Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 124 103
Rank change year-on-year -16 -21 +55
Permanent jobs citing Validation 20 52 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.70% 1.67% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.95% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13 50 91
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £46,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.86% -5.41% -29.52%
10th Percentile £30,850 £27,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £51,875 £50,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%

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 2439 2662 3751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.40% 85.51% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1939 2242 3012
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -9 18 £51,500 +56.06%
High Wycombe +13 1 £37,000 -32.73%
Amersham - 1 £42,500 -
Validation
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) JSF
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) SAS
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) JBoss
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) EJB
4 3 (15.00%) JDBC
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services

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 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Deployment Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Release Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Research Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.00%) EJB
2 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) JDBC
2 3 (15.00%) JSF
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) EDI
4 1 (5.00%) IDoc
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) SAP ALE
4 1 (5.00%) SAP XI
4 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Workflow
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.00%) OO
2 3 (15.00%) Records Management
2 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) People Management
3 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.00%) UML
3 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (5.00%) ABAP
4 1 (5.00%) Erlang
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (5.00%) CCVP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) webMethods
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft