The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 127 120 126
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 13 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% 0.67% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.92% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 2
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,700 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £33,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
Software Distribution
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1882 1626 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.80% 72.23% 75.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1262 1294
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Distribution
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the Reading region.

Software Distribution Salary Trend in Reading

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Distribution.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
3 15 (71.43%) DV Cleared
4 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
4 13 (61.90%) Test Management
4 13 (61.90%) Finance
4 13 (61.90%) Retail
4 13 (61.90%) TestDirector
4 13 (61.90%) ISEB
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Windows XP
5 8 (38.10%) DNS
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) Fujitsu
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) DMZ
7 4 (19.05%) System Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (19.05%) Android
7 4 (19.05%) iPhone
7 4 (19.05%) IMAP
7 4 (19.05%) MCITP
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 5.5

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Distribution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) GroupWise
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) SSL
2 4 (19.05%) DMZ
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless
2 4 (19.05%) IMAP
2 4 (19.05%) LDAP
2 4 (19.05%) GPRS
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) SMTP
2 4 (19.05%) FTP
2 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) TestDirector
2 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (14.29%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) French Language
3 3 (14.29%) German Language
3 3 (14.29%) Italian Language
3 3 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 6 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Mobility Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 4 (19.05%) iPhone
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) Windows XP
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (19.05%) Android
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Test Management
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) System Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) DV Cleared
3 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
3 13 (61.90%) ISEB
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (19.05%) MCITP
4 4 (19.05%) MCSE
4 4 (19.05%) CCIE
4 4 (19.05%) CCNP
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Fujitsu
2 4 (19.05%) MobileIron
2 4 (19.05%) SOTI
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft