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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 81 109 118
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 56 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.48% 1.06% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 1.36% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 13
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,570 £47,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £61,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -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
1825 1696 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.79% 77.87% 72.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1292 1179
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 6 March 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 34 (41.98%) Telecoms
2 32 (39.51%) Degree
3 23 (28.40%) Java
3 23 (28.40%) UNIX
4 22 (27.16%) SQL
4 22 (27.16%) Project Management
4 22 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (25.93%) Waterfall
5 21 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (24.69%) Software Engineering
7 19 (23.46%) Maven
7 19 (23.46%) TDD
7 19 (23.46%) Subversion
7 19 (23.46%) Shell Script
7 19 (23.46%) T-SQL
7 19 (23.46%) Perl
7 19 (23.46%) Swing
7 19 (23.46%) Struts
7 19 (23.46%) Test Planning
7 19 (23.46%) SWT
7 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
8 18 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (22.22%) ISO 14001
9 17 (20.99%) PRINCE2
9 17 (20.99%) ISO 9000
9 17 (20.99%) ISO 9001
9 17 (20.99%) PMI Certification
9 17 (20.99%) Test Automation
10 15 (18.52%) Wireless
11 13 (16.05%) Risk Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (2.47%) Lync
4 1 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Project
3 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) Wireless
2 9 (11.11%) Broadband
3 6 (7.41%) 3G
3 6 (7.41%) LTE
4 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.17%) Internet
4 5 (6.17%) GGSN
4 5 (6.17%) SGSN
5 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (4.94%) DNS
5 4 (4.94%) SAN
5 4 (4.94%) DHCP
5 4 (4.94%) DWDM
5 4 (4.94%) DSL
5 4 (4.94%) NAS
6 3 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.23%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.23%) FWSM
7 1 (1.23%) Firewall
7 1 (1.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) DB2
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Subversion
1 19 (23.46%) Maven
1 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Hudson
2 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) Zephyr
2 1 (1.23%) Appium
2 1 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Selenium
2 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 34 (41.98%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.35%) Finance
3 6 (7.41%) Marketing
4 4 (4.94%) Automotive
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
4 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Billing
5 3 (3.70%) French Language
5 3 (3.70%) German Language
5 3 (3.70%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 17 (20.99%) Developer
3 16 (19.75%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.75%) Automation Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) Test Automation Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) Quality Manager
5 8 (9.88%) Programme Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Design Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Design Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Document Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Environment Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Designer
9 2 (2.47%) Head of Architecture
10 1 (1.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (1.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.23%) QA Specialist
10 1 (1.23%) Network Engineer
10 1 (1.23%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) Struts
1 19 (23.46%) SWT
1 19 (23.46%) Swing
2 5 (6.17%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) XML
3 4 (4.94%) XSD
3 4 (4.94%) XSL
3 4 (4.94%) JSON
3 4 (4.94%) Software Packaging
3 4 (4.94%) Ajax
4 1 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.23%) jQuery
4 1 (1.23%) RESTful
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.23%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (1.23%) Sensu
4 1 (1.23%) HTML
4 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) PMI
2 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.17%) Clustering
3 5 (6.17%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.17%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.94%) IPTV
5 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.47%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) UNIX
2 10 (12.35%) Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Project Management
1 22 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.93%) Waterfall
2 21 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (24.69%) Software Engineering
4 19 (23.46%) TDD
4 19 (23.46%) Test Planning
5 17 (20.99%) Test Automation
5 17 (20.99%) PRINCE2
6 13 (16.05%) Six Sigma
6 13 (16.05%) Benchmarking
6 13 (16.05%) Risk Management
6 13 (16.05%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (12.35%) Business Development
8 8 (9.88%) Project Planning
9 6 (7.41%) Telemarketing
9 6 (7.41%) Migration
9 6 (7.41%) ITIL
9 6 (7.41%) B2B
9 6 (7.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.40%) Java
2 22 (27.16%) SQL
3 19 (23.46%) T-SQL
3 19 (23.46%) Shell Script
3 19 (23.46%) Perl
4 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.47%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) Python
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (39.51%) Degree
2 17 (20.99%) PMI Certification
3 9 (11.11%) VCP4
4 7 (8.64%) NVQ Level 3
4 7 (8.64%) NVQ Level 4
5 4 (4.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.94%) MCSE
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.94%) PMP
5 4 (4.94%) MCITP
6 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.23%) HNC
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) CCNP
7 1 (1.23%) CCNA
7 1 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.22%) ISO 14001
1 18 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (20.99%) ISO 9000
2 17 (20.99%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.94%) COBIT
4 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) Terminal Services
2 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (4.94%) vSphere
2 4 (4.94%) vCloud
3 2 (2.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.23%) Cacti
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.23%) collectd
2 1 (1.23%) logstash
2 1 (1.23%) Rsyslog
2 1 (1.23%) Graphite
2 1 (1.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) Cisco
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
4 4 (4.94%) HP
4 4 (4.94%) Juniper
4 4 (4.94%) Veritas
4 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos
6 1 (1.23%) Meridio
6 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec
6 1 (1.23%) Remedy
6 1 (1.23%) BMC
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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CPI Selection
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