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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 95 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 35 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.09% 1.17% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.39% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 9
Median salary £67,500 £37,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+82.43% -38.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £65,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
1475 1868 2089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.27% 83.96% 83.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1470 1421
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 September 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 34 (62.96%) VMware
3 33 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (44.44%) IIS
6 24 (44.44%) Linux
7 22 (40.74%) Hyper-V
8 21 (38.89%) Data Centre
8 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
8 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
8 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (37.04%) Project Management
9 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (35.19%) Cisco
11 16 (29.63%) Finance
12 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
12 15 (27.78%) Presales
13 14 (25.93%) Project Planning
14 13 (24.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing
14 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (24.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 13 (24.07%) vSphere
14 13 (24.07%) vCloud
14 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
14 13 (24.07%) MCSE
14 13 (24.07%) DHCP
14 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP

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 24 (44.44%) IIS
2 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
3 12 (22.22%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.41%) MS Office
4 3 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.85%) MS Project
5 1 (1.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) DHCP
1 13 (24.07%) DNS
1 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
2 12 (22.22%) WebEx
3 6 (11.11%) 4G
4 4 (7.41%) 3G
4 4 (7.41%) Broadband
4 4 (7.41%) LTE
4 4 (7.41%) Wireless
5 3 (5.56%) DMZ
5 3 (5.56%) Firewall
5 3 (5.56%) Internet
5 3 (5.56%) Network Security
5 3 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (5.56%) TACACS
6 2 (3.70%) CTI
6 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.85%) IPv4
7 1 (1.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) MSTest
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Law
4 3 (5.56%) Back Office
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Architect
1 13 (24.07%) Cloud Architect
1 13 (24.07%) Technical Architect
1 13 (24.07%) Virtualisation Architect
1 13 (24.07%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
2 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 8 (14.81%) Support Specialist
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Specialist
3 7 (12.96%) Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) Implementation Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.41%) Telecoms Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Diagnostic Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.70%) Django
2 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 13 (24.07%) Clustering
3 11 (20.37%) PKI
4 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (11.11%) N-Tier
6 3 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (5.56%) Life Science
6 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.56%) Smartphone
6 3 (5.56%) Virtual Team
7 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.70%) IVR
8 1 (1.85%) 3D Printing
8 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.85%) IPTV
8 1 (1.85%) Mechatronics
8 1 (1.85%) PMI
8 1 (1.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (44.44%) Linux
4 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (14.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Project Management
2 15 (27.78%) Presales
3 14 (25.93%) Project Planning
4 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing
4 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
5 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (18.52%) Migration
7 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (11.11%) SOA
8 6 (11.11%) Workflow
9 5 (9.26%) Network Design
10 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
10 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
10 3 (5.56%) Identity Management
10 3 (5.56%) Performance Management
10 3 (5.56%) Quality Management
11 2 (3.70%) ERP
12 1 (1.85%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) Perl
3 2 (3.70%) PHP
3 2 (3.70%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) MCITP
1 13 (24.07%) MCSE
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (24.07%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 13 (24.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) GAMP
System Software
1 33 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (40.74%) Hyper-V
3 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 13 (24.07%) Terminal Services
4 13 (24.07%) vCloud
4 13 (24.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (24.07%) vSphere
5 10 (18.52%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 8 (14.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 8 (14.81%) SCOM
2 8 (14.81%) WSUS
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (62.96%) VMware
3 19 (35.19%) Cisco
4 13 (24.07%) HP
4 13 (24.07%) Red Hat
4 13 (24.07%) Veritas
5 11 (20.37%) Citrix
6 8 (14.81%) EMC
7 4 (7.41%) F5
8 3 (5.56%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.56%) Oracle
9 2 (3.70%) Empirix
9 2 (3.70%) Velocent
10 1 (1.85%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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