The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 119 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 23 41 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.03% 1.71% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.24% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 24
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +31.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £52,600 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
Validation
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
1815 1827 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.39% 76.22% 72.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1233 1285
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Validation
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Validation Salary Trend in Reading

Validation
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Validation 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 Validation.

1 29 (35.37%) Project Management
2 25 (30.49%) ITIL
3 24 (29.27%) Finance
4 23 (28.05%) Degree
5 20 (24.39%) Problem Management
5 20 (24.39%) Telecoms
5 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
6 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
6 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
7 18 (21.95%) DNS
7 18 (21.95%) PRINCE2
7 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
8 16 (19.51%) Linux
8 16 (19.51%) Business Development
9 15 (18.29%) Project Planning
9 15 (18.29%) SDLC
9 15 (18.29%) Java
9 15 (18.29%) Windows
9 15 (18.29%) Billing
10 14 (17.07%) Management Information System
10 14 (17.07%) Oracle
11 13 (15.85%) SQL
11 13 (15.85%) IIS
11 13 (15.85%) PMI Certification
11 13 (15.85%) Back Office
11 13 (15.85%) Network Design
11 13 (15.85%) Fault Management
12 12 (14.63%) Statistics
12 12 (14.63%) Capacity Management
12 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Validation 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 Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (15.85%) IIS
2 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.22%) Node.js
4 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.63%) MS Project
3 10 (12.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (8.54%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.66%) Force.com
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
2 18 (21.95%) DNS
3 12 (14.63%) DHCP
4 10 (12.20%) SAN
4 10 (12.20%) NAS
5 9 (10.98%) Diameter Protocol
6 8 (9.76%) SNMP
6 8 (9.76%) Wireless
6 8 (9.76%) VoIP
6 8 (9.76%) SMTP
7 5 (6.10%) Broadband
7 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.66%) Internet
9 1 (1.22%) 3G
9 1 (1.22%) SS7
9 1 (1.22%) Firewall
9 1 (1.22%) SMS
9 1 (1.22%) IPsec
9 1 (1.22%) RANAP
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.88%) DB2
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.44%) IDOL
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Subversion
1 8 (9.76%) Maven
1 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.22%) Hudson
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.22%) Appium
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 20 (24.39%) Telecoms
3 15 (18.29%) Billing
4 13 (15.85%) Back Office
5 12 (14.63%) Front Office
6 10 (12.20%) Legal
6 10 (12.20%) Retail
7 5 (6.10%) Marketing
8 4 (4.88%) Automotive
9 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Architect
1 13 (15.85%) Technical Architect
2 9 (10.98%) Developer
3 8 (9.76%) Quality Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Programme Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Back Office Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Release Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Test Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.10%) Technical Team Leader
5 5 (6.10%) Technical Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Designer
7 2 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) Software Packaging
2 8 (9.76%) Struts
2 8 (9.76%) Swing
2 8 (9.76%) SWT
3 5 (6.10%) Web Services
4 4 (4.88%) XML
4 4 (4.88%) XSD
4 4 (4.88%) XSL
4 4 (4.88%) JSON
4 4 (4.88%) Ajax
5 3 (3.66%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.22%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (1.22%) Sensu
6 1 (1.22%) jQuery
6 1 (1.22%) RESTful
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.63%) Statistics
3 11 (13.41%) N-Tier
3 11 (13.41%) Clustering
4 10 (12.20%) Data Centre
5 8 (9.76%) PMI
6 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.10%) IPTV
7 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Linux
2 15 (18.29%) Windows
3 12 (14.63%) UNIX
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Project Management
2 25 (30.49%) ITIL
3 20 (24.39%) Problem Management
4 18 (21.95%) PRINCE2
5 16 (19.51%) Business Development
6 15 (18.29%) Project Planning
6 15 (18.29%) SDLC
7 13 (15.85%) Fault Management
7 13 (15.85%) Network Design
8 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
8 12 (14.63%) Capacity Management
9 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (12.20%) SABSA
10 10 (12.20%) Migration
10 10 (12.20%) SOA
10 10 (12.20%) Load Balancing
10 10 (12.20%) TOGAF
10 10 (12.20%) DoDAF
11 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (9.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) Java
2 13 (15.85%) SQL
3 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
3 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
3 8 (9.76%) Perl
4 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.66%) Apex Code
5 3 (3.66%) SOQL
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
6 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (28.05%) Degree
2 13 (15.85%) PMI Certification
3 10 (12.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (12.20%) MCSE
3 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.20%) MCITP
4 5 (6.10%) PMP
4 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.44%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (2.44%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.22%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) ISEB
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) ISO 14001
1 10 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (12.20%) COBIT
2 8 (9.76%) ISO 9000
2 8 (9.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
1 10 (12.20%) Terminal Services
1 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
1 10 (12.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 10 (12.20%) vSphere
1 10 (12.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.22%) Cacti
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.22%) collectd
2 1 (1.22%) logstash
2 1 (1.22%) Rsyslog
2 1 (1.22%) Graphite
2 1 (1.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco
4 10 (12.20%) Veritas
4 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.20%) HP
4 10 (12.20%) Juniper
4 10 (12.20%) VMware
5 7 (8.54%) Remedy
5 7 (8.54%) BMC
6 6 (7.32%) Huawei
7 3 (3.66%) Tableau
7 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.66%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.44%) Meridio
9 1 (1.22%) Symantec
9 1 (1.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (1.22%) Nokia
9 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago