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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 102 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Validation 35 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.94% 1.04% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.23% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 15
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £36,000 £49,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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
1579 1877 2029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.62% 84.97% 81.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1413 1404
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 £80,000 £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 31 August 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) VMware
3 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
4 19 (39.58%) Linux
5 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
6 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 16 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (31.25%) IIS
8 14 (29.17%) Project Management
9 13 (27.08%) Cisco
9 13 (27.08%) Finance
10 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
10 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
10 11 (22.92%) SQL
10 11 (22.92%) Citrix
11 9 (18.75%) JBoss
11 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
11 9 (18.75%) Project Planning
11 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (18.75%) WebEx
11 9 (18.75%) Presales
11 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (16.67%) vCloud
12 8 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring

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 15 (31.25%) IIS
2 9 (18.75%) JBoss
3 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.33%) MS Office
4 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.08%) MS Project
5 1 (2.08%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) WebEx
2 8 (16.67%) DHCP
2 8 (16.67%) DNS
2 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.50%) 4G
4 4 (8.33%) 3G
4 4 (8.33%) Broadband
4 4 (8.33%) LTE
4 4 (8.33%) Wireless
5 3 (6.25%) DMZ
5 3 (6.25%) Firewall
5 3 (6.25%) Internet
5 3 (6.25%) Network Security
5 3 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (6.25%) TACACS
6 2 (4.17%) CTI
6 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.08%) IPv4
7 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) MSTest
2 2 (4.17%) Selenium
2 2 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Law
4 3 (6.25%) Back Office
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 8 (16.67%) Architect
1 8 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
1 8 (16.67%) Support Specialist
1 8 (16.67%) Technical Architect
1 8 (16.67%) Virtualisation Architect
1 8 (16.67%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
2 6 (12.50%) Consultant
2 6 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Data Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) Django
2 2 (4.17%) jQuery
2 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Clustering
2 8 (16.67%) PKI
3 3 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) IVR
4 2 (4.17%) Life Science
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.08%) 3D Printing
5 1 (2.08%) IPTV
5 1 (2.08%) Mechatronics
5 1 (2.08%) PMI
5 1 (2.08%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Linux
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.67%) AIX
5 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Project Management
2 9 (18.75%) Presales
2 9 (18.75%) Project Planning
2 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 8 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (14.58%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.42%) Quality Management
6 4 (8.33%) Network Design
7 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (6.25%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.25%) SOA
7 3 (6.25%) Workflow
8 2 (4.17%) Manual Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) Perl
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) Ruby
3 2 (4.17%) VB
3 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 8 (16.67%) MCITP
1 8 (16.67%) MCSE
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 8 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) CITP
4 1 (2.08%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.08%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.08%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 8 (16.67%) vCloud
3 8 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (16.67%) vSphere
4 7 (14.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (16.67%) SCCM
1 8 (16.67%) SCOM
1 8 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 8 (16.67%) WSUS
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 25 (52.08%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) Cisco
4 11 (22.92%) Citrix
5 8 (16.67%) EMC
5 8 (16.67%) HP
5 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 8 (16.67%) Veritas
6 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.25%) F5
6 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.17%) Empirix
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Velocent
8 1 (2.08%) Huawei
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