The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 85 143 103
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -40
Permanent jobs citing Validation 19 7 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.54% 0.33% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 0.38% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 15
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £88,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%

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
1046 1837 2020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.76% 87.77% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1465 1377
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Reading region with a requirement for Validation.

1 36 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 33 (56.90%) Project Management
3 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
4 24 (41.38%) IIS
4 24 (41.38%) Windows
4 24 (41.38%) VMware
4 24 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
6 20 (34.48%) Cisco
7 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
7 19 (32.76%) Presales
8 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
9 15 (25.86%) Change Control
9 15 (25.86%) Windows Server
10 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
11 12 (20.69%) Finance
11 12 (20.69%) Oracle
11 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
12 11 (18.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (18.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 11 (18.97%) F5
12 11 (18.97%) SQL
12 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (18.97%) CCNP
12 11 (18.97%) Juniper
12 11 (18.97%) Network Design
12 11 (18.97%) JNCIA
12 11 (18.97%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (17.24%) System Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 24 (41.38%) IIS
2 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.62%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) MS Office
4 1 (1.72%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) Cisco IOS
1 11 (18.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 11 (18.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (15.52%) DHCP
2 9 (15.52%) DNS
2 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.62%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
3 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.72%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.72%) MS Access
7 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 12 (20.69%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) German Language
4 5 (8.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Consultant
1 17 (29.31%) Implementation Consultant
2 11 (18.97%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Project Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Technical Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Change Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Technical Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Solutions Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Virtualisation Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Change and Release Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Information Services Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Release Manager
7 3 (5.17%) IT Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Clustering
1 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Life Science
3 6 (10.34%) N-Tier
4 5 (8.62%) PKI
5 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Windows Server
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.52%) Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Project Management
2 19 (32.76%) Presales
3 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
4 15 (25.86%) Change Control
5 11 (18.97%) Network Design
6 10 (17.24%) Document Management
6 10 (17.24%) ERP
6 10 (17.24%) PLM
6 10 (17.24%) System Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (15.52%) Load Balancing
7 9 (15.52%) Project Planning
8 8 (13.79%) B2B
8 8 (13.79%) B2B Sales
8 8 (13.79%) Workflow
9 7 (12.07%) V-Model
10 6 (10.34%) Migration
10 6 (10.34%) SOA
10 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Java
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.45%) VBA
3 1 (1.72%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) CCNP
1 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (18.97%) JNCIA
2 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) MCITP
2 9 (15.52%) MCSE
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) GAMP
2 1 (1.72%) CDISC
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
3 10 (17.24%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
4 9 (15.52%) Terminal Services
4 9 (15.52%) vCloud
4 9 (15.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (15.52%) vSphere
5 5 (8.62%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 36 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 24 (41.38%) VMware
3 20 (34.48%) Cisco
4 12 (20.69%) Oracle
5 11 (18.97%) F5
5 11 (18.97%) Juniper
6 9 (15.52%) HP
6 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
6 9 (15.52%) Veritas
7 1 (1.72%) Marketo
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com