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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 112 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 19 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.08% 1.13% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.35% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 17
Median salary £45,000 £77,500 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.93% +39.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £90,000 £60,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1567 1927 1979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.73% 84.00% 81.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1400 1373
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 June 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
5 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
6 6 (22.22%) Citrix
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 5 (18.52%) EMC
7 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 5 (18.52%) IIS
7 5 (18.52%) AIX
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
7 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (18.52%) WSUS
7 5 (18.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (18.52%) SCCM
7 5 (18.52%) SCOM
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) WebEx
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared

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 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) WebEx
2 3 (11.11%) 4G
2 3 (11.11%) Broadband
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) 3G
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) LTE
3 2 (7.41%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (7.41%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) BGP
4 1 (3.70%) HSRP
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) OSPF
4 1 (3.70%) SONET
4 1 (3.70%) TACACS
4 1 (3.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MSTest
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 5 (18.52%) Consultant
1 5 (18.52%) Implementation Consultant
1 5 (18.52%) Support Specialist
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms Manager
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Specialist
2 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Diagnostic Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Junior
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) OSS Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.70%) MFC
3 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.41%) Smart Meter
4 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.70%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.70%) IPTV
5 1 (3.70%) PMI
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
1 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (18.52%) AIX
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
1 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) ITSM
3 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (7.41%) Process Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
3 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Release Management
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) VB
2 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) CCIE
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) CITP
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (3.70%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
1 5 (18.52%) SCOM
1 5 (18.52%) WSUS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) EMC
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) F5
6 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Empirix
7 1 (3.70%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.70%) Foundry
7 1 (3.70%) Huawei
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Velocent
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