The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 74 111
Rank change year-on-year -29 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 55 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.43% 3.09% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 3.56% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 40 10
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,450 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £60,700
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1240 1547 1713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.13% 87.01% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1221 1298
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,977
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Validation
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Validation in Buckinghamshire

Validation
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Buckinghamshire

Validation
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Milton Keynes -21 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Aylesbury +4 1 £40,000 +26.98%
High Wycombe - 1 £47,500 -
Validation
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (36.84%) Data Validation
3 7 (36.84%) QA
3 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) SAS
6 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Contract Management
6 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
7 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (10.53%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (10.53%) Base SAS
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (5.26%) Automotive
8 1 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (5.26%) PDM
8 1 (5.26%) PTC
8 1 (5.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (5.26%) Teradata

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (15.79%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (5.26%) PTC Creo
2 1 (5.26%) Solid Edge
2 1 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) Base SAS
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Applications Support
3 5 (26.32%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Systems Support
3 5 (26.32%) Systems Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Contracts Manager
4 4 (21.05%) QA Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Logistics Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Report Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Data Validation
1 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Contract Management
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Test Management
5 1 (5.26%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) ABAP
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) R
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) MCTS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) Autodesk
2 1 (5.26%) BMC
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) PTC
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Siemens
2 1 (5.26%) Teradata
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