The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 306 308 299
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 924 1007 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.00% 1.01% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.17% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 679 689 814
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,925 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,700 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
80853 85795 95358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.92% 86.28% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68181 70594 78161
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £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%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in England

Validation
Salary Trend in England

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

Validation Salary Trend in England

Validation
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in England

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 Validation within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 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 -41 329 £55,000 +4.76% 35
South East +19 227 £40,000 -20.00% 34
East of England +55 109 £42,500 -3.40% 18
South West +16 87 £43,000 +1.17% 9
West Midlands +8 53 £42,500 -5.55% 5
East Midlands +4 42 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North West -2 33 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Yorkshire -25 31 £42,500 -2.85% 6
North East -7 3 £50,000 +85.18% 1
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing 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 Validation.

1 403 (22.53%) Finance
2 391 (21.86%) SQL
3 348 (19.45%) Degree
4 343 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
5 266 (14.87%) Microsoft
6 252 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
7 241 (13.47%) Linux
8 238 (13.30%) Windows
9 229 (12.80%) Software Engineering
10 228 (12.74%) Security Cleared
11 221 (12.35%) MS Excel
12 216 (12.07%) SQL Server
13 215 (12.02%) Oracle
14 211 (11.79%) C
14 211 (11.79%) Data Validation
15 207 (11.57%) QA
16 197 (11.01%) Change Management
17 193 (10.79%) Java
18 192 (10.73%) ITIL
19 191 (10.68%) Project Management
20 163 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
20 163 (9.11%) SDLC
21 153 (8.55%) SC Cleared
22 152 (8.50%) .NET
23 144 (8.05%) Management Information System
24 130 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
25 129 (7.21%) C#
26 128 (7.15%) Retail
27 127 (7.10%) Telecoms
28 123 (6.88%) C++

