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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 141 144 132
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Distribution 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.16% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £22,600 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+32.74% -46.82%
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
2028 1947 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.40% 78.26% 74.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1474 1274
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) ISEB
3 10 (83.33%) TestDirector
3 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (83.33%) Test Management
3 10 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Retail
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) WinRunner
6 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (25.00%) Fujitsu
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (8.33%) SLA
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
8 1 (8.33%) Borland
8 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 1 (8.33%) StarTeam
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) TestDirector
2 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (33.33%) WinRunner
3 1 (8.33%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Test Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Management
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) DV Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Borland