The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 252 254 240
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 80 61 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.52% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.65% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 82
Average salary £49,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.60% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £37,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10299 9379 10943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 79.75% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8195 9932
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 46 (32.86%) Finance
2 39 (27.86%) Project Management
3 36 (25.71%) SQL
4 33 (23.57%) Degree
5 26 (18.57%) MS Excel
6 24 (17.14%) SQL Server
7 22 (15.71%) Banking
7 22 (15.71%) Data Validation
8 20 (14.29%) QA
8 20 (14.29%) Change Management
8 20 (14.29%) Oracle
9 19 (13.57%) Java
10 18 (12.86%) Scrum
11 17 (12.14%) Windows
12 16 (11.43%) Data Modelling
12 16 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (10.00%) ETL
13 14 (10.00%) SAP
14 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (8.57%) Publishing
15 12 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
15 12 (8.57%) VB
15 12 (8.57%) .NET
15 12 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (8.57%) Release Management
15 12 (8.57%) Test Automation
16 11 (7.86%) PHP
16 11 (7.86%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.00%) NetWeaver
3 6 (4.29%) SAS
4 4 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.14%) Node.js
5 3 (2.14%) CICS
5 3 (2.14%) Documentum
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) MS Office
3 4 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.43%) MS Project
4 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.43%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.71%) SPSS
5 1 (0.71%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Summit
2 4 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.43%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.71%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) Intranet
2 6 (4.29%) MPLS
3 5 (3.57%) BGP
3 5 (3.57%) Broadband
4 3 (2.14%) VPN
5 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.43%) HTTP
6 1 (0.71%) DNS
6 1 (0.71%) IPv4
6 1 (0.71%) IPv6
6 1 (0.71%) SNMP
6 1 (0.71%) LAN
6 1 (0.71%) VoIP
6 1 (0.71%) WAN
6 1 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (7.14%) DTS
4 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.00%) Big Data
5 7 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (5.00%) Data Mining
6 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.57%) MySQL
6 5 (3.57%) DB2
6 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.86%) QlikView
7 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (5.00%) Selenium
3 4 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.14%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (2.14%) Emacs
5 2 (1.43%) Toad
5 2 (1.43%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.43%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.71%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.71%) JBehave
6 1 (0.71%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.71%) JMeter
General
1 46 (32.86%) Finance
2 22 (15.71%) Banking
3 12 (8.57%) Publishing
4 11 (7.86%) Investment Banking
5 10 (7.14%) Front Office
6 8 (5.71%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.29%) Financial Institution
8 5 (3.57%) French Language
8 5 (3.57%) Legal
8 5 (3.57%) Advertising
9 4 (2.86%) Billing
9 4 (2.86%) Marketing
10 2 (1.43%) Retail
11 1 (0.71%) Back Office
11 1 (0.71%) Games
11 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (26.43%) Analyst
2 26 (18.57%) Developer
3 11 (7.86%) Release Manager
4 10 (7.14%) Architect
5 9 (6.43%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.71%) Database Manager
7 7 (5.00%) Integration Architect
7 7 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Business Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Consultant
8 6 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.29%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) IP Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) QA Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.57%) .NET
2 10 (7.14%) HTML
3 8 (5.71%) Middleware
3 8 (5.71%) HTML5
4 7 (5.00%) SAP PI
4 7 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (5.00%) CSS
4 7 (5.00%) XML
5 6 (4.29%) Spring
5 6 (4.29%) J2EE
5 6 (4.29%) CSS3
6 5 (3.57%) Scilab
7 4 (2.86%) Spring Integration
8 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.43%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.43%) XSLT
9 2 (1.43%) XHTML
9 2 (1.43%) Flash
9 2 (1.43%) WPF
10 1 (0.71%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
1 12 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (7.14%) Derivative
3 9 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 7 (5.00%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.86%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.86%) Equities
6 4 (2.86%) NHS
6 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.14%) Social Media
7 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.14%) Open Source
7 3 (2.14%) Ergonomics
7 3 (2.14%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.14%) BBC
8 2 (1.43%) Statistics
8 2 (1.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.14%) Windows
2 10 (7.14%) UNIX
3 9 (6.43%) Linux
4 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.57%) Android
5 4 (2.86%) Solaris
6 3 (2.14%) zOS
7 1 (0.71%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.86%) Project Management
2 22 (15.71%) Data Validation
3 20 (14.29%) Change Management
4 18 (12.86%) Scrum
5 16 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 14 (10.00%) ETL
7 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.57%) Release Management
8 12 (8.57%) Test Automation
9 11 (7.86%) Service Delivery
9 11 (7.86%) Workflow
9 11 (7.86%) Data Analysis
10 10 (7.14%) Matrix Management
10 10 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.71%) Data Management
11 8 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (5.71%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.71%) SQL
2 19 (13.57%) Java
3 12 (8.57%) VB
4 11 (7.86%) PHP
4 11 (7.86%) Python
5 10 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 10 (7.14%) R
6 9 (6.43%) VBA
6 9 (6.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.00%) Scala
7 7 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.29%) Perl
8 6 (4.29%) Ruby
9 5 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.57%) Tcl
9 5 (3.57%) C#
10 4 (2.86%) C++
10 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.57%) ISEB
3 5 (3.57%) CCIP
4 4 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.14%) PMP
5 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.43%) CISSP
7 1 (0.71%) CCNA
7 1 (0.71%) PhD
7 1 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.29%) QA
2 7 (5.00%) SLA
3 5 (3.57%) EMIR
3 5 (3.57%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.71%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.14%) RACF
2 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) OpenSIPS
3 1 (0.71%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.71%) Cacti
2 1 (0.71%) OpenNMS
2 1 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (14.29%) Oracle
2 14 (10.00%) SAP
3 9 (6.43%) IBM
3 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.71%) Murex
4 8 (5.71%) Calypso
5 7 (5.00%) Cisco
5 7 (5.00%) HP
6 6 (4.29%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.57%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.86%) Citrix
9 3 (2.14%) Tableau
9 3 (2.14%) T-Plan
9 3 (2.14%) Reuters
9 3 (2.14%) Nokia
9 3 (2.14%) Cognos
10 2 (1.43%) Teradata
10 2 (1.43%) Sybase
10 2 (1.43%) Siebel
10 2 (1.43%) Juniper
City of London
Selecture
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Neg. + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 25 days ago