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 51 (2.85%) Tomcat
2 43 (2.40%) SAS
3 38 (2.12%) Apache
3 38 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 34 (1.90%) CMS
5 29 (1.62%) IIS
6 22 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 19 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 16 (0.89%) Confluence
8 16 (0.89%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.84%) JBoss
10 14 (0.78%) Documentum
10 14 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.45%) Captiva
12 8 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.34%) Jetty
13 6 (0.34%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 221 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 54 (3.02%) MS Office
3 45 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (1.06%) MS Project
7 14 (0.78%) Simulink
8 7 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.34%) SPSS
10 5 (0.28%) GIMP
11 3 (0.17%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.11%) InDesign
13 1 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.056%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.056%) OrCAD
13 1 (0.056%) Revit
13 1 (0.056%) Stata
Business Applications
1 27 (1.51%) assyst
2 24 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 16 (0.89%) SAP HCM
5 11 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 5 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
7 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 4 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
8 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.58%) SaaS
2 34 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.79%) PaaS
4 24 (1.34%) IaaS
5 16 (0.89%) Mimecast
6 14 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.67%) GitHub
7 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (0.61%) IBM SmartCloud
9 7 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.34%) Taleo
11 5 (0.28%) Force.com
11 5 (0.28%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.22%) FinancialForce.com
12 4 (0.22%) Office 365
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 98 (5.48%) WAN
2 95 (5.31%) LAN
3 84 (4.70%) Firewall
4 82 (4.58%) VPN
5 75 (4.19%) TCP/IP
6 51 (2.85%) Internet
7 50 (2.79%) DNS
8 45 (2.52%) SSL
9 38 (2.12%) VoIP
10 32 (1.79%) Wireless
11 31 (1.73%) SAN
12 28 (1.57%) Cisco IPT
13 26 (1.45%) BGP
13 26 (1.45%) Converged Networks
14 25 (1.40%) OSPF
15 22 (1.23%) MPLS
16 21 (1.17%) IP Telephony
17 20 (1.12%) DHCP
17 20 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
18 19 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 130 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
3 108 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 88 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 52 (2.91%) Big Data
8 38 (2.12%) Data Mining
9 37 (2.07%) RDBMS
10 32 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 31 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 28 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
12 28 (1.57%) MySQL
13 26 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 25 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
16 20 (1.12%) QlikView
17 19 (1.06%) GIS
17 19 (1.06%) MS Access
17 19 (1.06%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 95 (5.31%) Selenium
2 77 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 60 (3.35%) Eclipse
4 58 (3.24%) Subversion
4 58 (3.24%) Visual Studio
5 55 (3.07%) Jenkins
6 47 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
7 43 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 38 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (2.07%) JIRA
10 35 (1.96%) JUnit
11 21 (1.17%) WebDriver
12 17 (0.95%) HP UFT
13 16 (0.89%) Gradle
13 16 (0.89%) LSMW
14 15 (0.84%) ERwin
15 14 (0.78%) MSTest
16 13 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
17 12 (0.67%) Maven
General
1 403 (22.53%) Finance
2 128 (7.15%) Retail
3 127 (7.10%) Telecoms
4 122 (6.82%) Marketing
5 97 (5.42%) Manufacturing
6 95 (5.31%) Electronics
7 79 (4.42%) Aerospace
8 75 (4.19%) Banking
9 43 (2.40%) Legal
10 36 (2.01%) Automotive
10 36 (2.01%) Military
10 36 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 35 (1.96%) Front Office
12 21 (1.17%) Billing
13 17 (0.95%) Avionics
13 17 (0.95%) Multimedia
14 14 (0.78%) Law
15 13 (0.73%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.67%) Games
17 11 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 404 (22.58%) Analyst
2 239 (13.36%) Developer
3 123 (6.88%) Systems Engineer
4 113 (6.32%) Business Analyst
5 95 (5.31%) Software Engineer
6 91 (5.09%) Consultant
7 84 (4.70%) Architect
8 80 (4.47%) Test Engineer
9 64 (3.58%) Data Analyst
10 59 (3.30%) Test Analyst
11 45 (2.52%) SQL Analyst
12 43 (2.40%) Software Developer
13 39 (2.18%) IT Manager
14 38 (2.12%) Integration Engineer
14 38 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
14 38 (2.12%) Tester
15 37 (2.07%) Test and Integration Engineer
16 35 (1.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 35 (1.96%) Support Analyst
17 34 (1.90%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (8.50%) .NET
2 102 (5.70%) XML
3 94 (5.25%) HTML
4 80 (4.47%) Web Services
5 73 (4.08%) CSS
6 72 (4.02%) Middleware
7 55 (3.07%) jQuery
7 55 (3.07%) Spring
8 53 (2.96%) ASP.NET
9 43 (2.40%) JSON
10 42 (2.35%) J2EE
11 39 (2.18%) HTML5
12 38 (2.12%) Ajax
12 38 (2.12%) Visualforce
13 36 (2.01%) SOAP
14 34 (1.90%) REST
15 30 (1.68%) MFC
16 29 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (1.45%) AngularJS
17 26 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 252 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 105 (5.87%) Data Centre
4 76 (4.25%) Computer Science
5 59 (3.30%) Mathematics
6 49 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 47 (2.63%) User Experience
8 42 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 37 (2.07%) Replication
10 35 (1.96%) Data Structures
11 32 (1.79%) Derivative
11 32 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
12 29 (1.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 26 (1.45%) Visualisation
14 24 (1.34%) Driving Licence
15 23 (1.29%) Equities
16 22 (1.23%) Data Extraction
16 22 (1.23%) Physics
17 20 (1.12%) Credit Risk
17 20 (1.12%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 241 (13.47%) Linux
2 238 (13.30%) Windows
3 115 (6.43%) Unix
4 42 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (1.34%) Android
7 24 (1.34%) VxWorks
8 19 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.61%) Solaris
10 11 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.45%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.28%) CentOS
13 4 (0.22%) AIX
14 3 (0.17%) CatOS
14 3 (0.17%) Debian
14 3 (0.17%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (12.80%) Software Engineering
3 211 (11.79%) Data Validation
4 197 (11.01%) Change Management
5 192 (10.73%) ITIL
6 191 (10.68%) Project Management
7 163 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
7 163 (9.11%) SDLC
8 122 (6.82%) UML
9 116 (6.48%) ETL
10 112 (6.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 112 (6.26%) Data Analysis
11 109 (6.09%) Data Modelling
12 108 (6.04%) Integration Testing
13 107 (5.98%) Requirements Analysis
14 106 (5.93%) Analytics
15 101 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 100 (5.59%) CRM
17 96 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
18 95 (5.31%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 391 (21.86%) SQL
2 211 (11.79%) C
3 193 (10.79%) Java
4 129 (7.21%) C#
5 123 (6.88%) C++
6 120 (6.71%) JavaScript
7 112 (6.26%) Python
8 71 (3.97%) Perl
9 65 (3.63%) PL/SQL
10 63 (3.52%) T-SQL
11 60 (3.35%) VBA
12 50 (2.79%) VB.NET
13 46 (2.57%) VB
14 36 (2.01%) Apex Code
15 33 (1.84%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.79%) Assembly Language
16 32 (1.79%) MATLAB
17 31 (1.73%) Ruby
18 28 (1.57%) Bash Shell
19 27 (1.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 348 (19.45%) Degree
2 228 (12.74%) Security Cleared
3 153 (8.55%) SC Cleared
4 77 (4.30%) ISEB
5 72 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (3.30%) DV Cleared
7 48 (2.68%) CCNP
8 39 (2.18%) CCNA
9 34 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (1.84%) CISSP
11 32 (1.79%) ISTQB
12 25 (1.40%) MCDST
13 19 (1.06%) MCP
14 18 (1.01%) PhD
15 16 (0.89%) CISA
16 15 (0.84%) CCNP Voice
17 14 (0.78%) CCIE
18 13 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
19 12 (0.67%) CCDP
19 12 (0.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (11.57%) QA
2 69 (3.86%) SLA
3 63 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 58 (3.24%) Data Quality
5 21 (1.17%) JSP 440
6 20 (1.12%) GMP
7 17 (0.95%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.89%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.56%) ARP4761
9 10 (0.56%) Basel II
9 10 (0.56%) DO-254
10 8 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 7 (0.39%) BS25999
12 6 (0.34%) GAMP
12 6 (0.34%) GxP
13 5 (0.28%) HL7
13 5 (0.28%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.22%) IEC 61508
14 4 (0.22%) ISO13485
14 4 (0.22%) ISO26262
System Software
1 84 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 61 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.68%) Firmware
4 39 (2.18%) vSphere
5 37 (2.07%) XenApp
6 14 (0.78%) Docker
7 13 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (0.73%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.39%) vCloud
9 5 (0.28%) HDFS
9 5 (0.28%) Xen
10 4 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.22%) KVM
10 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.17%) iptables
11 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.056%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 30 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (1.62%) SCOM
3 28 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.17%) Tivoli
5 20 (1.12%) Puppet
6 17 (0.95%) Ansible
7 16 (0.89%) EdgeSight
8 14 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (0.67%) Nagios
10 11 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (0.61%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.50%) SCCM
11 9 (0.50%) Unicenter
12 6 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 6 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.34%) MOM
12 6 (0.34%) Rundeck
13 4 (0.22%) CFEngine
13 4 (0.22%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 266 (14.87%) Microsoft
2 215 (12.02%) Oracle
3 114 (6.37%) Cisco
4 78 (4.36%) SAP
5 77 (4.30%) VMware
6 71 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
7 46 (2.57%) Citrix
8 41 (2.29%) Juniper
9 40 (2.24%) IBM
10 32 (1.79%) EMC
10 32 (1.79%) Progress
10 32 (1.79%) ServiceNow
11 25 (1.40%) Informatica
12 24 (1.34%) Cognizant
12 24 (1.34%) F5
12 24 (1.34%) Google
13 19 (1.06%) HP
13 19 (1.06%) Remedy
14 18 (1.01%) Avaya
14 18 (1.01%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits The working environment is top not
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 plus an attractive benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 plus an attractive benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20 - 30% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 plus exceptional benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + incl.Car Allowance £5k
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum amazing benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + amazing benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
UWE
Salary: From £28,143 to £31,656 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago