The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 808 829 868
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +39
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 96 110 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 69 88 73
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,700 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £79,300 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.60% -9.47%
Data Validation
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80575 89250 93482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.90% 87.15% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68124 73923 75971
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Data Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Validation
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation across the England region.

Data Validation Salary Trend in England

Data Validation
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Validation across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Data Validation Salary Histogram in England

Data Validation
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 57 £52,500 +16.66% 6
West Midlands +14 13 £25,000 -
South East +3 12 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Yorkshire +34 8 £37,500 -51.29%
North West - 3 £20,000 -
South West +7 2 - -
East Midlands -4 1 £56,500 +61.42%
Data Validation
UK

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Data Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 202 (100.00%) Validation
2 118 (58.42%) SQL
3 71 (35.15%) ETL
4 68 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (33.17%) SQL Server
6 64 (31.68%) Microsoft
7 59 (29.21%) Finance
8 57 (28.22%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (25.74%) QA
10 50 (24.75%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (24.26%) Functional Testing
12 42 (20.79%) Selenium
13 41 (20.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 41 (20.30%) MS Excel
14 40 (19.80%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (18.32%) XML
16 36 (17.82%) Regression Testing
17 35 (17.33%) Oracle
18 34 (16.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 34 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (15.84%) Software Testing
20 30 (14.85%) SQL Server 2012
20 30 (14.85%) Data Quality
21 25 (12.38%) Java
22 24 (11.88%) Integration Testing
23 23 (11.39%) Unix
24 22 (10.89%) Data Modelling
25 21 (10.40%) Test Scripting
25 21 (10.40%) VBA
25 21 (10.40%) Automated Testing

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.48%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.98%) PowerExchange
3 4 (1.98%) SAS
4 1 (0.50%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (20.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Office
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.98%) Eagle PACE
1 4 (1.98%) FastStats
1 4 (1.98%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.97%) GitHub
3 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.99%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.50%) Office 365
5 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) WAN
2 7 (3.47%) BGP
2 7 (3.47%) OSPF
2 7 (3.47%) SNMP
3 6 (2.97%) HTTP
4 4 (1.98%) Internet
4 4 (1.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (33.17%) SQL Server
2 57 (28.22%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (20.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (19.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (16.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (14.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (7.92%) Relational Database
9 12 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (5.45%) Data Mining
10 11 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (5.45%) PowerPivot
11 9 (4.46%) MS Access
12 8 (3.96%) DB2
12 8 (3.96%) OLAP
12 8 (3.96%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (3.47%) Big Data
14 6 (2.97%) MySQL
14 6 (2.97%) NoSQL
14 6 (2.97%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 42 (20.79%) Selenium
2 18 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.92%) WebDriver
4 14 (6.93%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.94%) NeoLoad
6 11 (5.45%) Appium
7 9 (4.46%) JIRA
8 8 (3.96%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.96%) ERwin
9 6 (2.97%) Subversion
10 5 (2.48%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (1.98%) Calabash
11 4 (1.98%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.98%) Hudson
11 4 (1.98%) JMeter
12 3 (1.49%) PowerDesigner
13 1 (0.50%) HP UFT
General
1 59 (29.21%) Finance
2 17 (8.42%) Banking
2 17 (8.42%) Marketing
3 15 (7.43%) Retail
4 11 (5.45%) Front Office
5 10 (4.95%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.96%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.48%) Automotive
7 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.49%) Legal
9 2 (0.99%) Back Office
9 2 (0.99%) Local Government
9 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (50.99%) Analyst
2 43 (21.29%) Test Analyst
3 41 (20.30%) Developer
4 29 (14.36%) Data Analyst
5 25 (12.38%) QA Analyst
6 24 (11.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 23 (11.39%) Business Analyst
8 22 (10.89%) SQL Analyst
9 20 (9.90%) QA Test Analyst
10 19 (9.41%) Data Business Analyst
11 16 (7.92%) Manual Test Analyst
11 16 (7.92%) SQL Developer
12 15 (7.43%) ETL Analyst
13 14 (6.93%) SSIS Analyst
14 13 (6.44%) Excel Developer
14 13 (6.44%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (6.44%) Tester
15 12 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 12 (5.94%) Quality Analyst
16 11 (5.45%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.32%) XML
2 16 (7.92%) Web Services
3 11 (5.45%) .NET
4 10 (4.95%) MDX
5 9 (4.46%) EDI
6 8 (3.96%) XSD
7 7 (3.47%) J2EE
7 7 (3.47%) JSON
7 7 (3.47%) Middleware
7 7 (3.47%) XSLT
8 6 (2.97%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (2.48%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.48%) XBRL
10 4 (1.98%) CSS
10 4 (1.98%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.98%) HTML
10 4 (1.98%) Swing
11 3 (1.49%) Drools
11 3 (1.49%) JMS
11 3 (1.49%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.43%) Fixed Income
3 15 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.43%) Visualisation
4 12 (5.94%) Derivative
4 12 (5.94%) Equities
4 12 (5.94%) Reference Data
5 9 (4.46%) Performance Metrics
6 8 (3.96%) Data Extraction
7 7 (3.47%) Data Integration
7 7 (3.47%) Wiki
8 6 (2.97%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.48%) Replication
9 5 (2.48%) Statistics
10 4 (1.98%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.98%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.98%) Fintech
10 4 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.98%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.39%) Unix
2 7 (3.47%) Android
2 7 (3.47%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.47%) Linux
3 6 (2.97%) Solaris
3 6 (2.97%) Windows
4 1 (0.50%) AIX
4 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) Validation
2 71 (35.15%) ETL
3 68 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (24.75%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (24.26%) Functional Testing
6 36 (17.82%) Regression Testing
7 32 (15.84%) Software Testing
8 24 (11.88%) Integration Testing
9 22 (10.89%) Data Modelling
10 21 (10.40%) Automated Testing
10 21 (10.40%) Test Scripting
11 19 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (9.41%) Workflow
12 18 (8.91%) Business Analysis
12 18 (8.91%) Data Management
12 18 (8.91%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (7.92%) Data Migration
13 16 (7.92%) Migration
14 14 (6.93%) CRM
14 14 (6.93%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (58.42%) SQL
2 25 (12.38%) Java
3 21 (10.40%) VBA
4 18 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.92%) C#
6 13 (6.44%) Python
7 12 (5.94%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.96%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.98%) Perl
9 4 (1.98%) PHP
9 4 (1.98%) Ruby
9 4 (1.98%) VB
10 2 (0.99%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.99%) AWK
10 2 (0.99%) Korn
10 2 (0.99%) sed
11 1 (0.50%) C
11 1 (0.50%) C++
11 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (8.42%) Degree
2 7 (3.47%) ISEB
2 7 (3.47%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.99%) CIPD
3 2 (0.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (25.74%) QA
2 30 (14.85%) Data Quality
3 9 (4.46%) SLA
4 4 (1.98%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (31.68%) Microsoft
2 35 (17.33%) Oracle
3 12 (5.94%) Informatica
4 9 (4.46%) Bloomberg
4 9 (4.46%) Charles River
5 8 (3.96%) Cisco
5 8 (3.96%) Juniper
6 7 (3.47%) Extreme Networks
6 7 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.48%) Sybase
7 5 (2.48%) Talend
8 4 (1.98%) Civica
8 4 (1.98%) Google
8 4 (1.98%) Northgate
8 4 (1.98%) Omniture
8 4 (1.98%) Orchard
9 3 (1.49%) Tableau
10 2 (0.99%) Cognos
10 2 (0.99%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.99%) VMware
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