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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 223 231 258
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +27
Permanent jobs citing Validation 68 94 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.81% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.98% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 49 67 55
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £88,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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
8013 9614 9759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.72% 82.99% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6859 7998 8571
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 48 (35.82%) Finance
2 41 (30.60%) SQL
3 31 (23.13%) Degree
4 30 (22.39%) Banking
4 30 (22.39%) Retail
5 24 (17.91%) UNIX
5 24 (17.91%) Linux
6 23 (17.16%) Project Management
7 21 (15.67%) Cisco
8 20 (14.93%) Windows
8 20 (14.93%) Python
9 18 (13.43%) MPLS
9 18 (13.43%) Derivative
10 17 (12.69%) BGP
10 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
12 15 (11.19%) C++
12 15 (11.19%) Java
12 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
12 15 (11.19%) OO
12 15 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (11.19%) Software Engineering
12 15 (11.19%) QA
13 14 (10.45%) Network Design
13 14 (10.45%) Advertising
13 14 (10.45%) Migration
14 13 (9.70%) Data Management
14 13 (9.70%) Oracle
14 13 (9.70%) ITIL
14 13 (9.70%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (8.96%) Apache
2 6 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.73%) CICS
3 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.24%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.49%) SAS
5 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.49%) IIS
5 2 (1.49%) JBoss
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.49%) Lync
5 2 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) nginx
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.75%) LiveLink
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.22%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.24%) MS Project
4 3 (2.24%) MS Office
5 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.75%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.75%) Agresso
3 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.43%) MPLS
2 17 (12.69%) BGP
3 11 (8.21%) Firewall
4 10 (7.46%) Ethernet
5 9 (6.72%) EIGRP
5 9 (6.72%) OSPF
5 9 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (5.97%) Broadband
6 8 (5.97%) IPv4
6 8 (5.97%) IPv6
7 7 (5.22%) DNS
7 7 (5.22%) LAN
7 7 (5.22%) WAN
8 6 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (4.48%) IOS XR
9 5 (3.73%) HSRP
9 5 (3.73%) 3G
9 5 (3.73%) RTP
9 5 (3.73%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) DB2
2 10 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.22%) QlikView
6 4 (2.99%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.24%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.24%) Big Data
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.49%) MySQL
8 2 (1.49%) Sybase IQ
8 2 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.49%) Selenium
2 2 (1.49%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.75%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.75%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (35.82%) Finance
2 30 (22.39%) Banking
2 30 (22.39%) Retail
3 14 (10.45%) Advertising
4 10 (7.46%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.22%) International Banking
6 5 (3.73%) Marketing
6 5 (3.73%) Legal
6 5 (3.73%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.73%) Front Office
6 5 (3.73%) Back Office
7 4 (2.99%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.24%) Publishing
8 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.75%) Law
9 1 (0.75%) Electronics
9 1 (0.75%) French Language
9 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (17.91%) Analyst
2 20 (14.93%) Developer
3 11 (8.21%) Test Engineer
4 9 (6.72%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.97%) Consultant
5 8 (5.97%) Report Analyst
5 8 (5.97%) Test Development Engineer
5 8 (5.97%) Development Engineer
5 8 (5.97%) IP Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Financial Analyst
6 7 (5.22%) C++ Team Leader
6 7 (5.22%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.22%) Development Team Leader
6 7 (5.22%) Database Analyst
6 7 (5.22%) Test Manager
7 6 (4.48%) Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 5 (3.73%) DB2 Specialist
8 5 (3.73%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.46%) HTML
1 10 (7.46%) MFC
2 7 (5.22%) Ajax
2 7 (5.22%) GWT
2 7 (5.22%) REST
3 5 (3.73%) Web Services
3 5 (3.73%) XML
4 4 (2.99%) JSON
4 4 (2.99%) Visualforce
5 3 (2.24%) Qt
5 3 (2.24%) .NET
6 2 (1.49%) J2EE
6 2 (1.49%) Spring
6 2 (1.49%) CSS
6 2 (1.49%) Struts
6 2 (1.49%) Mason
6 2 (1.49%) Java EE
6 2 (1.49%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.75%) HTML5
7 1 (0.75%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Derivative
2 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.22%) Reference Data
5 5 (3.73%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.73%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.99%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.99%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.24%) User Experience
7 3 (2.24%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.24%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.24%) Psychology
7 3 (2.24%) Statistics
7 3 (2.24%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.49%) DTCC
8 2 (1.49%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.91%) UNIX
1 24 (17.91%) Linux
2 20 (14.93%) Windows
3 10 (7.46%) Solaris
3 10 (7.46%) zOS
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.16%) Project Management
2 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (11.19%) OO
3 15 (11.19%) Software Engineering
4 14 (10.45%) Network Design
4 14 (10.45%) Migration
5 13 (9.70%) Data Management
5 13 (9.70%) ITIL
5 13 (9.70%) Unit Testing
5 13 (9.70%) Line Management
6 12 (8.96%) Mentoring
6 12 (8.96%) Business Analysis
7 11 (8.21%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.21%) Change Management
7 11 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (7.46%) Test Automation
8 10 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (7.46%) Data Validation
9 9 (6.72%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 41 (30.60%) SQL
2 20 (14.93%) Python
3 15 (11.19%) C++
3 15 (11.19%) Java
4 12 (8.96%) Perl
5 10 (7.46%) PHP
5 10 (7.46%) VC++
6 9 (6.72%) VBA
7 8 (5.97%) Tcl
8 7 (5.22%) Pascal
9 5 (3.73%) C#
10 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.99%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.24%) Ruby
12 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.49%) Scala
12 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (23.13%) Degree
2 10 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.22%) CCNP
4 6 (4.48%) CCIP
5 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.99%) PMP
6 4 (2.99%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.24%) IIBA
7 3 (2.24%) CCNA
7 3 (2.24%) Postgraduate
7 3 (2.24%) PhD
8 2 (1.49%) ISEB
9 1 (0.75%) MCSE
9 1 (0.75%) CCDA
9 1 (0.75%) CBAP
9 1 (0.75%) APMP
9 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.19%) QA
2 7 (5.22%) EMIR
3 6 (4.48%) MiFID
3 6 (4.48%) SLA
4 4 (2.99%) COBIT
5 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.73%) RACF
3 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.49%) Firmware
4 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) zSecure
2 2 (1.49%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.49%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.49%) Nagios
2 2 (1.49%) SCOM
2 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.75%) WSUS
3 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Cisco
2 13 (9.70%) Oracle
3 12 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.46%) Juniper
5 9 (6.72%) SAP
6 7 (5.22%) VMware
6 7 (5.22%) Intel
7 6 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (4.48%) HP
7 6 (4.48%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.73%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.99%) F5
10 3 (2.24%) NetApp
10 3 (2.24%) Sybase
11 2 (1.49%) Tableau
11 2 (1.49%) Eloqua
12 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.75%) Marketo
12 1 (0.75%) Altiris
12 1 (0.75%) Huawei
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JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: competitive
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Mason Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Mason Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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City of London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago