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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 120 114 119
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 23 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% 1.42% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.82% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 13
Average salary £75,000 £47,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.57% -14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £55,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -
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
2109 2035 1546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.26% 78.06% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 1559 1260
Average salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 November 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 39 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (28.85%) Capacity Management
2 15 (28.85%) Cisco
3 14 (26.92%) Juniper
3 14 (26.92%) MPLS
3 14 (26.92%) OSPF
3 14 (26.92%) BGP
4 13 (25.00%) Firewall
4 13 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (25.00%) Huawei
5 12 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 12 (23.08%) Project Management
5 12 (23.08%) SNMP
5 12 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (21.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (19.23%) ISO 9000
7 10 (19.23%) ISO 9001
7 10 (19.23%) Internet
8 9 (17.31%) 3G
8 9 (17.31%) ISO 14001
8 9 (17.31%) ITIL
8 9 (17.31%) LTE
8 9 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (17.31%) Line Management
9 8 (15.38%) Degree
9 8 (15.38%) GGSN
9 8 (15.38%) SGSN
9 8 (15.38%) Smartphone
9 8 (15.38%) Wireless
9 8 (15.38%) IPsec

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) MPLS
1 14 (26.92%) OSPF
1 14 (26.92%) BGP
2 13 (25.00%) Firewall
3 12 (23.08%) SNMP
3 12 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (19.23%) Internet
5 9 (17.31%) 3G
5 9 (17.31%) LTE
6 8 (15.38%) GGSN
6 8 (15.38%) SGSN
6 8 (15.38%) Broadband
6 8 (15.38%) Wireless
6 8 (15.38%) IPsec
7 7 (13.46%) VPN
8 5 (9.62%) VoIP
8 5 (9.62%) BIG-IP
9 4 (7.69%) DSL
9 4 (7.69%) DWDM
9 4 (7.69%) FWSM
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
1 1 (1.92%) Maven
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Design Engineer
2 22 (42.31%) Senior Design Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) IP Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Senior IP Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Quality Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Environment Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Document Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Head of Architecture
9 1 (1.92%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) QA Specialist
9 1 (1.92%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) Struts
1 1 (1.92%) XML
1 1 (1.92%) Swing
1 1 (1.92%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Smartphone
2 6 (11.54%) CMDB
2 6 (11.54%) PMI
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) SecurID
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Capacity Management
2 13 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (23.08%) Project Management
3 12 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 11 (21.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (17.31%) Line Management
5 9 (17.31%) ITIL
6 7 (13.46%) Demand Forecasting
6 7 (13.46%) Benchmarking
7 6 (11.54%) Coaching
7 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.54%) Six Sigma
7 6 (11.54%) Service Management
7 6 (11.54%) ITSM
7 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.62%) Network Management
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.92%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) Perl
2 1 (1.92%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
2 6 (11.54%) CCNP
3 5 (9.62%) NVQ Level 3
3 5 (9.62%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) CCIE
4 2 (3.85%) CCSP
4 2 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (3.85%) CCDP
4 2 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) ISO 9000
1 10 (19.23%) ISO 9001
2 9 (17.31%) ISO 14001
2 9 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) OpenView
1 6 (11.54%) Tivoli
1 6 (11.54%) Netcool
1 6 (11.54%) TeMIP
1 6 (11.54%) HP NNM
1 6 (11.54%) OVPI
2 3 (5.77%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
3 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Cisco
2 14 (26.92%) Juniper
3 13 (25.00%) Huawei
4 7 (13.46%) F5
4 7 (13.46%) HP
5 6 (11.54%) IBM
5 6 (11.54%) BMC
5 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.85%) AlgoSec
7 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.85%) Tufin
7 2 (3.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) VMware
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