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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 231 245 236
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 96 72 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.60% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.74% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 67 61 79
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9898 9686 10258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 80.82% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8156 8463 9350
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 67 (38.51%) Finance
2 63 (36.21%) SQL
3 38 (21.84%) Banking
4 35 (20.11%) Java
5 33 (18.97%) Degree
6 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
7 30 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 30 (17.24%) Data Validation
8 29 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (16.09%) Data Modelling
9 28 (16.09%) Investment Banking
10 27 (15.52%) Project Management
10 27 (15.52%) Test Automation
11 25 (14.37%) Oracle
12 23 (13.22%) PHP
12 23 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (12.07%) ETL
13 21 (12.07%) Scrum
14 20 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (10.92%) Credit Risk
15 19 (10.92%) Data Analysis
15 19 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (10.34%) Telecoms
16 18 (10.34%) Management Information System
16 18 (10.34%) QA
16 18 (10.34%) Relational Database
17 17 (9.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 16 (9.20%) MATLAB
18 16 (9.20%) Python
18 16 (9.20%) R

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (4.60%) Documentum
2 6 (3.45%) SAS
3 5 (2.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.30%) CICS
5 3 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.72%) Apache
5 3 (1.72%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.15%) CMS
6 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.15%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 30 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.60%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.60%) MS Office
3 4 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.30%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) SPSS
4 1 (0.57%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (4.02%) Summit
2 5 (2.87%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.15%) Front Arena
3 2 (1.15%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (1.15%) Kondor+
3 2 (1.15%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 2 (1.15%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.57%) Endur
4 1 (0.57%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.57%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) SaaS
2 2 (1.15%) LucidChart
3 1 (0.57%) Force.com
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.47%) Broadband
2 12 (6.90%) MPLS
3 11 (6.32%) BGP
4 6 (3.45%) Intranet
5 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.72%) Internet
6 3 (1.72%) VPN
6 3 (1.72%) HTTP
7 2 (1.15%) SMS
7 2 (1.15%) LDAP
7 2 (1.15%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.57%) SSL
8 1 (0.57%) Firewall
8 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 15 (8.62%) Big Data
5 15 (8.62%) Data Mining
6 14 (8.05%) DTS
7 11 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (4.60%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (4.02%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (2.87%) QlikView
11 5 (2.87%) DB2
11 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.30%) OLAP
12 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (4.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.30%) Selenium
3 4 (2.30%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.72%) Emacs
4 3 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.72%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.72%) JMeter
5 2 (1.15%) Subversion
5 2 (1.15%) Toad
5 2 (1.15%) JUnit
5 2 (1.15%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.57%) Capybara
6 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.57%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 67 (38.51%) Finance
2 38 (21.84%) Banking
3 28 (16.09%) Investment Banking
4 18 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 14 (8.05%) Financial Institution
6 12 (6.90%) Front Office
7 10 (5.75%) Back Office
8 7 (4.02%) Games
9 6 (3.45%) Legal
9 6 (3.45%) Marketing
9 6 (3.45%) French Language
10 5 (2.87%) Publishing
10 5 (2.87%) Billing
11 4 (2.30%) Retail
12 3 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (1.15%) Multimedia
13 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.57%) Advertising
14 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (27.01%) Analyst
2 39 (22.41%) Developer
3 15 (8.62%) Test Engineer
4 13 (7.47%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.32%) IP Engineer
5 11 (6.32%) SQL Developer
6 10 (5.75%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.17%) Business Developer
8 7 (4.02%) Database Manager
8 7 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.02%) Consultant
8 7 (4.02%) Architect
8 7 (4.02%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.02%) Data Architect
8 7 (4.02%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (3.45%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 6 (3.45%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (3.45%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.62%) XML
2 14 (8.05%) .NET
3 7 (4.02%) CSS
4 6 (3.45%) Spring
4 6 (3.45%) HTML
4 6 (3.45%) XSD
5 5 (2.87%) Spring Integration
5 5 (2.87%) J2EE
6 4 (2.30%) Web Services
6 4 (2.30%) Scilab
7 2 (1.15%) Middleware
7 2 (1.15%) XSLT
7 2 (1.15%) SOAP
7 2 (1.15%) jQuery
7 2 (1.15%) WPF
7 2 (1.15%) REST
7 2 (1.15%) HTML5
8 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.57%) RESTful
8 1 (0.57%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.92%) Credit Risk
2 18 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 17 (9.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (8.05%) Derivative
5 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.60%) Fixed Income
7 7 (4.02%) Mathematics
7 7 (4.02%) Statistics
8 6 (3.45%) Data Integration
8 6 (3.45%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.87%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (2.30%) Mainframe
10 4 (2.30%) NHS
10 4 (2.30%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.72%) New Media
11 3 (1.72%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.72%) Life Science
11 3 (1.72%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.32%) Windows
2 9 (5.17%) UNIX
3 8 (4.60%) Linux
4 6 (3.45%) Android
4 6 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.30%) zOS
5 4 (2.30%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.24%) Data Validation
2 28 (16.09%) Data Modelling
3 27 (15.52%) Project Management
3 27 (15.52%) Test Automation
4 23 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (12.07%) ETL
5 21 (12.07%) Scrum
6 19 (10.92%) Data Analysis
6 19 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.62%) Workflow
8 13 (7.47%) Analytics
9 12 (6.90%) Change Management
9 12 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (6.32%) Statistical Modelling
10 11 (6.32%) Data Management
10 11 (6.32%) Network Design
11 10 (5.75%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.75%) ERP
11 10 (5.75%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.21%) SQL
2 35 (20.11%) Java
3 23 (13.22%) PHP
4 16 (9.20%) MATLAB
4 16 (9.20%) Python
4 16 (9.20%) R
5 14 (8.05%) Perl
6 11 (6.32%) Scala
6 11 (6.32%) C++
6 11 (6.32%) Tcl
7 10 (5.75%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.17%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.17%) VB
9 7 (4.02%) VBA
10 6 (3.45%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.87%) C#
12 4 (2.30%) C
13 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.72%) Ruby
13 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (18.97%) Degree
2 11 (6.32%) CCIP
2 11 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.87%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.87%) ISEB
3 5 (2.87%) CCNP
4 4 (2.30%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.30%) PhD
5 3 (1.72%) PMP
6 2 (1.15%) CISSP
6 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.34%) QA
2 6 (3.45%) EMIR
2 6 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (2.87%) SLA
4 4 (2.30%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.72%) Basel III
5 3 (1.72%) IAS 39
6 2 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) RACF
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.57%) RHEV
3 1 (0.57%) ACF2
3 1 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.57%) YUM
3 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.57%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 25 (14.37%) Oracle
2 12 (6.90%) SAP
2 12 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 11 (6.32%) Cisco
4 9 (5.17%) Siebel
4 9 (5.17%) Bloomberg
5 8 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.02%) Murex
6 7 (4.02%) Calypso
7 6 (3.45%) Teradata
7 6 (3.45%) Sybase
8 5 (2.87%) T-Plan
8 5 (2.87%) Citrix
8 5 (2.87%) IBM
9 4 (2.30%) Cognos
10 3 (1.72%) Tableau
10 3 (1.72%) NCR
10 3 (1.72%) HP
11 2 (1.15%) Brady
11 2 (1.15%) SunGard
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £61000 per annum + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Market Rates + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum VP level
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Acorn
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Zycron Europe Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Hudson
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Argus Media
Salary: Salary DoE plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago