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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 226 247 232
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 100 73 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.60% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.74% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 73 58 95
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £98,000 £84,000 £76,500
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
9776 9807 10158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.18% 80.92% 79.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8086 8640 9280
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 22 August 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 74 (39.15%) Finance
2 69 (36.51%) SQL
3 42 (22.22%) Banking
4 40 (21.16%) Degree
5 34 (17.99%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (17.46%) Java
6 33 (17.46%) SQL Server
7 32 (16.93%) Data Modelling
8 31 (16.40%) MS Excel
8 31 (16.40%) Project Management
9 30 (15.87%) Investment Banking
10 29 (15.34%) Test Automation
10 29 (15.34%) Oracle
11 28 (14.81%) QA
12 25 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (12.70%) PHP
14 23 (12.17%) Data Validation
15 22 (11.64%) Data Analysis
15 22 (11.64%) Scrum
16 21 (11.11%) Management Information System
16 21 (11.11%) ETL
17 20 (10.58%) Telecoms
17 20 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (10.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (10.05%) Credit Risk
19 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
19 18 (9.52%) Python
19 18 (9.52%) Relational Database
20 17 (8.99%) Perl
21 16 (8.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (4.23%) Documentum
2 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.12%) CICS
4 4 (2.12%) SAS
4 4 (2.12%) Apache
5 3 (1.59%) LiveLink
5 3 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.06%) IIS
6 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.06%) CMS
7 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
Applications
1 31 (16.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.35%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.82%) MS Office
4 10 (5.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.12%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Summit
2 5 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.06%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.06%) Kondor+
3 2 (1.06%) Front Arena
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.06%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 2 (1.06%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.53%) Endur
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.53%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.76%) SaaS
2 2 (1.06%) LucidChart
2 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.94%) Broadband
2 13 (6.88%) MPLS
2 13 (6.88%) BGP
3 5 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.65%) Intranet
4 3 (1.59%) SMS
4 3 (1.59%) HTTP
4 3 (1.59%) Internet
5 2 (1.06%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.06%) VPN
5 2 (1.06%) LDAP
5 2 (1.06%) Firewall
6 1 (0.53%) DNS
6 1 (0.53%) SNMP
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
6 1 (0.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.53%) SSL
6 1 (0.53%) IPv4
6 1 (0.53%) IPv6
6 1 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.99%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (17.46%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 15 (7.94%) Big Data
6 14 (7.41%) DTS
7 13 (6.88%) Data Mining
8 10 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.65%) DB2
10 5 (2.65%) OLAP
10 5 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.65%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (3.17%) Subversion
3 4 (2.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.12%) Selenium
4 3 (1.59%) JMeter
4 3 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.59%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.59%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.59%) JIRA
4 3 (1.59%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.06%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.06%) Toad
5 2 (1.06%) JUnit
5 2 (1.06%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 74 (39.15%) Finance
2 42 (22.22%) Banking
3 30 (15.87%) Investment Banking
4 20 (10.58%) Telecoms
5 14 (7.41%) Financial Institution
6 12 (6.35%) Front Office
7 10 (5.29%) Back Office
8 7 (3.70%) Games
9 6 (3.17%) Marketing
10 5 (2.65%) Legal
10 5 (2.65%) Publishing
10 5 (2.65%) Billing
11 4 (2.12%) French Language
11 4 (2.12%) Retail
12 3 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (1.06%) Arabic Language
13 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
13 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (24.87%) Analyst
2 43 (22.75%) Developer
3 19 (10.05%) Test Engineer
4 18 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.41%) SQL Developer
6 13 (6.88%) IP Engineer
7 12 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.29%) Business Developer
8 10 (5.29%) Consultant
9 9 (4.76%) Architect
10 8 (4.23%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.70%) Data Architect
11 7 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (3.70%) Implementation Engineer
12 6 (3.17%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (3.17%) Lead Architect
12 6 (3.17%) Lead Data Architect
12 6 (3.17%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.94%) .NET
1 15 (7.94%) XML
2 6 (3.17%) Spring
2 6 (3.17%) XSD
2 6 (3.17%) Web Services
3 5 (2.65%) CSS
3 5 (2.65%) J2EE
3 5 (2.65%) Spring Integration
4 4 (2.12%) HTML
5 3 (1.59%) Scilab
6 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.06%) WCF
6 2 (1.06%) jQuery
6 2 (1.06%) REST
6 2 (1.06%) Middleware
6 2 (1.06%) XSLT
6 2 (1.06%) SOAP
7 1 (0.53%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.53%) XHTML
7 1 (0.53%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.05%) Credit Risk
3 16 (8.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (7.41%) Derivative
5 9 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.70%) Fixed Income
6 7 (3.70%) Statistics
7 6 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.17%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.65%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (2.65%) Life Science
8 5 (2.65%) Taxonomies
8 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.12%) Market Risk
9 4 (2.12%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.12%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.59%) New Media
10 3 (1.59%) Economics
10 3 (1.59%) Ergonomics
10 3 (1.59%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.94%) Windows
2 10 (5.29%) UNIX
3 9 (4.76%) Linux
4 8 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.17%) Android
6 5 (2.65%) Solaris
7 4 (2.12%) zOS
8 3 (1.59%) AIX
9 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.93%) Data Modelling
2 31 (16.40%) Project Management
3 29 (15.34%) Test Automation
4 25 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (12.17%) Data Validation
6 22 (11.64%) Data Analysis
6 22 (11.64%) Scrum
7 21 (11.11%) ETL
8 20 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (8.47%) Change Management
10 15 (7.94%) Workflow
11 14 (7.41%) Change Control
12 13 (6.88%) Network Design
13 12 (6.35%) Data Management
13 12 (6.35%) CRM
13 12 (6.35%) Analytics
14 11 (5.82%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.82%) Statistical Modelling
14 11 (5.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (5.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.51%) SQL
2 33 (17.46%) Java
3 24 (12.70%) PHP
4 18 (9.52%) Python
5 17 (8.99%) Perl
6 16 (8.47%) MATLAB
7 14 (7.41%) R
8 13 (6.88%) Tcl
9 11 (5.82%) PL/SQL
9 11 (5.82%) Scala
10 10 (5.29%) C++
11 8 (4.23%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.17%) C#
13 5 (2.65%) VBA
13 5 (2.65%) C
13 5 (2.65%) JavaScript
14 4 (2.12%) VB
15 3 (1.59%) VBScript
15 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.06%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 40 (21.16%) Degree
2 13 (6.88%) CCIP
2 13 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.70%) ISEB
3 7 (3.70%) CCNP
3 7 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.65%) MCSE
4 5 (2.65%) MCITP
5 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.12%) PhD
6 3 (1.59%) PMP
6 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.06%) CISSP
8 1 (0.53%) ACCA
8 1 (0.53%) CIMA
8 1 (0.53%) IIBA
8 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.81%) QA
2 6 (3.17%) EMIR
2 6 (3.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (2.65%) SLA
4 3 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.59%) Basel III
4 3 (1.59%) IAS 39
5 2 (1.06%) COBIT
5 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.65%) RACF
2 2 (1.06%) ACF2
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.53%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.53%) KVM
3 1 (0.53%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.06%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.53%) YUM
3 1 (0.53%) Cacti
3 1 (0.53%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (15.34%) Oracle
2 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.94%) SAP
4 14 (7.41%) Cisco
5 12 (6.35%) Siebel
6 11 (5.82%) Business Objects
7 8 (4.23%) Bloomberg
8 6 (3.17%) HP
8 6 (3.17%) Murex
8 6 (3.17%) Calypso
8 6 (3.17%) IBM
8 6 (3.17%) Sybase
8 6 (3.17%) Teradata
9 5 (2.65%) Citrix
9 5 (2.65%) T-Plan
10 3 (1.59%) Remedy
10 3 (1.59%) Sun
10 3 (1.59%) NCR
11 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.06%) TIBCO
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