The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 118 119
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.93% 1.01% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.12% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 9
Median salary £70,000 £46,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.35% -38.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £44,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £48,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1091 1613 1955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 84.12% 90.36% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1255 1416
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Reading

Validation
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in Reading.

Salary trend for Validation in Reading

Validation
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) SaaS
3 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 6 (22.22%) Release Management
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (22.22%) Presales
4 5 (18.52%) Juniper
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) QA
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
5 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) F5
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) Code Coverage

Validation
Co-occurring 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 2 (7.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) SaaS
2 3 (11.11%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) BGP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
2 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (7.41%) FTP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
2 2 (7.41%) IGRP
2 2 (7.41%) IPsec
2 2 (7.41%) OSPF
2 2 (7.41%) SMTP
2 2 (7.41%) VLAN
2 2 (7.41%) VXLAN
3 1 (3.70%) SSH
3 1 (3.70%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) MSTest
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Change and Release Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Change Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Information Services Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Release Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Development Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Software Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Project Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Developer
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) OAuth
1 1 (3.70%) OpenID
1 1 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 6 (22.22%) Presales
2 6 (22.22%) Release Management
2 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) BDD
4 4 (14.81%) Code Coverage
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Static Code Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCIE
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) COBIT
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
1 5 (18.52%) Juniper
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) F5
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 23 days ago