Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 158 131
Rank change year-on-year +36 -27 -32
Permanent jobs citing Validation 31 17 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.28% 0.59% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.66% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 44
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £55,000 £48,250 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.99% +40.88% -2.14%
10th Percentile £47,600 £30,675 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £58,750 £55,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 2,183 2,560 2,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 90.28% 89.51% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,788 2,023 2,319
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,420 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Milton Keynes +11 17 £55,000 +6.80% 7
Marlow - 13 - -
Validation
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 20 (64.52%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) Linux
3 18 (58.06%) Degree
4 16 (51.61%) Project Management
5 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
5 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
7 13 (41.94%) Workflow
7 13 (41.94%) HTML
7 13 (41.94%) XML
7 13 (41.94%) CISSP
7 13 (41.94%) Internet
7 13 (41.94%) SDLC
7 13 (41.94%) Workflow Analysis
8 11 (35.48%) Finance
9 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.81%) French Language
10 8 (25.81%) SQL
11 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (19.35%) VMware
11 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
12 5 (16.13%) Clustering
12 5 (16.13%) SLA
12 5 (16.13%) NetApp
12 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (16.13%) HACMP
12 5 (16.13%) AIX
12 5 (16.13%) Solaris

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 (6.45%) Confluence
1 2 (6.45%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) IaaS
1 5 (16.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.45%) Gatling
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) JMeter
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
1 2 (6.45%) Sikuli
1 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.23%) Hudson
2 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) French Language
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Consultant
2 13 (41.94%) Implementation Consultant
3 11 (35.48%) Security Consultant
3 11 (35.48%) Software Consultant
4 7 (22.58%) Architect
5 5 (16.13%) Support Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Systems Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Development Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Development Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Test Development Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) HTML
1 13 (41.94%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
2 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Clustering
3 5 (16.13%) HACMP
4 2 (6.45%) iPhone
4 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) AIX
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Solaris
3 5 (16.13%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Project Management
2 13 (41.94%) SDLC
2 13 (41.94%) Workflow
2 13 (41.94%) Workflow Analysis
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (9.68%) Coaching
7 3 (9.68%) Data Management
7 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Value Proposition
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) eTOM
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Open Source
8 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) LINC
3 2 (6.45%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Degree
2 13 (41.94%) CISSP
3 2 (6.45%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.23%) HND
4 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.23%) GDPR
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) GPFS
1 5 (16.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) NetApp
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Cognizant
4 2 (6.45%) Unisys
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) SAP