The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 72 87
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.32% 1.91% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.12% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 20
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.28% -26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £65,000 £70,100
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 853 753 1327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.53% 90.07% 87.59%
Number of salaries quoted 642 630 1064
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Validation
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Validation in Milton Keynes

Validation
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VBA
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (21.43%) SAS
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (21.43%) SAS
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ClearQuest
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 2 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
1 2 (14.29%) React
1 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) Records Management
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) VBA
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) ABAP
3 1 (7.14%) Erlang
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (7.14%) CCVP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago