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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 319 346 293
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -53
Permanent jobs citing Validation 877 953 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.92% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.06% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 686 625 811
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Validation
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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
80658 89775 92908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.84% 87.08% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 68197 74243 75612
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £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 23 July 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 23 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 -7 316 £60,000 +20.00% 39
South East +42 205 £45,000 - 27
East of England +64 100 £45,000 +3.44% 6
South West +2 70 £32,500 -13.33% 7
West Midlands -11 58 £38,750 -12.92% 8
Yorkshire +4 47 £43,750 -2.77% 7
East Midlands -4 42 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North West -3 31 £37,500 -31.81% 13
North East -2 1 £37,500 -
Validation
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Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 451 (23.99%) Finance
2 423 (22.50%) SQL
3 370 (19.68%) Degree
4 360 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
5 352 (18.72%) Microsoft
6 277 (14.73%) SQL Server
7 276 (14.68%) Windows
8 268 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
9 234 (12.45%) Linux
10 229 (12.18%) Project Management
11 228 (12.13%) MS Excel
12 227 (12.07%) Software Engineering
13 226 (12.02%) Security Cleared
14 223 (11.86%) QA
15 208 (11.06%) Oracle
16 205 (10.90%) C
17 204 (10.85%) Data Validation
18 189 (10.05%) ITIL
19 187 (9.95%) Java
20 186 (9.89%) C#
21 183 (9.73%) .NET
22 170 (9.04%) SDLC
23 166 (8.83%) Change Management
24 156 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
25 152 (8.09%) SC Cleared
26 142 (7.55%) Retail
27 141 (7.50%) Management Information System
28 136 (7.23%) Electronics
29 135 (7.18%) C++
30 134 (7.13%) Telecoms

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 52 (2.77%) Tomcat
2 49 (2.61%) SAS
3 45 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 42 (2.23%) CMS
5 38 (2.02%) IIS
6 31 (1.65%) MS Exchange
7 27 (1.44%) Apache
8 23 (1.22%) WebSphere
9 21 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 20 (1.06%) JBoss
11 16 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (0.80%) Confluence
13 14 (0.74%) Documentum
14 11 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.48%) Umbraco
16 8 (0.43%) Captiva
16 8 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.32%) Apache Spark
17 6 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.32%) Jetty
Applications
1 228 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 101 (5.37%) MS Office
3 56 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.17%) MS Project
6 16 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.48%) Simulink
8 9 (0.48%) SPSS
9 6 (0.32%) GIMP
10 5 (0.27%) S-PLUS
11 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.21%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.21%) InDesign
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.11%) InVision
12 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.11%) OrCAD
13 1 (0.053%) Revit
13 1 (0.053%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 32 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.49%) assyst
3 18 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.53%) SAP HCM
4 10 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (0.43%) Northgate Housing
7 6 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.27%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
9 4 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.16%) FastStats
10 3 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 55 (2.93%) SaaS
2 48 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.54%) PaaS
4 21 (1.12%) IaaS
5 18 (0.96%) Mimecast
6 17 (0.90%) GitHub
7 16 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (0.59%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.59%) IBM SmartCloud
9 8 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
9 8 (0.43%) Force.com
10 7 (0.37%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.32%) FinancialForce.com
11 6 (0.32%) Office 365
11 6 (0.32%) Taleo
12 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 101 (5.37%) WAN
2 100 (5.32%) LAN
3 79 (4.20%) Firewall
3 79 (4.20%) TCP/IP
4 77 (4.10%) VPN
5 54 (2.87%) DNS
6 50 (2.66%) SSL
7 48 (2.55%) Internet
8 44 (2.34%) VoIP
9 33 (1.76%) Ethernet
9 33 (1.76%) Wireless
10 29 (1.54%) DHCP
10 29 (1.54%) SAN
11 28 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (1.38%) 3G
12 26 (1.38%) BGP
13 24 (1.28%) OSPF
14 21 (1.12%) Cisco IPT
15 19 (1.01%) GPRS
15 19 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 124 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
3 101 (5.37%) Relational Database
4 77 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 60 (3.19%) Big Data
7 56 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (2.02%) MySQL
8 38 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (1.86%) Data Mining
10 32 (1.70%) Oracle Database
11 29 (1.54%) Hadoop
12 28 (1.49%) RDBMS
13 27 (1.44%) GIS
14 26 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
16 20 (1.06%) NoSQL
17 17 (0.90%) PowerPivot
18 16 (0.85%) OLAP
18 16 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 110 (5.85%) Selenium
2 70 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 58 (3.09%) Visual Studio
4 55 (2.93%) Jenkins
5 49 (2.61%) Eclipse
6 48 (2.55%) JIRA
7 47 (2.50%) Subversion
8 43 (2.29%) Cucumber
9 41 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 39 (2.07%) Rational DOORS
11 32 (1.70%) JUnit
12 26 (1.38%) WebDriver
13 15 (0.80%) Appium
14 13 (0.69%) Gradle
15 12 (0.64%) HP UFT
15 12 (0.64%) JMeter
15 12 (0.64%) Maven
15 12 (0.64%) NeoLoad
16 11 (0.59%) Ant
16 11 (0.59%) LoadRunner
General
1 451 (23.99%) Finance
2 142 (7.55%) Retail
3 136 (7.23%) Electronics
4 134 (7.13%) Telecoms
5 131 (6.97%) Marketing
6 89 (4.73%) Manufacturing
7 84 (4.47%) Aerospace
8 81 (4.31%) Banking
9 44 (2.34%) Military
10 43 (2.29%) Front Office
11 42 (2.23%) Automotive
11 42 (2.23%) Legal
12 28 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (1.17%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.96%) Billing
15 16 (0.85%) Back Office
16 15 (0.80%) Avionics
17 14 (0.74%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.69%) French Language
18 13 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 422 (22.45%) Analyst
2 251 (13.35%) Developer
3 129 (6.86%) Business Analyst
4 122 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
5 102 (5.43%) Architect
6 93 (4.95%) Consultant
6 93 (4.95%) Software Engineer
7 82 (4.36%) Test Engineer
8 81 (4.31%) Data Analyst
9 56 (2.98%) Test Analyst
10 55 (2.93%) SQL Analyst
11 45 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
11 45 (2.39%) Tester
12 44 (2.34%) Software Developer
13 41 (2.18%) Integration Engineer
14 40 (2.13%) Design Engineer
15 39 (2.07%) Electronics Engineer
15 39 (2.07%) IT Manager
15 39 (2.07%) Network Engineer
15 39 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (9.73%) .NET
2 100 (5.32%) HTML
3 88 (4.68%) XML
4 82 (4.36%) CSS
5 72 (3.83%) Web Services
6 63 (3.35%) Middleware
7 60 (3.19%) jQuery
8 57 (3.03%) ASP.NET
9 53 (2.82%) Spring
10 49 (2.61%) HTML5
11 45 (2.39%) JSON
12 43 (2.29%) J2EE
13 40 (2.13%) SOAP
14 39 (2.07%) Visualforce
15 38 (2.02%) Ajax
16 36 (1.91%) .NET Framework
17 32 (1.70%) REST
18 28 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (1.44%) MFC
20 24 (1.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 268 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 94 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 87 (4.63%) Computer Science
5 63 (3.35%) Mathematics
6 53 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 46 (2.45%) Derivative
8 45 (2.39%) Data Structures
9 43 (2.29%) User Experience
10 41 (2.18%) Embedded Systems
11 38 (2.02%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.76%) Virtual Team
12 33 (1.76%) Visualisation
13 27 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 27 (1.44%) Replication
14 26 (1.38%) Physics
15 25 (1.33%) Equities
16 24 (1.28%) Data Extraction
16 24 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (1.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 276 (14.68%) Windows
2 234 (12.45%) Linux
3 107 (5.69%) Unix
4 66 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 53 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (1.76%) Windows 7
8 31 (1.65%) Android
9 30 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (1.38%) Apple iOS
11 24 (1.28%) VxWorks
12 17 (0.90%) Windows CE
13 13 (0.69%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.59%) AIX
