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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 257 235 260
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Permanent jobs citing Validation 61 100 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.80% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.96% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 70 61
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
8938 10415 9939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.09% 83.57% 82.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7627 8600 8686
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 50 (31.85%) Finance
2 47 (29.94%) SQL
3 42 (26.75%) Retail
4 33 (21.02%) Project Management
5 30 (19.11%) Banking
5 30 (19.11%) Degree
6 25 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (15.92%) SQL Server
6 25 (15.92%) QA
7 24 (15.29%) Cisco
8 22 (14.01%) ITIL
9 21 (13.38%) MPLS
9 21 (13.38%) BGP
10 18 (11.46%) Ethernet
10 18 (11.46%) Firewall
11 17 (10.83%) Juniper
11 17 (10.83%) OSPF
11 17 (10.83%) EIGRP
11 17 (10.83%) UNIX
11 17 (10.83%) Linux
11 17 (10.83%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (10.83%) Derivative
12 16 (10.19%) MS Excel
12 16 (10.19%) Windows
12 16 (10.19%) Java
12 16 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (10.19%) Software Engineering
13 15 (9.55%) Network Design
13 15 (9.55%) OO
13 15 (9.55%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (4.46%) Apache
1 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.18%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.18%) CICS
3 4 (2.55%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.27%) Lync
4 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) JBoss
4 2 (1.27%) SAS
4 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.64%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.37%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.55%) MS Office
4 3 (1.91%) MS Project
4 3 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.64%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.64%) Agresso
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.64%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Firebase
1 1 (0.64%) SaaS
1 1 (0.64%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.38%) MPLS
1 21 (13.38%) BGP
2 18 (11.46%) Ethernet
2 18 (11.46%) Firewall
3 17 (10.83%) OSPF
3 17 (10.83%) EIGRP
3 17 (10.83%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (7.64%) DNS
4 12 (7.64%) LAN
4 12 (7.64%) WAN
5 11 (7.01%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (5.73%) SMTP
6 9 (5.73%) ATM
6 9 (5.73%) IGRP
6 9 (5.73%) HTTPS
6 9 (5.73%) FTP
6 9 (5.73%) HTTP
6 9 (5.73%) IPsec
6 9 (5.73%) FWSM
6 9 (5.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (9.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (8.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (6.37%) DB2
6 4 (2.55%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.91%) MySQL
7 3 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.91%) Big Data
7 3 (1.91%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.91%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (1.91%) QlikView
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.27%) Sybase IQ
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) HP UFT
1 7 (4.46%) SpecFlow
2 5 (3.18%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.55%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.27%) Selenium
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.64%) JIRA
6 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (31.85%) Finance
2 42 (26.75%) Retail
3 30 (19.11%) Banking
4 11 (7.01%) Legal
5 10 (6.37%) Advertising
6 8 (5.10%) Marketing
6 8 (5.10%) Financial Institution
7 7 (4.46%) Front Office
8 5 (3.18%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.18%) Back Office
8 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.91%) International Banking
11 2 (1.27%) Publishing
11 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.64%) Electronics
12 1 (0.64%) Law
12 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (19.75%) Developer
2 26 (16.56%) Analyst
3 12 (7.64%) Test Manager
3 12 (7.64%) Architect
4 11 (7.01%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.73%) Network Architect
5 9 (5.73%) Team Leader
6 8 (5.10%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.10%) Test Engineer
7 6 (3.82%) Consultant
7 6 (3.82%) Development Team Leader
7 6 (3.82%) C++ Team Leader
8 5 (3.18%) Business Manager
8 5 (3.18%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (3.18%) Quantitative Analyst
8 5 (3.18%) DB2 Specialist
8 5 (3.18%) Performance Manager
8 5 (3.18%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 5 (3.18%) Performance Test Manager
8 5 (3.18%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.01%) HTML
2 9 (5.73%) REST
3 7 (4.46%) MFC
4 6 (3.82%) GWT
4 6 (3.82%) Ajax
5 5 (3.18%) .NET
5 5 (3.18%) Web Services
5 5 (3.18%) XML
5 5 (3.18%) Visualforce
6 4 (2.55%) JSON
6 4 (2.55%) Spring
6 4 (2.55%) CSS
6 4 (2.55%) Struts
6 4 (2.55%) J2EE
7 3 (1.91%) SOAP
7 3 (1.91%) Qt
8 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.27%) Java EE
8 2 (1.27%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) Derivative
2 14 (8.92%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.64%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.46%) Reference Data
6 6 (3.82%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.82%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.18%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.18%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.55%) Statistics
9 3 (1.91%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.91%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.91%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.27%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.27%) DTCC
10 2 (1.27%) Psychology
10 2 (1.27%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.83%) UNIX
1 17 (10.83%) Linux
2 16 (10.19%) Windows
3 10 (6.37%) zOS
4 7 (4.46%) Solaris
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.64%) Android
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.02%) Project Management
2 25 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.01%) ITIL
4 16 (10.19%) Software Engineering
5 15 (9.55%) Network Design
5 15 (9.55%) OO
6 14 (8.92%) Data Validation
6 14 (8.92%) SDLC
6 14 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (8.92%) Data Management
6 14 (8.92%) Migration
6 14 (8.92%) Scrum
7 13 (8.28%) Service Delivery
7 13 (8.28%) Waterfall
7 13 (8.28%) Business Analysis
8 12 (7.64%) Unit Testing
8 12 (7.64%) Line Management
8 12 (7.64%) Analytics
8 12 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (7.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.94%) SQL
2 16 (10.19%) Java
3 15 (9.55%) Python
4 14 (8.92%) C++
5 9 (5.73%) VBA
6 8 (5.10%) Perl
7 7 (4.46%) VC++
8 6 (3.82%) Pascal
8 6 (3.82%) C#
8 6 (3.82%) PHP
8 6 (3.82%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.18%) Apex Code
10 4 (2.55%) Ruby
10 4 (2.55%) Tcl
11 3 (1.91%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.27%) Scala
12 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (19.11%) Degree
2 10 (6.37%) PMP
2 10 (6.37%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.82%) CCNA
5 5 (3.18%) PhD
5 5 (3.18%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.55%) CCDA
7 3 (1.91%) Postgraduate
7 3 (1.91%) IIBA
7 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.27%) CCNP
8 2 (1.27%) CCIP
9 1 (0.64%) ISEB
9 1 (0.64%) APMP
9 1 (0.64%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.92%) QA
2 9 (5.73%) COBIT
3 8 (5.10%) EMIR
4 7 (4.46%) MiFID
5 6 (3.82%) SLA
6 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.27%) GCP
6 2 (1.27%) GMP
7 1 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.18%) RACF
3 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.27%) Firmware
4 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.18%) zSecure
2 2 (1.27%) SCOM
2 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.27%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.27%) Nagios
3 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.64%) WSUS
3 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (15.29%) Cisco
2 17 (10.83%) Juniper
3 11 (7.01%) Oracle
3 11 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.01%) VMware
4 10 (6.37%) HP
4 10 (6.37%) CheckPoint
5 9 (5.73%) F5
6 8 (5.10%) Fortinet
6 8 (5.10%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.82%) Intel
8 5 (3.18%) SAP
9 3 (1.91%) Sybase
9 3 (1.91%) NetApp
10 2 (1.27%) Tableau
10 2 (1.27%) Eloqua
10 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.27%) Informatica
11 1 (0.64%) Remedy
11 1 (0.64%) Charles River
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Churchill Frank
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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Networking People
Salary: 30% Bonus, Healthcare, Holidays
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Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + pension, bonus
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
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Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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JM Digital
Posted: 11 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago