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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 229 254 259
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 73 88 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.84% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 53 69 60
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,500 £85,500
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
8585 10464 9545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.53% 82.83% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7277 8749 8219
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 £80,100 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 59 (34.30%) SQL
2 47 (27.33%) Finance
3 46 (26.74%) Retail
4 41 (23.84%) SQL Server
5 40 (23.26%) ITIL
6 37 (21.51%) Project Management
7 31 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (18.02%) Banking
8 29 (16.86%) Degree
9 27 (15.70%) Change Management
9 27 (15.70%) QA
10 22 (12.79%) MS Excel
11 21 (12.21%) Cisco
12 20 (11.63%) Windows
12 20 (11.63%) PRINCE2
12 20 (11.63%) Management Information System
12 20 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (10.47%) Data Modelling
14 18 (10.47%) Microsoft
15 17 (9.88%) BGP
15 17 (9.88%) MPLS
15 17 (9.88%) TOGAF
16 16 (9.30%) Scrum
16 16 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (8.72%) Waterfall
17 15 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (8.72%) Firewall
17 15 (8.72%) Service Management
17 15 (8.72%) Ethernet

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.91%) CICS
3 4 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.74%) SAS
5 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.14%) MS Office
3 12 (6.98%) MS Visio
4 11 (6.40%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.16%) MS Project
5 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.16%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.58%) SPSS
6 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.16%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.58%) Agresso
3 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.16%) Force.com
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.88%) BGP
1 17 (9.88%) MPLS
2 15 (8.72%) Firewall
2 15 (8.72%) Ethernet
3 14 (8.14%) OSPF
3 14 (8.14%) EIGRP
3 14 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (6.40%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (6.40%) DNS
5 10 (5.81%) LAN
5 10 (5.81%) WAN
6 9 (5.23%) FWSM
6 9 (5.23%) VLAN
6 9 (5.23%) SMTP
6 9 (5.23%) ATM
6 9 (5.23%) HTTPS
6 9 (5.23%) FTP
6 9 (5.23%) HTTP
6 9 (5.23%) IGRP
6 9 (5.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.81%) DB2
6 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.33%) MySQL
8 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.74%) QlikView
8 3 (1.74%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.74%) OLAP
8 3 (1.74%) MS Access
8 3 (1.74%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.16%) Big Data
10 1 (0.58%) Mahout
10 1 (0.58%) SSDT
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (6.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (5.81%) Subversion
2 10 (5.81%) LoadRunner
2 10 (5.81%) JIRA
2 10 (5.81%) Artifactory
2 10 (5.81%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.23%) SpecFlow
4 8 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (2.33%) Selenium
5 4 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.16%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (1.16%) JMeter
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.58%) TestDirector
General
1 47 (27.33%) Finance
2 46 (26.74%) Retail
3 31 (18.02%) Banking
4 11 (6.40%) Legal
4 11 (6.40%) Front Office
5 10 (5.81%) Marketing
6 5 (2.91%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.74%) Back Office
9 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.16%) Advertising
9 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.58%) Electronics
10 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (17.44%) Developer
2 28 (16.28%) Analyst
3 15 (8.72%) Test Manager
3 15 (8.72%) Architect
4 12 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.81%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.81%) Coordinator
5 10 (5.81%) Release Coordinator
6 9 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (5.23%) Network Architect
7 8 (4.65%) Consultant
7 8 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Performance Test Manager
8 7 (4.07%) Performance Manager
9 6 (3.49%) Quantitative Analyst
10 5 (2.91%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (2.91%) Senior Technical Specialist
10 5 (2.91%) DB2 Specialist
10 5 (2.91%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (2.91%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.07%) .NET
2 6 (3.49%) HTML
2 6 (3.49%) CSS
3 5 (2.91%) Visualforce
3 5 (2.91%) SOAP
4 4 (2.33%) Spring
4 4 (2.33%) J2EE
4 4 (2.33%) Struts
4 4 (2.33%) JSON
5 3 (1.74%) REST
5 3 (1.74%) jQuery
5 3 (1.74%) Web Services
5 3 (1.74%) XML
6 2 (1.16%) WinForms
6 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.16%) HTML5
6 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.16%) Java EE
6 2 (1.16%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.58%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.07%) Derivative
6 6 (3.49%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.91%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.91%) Reference Data
7 5 (2.91%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.74%) User Experience
8 3 (1.74%) Equities
9 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.16%) Psychology
9 2 (1.16%) Statistics
9 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.16%) Contract for Difference
9 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.16%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.63%) Windows
2 10 (5.81%) zOS
3 5 (2.91%) Linux
4 4 (2.33%) UNIX
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.26%) ITIL
2 37 (21.51%) Project Management
3 31 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (15.70%) Change Management
5 20 (11.63%) PRINCE2
6 18 (10.47%) Data Modelling
7 17 (9.88%) TOGAF
8 16 (9.30%) Scrum
9 15 (8.72%) Waterfall
9 15 (8.72%) Service Management
10 14 (8.14%) Analytics
10 14 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (7.56%) Data Validation
11 13 (7.56%) Release Management
11 13 (7.56%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.98%) Network Design
12 12 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.98%) Configuration Management
12 12 (6.98%) Test Strategy
13 11 (6.40%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.30%) SQL
2 10 (5.81%) Python
2 10 (5.81%) VBScript
3 9 (5.23%) VBA
3 9 (5.23%) C++
4 7 (4.07%) C
4 7 (4.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.07%) Perl
5 6 (3.49%) C#
6 5 (2.91%) Apex Code
6 5 (2.91%) Java
7 4 (2.33%) Ruby
7 4 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.74%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.74%) Tcl
8 3 (1.74%) PHP
9 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.58%) R
10 1 (0.58%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 29 (16.86%) Degree
2 12 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.81%) PMP
3 10 (5.81%) PMI Certification
3 10 (5.81%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.91%) PhD
6 4 (2.33%) CCNA
6 4 (2.33%) CCDA
6 4 (2.33%) CCNP
7 3 (1.74%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.74%) CCIP
8 2 (1.16%) ISEB
8 2 (1.16%) IIBA
9 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.58%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.70%) QA
2 12 (6.98%) SLA
3 9 (5.23%) COBIT
4 7 (4.07%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.74%) EMIR
5 3 (1.74%) MiFID
6 2 (1.16%) GCP
6 2 (1.16%) GMP
6 2 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.58%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.58%) Basel III
System Software
1 10 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.49%) RACF
4 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.16%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.16%) Nagios
2 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.16%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 21 (12.21%) Cisco
2 18 (10.47%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.14%) Juniper
4 12 (6.98%) HP
5 11 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (5.81%) VMware
6 10 (5.81%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.23%) F5
8 8 (4.65%) Oracle
9 5 (2.91%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.33%) Remedy
11 3 (1.74%) BMC
11 3 (1.74%) BT
12 2 (1.16%) Actimize
12 2 (1.16%) SAP
12 2 (1.16%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.16%) Informatica
12 2 (1.16%) NetApp
13 1 (0.58%) Eloqua
13 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
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