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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 814 818 873
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +55
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 73 111 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.13% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 59 100 68
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-24.44% -21.73%
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
79462 88351 91210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.40% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66744 73779 73679
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 31 £56,250 +25.00% 4
North West - 13 £30,250 - 4
West Midlands -2 12 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Yorkshire +26 9 £43,000 -44.15% 1
South East -10 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
East of England +24 1 £50,000 +88.67%
South West -14 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Data Validation
UK

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Validation
2 100 (56.50%) SQL
3 59 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (30.51%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (27.68%) SQL Server
6 46 (25.99%) Microsoft
7 45 (25.42%) ETL
7 45 (25.42%) Regression Testing
7 45 (25.42%) QA
8 44 (24.86%) Functional Testing
9 43 (24.29%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (23.16%) Finance
11 33 (18.64%) Selenium
12 32 (18.08%) Software Testing
13 31 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (16.95%) Automated Testing
15 29 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (15.25%) Data Quality
17 25 (14.12%) MS Excel
17 25 (14.12%) Integration Testing
18 23 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 23 (12.99%) SQL Server 2012
18 23 (12.99%) Analytics
19 22 (12.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 22 (12.43%) Computer Science
19 22 (12.43%) Degree
20 21 (11.86%) Business Analysis
21 20 (11.30%) JavaScript
22 19 (10.73%) Retail
23 18 (10.17%) Workflow

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 10 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.26%) PowerExchange
3 3 (1.69%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.13%) MS Office
2 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.13%) SPSS
2 2 (1.13%) Stata
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (2.26%) FastStats
2 3 (1.69%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (1.69%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.39%) GitHub
3 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.69%) AdWords
4 3 (1.69%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.69%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.13%) Office 365
5 2 (1.13%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (1.13%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) BGP
1 8 (4.52%) OSPF
1 8 (4.52%) SNMP
1 8 (4.52%) WAN
2 6 (3.39%) HTTP
3 4 (2.26%) Internet
3 4 (2.26%) VoIP
4 1 (0.56%) FTP
4 1 (0.56%) MPLS
4 1 (0.56%) VLAN
4 1 (0.56%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.51%) Data Warehouse
2 49 (27.68%) SQL Server
3 29 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (12.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (12.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (5.08%) PowerPivot
8 8 (4.52%) OLAP
8 8 (4.52%) OLAP Cube
9 7 (3.95%) Big Data
9 7 (3.95%) QlikView
10 6 (3.39%) NoSQL
10 6 (3.39%) Pentaho
10 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.82%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.82%) DB2
11 5 (2.82%) MySQL
11 5 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (18.64%) Selenium
2 15 (8.47%) NeoLoad
3 11 (6.21%) WebDriver
4 10 (5.65%) Appium
4 10 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.08%) JIRA
6 8 (4.52%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.39%) Subversion
8 5 (2.82%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.26%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.26%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.26%) JMeter
9 4 (2.26%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.13%) Calabash
10 2 (1.13%) ERwin
11 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.56%) PowerDesigner
11 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 41 (23.16%) Finance
2 19 (10.73%) Retail
3 13 (7.34%) Marketing
4 11 (6.21%) Front Office
5 10 (5.65%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.52%) Banking
7 6 (3.39%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.26%) Automotive
8 4 (2.26%) Back Office
8 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Games
10 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (46.33%) Analyst
2 30 (16.95%) Test Analyst
3 27 (15.25%) Developer
4 24 (13.56%) Business Analyst
4 24 (13.56%) Data Analyst
5 22 (12.43%) Data Business Analyst
6 20 (11.30%) QA Analyst
6 20 (11.30%) Tester
7 19 (10.73%) QA Test Analyst
8 16 (9.04%) Automation Test Analyst
9 13 (7.34%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (6.21%) Data Quality Analyst
10 11 (6.21%) QA Automation Analyst
10 11 (6.21%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (5.65%) Applications Tester
11 10 (5.65%) Asset Management Business Analyst
11 10 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (5.65%) SQL Developer
11 10 (5.65%) Test Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) Asset Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.60%) XML
2 12 (6.78%) EDI
3 8 (4.52%) MDX
4 7 (3.95%) .NET
4 7 (3.95%) Web Services
5 6 (3.39%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (2.82%) RESTful
7 4 (2.26%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.26%) HTML
8 3 (1.69%) CSS
8 3 (1.69%) jQuery
8 3 (1.69%) XSLT
9 2 (1.13%) FreeMarker
9 2 (1.13%) JSON
9 2 (1.13%) Mason
9 2 (1.13%) Visualforce
9 2 (1.13%) XML Messaging
9 2 (1.13%) XSD
10 1 (0.56%) Middleware
10 1 (0.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.43%) Computer Science
3 16 (9.04%) Visualisation
4 12 (6.78%) Fixed Income
5 11 (6.21%) Data Extraction
5 11 (6.21%) Equities
5 11 (6.21%) Reference Data
6 10 (5.65%) Management Information System
7 9 (5.08%) Derivative
7 9 (5.08%) Performance Metrics
8 8 (4.52%) Mathematics
8 8 (4.52%) Wiki
9 7 (3.95%) Data Integration
9 7 (3.95%) Mobile App
10 6 (3.39%) Statistics
11 5 (2.82%) Driving Licence
12 4 (2.26%) Data Centre
12 4 (2.26%) Data Structures
12 4 (2.26%) Fintech
12 4 (2.26%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.34%) Unix
2 7 (3.95%) Linux
3 6 (3.39%) Solaris
3 6 (3.39%) Windows
4 5 (2.82%) Android
4 5 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) AIX
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (100.00%) Validation
2 59 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.42%) ETL
3 45 (25.42%) Regression Testing
4 44 (24.86%) Functional Testing
5 43 (24.29%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (18.08%) Software Testing
7 30 (16.95%) Automated Testing
8 25 (14.12%) Integration Testing
9 23 (12.99%) Analytics
10 21 (11.86%) Business Analysis
11 18 (10.17%) Data Modelling
11 18 (10.17%) Test Scripting
11 18 (10.17%) Workflow
12 17 (9.60%) Data Management
12 17 (9.60%) Migration
13 16 (9.04%) Data Migration
14 15 (8.47%) Black-Box Testing
15 14 (7.91%) CRM
15 14 (7.91%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (56.50%) SQL
2 20 (11.30%) JavaScript
3 15 (8.47%) VBA
4 14 (7.91%) Java
4 14 (7.91%) Python
5 13 (7.34%) C#
6 12 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.26%) PHP
7 4 (2.26%) VB
7 4 (2.26%) VBScript
8 3 (1.69%) Perl
8 3 (1.69%) R
8 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.13%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.13%) AWK
9 2 (1.13%) Korn
9 2 (1.13%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.13%) sed
10 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (12.43%) Degree
2 8 (4.52%) ISEB
2 8 (4.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (25.42%) QA
2 27 (15.25%) Data Quality
3 8 (4.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (25.99%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.47%) Oracle
3 10 (5.65%) Informatica
4 8 (4.52%) Bloomberg
4 8 (4.52%) Charles River
4 8 (4.52%) Cisco
4 8 (4.52%) Extreme Networks
4 8 (4.52%) Juniper
4 8 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.95%) Google
6 4 (2.26%) Civica
6 4 (2.26%) Northgate
6 4 (2.26%) Omniture
6 4 (2.26%) Orchard
7 3 (1.69%) Crazy Egg
7 3 (1.69%) Optimizely
7 3 (1.69%) Tableau
8 2 (1.13%) Cognos
8 2 (1.13%) Murex
8 2 (1.13%) Rackspace
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