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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 91 120 108
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 65 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.59% 0.96% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.28% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 13
Average salary £80,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,980 £27,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
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
2041 1873 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.31% 75.16% 68.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1370 1128
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 21 April 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 43 (40.95%) Telecoms
2 35 (33.33%) Project Management
3 34 (32.38%) Degree
4 27 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 24 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (22.86%) ISO 14001
5 24 (22.86%) PRINCE2
5 24 (22.86%) PMI Certification
6 23 (21.90%) UNIX
6 23 (21.90%) Java
6 23 (21.90%) SQL
7 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (20.00%) ISO 9000
8 21 (20.00%) ISO 9001
8 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 21 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 20 (19.05%) Wireless
10 19 (18.10%) Shell Script
10 19 (18.10%) TDD
10 19 (18.10%) Subversion
10 19 (18.10%) T-SQL
10 19 (18.10%) Perl
10 19 (18.10%) Struts
10 19 (18.10%) Swing
10 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
10 19 (18.10%) Test Planning
10 19 (18.10%) SWT
10 19 (18.10%) Maven
10 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
11 18 (17.14%) Business Development

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.43%) IIS
1 12 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (1.90%) Lync
3 1 (0.95%) Node.js
3 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 9 (8.57%) MS Project
4 3 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.86%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.05%) Wireless
2 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.48%) DNS
3 11 (10.48%) Broadband
3 11 (10.48%) DHCP
4 10 (9.52%) SAN
4 10 (9.52%) NAS
5 6 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (5.71%) LTE
5 6 (5.71%) 3G
6 5 (4.76%) GGSN
6 5 (4.76%) SGSN
6 5 (4.76%) Internet
7 3 (2.86%) DWDM
7 3 (2.86%) DSL
7 3 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.95%) VoLTE
8 1 (0.95%) FWSM
8 1 (0.95%) IPsec
8 1 (0.95%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.81%) DB2
4 2 (1.90%) IDOL
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) Subversion
1 19 (18.10%) Maven
1 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.95%) Hudson
2 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.95%) Zephyr
2 1 (0.95%) Appium
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Selenium
2 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.95%) LabVIEW
General
1 43 (40.95%) Telecoms
2 18 (17.14%) Finance
3 10 (9.52%) Legal
3 10 (9.52%) Retail
3 10 (9.52%) Billing
4 8 (7.62%) Marketing
5 6 (5.71%) Back Office
6 5 (4.76%) Front Office
7 4 (3.81%) Automotive
8 3 (2.86%) French Language
8 3 (2.86%) German Language
8 3 (2.86%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Developer
1 18 (17.14%) Quality Manager
1 18 (17.14%) Test Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) Java Developer
2 16 (15.24%) Automation Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) Programme Manager
4 10 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 10 (9.52%) Architect
5 6 (5.71%) Senior Design Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Design Engineer
6 4 (3.81%) Team Leader
6 4 (3.81%) Technical Team Leader
6 4 (3.81%) Environment Manager
6 4 (3.81%) Designer
7 3 (2.86%) Document Manager
7 3 (2.86%) Release Manager
8 2 (1.90%) Support Engineer
8 2 (1.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (1.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.10%) Struts
1 19 (18.10%) Swing
1 19 (18.10%) SWT
2 10 (9.52%) Software Packaging
3 5 (4.76%) Web Services
3 5 (4.76%) XML
4 4 (3.81%) XSD
4 4 (3.81%) XSL
4 4 (3.81%) JSON
4 4 (3.81%) Ajax
5 1 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.95%) HTML
5 1 (0.95%) .NET
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.95%) jQuery
5 1 (0.95%) RESTful
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) PMI
2 15 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 11 (10.48%) Clustering
3 11 (10.48%) N-Tier
4 6 (5.71%) IPTV
4 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.76%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.76%) Statistics
5 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.90%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) UNIX
2 16 (15.24%) Linux
3 14 (13.33%) Windows
4 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.81%) Android
6 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.33%) Project Management
2 27 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 24 (22.86%) PRINCE2
4 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 19 (18.10%) Test Planning
6 19 (18.10%) TDD
6 19 (18.10%) Software Engineering
7 18 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
7 18 (17.14%) Business Development
7 18 (17.14%) Six Sigma
7 18 (17.14%) Benchmarking
7 18 (17.14%) Risk Management
8 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
9 16 (15.24%) Project Planning
10 15 (14.29%) ITIL
11 12 (11.43%) Migration
12 10 (9.52%) SOA
12 10 (9.52%) Load Balancing
12 10 (9.52%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.90%) Java
1 23 (21.90%) SQL
2 19 (18.10%) T-SQL
2 19 (18.10%) Shell Script
2 19 (18.10%) Perl
3 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.90%) C#
4 2 (1.90%) Python
5 1 (0.95%) Ruby
5 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (32.38%) Degree
2 24 (22.86%) PMI Certification
3 10 (9.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (9.52%) MCSE
3 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.52%) MCITP
4 8 (7.62%) NVQ Level 3
4 8 (7.62%) NVQ Level 4
5 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (5.71%) PMP
6 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.95%) HNC
8 1 (0.95%) CCNP
8 1 (0.95%) CCNA
8 1 (0.95%) ISEB
8 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.86%) ISO 14001
1 24 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 21 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 10 (9.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.52%) Terminal Services
2 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 10 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (9.52%) vSphere
2 10 (9.52%) vCloud
3 2 (1.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.95%) Cacti
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
2 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.95%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.95%) collectd
2 1 (0.95%) logstash
2 1 (0.95%) Rsyslog
2 1 (0.95%) Graphite
2 1 (0.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Oracle
3 11 (10.48%) Cisco
4 10 (9.52%) VMware
4 10 (9.52%) HP
4 10 (9.52%) Juniper
4 10 (9.52%) Veritas
4 10 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.86%) BMC
5 3 (2.86%) Remedy
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) Meridio
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos
7 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.95%) Symantec
UK flexible (London Reading or Bath)
Amdocs
Salary: Competitive
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