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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 121 106 112
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 1.96% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 2.34% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 19
Median salary £46,250 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.84% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £90,000 £55,900
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
1574 1927 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 89.43% 84.00% 81.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1334 1347
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 4 (21.05%) Law
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) F5
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CCIE
4 3 (15.79%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) SLA
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) SMTP
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA

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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
1 3 (15.79%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) BGP
2 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 2 (10.53%) FTP
2 2 (10.53%) HSRP
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) IPX
2 2 (10.53%) OSPF
2 2 (10.53%) SNMP
2 2 (10.53%) SONET
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
2 2 (10.53%) VRRP
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MSTest
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Law
3 2 (10.53%) French Language
3 2 (10.53%) German Language
3 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Junior
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.26%) IPTV
4 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) AIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) ITSM
3 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Process Management
3 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
3 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Release Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Service Design
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) VB
1 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) CCIE
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CITP
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (5.26%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (5.26%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) Juniper
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (10.53%) Foundry
6 1 (5.26%) Huawei
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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