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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
UK / England
Rank 311 349 322
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -27
Permanent jobs citing Validation 760 869 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.91% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.02% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 527 630 683
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
69329 84814 86424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.86% 88.38% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 57376 71122 71288
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +68 278 £55,000 -8.33% 45
North West +64 124 £35,000 -6.66% 17
South East -31 110 £45,000 +16.88% 14
South West +9 75 £45,000 +7.14% 13
Yorkshire +54 64 £40,000 +6.66% 17
East of England -14 51 £41,250 +10.00% 12
West Midlands +31 48 £46,000 +8.23% 6
North East +6 5 £31,000 -23.92% 1
East Midlands -12 3 £36,250 -6.45% 5
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 377 (23.21%) Degree
2 353 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (20.87%) SQL
4 331 (20.38%) Finance
5 262 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 258 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
7 249 (15.33%) Project Management
8 229 (14.10%) Software Engineering
9 226 (13.92%) C++
10 213 (13.12%) Java
10 213 (13.12%) Linux
11 201 (12.38%) C
12 188 (11.58%) ITIL
13 175 (10.78%) MS Excel
13 175 (10.78%) QA
14 171 (10.53%) Windows
15 169 (10.41%) SQL Server
16 167 (10.28%) HTML
17 165 (10.16%) Python
18 149 (9.17%) Computer Science
19 146 (8.99%) JavaScript
20 143 (8.81%) Security Cleared
21 142 (8.74%) Analytics
22 137 (8.44%) SDLC
23 125 (7.70%) Business Analysis
24 122 (7.51%) .NET
24 122 (7.51%) Web Services
25 121 (7.45%) Oracle
25 121 (7.45%) Scrum
26 120 (7.39%) Continuous Integration

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 45 (2.77%) IIS
2 44 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 31 (1.91%) SAS
4 29 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 28 (1.72%) CMS
6 27 (1.66%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.60%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.42%) Apache
8 23 (1.42%) MS Exchange
9 18 (1.11%) JBoss
10 12 (0.74%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.43%) Confluence
14 5 (0.31%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.31%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (0.31%) Skype for Business
15 4 (0.25%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 175 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 84 (5.17%) MS Office
3 45 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 27 (1.66%) SPSS
6 14 (0.86%) Simulink
7 10 (0.62%) GNU Octave
8 9 (0.55%) MS Project
9 7 (0.43%) Stata
10 6 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 2 (0.12%) PTC Creo
13 2 (0.12%) Solid Edge
13 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
13 2 (0.12%) Windchill
14 1 (0.062%) GIMP
14 1 (0.062%) Mingle
14 1 (0.062%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 21 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.68%) assyst
3 10 (0.62%) SAP PM
4 8 (0.49%) Northgate Housing
4 8 (0.49%) Orchard Housing
5 6 (0.37%) OpenText MBPM
5 6 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.37%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.25%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.18%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.28%) SaaS
2 27 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.74%) Force.com
8 11 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
8 11 (0.68%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.49%) PaaS
10 6 (0.37%) IaaS
10 6 (0.37%) Office 365
11 4 (0.25%) Slack
12 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.18%) GitHub
12 3 (0.18%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.12%) Heroku
14 1 (0.062%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 83 (5.11%) Firewall
2 82 (5.05%) WAN
3 77 (4.74%) LAN
4 74 (4.56%) TCP/IP
5 66 (4.06%) DNS
6 60 (3.69%) DHCP
7 45 (2.77%) Internet
8 39 (2.40%) Wireless
9 31 (1.91%) Ethernet
10 25 (1.54%) VPN
11 24 (1.48%) Bluetooth
12 21 (1.29%) HTTP
13 19 (1.17%) RS-232
14 18 (1.11%) BGP
14 18 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
15 17 (1.05%) Intranet
15 17 (1.05%) OSPF
15 17 (1.05%) RS-422
15 17 (1.05%) RS-485
15 17 (1.05%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.31%) MySQL
3 59 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 39 (2.40%) Big Data
5 31 (1.91%) Hadoop
6 29 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 27 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (1.23%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.11%) Data Mining
12 17 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.92%) QlikView
15 14 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (0.80%) GIS
16 13 (0.80%) NoSQL
17 12 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 11 (0.68%) KDB
Development Applications
1 119 (7.33%) Selenium
2 83 (5.11%) Git (software)
3 72 (4.43%) Cucumber
4 69 (4.25%) JIRA
5 40 (2.46%) Visual Studio
6 37 (2.28%) Subversion
7 35 (2.16%) Rational DOORS
8 31 (1.91%) Jenkins
9 25 (1.54%) JUnit
10 22 (1.35%) HP UFT
11 19 (1.17%) Appium
12 17 (1.05%) JMeter
12 17 (1.05%) LoadRunner
13 16 (0.99%) Ant
14 15 (0.92%) WATIR
15 13 (0.80%) Maven
15 13 (0.80%) SoapUI
15 13 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (0.74%) TestNG
17 11 (0.68%) MSI
General
1 331 (20.38%) Finance
2 100 (6.16%) Banking
3 94 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 80 (4.93%) Electronics
5 75 (4.62%) Marketing
6 64 (3.94%) Manufacturing
7 50 (3.08%) Retail
8 43 (2.65%) Legal
9 34 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 30 (1.85%) Financial Institution
11 28 (1.72%) Back Office
12 27 (1.66%) Military
13 25 (1.54%) Advertising
14 20 (1.23%) Automotive
14 20 (1.23%) Investment Banking
15 18 (1.11%) Aerospace
16 16 (0.99%) Front Office
17 15 (0.92%) German Language
17 15 (0.92%) Publishing
18 14 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 328 (20.20%) Analyst
2 216 (13.30%) Developer
3 124 (7.64%) Business Analyst
4 105 (6.47%) Consultant
5 94 (5.79%) Architect
5 94 (5.79%) Software Engineer
6 89 (5.48%) Test Engineer
7 66 (4.06%) Systems Engineer
8 64 (3.94%) Embedded Engineer
9 52 (3.20%) Integration Engineer
10 47 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
11 44 (2.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 44 (2.71%) Network Engineer
12 40 (2.46%) Administrator
13 34 (2.09%) Data Analyst
13 34 (2.09%) QA Engineer
13 34 (2.09%) Support Analyst
14 33 (2.03%) Test and Integration Engineer
15 32 (1.97%) IT Analyst
15 32 (1.97%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (10.28%) HTML
2 122 (7.51%) .NET
2 122 (7.51%) Web Services
3 116 (7.14%) CSS
4 85 (5.23%) XML
5 53 (3.26%) AngularJS
5 53 (3.26%) jQuery
6 50 (3.08%) SOAP
7 49 (3.02%) JSON
8 45 (2.77%) REST
9 39 (2.40%) ASP.NET
10 37 (2.28%) Node.js
11 35 (2.16%) HTML5
12 32 (1.97%) Spring
13 31 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (1.91%) RESTful
14 27 (1.66%) J2EE
14 27 (1.66%) Middleware
15 23 (1.42%) CSS3
16 21 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 258 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 98 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 81 (4.99%) Data Centre
5 72 (4.43%) Algorithms
6 67 (4.13%) User Experience
7 42 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 27 (1.66%) Fintech
9 26 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 25 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.23%) Device Driver
12 19 (1.17%) Life Science
12 19 (1.17%) Wiki
13 17 (1.05%) Home Automation
14 15 (0.92%) Credit Risk
14 15 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 15 (0.92%) Social Media
15 14 (0.86%) Driving Licence
16 13 (0.80%) Derivative
16 13 (0.80%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 213 (13.12%) Linux
2 171 (10.53%) Windows
3 72 (4.43%) Unix
4 71 (4.37%) Windows Server
5 41 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
8 19 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.92%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.62%) Android
12 9 (0.55%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.43%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.18%) AIX
16 3 (0.18%) Solaris
17 2 (0.12%) CentOS
17 2 (0.12%) VMS
17 2 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (15.33%) Project Management
3 229 (14.10%) Software Engineering
4 188 (11.58%) ITIL
5 142 (8.74%) Analytics
6 137 (8.44%) SDLC
7 125 (7.70%) Business Analysis
8 121 (7.45%) Scrum
9 120 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
10 116 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 114 (7.02%) Test Scripting
12 103 (6.34%) Data Validation
13 100 (6.16%) Mathematics
13 100 (6.16%) Service Delivery
14 96 (5.91%) Software Testing
15 93 (5.73%) CRM
16 89 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 89 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 84 (5.17%) Time Management
18 79 (4.86%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 339 (20.87%) SQL
2 226 (13.92%) C++
3 213 (13.12%) Java
4 201 (12.38%) C
5 165 (10.16%) Python
6 146 (8.99%) JavaScript
7 111 (6.83%) C#
8 75 (4.62%) PHP
9 73 (4.50%) Embedded C
10 59 (3.63%) Perl
11 45 (2.77%) MATLAB
12 40 (2.46%) Embedded C++
13 37 (2.28%) R
14 32 (1.97%) VBA
15 31 (1.91%) VB
16 29 (1.79%) T-SQL
17 27 (1.66%) Ruby
18 24 (1.48%) PL/SQL
19 21 (1.29%) Bash Shell
19 21 (1.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 377 (23.21%) Degree
2 143 (8.81%) Security Cleared
3 77 (4.74%) DV Cleared
4 76 (4.68%) SC Cleared
5 68 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (3.33%) ISEB
7 48 (2.96%) CCNP
8 46 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
9 43 (2.65%) ISTQB
10 42 (2.59%) PhD
11 23 (1.42%) CCIE
11 23 (1.42%) CISSP
11 23 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (1.29%) HNC
13 19 (1.17%) HND
14 18 (1.11%) MCSE
15 17 (1.05%) SANS
16 16 (0.99%) CCNA
17 15 (0.92%) JNCIA
18 14 (0.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (10.78%) QA
2 104 (6.40%) SLA
3 61 (3.76%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.42%) MiFID
5 21 (1.29%) EMIR
5 21 (1.29%) PMO
6 18 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.74%) GAMP
8 11 (0.68%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.68%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.55%) ISO13485
10 8 (0.49%) MISRA
11 7 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.31%) IEC 61508
12 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.25%) COBIT
13 4 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.25%) GxP
13 4 (0.25%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 100 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 70 (4.31%) Firmware
4 66 (4.06%) Hyper-V
5 36 (2.22%) vSphere
6 24 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.86%) XenApp
8 12 (0.74%) vCloud
9 11 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.25%) KVM
12 4 (0.25%) Xen
13 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.18%) Docker
13 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.12%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 27 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.11%) SCCM
3 17 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.86%) EdgeSight
4 14 (0.86%) Puppet
4 14 (0.86%) SCOM
5 12 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (0.68%) Endace
6 11 (0.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 9 (0.55%) Ansible
8 8 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.43%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.31%) Nagios
11 3 (0.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 3 (0.18%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.12%) Nessus
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.12%) RSA Archer
12 2 (0.12%) SmoothWall
13 1 (0.062%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 262 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 121 (7.45%) Oracle
3 109 (6.71%) Cisco
4 104 (6.40%) VMware
5 74 (4.56%) Juniper
6 54 (3.33%) HP
6 54 (3.33%) SAP
7 52 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (1.91%) IBM
9 28 (1.72%) Google
10 26 (1.60%) Citrix
11 21 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.23%) Atlassian
13 16 (0.99%) F5
14 15 (0.92%) hybris
15 13 (0.80%) Cognos
15 13 (0.80%) EMC
15 13 (0.80%) LogRhythm
15 13 (0.80%) Tableau
15 13 (0.80%) Telerik
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arnold Ash Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + strong benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago