Period
to 16 October 2018

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 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 159 116
Rank change year-on-year +44 -43 -12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 35 21 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.39% 0.74% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.82% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 55
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £53,750 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.27% +5.71% -18.60%
10th Percentile £43,450 £24,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £53,450 £55,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,241 2,548 2,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.14% 90.26% 88.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,857 2,036 2,266
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +2.65% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Marlow - 18 - - 1
Milton Keynes +22 15 £55,000 +50.68% 3
Validation
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) Linux
3 21 (60.00%) Degree
4 20 (57.14%) Project Management
4 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 19 (54.29%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (54.29%) Management Information System
6 18 (51.43%) Workflow
6 18 (51.43%) XML
6 18 (51.43%) CISSP
6 18 (51.43%) Internet
6 18 (51.43%) HTML
6 18 (51.43%) SDLC
7 13 (37.14%) French Language
8 10 (28.57%) Finance
8 10 (28.57%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
10 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (17.14%) VMware
11 5 (14.29%) Clustering
11 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (14.29%) SLA
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle
11 5 (14.29%) Unix
11 5 (14.29%) AIX
11 5 (14.29%) Solaris
11 5 (14.29%) HACMP
11 5 (14.29%) NetApp

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:

Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) IaaS
1 5 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Hudson
1 1 (2.86%) LSMW
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 13 (37.14%) French Language
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Consultant
2 18 (51.43%) Implementation Consultant
3 11 (31.43%) Security Consultant
3 11 (31.43%) Software Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Systems Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Resource Manager
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) HTML
1 18 (51.43%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 5 (14.29%) HACMP
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) iPhone
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) AIX
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Solaris
3 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Project Management
2 18 (51.43%) SDLC
2 18 (51.43%) Workflow
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Data Transformation
8 2 (5.71%) Business Development
8 2 (5.71%) Change Management
8 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Line Management
8 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Data Management
9 1 (2.86%) Operations Management
9 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) LINC
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Degree
2 18 (51.43%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) HND
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) GDPR
3 1 (2.86%) PMO
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) GPFS
1 5 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) NetApp
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Unisys
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix