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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 99 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 45 31 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.94% 1.32% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.71% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 19
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £55,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1888 1808 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.45% 76.84% 68.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1281 1165
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 33 (35.48%) Degree
2 31 (33.33%) Project Management
3 28 (30.11%) Telecoms
4 25 (26.88%) SQL
5 23 (24.73%) Java
5 23 (24.73%) UNIX
5 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
6 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (23.66%) SDLC
7 21 (22.58%) Waterfall
8 20 (21.51%) MS Excel
8 20 (21.51%) PRINCE2
9 19 (20.43%) ITIL
9 19 (20.43%) Struts
9 19 (20.43%) Swing
9 19 (20.43%) T-SQL
9 19 (20.43%) Perl
9 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
9 19 (20.43%) TDD
9 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
9 19 (20.43%) Git (software)
9 19 (20.43%) Test Planning
9 19 (20.43%) SWT
9 19 (20.43%) Subversion
9 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
9 19 (20.43%) Maven
10 18 (19.35%) Business Development
10 18 (19.35%) Finance
10 18 (19.35%) PMI Certification
11 17 (18.28%) Windows

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (15.05%) IIS
2 12 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (2.15%) Lync
4 1 (1.08%) Node.js
4 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (21.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.75%) MS Visio
3 9 (9.68%) MS Project
4 5 (5.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (3.23%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
2 12 (12.90%) DNS
2 12 (12.90%) DHCP
2 12 (12.90%) Wireless
3 10 (10.75%) SAN
3 10 (10.75%) NAS
4 8 (8.60%) Broadband
5 6 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.23%) LTE
6 3 (3.23%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (3.23%) 3G
7 2 (2.15%) GGSN
7 2 (2.15%) SGSN
7 2 (2.15%) VoIP
7 2 (2.15%) SMTP
7 2 (2.15%) SNMP
7 2 (2.15%) Internet
8 1 (1.08%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.30%) DB2
4 2 (2.15%) IDOL
5 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Subversion
1 19 (20.43%) Maven
1 19 (20.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) Hudson
2 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.08%) Zephyr
2 1 (1.08%) Appium
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Selenium
2 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 28 (30.11%) Telecoms
2 18 (19.35%) Finance
3 12 (12.90%) Billing
4 10 (10.75%) Legal
4 10 (10.75%) Retail
5 8 (8.60%) Marketing
6 7 (7.53%) Back Office
7 6 (6.45%) Front Office
8 4 (4.30%) Automotive
9 3 (3.23%) French Language
9 3 (3.23%) German Language
9 3 (3.23%) Swedish Language
10 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Developer
1 18 (19.35%) Test Engineer
2 16 (17.20%) Automation Engineer
2 16 (17.20%) Test Automation Engineer
2 16 (17.20%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.90%) Quality Manager
4 10 (10.75%) Technical Architect
4 10 (10.75%) Architect
4 10 (10.75%) Programme Manager
5 5 (5.38%) Team Leader
5 5 (5.38%) Technical Team Leader
6 4 (4.30%) Designer
7 3 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Design Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.15%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (2.15%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) Struts
1 19 (20.43%) Swing
1 19 (20.43%) SWT
2 10 (10.75%) Software Packaging
3 5 (5.38%) Web Services
3 5 (5.38%) XML
4 4 (4.30%) XSD
4 4 (4.30%) XSL
4 4 (4.30%) JSON
4 4 (4.30%) Ajax
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.08%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) .NET
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) RESTful
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.90%) PMI
3 11 (11.83%) N-Tier
3 11 (11.83%) Clustering
4 10 (10.75%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.45%) IPTV
5 6 (6.45%) Statistics
5 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.15%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) UNIX
2 17 (18.28%) Windows
3 16 (17.20%) Linux
4 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.30%) Android
6 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Project Management
2 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.66%) SDLC
3 21 (22.58%) Waterfall
4 20 (21.51%) PRINCE2
5 19 (20.43%) ITIL
5 19 (20.43%) TDD
5 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
5 19 (20.43%) Test Planning
6 18 (19.35%) Business Development
7 17 (18.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
8 16 (17.20%) Project Planning
9 12 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (12.90%) Six Sigma
9 12 (12.90%) Benchmarking
9 12 (12.90%) Risk Management
9 12 (12.90%) Migration
10 10 (10.75%) SOA
10 10 (10.75%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.88%) SQL
2 23 (24.73%) Java
3 19 (20.43%) T-SQL
3 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
3 19 (20.43%) Perl
4 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.15%) C#
5 2 (2.15%) Python
6 1 (1.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (35.48%) Degree
2 18 (19.35%) PMI Certification
3 10 (10.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (10.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (10.75%) MCSE
3 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.75%) MCITP
4 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (6.45%) PMP
5 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.30%) NVQ Level 3
5 4 (4.30%) NVQ Level 4
5 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.08%) HNC
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.20%) ISO 14001
1 16 (17.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (12.90%) ISO 9000
2 12 (12.90%) ISO 9001
3 10 (10.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.75%) Terminal Services
2 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
2 10 (10.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (10.75%) vSphere
2 10 (10.75%) vCloud
3 2 (2.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.08%) Cacti
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.08%) collectd
2 1 (1.08%) logstash
2 1 (1.08%) Rsyslog
2 1 (1.08%) Graphite
2 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle
3 11 (11.83%) Cisco
4 10 (10.75%) VMware
4 10 (10.75%) HP
4 10 (10.75%) Juniper
4 10 (10.75%) Veritas
4 10 (10.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.23%) BMC
5 3 (3.23%) Remedy
6 2 (2.15%) Meridio
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Cognos
7 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.08%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life cover, bonus, 25 day holiday
Posted: 14 days ago
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life cover, bonus, 25 day holiday
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life cover, bonus, 25 day holiday
Posted: 28 days ago