Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 82 93
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.57% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.56% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Slough median annual salary £85,000 £52,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.90% +75.00% -40.00%
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +5.00%

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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 609 900 1038
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 86.88% 86.62% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 527 785 844
Slough median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +0.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £83,250 £73,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Slough

Validation
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Validation in Slough

Validation
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Slough over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Slough region with a requirement for Validation.

1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Visualforce
1 2 (50.00%) Apex Code
1 2 (50.00%) Pardot
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Campaign Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ICT Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Campaign Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Pardot
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft