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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 215 271 227
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -44
Permanent jobs citing Validation 101 63 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.53% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.64% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 83 45 89
Average salary £49,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
8902 9855 9401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.30% 82.81% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7739 8401 8482
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 December 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 December 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 70 (33.98%) SQL
2 56 (27.18%) Finance
3 51 (24.76%) Degree
4 43 (20.87%) Project Management
5 40 (19.42%) Change Management
6 38 (18.45%) ITIL
6 38 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (16.02%) Windows
8 31 (15.05%) Banking
9 30 (14.56%) Microsoft
10 29 (14.08%) SQL Server
10 29 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (12.62%) Configuration Management
11 26 (12.62%) QA
12 25 (12.14%) ITIL V3
12 25 (12.14%) Python
13 23 (11.17%) Management Information System
13 23 (11.17%) Telecoms
14 21 (10.19%) Service Management
15 20 (9.71%) Oracle
15 20 (9.71%) MS Office
15 20 (9.71%) Perl
16 19 (9.22%) MS Excel
16 19 (9.22%) Subversion
17 18 (8.74%) Data Modelling
17 18 (8.74%) Analytics
18 17 (8.25%) Transition Management
18 17 (8.25%) Active Directory
18 17 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (8.25%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.88%) CMS
3 7 (3.40%) Apache
4 5 (2.43%) SAS
4 5 (2.43%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.94%) IIS
6 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.97%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.97%) CICS
8 1 (0.49%) Documentum
8 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.49%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (9.71%) MS Office
2 19 (9.22%) MS Excel
3 15 (7.28%) InfoPath
4 8 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.40%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.46%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.97%) SPSS
7 2 (0.97%) MS Project
8 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (1.46%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (1.46%) Kondor+
2 3 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.46%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.49%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.49%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.49%) Endur
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.97%) Force.com
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.28%) Broadband
2 14 (6.80%) MPLS
2 14 (6.80%) BGP
3 7 (3.40%) SMS
3 7 (3.40%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.91%) WAN
4 6 (2.91%) LAN
5 4 (1.94%) HTTP
5 4 (1.94%) SSL
5 4 (1.94%) SSH
6 3 (1.46%) Intranet
6 3 (1.46%) Internet
6 3 (1.46%) LDAP
7 2 (0.97%) SNMP
7 2 (0.97%) VPN
7 2 (0.97%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.97%) Firewall
8 1 (0.49%) HSRP
8 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.91%) MySQL
5 5 (2.43%) MS Access
5 5 (2.43%) OLAP
5 5 (2.43%) Big Data
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.46%) QlikView
7 3 (1.46%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (0.97%) SQLite
8 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.97%) DB2
9 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (9.22%) Subversion
2 16 (7.77%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.28%) Artifactory
3 15 (7.28%) JIRA
4 8 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.94%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.94%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.46%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.97%) JMeter
7 2 (0.97%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.97%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.49%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
General
1 56 (27.18%) Finance
2 31 (15.05%) Banking
3 23 (11.17%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.34%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.37%) Front Office
6 8 (3.88%) Billing
7 5 (2.43%) Publishing
7 5 (2.43%) Marketing
8 4 (1.94%) Retail
8 4 (1.94%) Back Office
9 3 (1.46%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.97%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.97%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.97%) French Language
10 2 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.49%) Games
11 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 55 (26.70%) Analyst
2 21 (10.19%) Test Engineer
3 19 (9.22%) Developer
4 16 (7.77%) Project Manager
5 15 (7.28%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.28%) Coordinator
5 15 (7.28%) Release Coordinator
6 14 (6.80%) Implementation Engineer
7 13 (6.31%) IP Engineer
8 11 (5.34%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.88%) Commercial Manager
9 8 (3.88%) Consultant
10 6 (2.91%) Architect
10 6 (2.91%) Account Manager
10 6 (2.91%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.91%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.91%) Service Manager
10 6 (2.91%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.31%) XML
2 12 (5.83%) HTML
3 11 (5.34%) CSS
4 10 (4.85%) Web Services
5 5 (2.43%) .NET
6 4 (1.94%) SOAP
6 4 (1.94%) XSLT
7 3 (1.46%) XHTML
7 3 (1.46%) Middleware
7 3 (1.46%) jQuery
7 3 (1.46%) HTML5
8 2 (0.97%) RESTful
8 2 (0.97%) REST
8 2 (0.97%) XSD
8 2 (0.97%) Spring
8 2 (0.97%) JSON
9 1 (0.49%) WCF
9 1 (0.49%) Spring Security
9 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.49%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.17%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.34%) Equities
3 11 (5.34%) Contract for Difference
3 11 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.88%) Statistics
5 7 (3.40%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.91%) Market Risk
6 6 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.43%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.43%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.43%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.43%) Open Source
7 5 (2.43%) Life Science
8 4 (1.94%) CMDB
8 4 (1.94%) Data Conversion
8 4 (1.94%) Derivative
8 4 (1.94%) GIS
9 3 (1.46%) STB
9 3 (1.46%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.02%) Windows
2 17 (8.25%) Linux
3 8 (3.88%) UNIX
4 6 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.43%) Solaris
6 4 (1.94%) AIX
6 4 (1.94%) Android
7 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.97%) zOS
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.87%) Project Management
2 40 (19.42%) Change Management
3 38 (18.45%) ITIL
3 38 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (12.62%) Configuration Management
5 25 (12.14%) ITIL V3
6 21 (10.19%) Service Management
7 18 (8.74%) Data Modelling
7 18 (8.74%) Analytics
8 17 (8.25%) Transition Management
8 17 (8.25%) Test Automation
8 17 (8.25%) Release Management
8 17 (8.25%) Data Validation
8 17 (8.25%) Asset Management
9 15 (7.28%) Data Analysis
10 14 (6.80%) Network Design
11 13 (6.31%) Data Management
11 13 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (6.31%) PRINCE2
12 12 (5.83%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.98%) SQL
2 25 (12.14%) Python
3 20 (9.71%) Perl
4 17 (8.25%) VBA
5 15 (7.28%) VBScript
5 15 (7.28%) Java
6 13 (6.31%) PHP
6 13 (6.31%) C
6 13 (6.31%) Tcl
7 8 (3.88%) C++
7 8 (3.88%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.91%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.94%) C#
9 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.94%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.46%) ActionScript 2.0
10 3 (1.46%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.97%) Ruby
12 1 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (24.76%) Degree
2 17 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.80%) CCNP
3 14 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (6.31%) CCIP
5 12 (5.83%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.37%) DV Cleared
6 9 (4.37%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.43%) MCITP
7 5 (2.43%) MCSE
7 5 (2.43%) ISEB
7 5 (2.43%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.46%) CISSP
9 3 (1.46%) CISM
10 2 (0.97%) PhD
10 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.49%) PMP
11 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.62%) QA
2 11 (5.34%) SLA
3 4 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.94%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.97%) Basel III
4 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.97%) COBIT
4 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.49%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) MiFID
5 1 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.49%) EMIR
System Software
1 17 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.97%) RACF
2 2 (0.97%) KVM
2 2 (0.97%) RHEV
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.49%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 17 (8.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.97%) yum
2 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.97%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.49%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.49%) Cacti
3 1 (0.49%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 30 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.71%) Oracle
3 16 (7.77%) Cisco
4 10 (4.85%) HP
5 9 (4.37%) SAP
5 9 (4.37%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.88%) IBM
7 7 (3.40%) Siebel
7 7 (3.40%) LexisNexis
8 5 (2.43%) Bloomberg
8 5 (2.43%) Remedy
8 5 (2.43%) BT
9 4 (1.94%) BMC
9 4 (1.94%) Sybase
9 4 (1.94%) Sun
10 3 (1.46%) EMC
10 3 (1.46%) NCR
10 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.46%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.46%) Brady
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Pro Rata
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £25 per annum + Excelent Commision/bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Competative Benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago