91%) Veritas
12 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.94%) SAP
13 1 (0.97%) Aruba
13 1 (0.97%) Brocade
13 1 (0.97%) EMC
13 1 (0.97%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
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