The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 311 325 331
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 3 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.027% 0.074% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.090% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 1
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -42.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
Data Validation
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9069 9979 9645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.57% 82.02% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7756 8614 8791
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Validation
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation across the City of London region.

Data Validation Salary Trend in the City of London

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Data 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 Data Validation.

1 14 (100.00%) Validation
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Time Management
5 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
6 5 (35.71%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
6 5 (35.71%) ISEB
7 4 (28.57%) Bloomberg
7 4 (28.57%) Front Office
7 4 (28.57%) Back Office
7 4 (28.57%) C
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) Fixed Income
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
8 3 (21.43%) Data Management
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 2 (14.29%) MS Access
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 2 (14.29%) Statistics
10 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (7.14%) Derivative
10 1 (7.14%) Spring
10 1 (7.14%) Workflow Management

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Data 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 Data Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Endur
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (7.14%) DTS
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Front Office
2 4 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) MI Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Report Writer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (50.00%) Time Management
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
4 5 (35.71%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
6 3 (21.43%) Data Management
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) ETL
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (7.14%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Bloomberg
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle