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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 97 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 44 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 1.28% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.62% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 15
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £41,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
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
1936 1786 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.77% 78.75% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1346 1191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £69,400
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 30 January 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (54.72%) Telecoms
2 17 (32.08%) Degree
3 16 (30.19%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (26.42%) ISO 9000
4 14 (26.42%) ISO 9001
4 14 (26.42%) Project Management
4 14 (26.42%) ISO 14001
5 12 (22.64%) Wireless
6 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
6 11 (20.75%) PMI Certification
6 11 (20.75%) SQL
6 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
6 11 (20.75%) Waterfall
7 10 (18.87%) PMI
7 10 (18.87%) Six Sigma
7 10 (18.87%) Benchmarking
7 10 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (18.87%) Risk Management
8 9 (16.98%) TDD
8 9 (16.98%) Subversion
8 9 (16.98%) Maven
8 9 (16.98%) SWT
8 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
8 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
8 9 (16.98%) UNIX
8 9 (16.98%) Swing
8 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
8 9 (16.98%) Perl

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (3.77%) Lync
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.77%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Wireless
2 6 (11.32%) Broadband
3 5 (9.43%) LTE
3 5 (9.43%) GGSN
3 5 (9.43%) SGSN
3 5 (9.43%) Internet
3 5 (9.43%) 3G
4 4 (7.55%) DWDM
4 4 (7.55%) DSL
5 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.89%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Subversion
1 9 (16.98%) Maven
1 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (54.72%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) French Language
3 3 (5.66%) German Language
3 3 (5.66%) Swedish Language
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Test Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Quality Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Design Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Environment Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Document Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Head of Architecture
7 2 (3.77%) Designer
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) 3rd Line Support Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Test Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) SWT
1 9 (16.98%) Swing
1 9 (16.98%) Struts
2 2 (3.77%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) PMI
2 5 (9.43%) Smartphone
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) CMDB
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.89%) iSeries
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) UNIX
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (26.42%) Project Management
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
3 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
3 11 (20.75%) Waterfall
4 10 (18.87%) Six Sigma
4 10 (18.87%) Benchmarking
4 10 (18.87%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (18.87%) Risk Management
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
5 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.98%) Test Planning
6 7 (13.21%) Line Management
7 4 (7.55%) ITIL
8 3 (5.66%) Data Validation
8 3 (5.66%) Business Development
8 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Telemarketing
8 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
2 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Perl
2 9 (16.98%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 11 (20.75%) PMI Certification
3 6 (11.32%) NVQ Level 3
3 6 (11.32%) NVQ Level 4
4 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) HNC
6 1 (1.89%) PMP
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (26.42%) ISO 9000
1 14 (26.42%) ISO 9001
1 14 (26.42%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) OVPI
1 3 (5.66%) HP NNM
1 3 (5.66%) TeMIP
1 3 (5.66%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.66%) Netcool
1 3 (5.66%) OpenView
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) BMC
2 3 (5.66%) HP
2 3 (5.66%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) Cognos
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