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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 229 255 225
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Permanent jobs citing Validation 100 71 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.60% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.73% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 72 54 92
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £76,350 £76,750 £89,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
9444 9693 10412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.05% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7888 8471 9498
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in the City of London

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 76 (37.44%) Finance
2 72 (35.47%) SQL
3 53 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (22.17%) Banking
5 42 (20.69%) Degree
6 35 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 34 (16.75%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (16.26%) Project Management
9 32 (15.76%) Java
9 32 (15.76%) Test Automation
10 31 (15.27%) QA
11 29 (14.29%) Investment Banking
12 28 (13.79%) Oracle
13 27 (13.30%) Data Modelling
13 27 (13.30%) Telecoms
14 26 (12.81%) PHP
15 25 (12.32%) MS Excel
15 25 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (11.82%) Microsoft
17 22 (10.84%) Windows
17 22 (10.84%) Scrum
17 22 (10.84%) Data Analysis
18 21 (10.34%) Management Information System
18 21 (10.34%) Change Management
19 20 (9.85%) Python
19 20 (9.85%) Perl
20 19 (9.36%) Credit Risk
21 18 (8.87%) Data Validation
21 18 (8.87%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 11 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.94%) Documentum
3 5 (2.46%) Apache
4 4 (1.97%) CICS
4 4 (1.97%) SAS
4 4 (1.97%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.48%) LiveLink
5 3 (1.48%) CMS
5 3 (1.48%) IIS
5 3 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 25 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.37%) MS Office
3 12 (5.91%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (4.43%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.48%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.99%) MS Project
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Summit
2 3 (1.48%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (1.48%) Kondor+
2 3 (1.48%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.48%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.99%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.49%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.49%) Endur
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.42%) SaaS
2 4 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.99%) LucidChart
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.37%) Broadband
2 15 (7.39%) MPLS
2 15 (7.39%) BGP
3 7 (3.45%) SMS
4 6 (2.96%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.46%) Intranet
6 4 (1.97%) HTTP
6 4 (1.97%) Internet
7 2 (0.99%) VPN
7 2 (0.99%) LDAP
7 2 (0.99%) Firewall
7 2 (0.99%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.49%) SSH
8 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.49%) DNS
8 1 (0.49%) SSL
8 1 (0.49%) IPv4
8 1 (0.49%) IPv6
8 1 (0.49%) LAN
8 1 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.75%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (8.37%) Relational Database
4 16 (7.88%) Big Data
4 16 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.40%) Data Mining
6 11 (5.42%) DTS
7 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.46%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.46%) OLAP
9 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.97%) DB2
9 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.48%) Hyperion Smart View
10 3 (1.48%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (1.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (5.91%) Subversion
2 10 (4.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (4.43%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.94%) JIRA
4 8 (3.94%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.97%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.97%) Selenium
6 3 (1.48%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.48%) JMeter
6 3 (1.48%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.99%) Toad
7 2 (0.99%) JUnit
7 2 (0.99%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.99%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.49%) Capybara
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.49%) Maven
8 1 (0.49%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (37.44%) Finance
2 45 (22.17%) Banking
3 29 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 27 (13.30%) Telecoms
5 14 (6.90%) Financial Institution
6 12 (5.91%) Front Office
7 10 (4.93%) Back Office
8 9 (4.43%) Billing
9 8 (3.94%) Marketing
10 7 (3.45%) Games
11 5 (2.46%) Legal
12 4 (1.97%) Publishing
12 4 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.97%) French Language
12 4 (1.97%) Retail
13 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.99%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.99%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (25.62%) Analyst
