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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 306 283 324
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +41
Permanent jobs citing Validation 989 1139 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.03% 1.11% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.29% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 718 779 760
Median salary £45,000 £48,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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
84211 88506 95091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.73% 85.91% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70862 72288 77374
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 £31,000
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 5 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 5 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 -43 347 £55,000 +4.76% 32
South East +3 243 £40,000 -21.95% 35
East of England +34 117 £41,500 -5.68% 18
South West +8 101 £45,000 +9.75% 9
West Midlands -6 60 £42,500 -5.55% 10
North West -6 45 £36,750 -0.67% 10
East Midlands +5 34 £59,500 +48.75% 2
Yorkshire -27 32 £42,500 +11.84% 5
North East +6 4 £41,250 +32.00% 3
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 398 (22.16%) Finance
2 396 (22.05%) SQL
3 385 (21.44%) Degree
4 348 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
5 284 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
6 260 (14.48%) Microsoft
7 240 (13.36%) Linux
8 234 (13.03%) Windows
9 232 (12.92%) Software Engineering
10 229 (12.75%) MS Excel
11 226 (12.58%) Security Cleared
12 215 (11.97%) C
13 213 (11.86%) SQL Server
14 211 (11.75%) Oracle
14 211 (11.75%) QA
15 199 (11.08%) Java
15 199 (11.08%) Project Management
16 198 (11.02%) Data Validation
17 188 (10.47%) Change Management
18 187 (10.41%) ITIL
19 162 (9.02%) SDLC
20 152 (8.46%) SC Cleared
20 152 (8.46%) .NET
20 152 (8.46%) Management Information System
21 148 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
22 139 (7.74%) C++
23 132 (7.35%) UML
24 129 (7.18%) Unix
25 126 (7.02%) C#
25 126 (7.02%) Data Warehouse

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 57 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 49 (2.73%) SAS
3 42 (2.34%) Apache
4 36 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 29 (1.61%) IIS
6 28 (1.56%) CMS
7 19 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 19 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 18 (1.00%) WebSphere
9 17 (0.95%) Confluence
9 17 (0.95%) JBoss
10 12 (0.67%) Documentum
10 12 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.33%) Jetty
13 6 (0.33%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.28%) Captiva
Applications
1 229 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 54 (3.01%) MS Office
4 43 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.84%) MS Project
7 14 (0.78%) Simulink
8 7 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.33%) SPSS
10 5 (0.28%) GIMP
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.11%) Doxygen
11 2 (0.11%) InDesign
11 2 (0.11%) Stata
11 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.056%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 25 (1.39%) assyst
2 20 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 18 (1.00%) SAP HCM
4 10 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
7 5 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
7 5 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
7 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 4 (0.22%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.62%) SaaS
2 35 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.95%) PaaS
3 25 (1.39%) IaaS
4 15 (0.84%) Google Analytics
5 14 (0.78%) Mimecast
6 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (0.67%) GitHub
8 11 (0.61%) IBM SmartCloud
9 7 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.33%) Force.com
10 6 (0.33%) Taleo
11 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
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
Communications & Networking
1 93 (5.18%) LAN
2 92 (5.12%) WAN
3 86 (4.79%) Firewall
4 83 (4.62%) VPN
5 72 (4.01%) TCP/IP
6 54 (3.01%) Internet
7 53 (2.95%) DNS
8 45 (2.51%) SSL
9 38 (2.12%) VoIP
10 32 (1.78%) SAN
10 32 (1.78%) Wireless
11 29 (1.61%) Cisco IPT
12 26 (1.45%) BGP
12 26 (1.45%) Converged Networks
12 26 (1.45%) MPLS
12 26 (1.45%) OSPF
13 25 (1.39%) IPsec
14 23 (1.28%) FTP
15 22 (1.22%) IP Telephony
