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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 302 324 319
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 6 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.081% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.097% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 10
Average salary £48,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.62% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +23.37%
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
8872 10353 9929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.14% 83.62% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7566 8532 8703
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Sybase
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (14.29%) Derivative
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) MiFID
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Agresso
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Force.com
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (7.14%) SSDT
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) Jinja
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Derivative
2 2 (14.29%) DTCC
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
3 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) MiFID
1 2 (14.29%) QA
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 2 (14.29%) EMIR
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (14.29%) Sybase
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Cadence
3 1 (7.14%) Actimize
3 1 (7.14%) Google