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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 133 99 119
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 1.91% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 2.26% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 9
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
1786 2031 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.97% 84.48% 82.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1381 1400
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (29.03%) Firewall
1 9 (29.03%) Wireless
1 9 (29.03%) Huawei
1 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (25.81%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (22.58%) NEBOSH
3 7 (22.58%) NVQ Level 4
3 7 (22.58%) ISO 14001
4 6 (19.35%) SNMP
4 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
5 5 (16.13%) Telemarketing
5 5 (16.13%) Marketing
5 5 (16.13%) Data Validation
5 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.13%) DNS
5 5 (16.13%) B2B
5 5 (16.13%) SMTP
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) VoIP
6 4 (12.90%) NVQ Level 3
6 4 (12.90%) Presales
6 4 (12.90%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
7 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.68%) F5

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
1 9 (29.03%) Wireless
2 8 (25.81%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (19.35%) SNMP
4 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) SMTP
4 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.90%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (12.90%) VoIP
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
6 3 (9.68%) HTTP
6 3 (9.68%) IPsec
6 3 (9.68%) Network Security
7 2 (6.45%) FTP
7 2 (6.45%) IPX
7 2 (6.45%) VLAN
7 2 (6.45%) VRRP
7 2 (6.45%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSTest
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Back Office
3 3 (9.68%) Front Office
3 3 (9.68%) German Language
4 2 (6.45%) French Language
4 2 (6.45%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Health and Safety Manager
3 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.68%) Statistics
2 2 (6.45%) CMDB
2 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) BlackBerry OS
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Solaris
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (16.13%) B2B
2 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
2 5 (16.13%) Data Validation
2 5 (16.13%) Telemarketing
3 4 (12.90%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Presales
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.68%) Fault Management
4 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Network Design
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Internal Audit
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.45%) ITSM
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) NVQ Level 4
2 4 (12.90%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (9.68%) CCIE
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (22.58%) ISO 14001
2 7 (22.58%) NEBOSH
3 3 (9.68%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Huawei
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.68%) F5
3 3 (9.68%) Juniper
4 2 (6.45%) Foundry
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Symbian
Reading, Berkshire
Henderson Scott
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago