The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Validation over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 213 257 260
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 96 82 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.66% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.79% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 72 65 56
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,150 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £83,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
8908 10369 9722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.49% 82.89% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7488 8656 8467
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Validation
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Validation Salary Trend in the City of London

Validation
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in the City of London

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 60 (31.41%) SQL
2 46 (24.08%) Finance
3 45 (23.56%) Retail
4 41 (21.47%) ITIL
5 40 (20.94%) SQL Server
5 40 (20.94%) Project Management
6 34 (17.80%) Degree
7 32 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (16.23%) Change Management
8 31 (16.23%) Banking
9 29 (15.18%) QA
10 24 (12.57%) Cisco
11 23 (12.04%) MS Excel
12 22 (11.52%) PRINCE2
12 22 (11.52%) Management Information System
13 21 (10.99%) MPLS
13 21 (10.99%) BGP
14 19 (9.95%) Microsoft
14 19 (9.95%) Windows
14 19 (9.95%) Data Modelling
14 19 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (9.42%) Analytics
15 18 (9.42%) TOGAF
16 17 (8.90%) Scrum
16 17 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (8.38%) Data Validation
17 16 (8.38%) Waterfall
17 16 (8.38%) Network Design
18 15 (7.85%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.62%) CICS
3 4 (2.09%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.57%) SAS
5 2 (1.05%) IIS
5 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) CMS
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.33%) MS Office
3 12 (6.28%) MS Visio
4 11 (5.76%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.05%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.05%) SPSS
5 2 (1.05%) MS Project
5 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.05%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.52%) Agresso
3 1 (0.52%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.52%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.57%) Force.com
1 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.99%) MPLS
1 21 (10.99%) BGP
2 15 (7.85%) Firewall
2 15 (7.85%) Ethernet
2 15 (7.85%) OSPF
2 15 (7.85%) EIGRP
2 15 (7.85%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (5.76%) DNS
3 11 (5.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (4.71%) IPsec
4 9 (4.71%) ATM
4 9 (4.71%) LAN
4 9 (4.71%) WAN
4 9 (4.71%) SMTP
4 9 (4.71%) IGRP
4 9 (4.71%) HTTPS
4 9 (4.71%) FTP
4 9 (4.71%) HTTP
4 9 (4.71%) VLAN
4 9 (4.71%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (7.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (5.24%) DB2
5 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.09%) MySQL
7 3 (1.57%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.57%) MS Access
7 3 (1.57%) OLAP
7 3 (1.57%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.57%) QlikView
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.05%) Big Data
9 1 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.52%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (6.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (5.76%) LoadRunner
3 10 (5.24%) Artifactory
3 10 (5.24%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.24%) JIRA
3 10 (5.24%) Subversion
4 9 (4.71%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (4.71%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.09%) Selenium
5 4 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.09%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.05%) JMeter
7 2 (1.05%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.52%) TestDirector
General
1 46 (24.08%) Finance
2 45 (23.56%) Retail
3 31 (16.23%) Banking
4 12 (6.28%) Front Office
5 11 (5.76%) Legal
5 11 (5.76%) Marketing
6 7 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.09%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.05%) Advertising
8 2 (1.05%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (16.75%) Analyst
2 28 (14.66%) Developer
3 16 (8.38%) Test Manager
4 15 (7.85%) Architect
5 14 (7.33%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.81%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.76%) Test Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) Release Coordinator
8 10 (5.24%) Coordinator
8 10 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) Consultant
9 9 (4.71%) Network Architect
9 9 (4.71%) Implementation Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Performance Test Manager
10 8 (4.19%) Performance Manager
11 7 (3.66%) Quantitative Analyst
11 7 (3.66%) Data Analyst
12 6 (3.14%) IP Engineer
12 6 (3.14%) Account Manager
12 6 (3.14%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.19%) .NET
2 7 (3.66%) HTML
2 7 (3.66%) CSS
3 5 (2.62%) SOAP
3 5 (2.62%) Visualforce
4 4 (2.09%) JSON
4 4 (2.09%) Struts
4 4 (2.09%) J2EE
4 4 (2.09%) Spring
5 3 (1.57%) Web Services
5 3 (1.57%) XML
5 3 (1.57%) jQuery
5 3 (1.57%) REST
6 2 (1.05%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.05%) Java EE
6 2 (1.05%) HTML5
6 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.05%) WinForms
7 1 (0.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.14%) Derivative
5 6 (3.14%) Equities
6 5 (2.62%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.62%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.62%) Reference Data
6 5 (2.62%) Contract for Difference
6 5 (2.62%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.09%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.09%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.57%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.57%) Statistics
8 3 (1.57%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.57%) User Experience
9 2 (1.05%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.05%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.95%) Windows
2 10 (5.24%) zOS
3 5 (2.62%) Linux
4 4 (2.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.47%) ITIL
2 40 (20.94%) Project Management
3 32 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.23%) Change Management
5 22 (11.52%) PRINCE2
6 19 (9.95%) Data Modelling
7 18 (9.42%) Analytics
7 18 (9.42%) TOGAF
8 17 (8.90%) Scrum
9 16 (8.38%) Data Validation
9 16 (8.38%) Waterfall
9 16 (8.38%) Network Design
10 15 (7.85%) Migration
10 15 (7.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (7.33%) Test Strategy
11 14 (7.33%) Service Management
12 13 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (6.81%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.81%) Asset Management
12 13 (6.81%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (31.41%) SQL
2 13 (6.81%) VBA
2 13 (6.81%) Python
3 10 (5.24%) VBScript
3 10 (5.24%) Perl
4 9 (4.71%) C
5 8 (4.19%) C++
6 7 (3.66%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.14%) Tcl
7 6 (3.14%) PHP
8 5 (2.62%) Java
8 5 (2.62%) C#
8 5 (2.62%) Apex Code
9 4 (2.09%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.09%) Ruby
10 3 (1.57%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (17.80%) Degree
2 13 (6.81%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.76%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.24%) PMP
4 10 (5.24%) PMI Certification
5 9 (4.71%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.66%) CCNP
7 6 (3.14%) CCIP
8 5 (2.62%) PhD
8 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.09%) CCNA
9 4 (2.09%) CCDA
10 3 (1.57%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.05%) IIBA
11 2 (1.05%) ISEB
12 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.18%) QA
2 13 (6.81%) SLA
3 9 (4.71%) COBIT
4 8 (4.19%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.05%) EMIR
5 2 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.05%) MiFID
5 2 (1.05%) GCP
5 2 (1.05%) GMP
6 1 (0.52%) Basel III
6 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.14%) RACF
4 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (6.28%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.05%) SCOM
2 2 (1.05%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.05%) Nagios
3 1 (0.52%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 24 (12.57%) Cisco
2 19 (9.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.85%) Juniper
4 14 (7.33%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (6.28%) HP
6 10 (5.24%) VMware
7 9 (4.71%) CheckPoint
7 9 (4.71%) F5
8 7 (3.66%) Oracle
9 6 (3.14%) Fortinet
10 5 (2.62%) BT
11 4 (2.09%) Remedy
12 3 (1.57%) SAP
12 3 (1.57%) BMC
13 2 (1.05%) Informatica
13 2 (1.05%) NetApp
13 2 (1.05%) Actimize
13 2 (1.05%) Google
14 1 (0.52%) Cadence
14 1 (0.52%) Siebel
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Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Thebes IT
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
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