The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 307 280 262
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Permanent jobs citing Validation 945 1098 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.99% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.20% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 617 797 753
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
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
87375 91379 83462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.78% 82.78% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 72438 74118 68972
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 August 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in England

Validation
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 383 £50,000 -4.76% 65
South East -46 188 £45,000 -10.00% 33
South West -1 86 £37,500 -11.76% 30
Yorkshire +19 66 £45,000 +5.88% 9
West Midlands -9 62 £51,500 +37.33% 15
North West -38 53 £65,000 +80.55% 16
East Midlands +22 49 £40,000 +6.66% 11
East of England -44 49 £43,000 -8.51% 10
North East -8 6 - - 2
Midlands -18 1 £40,000 -
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 562 (27.29%) Finance
2 502 (24.38%) SQL
3 472 (22.92%) Degree
4 380 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
5 333 (16.17%) Oracle
6 315 (15.30%) Microsoft
7 314 (15.25%) Project Management
8 300 (14.57%) SQL Server
9 293 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
10 279 (13.55%) QA
11 248 (12.04%) Java
12 244 (11.85%) Windows
13 237 (11.51%) MS Excel
14 236 (11.46%) ITIL
15 211 (10.25%) C
16 208 (10.10%) Data Validation
17 205 (9.96%) Management Information System
18 201 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
19 199 (9.66%) Software Engineering
20 194 (9.42%) Linux
21 192 (9.32%) Retail
22 187 (9.08%) Security Cleared
23 176 (8.55%) SDLC
24 171 (8.31%) Data Warehouse
25 169 (8.21%) C++
26 163 (7.92%) Migration
27 158 (7.67%) Data Modelling
28 156 (7.58%) Data Management
29 152 (7.38%) Banking
30 150 (7.29%) ETL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.53%) Tomcat
3 44 (2.14%) IIS
4 43 (2.09%) SAS
5 37 (1.80%) Apache
6 30 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 29 (1.41%) JBoss
8 28 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 21 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 16 (0.78%) GlassFish
11 15 (0.73%) CMS
12 14 (0.68%) Confluence
13 12 (0.58%) Node.js
14 10 (0.49%) Mule
14 10 (0.49%) CICS
14 10 (0.49%) MS Exchange
15 9 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.39%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.39%) Mule ESB
17 7 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 237 (11.51%) MS Excel
2 85 (4.13%) MS Office
3 58 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 48 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (1.46%) MS Project
5 30 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.97%) SPSS
7 15 (0.73%) FastStats
8 14 (0.68%) Simulink
9 6 (0.29%) PowerPivot
10 5 (0.24%) Stateflow
11 4 (0.19%) Open Workbench
12 3 (0.15%) CPLEX
12 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.15%) Stata
13 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.049%) Windchill
13 1 (0.049%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.049%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 46 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
3 29 (1.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 23 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (0.83%) SAP ERP
6 17 (0.83%) Northgate Housing
7 16 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
8 14 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
9 13 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
9 13 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
11 11 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
12 10 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 9 (0.44%) Oracle FAH
13 9 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
13 9 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
14 7 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
15 6 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
15 6 (0.29%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (1.12%) SaaS
3 9 (0.44%) Force.com
4 6 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.24%) Office 365
6 4 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
6 4 (0.19%) Veeva
6 4 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.097%) PaaS
8 2 (0.097%) IaaS
9 1 (0.049%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.049%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.049%) Firebase
9 1 (0.049%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.049%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 70 (3.40%) LAN
2 70 (3.40%) WAN
3 52 (2.53%) Internet
4 51 (2.48%) MPLS
5 49 (2.38%) Firewall
6 48 (2.33%) BGP
7 46 (2.23%) DNS
8 41 (1.99%) OSPF
9 40 (1.94%) VPN
9 40 (1.94%) Ethernet
10 38 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (1.60%) VoIP
12 31 (1.51%) SAN
13 29 (1.41%) 3G
14 27 (1.31%) DHCP
15 26 (1.26%) EIGRP
15 26 (1.26%) RTP
16 24 (1.17%) SNMP
17 23 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 171 (8.31%) Data Warehouse
3 108 (5.25%) Relational Database
4 86 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 80 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 63 (3.06%) Oracle Database
7 59 (2.87%) Data Mining
8 56 (2.72%) DB2
9 48 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 44 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
11 41 (1.99%) RDBMS
12 39 (1.89%) MySQL
13 38 (1.85%) QlikView
13 38 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 35 (1.70%) Big Data
14 35 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
15 28 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
15 28 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
15 28 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (1.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 67 (3.25%) JIRA
2 58 (2.82%) Selenium
3 57 (2.77%) Visual Studio
4 50 (2.43%) Subversion
5 44 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
6 41 (1.99%) Git (software)
7 40 (1.94%) Maven
7 40 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
8 29 (1.41%) Eclipse
9 23 (1.12%) LoadRunner
10 20 (0.97%) HP UFT
10 20 (0.97%) NUnit
11 17 (0.83%) ERwin
12 16 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
13 15 (0.73%) Ant
14 14 (0.68%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.63%) Jenkins
16 12 (0.58%) Jasmine
17 11 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 562 (27.29%) Finance
2 192 (9.32%) Retail
3 152 (7.38%) Banking
4 126 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 119 (5.78%) Telecoms
6 106 (5.15%) Marketing
7 76 (3.69%) Electronics
8 70 (3.40%) Military
9 66 (3.21%) Automotive
10 65 (3.16%) Legal
11 64 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 50 (2.43%) Back Office
13 45 (2.19%) Front Office
14 36 (1.75%) Billing
15 32 (1.55%) Aerospace
16 28 (1.36%) Retail Banking
17 24 (1.17%) Advertising
18 21 (1.02%) Financial Institution
19 20 (0.97%) Games
20 18 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 464 (22.54%) Analyst
2 340 (16.51%) Developer
3 148 (7.19%) Business Analyst
4 119 (5.78%) Consultant
5 117 (5.68%) Architect
6 102 (4.95%) Data Analyst
7 93 (4.52%) Java Developer
8 80 (3.89%) Software Engineer
8 80 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
9 77 (3.74%) Test Engineer
10 61 (2.96%) Test Manager
10 61 (2.96%) Software Developer
11 56 (2.72%) Test Analyst
12 53 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
13 47 (2.28%) Project Manager
14 43 (2.09%) Data Manager
14 43 (2.09%) Integration Engineer
15 41 (1.99%) Support Analyst
16 40 (1.94%) Data Architect
16 40 (1.94%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (6.12%) HTML
2 118 (5.73%) .NET
3 102 (4.95%) Web Services
4 100 (4.86%) XML
4 100 (4.86%) CSS
5 70 (3.40%) J2EE
6 67 (3.25%) HTML5
7 65 (3.16%) Spring
8 47 (2.28%) jQuery
9 43 (2.09%) Ajax
10 41 (1.99%) ASP.NET
10 41 (1.99%) Struts
11 39 (1.89%) CSS3
12 33 (1.60%) Middleware
13 32 (1.55%) JSON
13 32 (1.55%) AngularJS
14 31 (1.51%) Visualforce
15 28 (1.36%) REST
16 27 (1.31%) SOAP
17 26 (1.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 293 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (9.96%) Management Information System
3 129 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 74 (3.59%) Mathematics
4 74 (3.59%) Data Centre
5 64 (3.11%) Statistics
6 49 (2.38%) Data Integration
7 40 (1.94%) User Experience
8 33 (1.60%) GIS
8 33 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 31 (1.51%) Replication
10 30 (1.46%) Life Science
11 29 (1.41%) Algorithms
12 27 (1.31%) Reference Data
12 27 (1.31%) Derivative
13 26 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
14 25 (1.21%) Visualisation
15 24 (1.17%) Taxonomies
15 24 (1.17%) Clustering
16 23 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 244 (11.85%) Windows
2 194 (9.42%) Linux
3 123 (5.97%) UNIX
4 61 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (1.60%) Android
7 32 (1.55%) Solaris
8 29 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 27 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 22 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.73%) zOS
12 13 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.49%) Windows CE
13 10 (0.49%) VxWorks
14 7 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.24%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.097%) CentOS
16 2 (0.097%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.097%) AIX
16 2 (0.097%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (15.25%) Project Management
3 236 (11.46%) ITIL
4 208 (10.10%) Data Validation
5 201 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
6 199 (9.66%) Software Engineering
7 176 (8.55%) SDLC
8 163 (7.92%) Migration
9 158 (7.67%) Data Modelling
10 156 (7.58%) Data Management
11 150 (7.29%) ETL
12 144 (6.99%) Business Analysis
13 132 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 124 (6.02%) Analytics
15 123 (5.97%) Data Analysis
16 118 (5.73%) Change Management
17 117 (5.68%) OO
18 116 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
19 111 (5.39%) Configuration Management
20 110 (5.34%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 502 (24.38%) SQL
2 248 (12.04%) Java
3 211 (10.25%) C
4 169 (8.21%) C++
5 132 (6.41%) C#
6 124 (6.02%) Python
7 116 (5.63%) JavaScript
8 84 (4.08%) Perl
9 74 (3.59%) T-SQL
10 60 (2.91%) PL/SQL
11 56 (2.72%) VBA
12 32 (1.55%) VB
13 31 (1.51%) Apex Code
14 27 (1.31%) Bash Shell
14 27 (1.31%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.26%) MATLAB
16 23 (1.12%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.02%) PHP
18 20 (0.97%) Assembly Language
19 19 (0.92%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 472 (22.92%) Degree
2 187 (9.08%) Security Cleared
3 103 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 83 (4.03%) ISEB
5 69 (3.35%) DV Cleared
6 68 (3.30%) ISTQB
7 48 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 48 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 48 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (1.85%) PMI Certification
9 33 (1.60%) PMP
10 28 (1.36%) CCNA
11 26 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (1.12%) MCSE
13 18 (0.87%) MCITP
14 17 (0.83%) CCNP
14 17 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (0.73%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 14 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (13.55%) QA
2 101 (4.91%) SLA
3 42 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 39 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 35 (1.70%) GMP
6 28 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (1.26%) COBIT
8 20 (0.97%) ISO 9000
9 17 (0.83%) ISO 14001
10 12 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.49%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.49%) EMIR
12 9 (0.44%) JSP 440
12 9 (0.44%) MiFID
13 8 (0.39%) GCP
14 7 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 7 (0.34%) GAMP
14 7 (0.34%) DO-178B
15 6 (0.29%) IEC 61508
16 4 (0.19%) GLP
System Software
1 79 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 58 (2.82%) Firmware
4 19 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.92%) vSphere
5 16 (0.78%) vCloud
6 15 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 15 (0.73%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.53%) RACF
8 10 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.29%) XenApp
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.097%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.097%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.097%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.049%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.049%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.97%) SCCM
3 15 (0.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 13 (0.63%) Ansible
5 12 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.58%) Puppet
5 12 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 11 (0.53%) Nagios
6 11 (0.53%) zSecure
7 10 (0.49%) Unicenter
7 10 (0.49%) BladeLogic
8 9 (0.44%) FortiGate
9 7 (0.34%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.24%) Control-M
10 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.15%) WMI
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 333 (16.17%) Oracle
2 315 (15.30%) Microsoft
3 110 (5.34%) Cisco
4 108 (5.25%) SAP
5 93 (4.52%) VMware
6 80 (3.89%) Juniper
7 69 (3.35%) HP
8 56 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
9 54 (2.62%) Informatica
10 48 (2.33%) IBM
11 42 (2.04%) EMC
12 33 (1.60%) Citrix
13 27 (1.31%) Sybase
14 25 (1.21%) Tableau
15 23 (1.12%) Capita
15 23 (1.12%) Red Hat
16 22 (1.07%) Veritas
17 21 (1.02%) CheckPoint
17 21 (1.02%) F5
18 20 (0.97%) hybris
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + great bonus, pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
Experis IT
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: 4 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + bonuses
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 - 80k
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £95000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £24,000 - £25,500 + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Miro Technologies
Salary: Competitive salary based on previous experience, + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday