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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 216 250 221
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -29
Permanent jobs citing Validation 95 64 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.62% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.74% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 84 43 90
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £79,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
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
8423 8637 8729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.82% 83.30% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7271 7329 7823
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 £37,764 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 65 (33.33%) SQL
2 47 (24.10%) Degree
3 46 (23.59%) Change Management
3 46 (23.59%) ITIL
4 44 (22.56%) Finance
5 41 (21.03%) Project Management
6 34 (17.44%) SQL Server
7 33 (16.92%) Windows
7 33 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (16.41%) Microsoft
9 31 (15.90%) Configuration Management
10 30 (15.38%) ITIL V3
11 28 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (13.33%) Service Management
13 25 (12.82%) MS Office
14 24 (12.31%) Banking
15 23 (11.79%) Management Information System
16 22 (11.28%) Python
16 22 (11.28%) SharePoint
16 22 (11.28%) Active Directory
16 22 (11.28%) Transition Management
16 22 (11.28%) HP Quality Center
16 22 (11.28%) QA
16 22 (11.28%) Release Management
17 21 (10.77%) Subversion
18 20 (10.26%) VBScript
18 20 (10.26%) JIRA
18 20 (10.26%) InfoPath
18 20 (10.26%) Artifactory
18 20 (10.26%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (11.28%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.10%) CMS
3 4 (2.05%) Apache
4 3 (1.54%) SAS
5 2 (1.03%) IIS
5 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (12.82%) MS Office
2 20 (10.26%) InfoPath
3 16 (8.21%) MS Excel
4 7 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.08%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.54%) LaTeX
7 2 (1.03%) MS Project
7 2 (1.03%) SPSS
7 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.03%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Kondor+
3 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.51%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.51%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.51%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.03%) SaaS
2 2 (1.03%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.67%) MPLS
1 13 (6.67%) BGP
2 12 (6.15%) Broadband
3 6 (3.08%) LAN
3 6 (3.08%) WAN
4 4 (2.05%) SMS
4 4 (2.05%) SSL
5 3 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.54%) SSH
6 2 (1.03%) Firewall
6 2 (1.03%) Internet
6 2 (1.03%) VPN
6 2 (1.03%) HTTP
6 2 (1.03%) SNMP
6 2 (1.03%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.51%) HSRP
7 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.51%) FTP
7 1 (0.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.05%) MySQL
5 4 (2.05%) Big Data
5 4 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (1.54%) QlikView
6 3 (1.54%) MS Access
6 3 (1.54%) OLAP
7 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (0.51%) Mahout
8 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (10.77%) Subversion
2 20 (10.26%) JIRA
2 20 (10.26%) Artifactory
2 20 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.15%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (3.08%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.05%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.03%) JMeter
6 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.03%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.03%) Selenium
6 2 (1.03%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (22.56%) Finance
2 24 (12.31%) Banking
3 19 (9.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.10%) Retail
4 8 (4.10%) Front Office
5 5 (2.56%) Marketing
5 5 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.56%) Billing
6 4 (2.05%) Publishing
7 3 (1.54%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.03%) Advertising
8 2 (1.03%) Back Office
8 2 (1.03%) Arabic Language
8 2 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (25.13%) Analyst
2 20 (10.26%) Coordinator
2 20 (10.26%) Release Coordinator
3 19 (9.74%) Test Engineer
4 15 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 15 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 15 (7.69%) Developer
5 13 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
5 13 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (6.15%) IP Engineer
7 11 (5.64%) Consultant
8 8 (4.10%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.08%) Quantitative Developer
9 6 (3.08%) Quantitative Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Account Manager
9 6 (3.08%) Architect
9 6 (3.08%) Applications Support
10 5 (2.56%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 5 (2.56%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.13%) HTML
1 10 (5.13%) XML
2 7 (3.59%) CSS
3 6 (3.08%) Web Services
4 5 (2.56%) SOAP
5 4 (2.05%) .NET
6 3 (1.54%) jQuery
6 3 (1.54%) HTML5
6 3 (1.54%) XSLT
6 3 (1.54%) XHTML
7 2 (1.03%) WinForms
7 2 (1.03%) REST
7 2 (1.03%) Visualforce
7 2 (1.03%) JSON
8 1 (0.51%) WCF
8 1 (0.51%) RESTful
8 1 (0.51%) Scilab
8 1 (0.51%) SVG
8 1 (0.51%) Middleware
8 1 (0.51%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.79%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.15%) Equities
3 12 (6.15%) Contract for Difference
4 10 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.05%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.05%) GIS
6 4 (2.05%) Open Source
6 4 (2.05%) Data Conversion
6 4 (2.05%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.05%) Market Risk
6 4 (2.05%) CMDB
6 4 (2.05%) Taxonomies
6 4 (2.05%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.05%) Statistics
7 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.03%) User Experience
7 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.92%) Windows
2 14 (7.18%) Linux
3 6 (3.08%) UNIX
4 4 (2.05%) Solaris
5 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.54%) AIX
6 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.59%) Change Management
1 46 (23.59%) ITIL
2 41 (21.03%) Project Management
3 33 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (15.90%) Configuration Management
5 30 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 26 (13.33%) Service Management
7 22 (11.28%) Transition Management
7 22 (11.28%) Release Management
8 19 (9.74%) Data Modelling
9 17 (8.72%) Asset Management
10 16 (8.21%) PRINCE2
11 15 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 14 (7.18%) Migration
12 14 (7.18%) UML
12 14 (7.18%) Analytics
13 13 (6.67%) Network Design
14 12 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (6.15%) Use Case
15 11 (5.64%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 65 (33.33%) SQL
2 22 (11.28%) Python
3 20 (10.26%) VBScript
4 19 (9.74%) VBA
5 16 (8.21%) Perl
6 14 (7.18%) C
7 12 (6.15%) Tcl
7 12 (6.15%) PHP
8 9 (4.62%) C++
9 6 (3.08%) Java
10 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.05%) Ruby
11 3 (1.54%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.03%) C#
12 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.03%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 47 (24.10%) Degree
2 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.21%) Security Cleared
4 14 (7.18%) DV Cleared
5 13 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (6.67%) CCNP
6 12 (6.15%) CCIP
7 9 (4.62%) ISTQB
7 9 (4.62%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.56%) ISEB
9 4 (2.05%) MCSE
9 4 (2.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (2.05%) MCITP
10 3 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.54%) CISSP
10 3 (1.54%) PMP
10 3 (1.54%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.54%) CISM
11 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.51%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.28%) QA
2 12 (6.15%) SLA
3 8 (4.10%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.03%) COBIT
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) MiFID
5 1 (0.51%) EMIR
5 1 (0.51%) Basel III
5 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) KVM
2 1 (0.51%) RHEV
2 1 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (0.51%) RACF
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (11.28%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.51%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.51%) Cacti
3 1 (0.51%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.51%) yum
Vendors
1 32 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.69%) Cisco
3 11 (5.64%) Oracle
3 11 (5.64%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (5.13%) HP
5 7 (3.59%) LexisNexis
6 5 (2.56%) Remedy
6 5 (2.56%) BT
7 4 (2.05%) SAP
7 4 (2.05%) Siebel
8 3 (1.54%) IBM
8 3 (1.54%) BMC
9 2 (1.03%) VMware
9 2 (1.03%) Sybase
9 2 (1.03%) Juniper
9 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.03%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.03%) EMC
9 2 (1.03%) Sun
9 2 (1.03%) ServiceNow
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago