The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 43 58 59
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.41% 0.80% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 0.92% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Median salary £22,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.11% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - -10.61%  

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 Bracknell with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 279 433 475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 84.04% 86.60% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 211 352 320
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell 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 Bracknell

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Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Salary trend for Validation in Bracknell

Validation
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Bracknell over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Bracknell

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Validation.

1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
1 15 (65.22%) DV Cleared
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
1 15 (65.22%) SIEM
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 13 (56.52%) Project Management
4 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (52.17%) Fujitsu
5 11 (47.83%) CEH
5 11 (47.83%) CISSP
5 11 (47.83%) Juniper
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco
5 11 (47.83%) LogRhythm
5 11 (47.83%) Endace
5 11 (47.83%) SANS
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) Logistics
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
8 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
8 3 (13.04%) Presales
8 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (13.04%) Network Management
9 2 (8.70%) QA
10 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.35%) SAP
10 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
10 1 (4.35%) Windows
10 1 (4.35%) MS Project

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) SIEM Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Presales Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) SIEM
2 13 (56.52%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Logistics
4 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
4 3 (13.04%) Network Management
4 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Presales
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) DV Cleared
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) CEH
3 11 (47.83%) CISSP
3 11 (47.83%) SANS
4 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Endace
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Fujitsu
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Juniper
2 11 (47.83%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP