Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 152 98
Rank change year-on-year +25 -54 +32
Permanent jobs citing Validation 34 17 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.24% 0.61% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.67% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 62
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £51,200 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.27% +4.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £26,350 £23,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £53,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -8.16%

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 2,437 2,529 2,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.81% 90.22% 88.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 2,022 2,247
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,900 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,100 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 - 21 - - 1
Milton Keynes +2 12 £51,200 +44.23% 3
Validation
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (70.59%) Degree
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) Project Management
3 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 22 (64.71%) Management Information System
4 21 (61.76%) SDLC
4 21 (61.76%) Linux
4 21 (61.76%) XML
4 21 (61.76%) HTML
4 21 (61.76%) Java
4 21 (61.76%) CISSP
4 21 (61.76%) Internet
4 21 (61.76%) Workflow
5 19 (55.88%) French Language
6 6 (17.65%) Finance
6 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) German Language
7 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
7 4 (11.76%) Data Transformation
7 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Banking
8 3 (8.82%) SAP
9 2 (5.88%) .NET
9 2 (5.88%) HND
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (5.88%) SAS
9 2 (5.88%) SMS

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 2 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.94%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) LSMW
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 19 (55.88%) French Language
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) German Language
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Consultant
2 19 (55.88%) Implementation Consultant
3 13 (38.24%) Security Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Software Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) CISSP Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Professional Services Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Data Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
7 1 (2.94%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) SAP BI Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) HTML
1 21 (61.76%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Project Management
2 21 (61.76%) SDLC
2 21 (61.76%) Workflow
3 4 (11.76%) Data Transformation
3 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Business Development
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (5.88%) Data Validation
5 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
6 1 (2.94%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.94%) FMEA
6 1 (2.94%) Master Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) Presales
6 1 (2.94%) Single Customer View
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) LINC
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) Degree
2 21 (61.76%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) HND
4 1 (2.94%) ACCA
4 1 (2.94%) CIMA
4 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Unisys
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) VMware