16 21 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 126 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 112 (6.24%) Relational Database
4 88 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 53 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (2.62%) Big Data
7 40 (2.23%) RDBMS
8 39 (2.17%) Data Mining
9 36 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
10 34 (1.89%) MS Access
10 34 (1.89%) Oracle Database
11 28 (1.56%) MySQL
11 28 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
12 24 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (1.17%) QlikView
14 20 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
15 18 (1.00%) PowerPivot
16 17 (0.95%) GIS
Development Applications
1 89 (4.96%) Selenium
2 72 (4.01%) Git (software)
3 63 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 61 (3.40%) Subversion
5 54 (3.01%) Eclipse
6 51 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 45 (2.51%) Rational DOORS
7 45 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (2.39%) Cucumber
9 38 (2.12%) JIRA
10 37 (2.06%) JUnit
11 23 (1.28%) WebDriver
12 22 (1.22%) HP UFT
13 18 (1.00%) LSMW
14 17 (0.95%) LoadRunner
14 17 (0.95%) MSTest
15 16 (0.89%) Gradle
16 15 (0.84%) ERwin
16 15 (0.84%) Maven
16 15 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 398 (22.16%) Finance
2 125 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 120 (6.68%) Marketing
4 114 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 112 (6.24%) Retail
6 105 (5.85%) Electronics
7 97 (5.40%) Banking
8 75 (4.18%) Aerospace
9 41 (2.28%) Automotive
10 40 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 38 (2.12%) Legal
12 29 (1.61%) Military
13 26 (1.45%) Front Office
14 23 (1.28%) Billing
15 17 (0.95%) Games
16 16 (0.89%) Law
16 16 (0.89%) Multimedia
17 15 (0.84%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.78%) Avionics
19 11 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 393 (21.88%) Analyst
2 241 (13.42%) Developer
3 114 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
4 101 (5.62%) Business Analyst
5 100 (5.57%) Software Engineer
6 88 (4.90%) Test Engineer
7 86 (4.79%) Architect
8 80 (4.45%) Consultant
9 65 (3.62%) Test Analyst
10 61 (3.40%) Data Analyst
11 47 (2.62%) Software Developer
12 44 (2.45%) SQL Analyst
13 43 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
14 41 (2.28%) Integration Engineer
14 41 (2.28%) Test and Integration Engineer
15 39 (2.17%) Senior Developer
16 37 (2.06%) IT Manager
16 37 (2.06%) Salesforce.com Developer
17 34 (1.89%) Administrator
17 34 (1.89%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (8.46%) .NET
2 107 (5.96%) XML
3 86 (4.79%) HTML
4 82 (4.57%) Middleware
5 80 (4.45%) Web Services
6 68 (3.79%) CSS
7 49 (2.73%) Spring
8 48 (2.67%) ASP.NET
8 48 (2.67%) jQuery
8 48 (2.67%) Visualforce
9 39 (2.17%) J2EE
10 38 (2.12%) JSON
11 34 (1.89%) Ajax
12 33 (1.84%) HTML5
13 32 (1.78%) REST
13 32 (1.78%) SOAP
14 27 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 26 (1.45%) AngularJS
15 26 (1.45%) MFC
16 25 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 284 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (8.46%) Management Information System
3 98 (5.46%) Data Centre
4 91 (5.07%) Computer Science
5 64 (3.56%) Mathematics
6 55 (3.06%) User Experience
7 48 (2.67%) Algorithms
7 48 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 40 (2.23%) Replication
9 28 (1.56%) Visualisation
10 26 (1.45%) Data Structures
10 26 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
11 24 (1.34%) Credit Risk
12 23 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 22 (1.22%) Driving Licence
14 21 (1.17%) Life Science
14 21 (1.17%) Statistics
15 20 (1.11%) Derivative
15 20 (1.11%) Physics
16 19 (1.06%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 240 (13.36%) Linux
2 234 (13.03%) Windows
3 129 (7.18%) Unix
4 38 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 29 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.22%) VxWorks
8 20 (1.11%) Android
9 18 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.89%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.78%) Solaris
12 10 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.28%) CentOS
15 4 (0.22%) CatOS
15 4 (0.22%) Debian
16 3 (0.17%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (12.92%) Software Engineering
3 199 (11.08%) Project Management
4 198 (11.02%) Data Validation
5 188 (10.47%) Change Management
6 187 (10.41%) ITIL
7 162 (9.02%) SDLC
8 148 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
9 132 (7.35%) UML
10 123 (6.85%) Data Analysis
11 118 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 115 (6.40%) Analytics
13 112 (6.24%) ETL
14 109 (6.07%) Data Modelling
15 105 (5.85%) Requirements Analysis
16 103 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 101 (5.62%) Software Testing
18 98 (5.46%) Integration Testing
19 96 (5.35%) Scrum
20 95 (5.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 396 (22.05%) SQL
2 215 (11.97%) C
3 199 (11.08%) Java
4 139 (7.74%) C++
5 126 (7.02%) C#
6 122 (6.79%) Python
7 102 (5.68%) JavaScript
8 76 (4.23%) Perl
9 67 (3.73%) VBA
10 55 (3.06%) T-SQL
11 54 (3.01%) PL/SQL
12 51 (2.84%) VB
13 45 (2.51%) VB.NET
14 42 (2.34%) Apex Code
15 40 (2.23%) Shell Script
16 39 (2.17%) MATLAB
17 33 (1.84%) Assembly Language
18 30 (1.67%) Ruby
19 29 (1.61%) R
20 28 (1.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 385 (21.44%) Degree
2 226 (12.58%) Security Cleared
3 152 (8.46%) SC Cleared
4 93 (5.18%) ISEB
5 61 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (3.17%) DV Cleared
7 41 (2.28%) CCNP
8 39 (2.17%) CCNA
9 38 (2.12%) ISTQB
10 36 (2.00%) CISSP
11 29 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (1.11%) MCDST
12 20 (1.11%) PhD
13 18 (1.00%) CISA
14 16 (0.89%) MCP
15 14 (0.78%) CCNP Voice
16 13 (0.72%) CompTIA Security+
16 13 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
16 13 (0.72%) Security+ Certification
17 12 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (11.75%) QA
2 65 (3.62%) SLA
3 63 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (2.90%) Data Quality
5 23 (1.28%) GMP
6 21 (1.17%) JSP 440
7 17 (0.95%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.84%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.61%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.56%) Basel II
11 9 (0.50%) ARP4761
11 9 (0.50%) DO-254
12 8 (0.45%) HL7
13 7 (0.39%) BS25999
13 7 (0.39%) RMADS
14 6 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 6 (0.33%) ISO26262
15 5 (0.28%) ECSS
15 5 (0.28%) GAMP
15 5 (0.28%) MISRA
System Software
1 77 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 59 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.95%) Firmware
4 39 (2.17%) XenApp
5 38 (2.12%) vSphere
6 14 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.72%) Docker
8 8 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.39%) vCloud
10 5 (0.28%) HDFS
10 5 (0.28%) Xen
11 4 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.22%) KVM
11 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.17%) iptables
12 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.11%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 41 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.39%) SCOM
4 23 (1.28%) Tivoli
5 18 (1.00%) Puppet
6 17 (0.95%) Ansible
6 17 (0.95%) EdgeSight
7 14 (0.78%) Nagios
8 13 (0.72%) ZABBIX
9 12 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (0.61%) Unicenter
11 6 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 6 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (0.33%) MOM
11 6 (0.33%) SCCM
12 4 (0.22%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.22%) DameWare
12 4 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
12 4 (0.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 260 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 211 (11.75%) Oracle
3 118 (6.57%) Cisco
4 83 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
5 80 (4.45%) SAP
6 75 (4.18%) VMware
7 45 (2.51%) Citrix
7 45 (2.51%) IBM
8 39 (2.17%) Juniper
9 35 (1.95%) Progress
10 34 (1.89%) ServiceNow
11 31 (1.73%) EMC
12 30 (1.67%) HP
13 26 (1.45%) Informatica
14 24 (1.34%) Cognizant
14 24 (1.34%) F5
14 24 (1.34%) Google
14 24 (1.34%) Red Hat
15 21 (1.17%) Remedy
16 17 (0.95%) Symantec
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car - £5160
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
CBS butler
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Discover Financial Services
Salary: benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,500 per annum £28,500 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £44000.00 - £55000.00 per month + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
JCW Search Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Which?
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: €80000 - €100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Tech
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Iress
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car, bonus, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago