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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 350 324 323
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 829 940 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.87% 0.96% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.13% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 614 662 657
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,075 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +1.80%
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
82564 83454 82191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.87% 85.24% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 69342 69187 66079
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 -32 280 £60,000 +14.28% 48
South East -11 222 £38,750 -22.50% 27
East of England +24 86 £40,000 -23.80% 25
South West -26 78 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Yorkshire +12 46 £37,500 - 6
North West +34 45 £37,500 - 15
West Midlands -27 41 £42,500 +1.19% 15
East Midlands -19 25 £40,000 +6.66% 7
North East 0 4 £48,000 +53.60% 3
Midlands +9 3 £40,000 -
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 439 (24.44%) SQL
2 388 (21.60%) Finance
3 387 (21.55%) Degree
4 371 (20.66%) Analytical Skills
5 358 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
6 257 (14.31%) Java
7 233 (12.97%) MS Excel
8 230 (12.81%) Microsoft
9 224 (12.47%) QA
10 214 (11.92%) Software Engineering
11 212 (11.80%) Linux
12 209 (11.64%) Windows
13 203 (11.30%) Data Validation
14 197 (10.97%) Oracle
15 182 (10.13%) Project Management
16 171 (9.52%) SQL Server
17 169 (9.41%) C
17 169 (9.41%) C++
18 168 (9.35%) ITIL
19 165 (9.19%) Security Cleared
20 163 (9.08%) Unix
21 160 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
22 158 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
23 149 (8.30%) Change Management
23 149 (8.30%) Management Information System
24 141 (7.85%) .NET
25 135 (7.52%) Data Analysis
26 134 (7.46%) Computer Science
27 131 (7.29%) Banking
28 129 (7.18%) Python

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 79 (4.40%) SAS
2 47 (2.62%) Apache
3 43 (2.39%) Tomcat
4 36 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 33 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 28 (1.56%) IIS
7 20 (1.11%) CMS
7 20 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.00%) JBoss
9 15 (0.84%) Confluence
10 10 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.39%) Node.js
13 7 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.33%) nginx
15 5 (0.28%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 233 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 68 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 46 (2.56%) MS Office
4 44 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 36 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (1.06%) Simulink
7 12 (0.67%) SPSS
8 9 (0.50%) MS Project
9 7 (0.39%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.28%) InDesign
11 4 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.22%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 4 (0.22%) PTC Creo
11 4 (0.22%) Windchill
12 3 (0.17%) CATIA
12 3 (0.17%) Siemens NX
13 2 (0.11%) Doxygen
13 2 (0.11%) Stata
13 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 18 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
1 18 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 15 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 12 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
3 12 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
5 10 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 10 (0.56%) SAP HCM
6 9 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (0.45%) Oracle FAH
7 8 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
7 8 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.39%) assyst
8 7 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.28%) SAP APO
10 5 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.34%) SaaS
2 33 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.73%) PaaS
4 30 (1.67%) Google Analytics
5 23 (1.28%) IaaS
6 17 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
7 15 (0.84%) GitHub
8 12 (0.67%) Google Tag Manager
9 11 (0.61%) AdWords
10 10 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.39%) Force.com
12 6 (0.33%) IBM SmartCloud
13 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 2 (0.11%) Veeva
15 1 (0.056%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.056%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.056%) MailChimp
15 1 (0.056%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.056%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.40%) Firewall
1 61 (3.40%) Internet
2 60 (3.34%) LAN
3 56 (3.12%) WAN
4 50 (2.78%) VPN
5 45 (2.51%) TCP/IP
6 44 (2.45%) DNS
7 40 (2.23%) VoIP
8 38 (2.12%) SSL
9 34 (1.89%) Wireless
10 31 (1.73%) HTTP
11 29 (1.61%) MPLS
12 27 (1.50%) IPv6
12 27 (1.50%) Wireshark
13 26 (1.45%) IPsec
14 23 (1.28%) FTP
15 22 (1.22%) IPv4
16 21 (1.17%) BGP
16 21 (1.17%) SAN
17 20 (1.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 160 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
3 111 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 85 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (3.79%) Big Data
6 67 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (3.01%) MS Access
8 52 (2.90%) MySQL
9 50 (2.78%) Data Mining
9 50 (2.78%) Oracle Database
10 47 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
11 39 (2.17%) Base SAS
12 36 (2.00%) RDBMS
13 34 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
14 32 (1.78%) QlikView
14 32 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
16 24 (1.34%) Hadoop
16 24 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (1.28%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 88 (4.90%) Subversion
2 78 (4.34%) Git (software)
3 64 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 57 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 53 (2.95%) Selenium
6 51 (2.84%) HP UFT
7 48 (2.67%) Jenkins
8 43 (2.39%) Cucumber
8 43 (2.39%) Eclipse
9 40 (2.23%) Rational DOORS
10 34 (1.89%) JIRA
11 31 (1.73%) JUnit
12 28 (1.56%) MSTest
13 27 (1.50%) Maven
14 23 (1.28%) LoadRunner
15 22 (1.22%) Ant
16 21 (1.17%) Toad
17 17 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
18 16 (0.89%) JMeter
19 15 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 388 (21.60%) Finance
2 131 (7.29%) Banking
3 124 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 108 (6.01%) Manufacturing
5 102 (5.68%) Retail
6 96 (5.35%) Electronics
7 86 (4.79%) Marketing
8 55 (3.06%) Automotive
9 52 (2.90%) Legal
9 52 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 49 (2.73%) Military
11 47 (2.62%) Aerospace
12 22 (1.22%) Games
13 21 (1.17%) Billing
14 18 (1.00%) Avionics
15 17 (0.95%) Advertising
15 17 (0.95%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.67%) Front Office
16 12 (0.67%) Law
17 11 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 432 (24.05%) Analyst
2 223 (12.42%) Developer
3 111 (6.18%) Business Analyst
4 100 (5.57%) Software Engineer
5 88 (4.90%) Test Analyst
6 86 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
7 82 (4.57%) Senior Analyst
8 76 (4.23%) Consultant
8 76 (4.23%) Data Analyst
9 68 (3.79%) Architect
10 60 (3.34%) Test Engineer
11 49 (2.73%) Senior Manager
12 47 (2.62%) Senior Test Analyst
13 46 (2.56%) Service Analyst
14 45 (2.51%) SQL Analyst
15 41 (2.28%) Data Manager
16 40 (2.23%) Product Manager
16 40 (2.23%) Software Developer
17 37 (2.06%) Senior Developer
17 37 (2.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (7.85%) .NET
2 128 (7.13%) XML
3 110 (6.12%) HTML
4 81 (4.51%) Web Services
5 75 (4.18%) CSS
6 57 (3.17%) JSON
7 56 (3.12%) jQuery
8 55 (3.06%) Middleware
9 54 (3.01%) Visualforce
10 48 (2.67%) Spring
11 47 (2.62%) Ajax
12 32 (1.78%) REST
13 30 (1.67%) J2EE
14 29 (1.61%) AngularJS
15 26 (1.45%) ASP.NET
16 24 (1.34%) HTML5
17 23 (1.28%) WPF
18 22 (1.22%) SOAP
19 21 (1.17%) .NET Framework
20 20 (1.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 371 (20.66%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (8.30%) Management Information System
3 134 (7.46%) Computer Science
4 74 (4.12%) User Experience
5 67 (3.73%) Data Centre
6 59 (3.29%) Mathematics
7 50 (2.78%) Algorithms
8 44 (2.45%) Visualisation
9 35 (1.95%) Credit Risk
10 33 (1.84%) CMDB
10 33 (1.84%) Data Structures
10 33 (1.84%) Statistics
11 32 (1.78%) Data Integration
12 29 (1.61%) Replication
13 27 (1.50%) Derivative
13 27 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 23 (1.28%) NHS
15 20 (1.11%) Driving Licence
16 19 (1.06%) Physics
16 19 (1.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 212 (11.80%) Linux
2 209 (11.64%) Windows
3 163 (9.08%) Unix
4 45 (2.51%) Solaris
5 29 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 19 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.50%) CatOS
10 9 (0.50%) Debian
11 8 (0.45%) Android
11 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.33%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.33%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.28%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.22%) AIX
14 4 (0.22%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.22%) VMS
14 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (11.92%) Software Engineering
3 203 (11.30%) Data Validation
4 182 (10.13%) Project Management
5 168 (9.35%) ITIL
6 158 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
7 149 (8.30%) Change Management
8 135 (7.52%) Data Analysis
9 126 (7.02%) Analytics
10 124 (6.90%) ETL
11 123 (6.85%) Data Modelling
12 115 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 112 (6.24%) SDLC
14 111 (6.18%) Business Analysis
15 109 (6.07%) UML
16 108 (6.01%) Configuration Management
17 104 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
18 99 (5.51%) Software Testing
19 95 (5.29%) Data Management
20 94 (5.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 439 (24.44%) SQL
2 257 (14.31%) Java
3 169 (9.41%) C
3 169 (9.41%) C++
4 129 (7.18%) Python
5 113 (6.29%) C#
6 92 (5.12%) JavaScript
7 70 (3.90%) Perl
8 60 (3.34%) VBA
9 57 (3.17%) MATLAB
10 55 (3.06%) Apex Code
11 53 (2.95%) VB
12 51 (2.84%) PL/SQL
13 48 (2.67%) Shell Script
14 44 (2.45%) T-SQL
15 42 (2.34%) Ruby
16 38 (2.12%) PHP
17 26 (1.45%) R
18 24 (1.34%) ABAP
18 24 (1.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 387 (21.55%) Degree
2 165 (9.19%) Security Cleared
3 124 (6.90%) ISEB
4 100 (5.57%) SC Cleared
5 49 (2.73%) ISTQB
6 47 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 34 (1.89%) CCNP
9 32 (1.78%) CISSP
10 23 (1.28%) CISA
10 23 (1.28%) PhD
11 21 (1.17%) CCNA
12 17 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
12 17 (0.95%) Security+ Certification
13 16 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
15 13 (0.72%) CCDP
15 13 (0.72%) HND
15 13 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
16 12 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (12.47%) QA
2 75 (4.18%) Data Quality
3 72 (4.01%) SLA
4 62 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (1.56%) GMP
6 23 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.95%) JSP 440
7 17 (0.95%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.61%) DO-178B
8 11 (0.61%) GAMP
9 10 (0.56%) HL7
9 10 (0.56%) Solvency II
10 8 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.45%) PMBOK
11 7 (0.39%) ISO 14001
11 7 (0.39%) ISO22301
11 7 (0.39%) NEBOSH
11 7 (0.39%) RMADS
12 6 (0.33%) ISO26262
12 6 (0.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 52 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.78%) Firmware
3 32 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.34%) XenApp
5 19 (1.06%) Docker
6 18 (1.00%) vSphere
7 11 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.45%) HDFS
8 8 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.11%) Cygwin
11 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.056%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.056%) NFS
12 1 (0.056%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.056%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.45%) Ansible
4 22 (1.22%) Puppet
5 18 (1.00%) Tivoli
6 16 (0.89%) Nagios
7 15 (0.84%) ZABBIX
8 14 (0.78%) Unicenter
9 12 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (0.67%) EdgeSight
10 10 (0.56%) SCOM
11 7 (0.39%) SCCM
12 6 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (0.22%) CFEngine
13 4 (0.22%) Control-M
13 4 (0.22%) DameWare
13 4 (0.22%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.22%) Mesos
13 4 (0.22%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 230 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 197 (10.97%) Oracle
3 101 (5.62%) Cisco
4 90 (5.01%) Salesforce.com
5 55 (3.06%) IBM
5 55 (3.06%) SAP
6 51 (2.84%) VMware
7 45 (2.51%) Tableau
8 40 (2.23%) Adobe
9 34 (1.89%) Google
9 34 (1.89%) HP
9 34 (1.89%) Juniper
10 32 (1.78%) Intel
11 29 (1.61%) EMC
12 27 (1.50%) Citrix
13 26 (1.45%) Red Hat
14 25 (1.39%) Symantec
15 24 (1.34%) Informatica
16 21 (1.17%) Remedy
17 20 (1.11%) Progress
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 14 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £31033 - £39142 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10% pension etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Learn Direct
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Daisy Group
Salary: From £27,500 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Diss, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Music Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus, Car Allowance, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Auriol Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + discretionary bonus + excellent be
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago