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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 110 117 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs citing Validation 23 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 1.13% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.46% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 21
Average salary £48,000 £60,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £49,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
1734 1924 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.99% 77.55% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1340 1322
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Reading

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (35.48%) ITIL
2 21 (33.87%) Project Management
2 21 (33.87%) Problem Management
3 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
3 17 (27.42%) DNS
4 16 (25.81%) Finance
5 15 (24.19%) Back Office
5 15 (24.19%) Configuration Management
5 15 (24.19%) Fault Management
5 15 (24.19%) Capacity Management
6 14 (22.58%) Front Office
6 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
6 14 (22.58%) Network Design
6 14 (22.58%) Statistics
6 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
7 13 (20.97%) PRINCE2
8 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 12 (19.35%) Degree
8 12 (19.35%) Billing
9 11 (17.74%) Windows
10 10 (16.13%) IIS
10 10 (16.13%) SNMP
10 10 (16.13%) VoIP
10 10 (16.13%) SMTP
10 10 (16.13%) Business Development
10 10 (16.13%) Diameter Protocol
11 9 (14.52%) Project Planning
11 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
11 9 (14.52%) DHCP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (16.13%) IIS
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Project
3 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (9.68%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.84%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
1 17 (27.42%) DNS
2 10 (16.13%) VoIP
2 10 (16.13%) SMTP
2 10 (16.13%) SNMP
2 10 (16.13%) Diameter Protocol
3 9 (14.52%) DHCP
4 7 (11.29%) SAN
4 7 (11.29%) NAS
5 6 (9.68%) Wireless
6 3 (4.84%) Broadband
6 3 (4.84%) Internet
6 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.61%) 4G
7 1 (1.61%) 3G
7 1 (1.61%) DWDM
7 1 (1.61%) BGP
7 1 (1.61%) SS7
7 1 (1.61%) VRRP
7 1 (1.61%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.23%) IDOL
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.61%) Subversion
2 1 (1.61%) Maven
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.61%) MSTest
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Back Office
3 14 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 14 (22.58%) Front Office
4 12 (19.35%) Billing
5 7 (11.29%) Legal
5 7 (11.29%) Retail
6 2 (3.23%) Marketing
7 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Architect
1 10 (16.13%) Technical Architect
1 10 (16.13%) Back Office Engineer
2 6 (9.68%) Quality Manager
2 6 (9.68%) Release Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Technical Project Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
3 5 (8.06%) Technical Team Leader
3 5 (8.06%) Technical Manager
4 4 (6.45%) Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Programme Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Designer
6 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) IP Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) Software Packaging
2 3 (4.84%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) Struts
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) XSD
3 1 (1.61%) XSL
3 1 (1.61%) Swing
3 1 (1.61%) Ajax
3 1 (1.61%) SWT
3 1 (1.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Statistics
2 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.29%) Clustering
3 7 (11.29%) N-Tier
3 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.68%) PMI
5 3 (4.84%) IPTV
6 1 (1.61%) GIS
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) CMDB
6 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) UNIX
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) ITIL
2 21 (33.87%) Project Management
2 21 (33.87%) Problem Management
3 15 (24.19%) Configuration Management
3 15 (24.19%) Fault Management
3 15 (24.19%) Capacity Management
4 14 (22.58%) Network Design
5 13 (20.97%) PRINCE2
6 10 (16.13%) Business Development
7 9 (14.52%) Project Planning
8 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
8 7 (11.29%) Migration
8 7 (11.29%) DoDAF
8 7 (11.29%) SOA
8 7 (11.29%) TOGAF
8 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (11.29%) SABSA
8 7 (11.29%) People Management
8 7 (11.29%) SDLC
9 6 (9.68%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) Apex Code
3 3 (4.84%) SOQL
4 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) PMI Certification
3 7 (11.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (11.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (11.29%) MCITP
3 7 (11.29%) MCSE
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.23%) PMP
5 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.61%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.29%) COBIT
2 7 (11.29%) ISO 14001
3 6 (9.68%) ISO 9000
3 6 (9.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
1 7 (11.29%) Terminal Services
1 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
1 7 (11.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 7 (11.29%) vSphere
1 7 (11.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) Cisco
2 8 (12.90%) Huawei
3 7 (11.29%) VMware
3 7 (11.29%) Veritas
3 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.29%) HP
3 7 (11.29%) Juniper
4 6 (9.68%) BMC
4 6 (9.68%) Remedy
5 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.84%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (4.84%) Tableau
6 2 (3.23%) Meridio
7 1 (1.61%) ComArch
7 1 (1.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.61%) Cramer
7 1 (1.61%) Nokia
7 1 (1.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £37,000 per annum Bens + Bonus + Shares
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