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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 224 220 270
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +50
Permanent jobs citing Validation 48 97 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.92% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.06% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 44 74 64
Average salary £48,000 £52,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
6310 9169 10705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.71% 87.38% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5667 7700 8942
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 £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 44 (57.14%) Finance
2 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.27%) Investment Management
4 20 (25.97%) Business Analysis
4 20 (25.97%) SQL
5 19 (24.68%) Change Management
6 18 (23.38%) MS Excel
6 18 (23.38%) ISEB
7 17 (22.08%) Project Management
8 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (18.18%) Asset Management
9 14 (18.18%) Fund Accounting
10 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (16.88%) Data Modelling
10 13 (16.88%) XML
11 12 (15.58%) Data Management
11 12 (15.58%) Legal
12 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 11 (14.29%) Six Sigma
12 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 11 (14.29%) Solvency II
12 11 (14.29%) Analytics
12 11 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
12 11 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 11 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
12 11 (14.29%) Data Validation
12 11 (14.29%) People Management
13 10 (12.99%) CMS
13 10 (12.99%) Banking
14 9 (11.69%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 10 (12.99%) CMS
2 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (6.49%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (23.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.69%) MS Office
3 5 (6.49%) GIMP
3 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.49%) MS Project
3 5 (6.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Advent Geneva
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) DNS
1 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) DHCP
2 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) LAN
2 1 (1.30%) MPLS
2 1 (1.30%) Skype
2 1 (1.30%) SMTP
2 1 (1.30%) UMTS
2 1 (1.30%) VPLS
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.90%) OLAP
3 3 (3.90%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (3.90%) PowerCenter
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) KDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.49%) Grunt
2 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.90%) Appium
3 3 (3.90%) Calabash
3 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.60%) Selenium
4 2 (2.60%) TestNG
5 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.30%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 44 (57.14%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Legal
3 10 (12.99%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Back Office
4 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.90%) Automotive
6 2 (2.60%) Retail
7 1 (1.30%) French Language
7 1 (1.30%) Games
7 1 (1.30%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Developer
2 19 (24.68%) Analyst
3 16 (20.78%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Senior VBA Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) VBA Developer
5 5 (6.49%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (6.49%) HTML Developer
5 5 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Operations Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) XML
2 7 (9.09%) .NET
3 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.79%) JSON
4 5 (6.49%) Ajax
4 5 (6.49%) CSS
4 5 (6.49%) CSS3
4 5 (6.49%) HTML
4 5 (6.49%) HTML5
4 5 (6.49%) jQuery
4 5 (6.49%) Sass
4 5 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (6.49%) XHTML
5 2 (2.60%) Middleware
6 1 (1.30%) LINQ
6 1 (1.30%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (1.30%) REST
6 1 (1.30%) SignalR
6 1 (1.30%) WCF
6 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Equities
3 5 (6.49%) User Experience
3 5 (6.49%) W3C
4 4 (5.19%) Derivative
4 4 (5.19%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.90%) Data Extraction
5 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) mHealth
6 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.30%) iPad
7 1 (1.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Unix
2 5 (6.49%) Android
3 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) Investment Management
3 20 (25.97%) Business Analysis
4 19 (24.68%) Change Management
5 17 (22.08%) Project Management
6 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 14 (18.18%) Fund Accounting
8 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (16.88%) Data Modelling
9 12 (15.58%) Data Management
10 11 (14.29%) Analytics
10 11 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 11 (14.29%) Data Validation
10 11 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
10 11 (14.29%) People Management
10 11 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 11 (14.29%) Six Sigma
11 9 (11.69%) Process Improvement
12 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) VBA
3 8 (10.39%) Python
4 7 (9.09%) C++
4 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) C#
7 2 (2.60%) Java
7 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.30%) C
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) ISEB
2 11 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 8 (10.39%) Degree
4 7 (9.09%) IIBA
5 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) Solvency II
2 7 (9.09%) QA
3 6 (7.79%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) vCloud
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.30%) Rundeck
1 1 (1.30%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) Informatica
4 5 (6.49%) EPiServer
4 5 (6.49%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.90%) Advent
5 3 (3.90%) Sybase
5 3 (3.90%) Tableau
6 2 (2.60%) Charles River
6 2 (2.60%) Google
6 2 (2.60%) Sun
7 1 (1.30%) Adobe
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.30%) VMware
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