14 11 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.53%) Solaris
16 4 (0.21%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.16%) CentOS
18 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
19 1 (0.053%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (12.18%) Project Management
3 227 (12.07%) Software Engineering
4 204 (10.85%) Data Validation
5 189 (10.05%) ITIL
6 170 (9.04%) SDLC
7 166 (8.83%) Change Management
8 156 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
9 120 (6.38%) UML
10 119 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 113 (6.01%) Data Modelling
11 113 (6.01%) ETL
12 112 (5.96%) Analytics
12 112 (5.96%) Scrum
12 112 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 108 (5.74%) Data Management
13 108 (5.74%) Integration Testing
14 107 (5.69%) Data Analysis
15 105 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 104 (5.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 423 (22.50%) SQL
2 205 (10.90%) C
3 187 (9.95%) Java
4 186 (9.89%) C#
5 135 (7.18%) C++
6 128 (6.81%) Python
7 123 (6.54%) JavaScript
8 73 (3.88%) T-SQL
9 68 (3.62%) PL/SQL
10 65 (3.46%) Perl
11 58 (3.09%) VB.NET
11 58 (3.09%) VBA
12 45 (2.39%) VB
13 37 (1.97%) Apex Code
14 35 (1.86%) Ruby
15 34 (1.81%) Assembly Language
16 31 (1.65%) PHP
17 28 (1.49%) R
18 25 (1.33%) Bash Shell
18 25 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 370 (19.68%) Degree
2 226 (12.02%) Security Cleared
3 152 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 74 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (3.62%) DV Cleared
6 66 (3.51%) ISEB
7 50 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (2.23%) CCNP
9 35 (1.86%) ISTQB
10 31 (1.65%) CCNA
11 30 (1.60%) MCDST
12 26 (1.38%) CISSP
13 23 (1.22%) MCP
14 17 (0.90%) CCIE
15 14 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.74%) PhD
16 13 (0.69%) CCDP
17 12 (0.64%) CEH
18 11 (0.59%) HND
18 11 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (11.86%) QA
2 78 (4.15%) Data Quality
2 78 (4.15%) SLA
3 49 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.49%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.96%) JSP 440
6 16 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.69%) GAMP
8 10 (0.53%) ARP4761
8 10 (0.53%) DO-254
8 10 (0.53%) GMP
9 9 (0.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 8 (0.43%) ISO13485
11 7 (0.37%) Basel II
11 7 (0.37%) GxP
11 7 (0.37%) IEC 61508
12 6 (0.32%) BS25999
13 5 (0.27%) HL7
13 5 (0.27%) ISO26262
13 5 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 107 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 78 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.18%) vSphere
4 39 (2.07%) Firmware
5 29 (1.54%) XenApp
6 21 (1.12%) Docker
7 17 (0.90%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.64%) vCloud
9 12 (0.64%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.27%) HDFS
12 5 (0.27%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.21%) KVM
13 4 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (1.91%) SCOM
2 27 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (1.28%) Puppet
4 21 (1.12%) Ansible
5 20 (1.06%) SCCM
6 19 (1.01%) Tivoli
7 16 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (0.69%) EdgeSight
9 12 (0.64%) Nagios
9 12 (0.64%) Rundeck
10 11 (0.59%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.53%) Packer
12 9 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (0.43%) WSUS
14 7 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
15 6 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 6 (0.32%) MOM
15 6 (0.32%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 352 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 208 (11.06%) Oracle
3 109 (5.80%) Cisco
4 92 (4.89%) VMware
5 87 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
6 73 (3.88%) SAP
7 53 (2.82%) Citrix
8 40 (2.13%) EMC
8 40 (2.13%) Juniper
9 35 (1.86%) IBM
10 27 (1.44%) Google
11 24 (1.28%) Progress
11 24 (1.28%) ServiceNow
12 23 (1.22%) HP
13 20 (1.06%) Cognizant
13 20 (1.06%) F5
13 20 (1.06%) Symantec
14 19 (1.01%) Informatica
15 15 (0.80%) Adobe
16 14 (0.74%) Avaya
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: C£80,000 base plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£80,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dover, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to 10% Bonus, Private Healthcare,
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80k basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £90000 - £150000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago