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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 105 132 103
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -29
Permanent jobs citing Validation 29 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 1.01% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.20% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 19
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £36,300 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
1593 1909 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.85% 83.88% 80.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1229 1385 1294
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) VMware
3 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
4 15 (39.47%) Linux
5 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
6 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (28.95%) Citrix
7 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
8 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
8 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (21.05%) WSUS
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco
9 8 (21.05%) IIS
9 8 (21.05%) SQL
9 8 (21.05%) AIX
9 8 (21.05%) Project Management
9 8 (21.05%) EMC
9 8 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (21.05%) SCCM
9 8 (21.05%) SCOM
9 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
9 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared

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 8 (21.05%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
3 4 (10.53%) MS Office
4 3 (7.89%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) WebEx
2 5 (13.16%) 4G
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security
4 3 (7.89%) 3G
4 3 (7.89%) Broadband
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) DMZ
4 3 (7.89%) TACACS
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) Wireless
5 2 (5.26%) Internet
5 2 (5.26%) LTE
5 2 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.63%) IPv4
6 1 (2.63%) IPv6
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MSTest
1 2 (5.26%) Selenium
1 2 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Law
3 3 (7.89%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 8 (21.05%) Support Specialist
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Specialist
2 5 (13.16%) Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Implementation Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Data Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Virtualisation Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
4 2 (5.26%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) Regular Expression
3 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) PKI
4 4 (10.53%) Clustering
5 3 (7.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.89%) Virtual Team
6 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.26%) Life Science
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.26%) Smart Meter
6 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.63%) IPTV
7 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (21.05%) AIX
7 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
1 8 (21.05%) Project Management
2 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.16%) Quality Management
3 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Network Design
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.89%) Presales
6 2 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (5.26%) Release Management
6 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) VB
2 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) MCITP
4 3 (7.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CITP
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE
6 1 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.63%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (2.63%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.63%) NEBOSH
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
5 3 (7.89%) vCloud
5 3 (7.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (7.89%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (21.05%) SCCM
1 8 (21.05%) SCOM
1 8 (21.05%) WSUS
2 3 (7.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) VMware
3 11 (28.95%) Citrix
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco
4 8 (21.05%) EMC
5 5 (13.16%) F5
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.89%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) Veritas
8 1 (2.63%) Empirix
8 1 (2.63%) Huawei
8 1 (2.63%) Juniper
8 1 (2.63%) Velocent
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