2 39 (19.21%) Developer
3 22 (10.84%) Test Engineer
4 18 (8.87%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.39%) IP Engineer
6 14 (6.90%) SQL Developer
7 10 (4.93%) Test Analyst
7 10 (4.93%) Business Developer
7 10 (4.93%) Consultant
8 9 (4.43%) Implementation Engineer
8 9 (4.43%) Architect
9 8 (3.94%) Coordinator
9 8 (3.94%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.94%) Release Coordinator
10 7 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (3.45%) Commercial Manager
10 7 (3.45%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Data Architect
11 6 (2.96%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.87%) XML
2 15 (7.39%) .NET
3 8 (3.94%) Web Services
4 7 (3.45%) HTML
4 7 (3.45%) CSS
5 6 (2.96%) XSD
6 4 (1.97%) Spring
7 3 (1.48%) Spring Integration
7 3 (1.48%) Scilab
7 3 (1.48%) Middleware
7 3 (1.48%) J2EE
7 3 (1.48%) XSLT
7 3 (1.48%) SOAP
8 2 (0.99%) XHTML
8 2 (0.99%) jQuery
8 2 (0.99%) HTML5
8 2 (0.99%) REST
8 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.99%) WCF
9 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 19 (9.36%) Credit Risk
4 14 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (5.91%) Derivative
6 9 (4.43%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.45%) Statistics
7 7 (3.45%) Life Science
8 6 (2.96%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.96%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.96%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.96%) User Experience
9 5 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.46%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (2.46%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.97%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.97%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.97%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.97%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.48%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.84%) Windows
2 9 (4.43%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.94%) UNIX
3 8 (3.94%) Linux
4 7 (3.45%) Android
5 4 (1.97%) zOS
5 4 (1.97%) Solaris
6 3 (1.48%) AIX
7 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (16.26%) Project Management
3 32 (15.76%) Test Automation
4 27 (13.30%) Data Modelling
5 24 (11.82%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (10.84%) Scrum
6 22 (10.84%) Data Analysis
7 21 (10.34%) Change Management
8 18 (8.87%) Data Validation
8 18 (8.87%) ETL
9 16 (7.88%) ITIL
10 15 (7.39%) Network Design
11 14 (6.90%) Change Control
12 13 (6.40%) Service Management
13 12 (5.91%) CRM
13 12 (5.91%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.42%) Statistical Modelling
14 11 (5.42%) Analytics
14 11 (5.42%) Data Management
14 11 (5.42%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 72 (35.47%) SQL
2 32 (15.76%) Java
3 26 (12.81%) PHP
4 20 (9.85%) Python
4 20 (9.85%) Perl
5 16 (7.88%) MATLAB
6 15 (7.39%) Tcl
7 14 (6.90%) R
8 11 (5.42%) Scala
9 10 (4.93%) C++
10 8 (3.94%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.94%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.94%) VBScript
11 7 (3.45%) VBA
12 6 (2.96%) JavaScript
12 6 (2.96%) C#
13 5 (2.46%) C
14 3 (1.48%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (1.48%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (20.69%) Degree
2 15 (7.39%) CCIP
2 15 (7.39%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.43%) CCNP
5 8 (3.94%) ISEB
5 8 (3.94%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.46%) MCITP
6 5 (2.46%) MCSE
7 4 (1.97%) CISSP
7 4 (1.97%) PhD
7 4 (1.97%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.48%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.99%) PMP
9 2 (0.99%) CISM
9 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.49%) IIBA
10 1 (0.49%) CIMA
10 1 (0.49%) CISA
10 1 (0.49%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.27%) QA
2 5 (2.46%) EMIR
2 5 (2.46%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (2.46%) SLA
3 4 (1.97%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.48%) IAS 39
4 3 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.48%) Basel III
4 3 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.99%) COBIT
6 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 10 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.46%) RACF
3 2 (0.99%) ACF2
4 1 (0.49%) KVM
4 1 (0.49%) RHEV
4 1 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.49%) YUM
3 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.49%) Cacti
3 1 (0.49%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 28 (13.79%) Oracle
2 24 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.37%) SAP
4 16 (7.88%) Cisco
5 14 (6.90%) Siebel
6 11 (5.42%) Business Objects
7 8 (3.94%) Bloomberg
8 7 (3.45%) Sybase
8 7 (3.45%) IBM
8 7 (3.45%) HP
9 6 (2.96%) Teradata
10 5 (2.46%) T-Plan
10 5 (2.46%) Calypso
10 5 (2.46%) Murex
10 5 (2.46%) Citrix
11 4 (1.97%) Sun
11 4 (1.97%) LexisNexis
12 3 (1.48%) Brady
12 3 (1.48%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.48%) Remedy
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago