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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 163 175
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 30 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 1.12% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.27% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 26
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.36% -17.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 2766 3939 4443
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 84.59% 88.44% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2167 3115 3241
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +15 12 £70,000 +55.55% 3
Maidenhead +15 3 £51,500 -14.16%
Bracknell +21 2 £40,000 - 1
Slough - 1 £75,000 - 1
Validation
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (23.44%) QA
3 14 (21.88%) Degree
4 13 (20.31%) Presales
4 13 (20.31%) Cisco
4 13 (20.31%) Juniper
4 13 (20.31%) Project Management
5 12 (18.75%) ITIL
6 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
6 11 (17.19%) Firewall
6 11 (17.19%) Finance
6 11 (17.19%) User Experience
7 10 (15.63%) jQuery
7 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (15.63%) VMware
7 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 9 (14.06%) HTML
8 9 (14.06%) CSS
8 9 (14.06%) DOM
8 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.06%) Subversion
8 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
8 9 (14.06%) JSON
8 9 (14.06%) Handlebars
8 9 (14.06%) HTML5
8 9 (14.06%) Node.js
8 9 (14.06%) CSS3
8 9 (14.06%) Backbone.js
8 9 (14.06%) Sass
8 9 (14.06%) Front End Development

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 4 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
1 1 (1.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) SaaS
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) BGP
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (9.38%) DNS
2 6 (9.38%) EIGRP
2 6 (9.38%) FTP
2 6 (9.38%) HTTP
2 6 (9.38%) HTTPS
2 6 (9.38%) IGRP
2 6 (9.38%) IPsec
2 6 (9.38%) OSPF
2 6 (9.38%) SMTP
2 6 (9.38%) VLAN
2 6 (9.38%) VXLAN
3 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.69%) Essbase
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) MS Access
5 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.56%) Power BI
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
1 9 (14.06%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.56%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) MSTest
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Retail
3 6 (9.38%) Legal
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Electronics
5 2 (3.13%) German Language
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.56%) Automotive
6 1 (1.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Consultant
1 10 (15.63%) Developer
2 9 (14.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 9 (14.06%) UI Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Development Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Implementation Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Network Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Change and Release Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Change Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Information Services Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Release Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior UI Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Software Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) SIEM Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) jQuery
2 9 (14.06%) Backbone.js
2 9 (14.06%) CSS
2 9 (14.06%) CSS3
2 9 (14.06%) DOM
2 9 (14.06%) Handlebars
2 9 (14.06%) HTML
2 9 (14.06%) HTML5
2 9 (14.06%) JSON
2 9 (14.06%) Node.js
2 9 (14.06%) Sass
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.56%) LESS
3 1 (1.56%) OAuth
3 1 (1.56%) OpenID
3 1 (1.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) User Experience
2 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.13%) Life Science
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) FMCG
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (20.31%) Presales
2 13 (20.31%) Project Management
3 12 (18.75%) ITIL
4 9 (14.06%) Adaptive Web Design
4 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.06%) Front End Development
5 8 (12.50%) ERP
5 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.94%) BDD
6 7 (10.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (10.94%) Project Planning
6 7 (10.94%) SOA
6 7 (10.94%) TDD
6 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.38%) Code Coverage
7 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.38%) ITIL V3
7 6 (9.38%) Performance Improvement
7 6 (9.38%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.38%) Java
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) VB
4 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (9.38%) CCIE
4 4 (6.25%) CEH
4 4 (6.25%) CISSP
4 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) SANS
4 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) CCNP
5 2 (3.13%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) COBIT
3 2 (3.13%) GAMP
4 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Endace
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Cisco
1 13 (20.31%) Juniper
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) VMware
3 8 (12.50%) F5
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
4 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.25%) Fujitsu
5 4 (6.25%) LogRhythm
6 3 (4.69%) Hyperion
7 2 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (1.56%) Aruba
8 1 (1.56%) Brocade
8 1 (1.56%) EMC
8 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.56%) Google
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Langley, Berkshire
Travelport
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 24 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago