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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 231 224 261
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +37
Permanent jobs citing Validation 27 95 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.91% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.08% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 83 43
Average salary £60,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £30,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
5875 8835 9015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.99% 84.88% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5253 7590 7648
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in the City of London

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 34 (48.57%) Finance
2 21 (30.00%) Investment Management
3 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (25.71%) Unix
4 15 (21.43%) ISEB
4 15 (21.43%) Fund Accounting
5 14 (20.00%) Banking
5 14 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 14 (20.00%) Python
6 13 (18.57%) C++
6 13 (18.57%) Change Management
7 12 (17.14%) SQL
7 12 (17.14%) VBA
7 12 (17.14%) Asset Management
7 12 (17.14%) Degree
8 11 (15.71%) Lean Six Sigma
8 11 (15.71%) Data Management
8 11 (15.71%) ISEB Practitioner
8 11 (15.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 11 (15.71%) Linux
8 11 (15.71%) Six Sigma
8 11 (15.71%) People Management
9 10 (14.29%) Oracle
9 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (14.29%) Solvency II
10 9 (12.86%) Derivative
10 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.86%) Analytics
11 8 (11.43%) Functional Testing
11 8 (11.43%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (8.57%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.29%) MS Office
1 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
2 1 (1.43%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) MPLS
2 4 (5.71%) BGP
2 4 (5.71%) Broadband
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (5.71%) IOS XR
2 4 (5.71%) IPv4
2 4 (5.71%) IPv6
3 2 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) KDB
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Selenium
2 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) TestNG
4 1 (1.43%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) JMeter
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.43%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.43%) WinRunner
General
1 34 (48.57%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Retail
5 3 (4.29%) Advertising
5 3 (4.29%) Back Office
5 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.86%) Marketing
7 1 (1.43%) French Language
7 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Developer
2 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (10.00%) Senior VBA Developer
3 7 (10.00%) VBA Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Business Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Development Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) IP Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Technical Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Test Development Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) C++ Team Leader
6 3 (4.29%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (4.29%) QA Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) HTML
2 5 (7.14%) MFC
3 4 (5.71%) Mason
3 4 (5.71%) Middleware
3 4 (5.71%) REST
3 4 (5.71%) Visualforce
4 3 (4.29%) Ajax
4 3 (4.29%) GWT
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
6 1 (1.43%) .NET
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
6 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.43%) iBATIS
6 1 (1.43%) J2EE
6 1 (1.43%) JSON
6 1 (1.43%) LAMP
6 1 (1.43%) Spring
6 1 (1.43%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.43%) Struts
6 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Derivative
2 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 5 (7.14%) Equities
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.29%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.29%) User Experience
6 2 (2.86%) mHealth
6 2 (2.86%) Psychology
7 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Unix
2 11 (15.71%) Linux
3 7 (10.00%) Windows
4 5 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Investment Management
2 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (21.43%) Fund Accounting
4 14 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 13 (18.57%) Change Management
6 12 (17.14%) Asset Management
7 11 (15.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 11 (15.71%) Data Management
7 11 (15.71%) Lean Six Sigma
7 11 (15.71%) People Management
7 11 (15.71%) Six Sigma
8 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (12.86%) Analytics
10 8 (11.43%) Functional Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Line Management
10 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.00%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 6 (8.57%) Data Validation
12 6 (8.57%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) Python
2 13 (18.57%) C++
3 12 (17.14%) SQL
3 12 (17.14%) VBA
4 7 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.57%) Java
6 5 (7.14%) PHP
6 5 (7.14%) VC++
7 4 (5.71%) Apex Code
7 4 (5.71%) Perl
7 4 (5.71%) Tcl
8 3 (4.29%) Pascal
9 2 (2.86%) C#
9 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.43%) C
10 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) ISEB
2 12 (17.14%) Degree
3 11 (15.71%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.71%) CCIP
5 4 (5.71%) CCNP
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.43%) CBAP
7 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) IIBA
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) Solvency II
2 8 (11.43%) QA
3 5 (7.14%) SLA
4 4 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Firmware
1 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.43%) vCloud
1 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) Sun
4 4 (5.71%) Charles River
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco
4 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.29%) Advent
5 3 (4.29%) Intel
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) Informatica
6 2 (2.86%) Sybase
6 2 (2.86%) VMware
7 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix
7 1 (1.43%) HP
7 1 (1.43%) Reuters
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