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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 312 294 276
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Permanent jobs citing Validation 929 1015 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.94% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.13% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 640 749 728
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
86526 89433 82017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.05% 82.85% 81.80%
Number of salaries quoted 72298 72039 67906
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -26 346 £50,000 -4.76% 63
South East -18 210 £45,000 -12.19% 43
South West +27 97 £37,500 -11.76% 36
West Midlands +38 79 £43,750 +16.66% 14
North West -23 59 £40,000 +6.66% 15
East of England -29 50 £44,000 +3.52% 20
Yorkshire +14 42 £45,000 +16.88% 6
East Midlands +21 40 £40,000 - 6
North East -10 1 - - 1
Midlands -12 1 £40,000 -
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 493 (25.26%) Finance
2 462 (23.67%) SQL
3 441 (22.59%) Degree
4 348 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
5 325 (16.65%) Analytical Skills
6 294 (15.06%) Microsoft
7 290 (14.86%) Oracle
8 289 (14.81%) Project Management
9 277 (14.19%) QA
10 266 (13.63%) SQL Server
11 248 (12.70%) Java
12 235 (12.04%) Windows
13 224 (11.48%) MS Excel
14 209 (10.71%) Data Validation
15 206 (10.55%) ITIL
16 204 (10.45%) C
17 199 (10.19%) Management Information System
18 198 (10.14%) Linux
19 187 (9.58%) Software Engineering
20 180 (9.22%) Security Cleared
21 177 (9.07%) Retail
22 176 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
23 175 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
24 170 (8.71%) Data Modelling
25 164 (8.40%) Migration
26 161 (8.25%) Data Management
26 161 (8.25%) C++
27 149 (7.63%) Banking
28 148 (7.58%) SDLC
29 143 (7.33%) Business Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 58 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.92%) Tomcat
2 57 (2.92%) SAS
3 43 (2.20%) Apache
4 37 (1.90%) IIS
5 34 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 31 (1.59%) JBoss
7 23 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 17 (0.87%) CMS
9 16 (0.82%) GlassFish
10 14 (0.72%) Confluence
11 11 (0.56%) Mule
11 11 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (0.51%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.51%) CICS
12 10 (0.51%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.41%) Mule ESB
13 8 (0.41%) NetWeaver
14 7 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 224 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 68 (3.48%) MS Office
3 52 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 45 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (1.28%) SPSS
6 25 (1.28%) MS Project
7 15 (0.77%) FastStats
8 14 (0.72%) Simulink
9 8 (0.41%) PowerPivot
10 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.26%) CPLEX
11 4 (0.20%) Stateflow
11 4 (0.20%) Open Workbench
12 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.15%) Stata
12 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.10%) InDesign
14 1 (0.051%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 25 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 17 (0.87%) Northgate Housing
4 15 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.67%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.36%) Misys Midas
9 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.31%) Remedy AR System
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (0.87%) SaaS
3 9 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 9 (0.46%) Force.com
4 6 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.10%) Office 365
7 2 (0.10%) IaaS
7 2 (0.10%) PaaS
7 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.051%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.051%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.051%) Veeva
8 1 (0.051%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.38%) TCP/IP
2 57 (2.92%) WAN
3 55 (2.82%) LAN
4 54 (2.77%) Internet
5 45 (2.31%) MPLS
5 45 (2.31%) DNS
6 44 (2.25%) Firewall
7 43 (2.20%) BGP
8 39 (2.00%) VoIP
9 38 (1.95%) VPN
10 33 (1.69%) OSPF
11 32 (1.64%) Ethernet
12 28 (1.43%) SAN
13 27 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (1.28%) RTP
15 24 (1.23%) Intranet
15 24 (1.23%) DHCP
15 24 (1.23%) SNMP
16 23 (1.18%) 3G
16 23 (1.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 175 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
3 103 (5.28%) Relational Database
4 80 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 62 (3.18%) Oracle Database
7 61 (3.13%) Data Mining
8 50 (2.56%) DB2
9 46 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 44 (2.25%) QlikView
10 44 (2.25%) MySQL
11 40 (2.05%) Big Data
12 36 (1.84%) RDBMS
13 33 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
13 33 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 32 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
15 30 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
16 29 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (1.28%) Data Mart
17 25 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 72 (3.69%) Selenium
2 64 (3.28%) JIRA
3 63 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 50 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (2.25%) Subversion
6 40 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
7 39 (2.00%) Git (software)
8 31 (1.59%) HP UFT
9 29 (1.49%) Maven
10 28 (1.43%) Eclipse
11 26 (1.33%) Cucumber
12 25 (1.28%) LoadRunner
13 18 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
13 18 (0.92%) Ant
14 17 (0.87%) ERwin
15 16 (0.82%) JUnit
15 16 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
16 13 (0.67%) Jenkins
16 13 (0.67%) NUnit
16 13 (0.67%) SilkTest
General
1 493 (25.26%) Finance
2 177 (9.07%) Retail
3 149 (7.63%) Banking
4 113 (5.79%) Manufacturing
5 112 (5.74%) Telecoms
6 92 (4.71%) Marketing
7 85 (4.35%) Electronics
8 74 (3.79%) Military
9 63 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 53 (2.72%) Automotive
11 52 (2.66%) Legal
12 49 (2.51%) Back Office
13 42 (2.15%) Front Office
14 32 (1.64%) Aerospace
15 30 (1.54%) Retail Banking
16 26 (1.33%) Billing
17 23 (1.18%) Financial Institution
17 23 (1.18%) Advertising
18 17 (0.87%) Games
19 16 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 465 (23.82%) Analyst
2 273 (13.99%) Developer
3 144 (7.38%) Business Analyst
4 107 (5.48%) Data Analyst
5 103 (5.28%) Consultant
6 100 (5.12%) Architect
7 82 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
8 79 (4.05%) Software Engineer
9 76 (3.89%) Java Developer
10 62 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
11 61 (3.13%) Test Manager
12 60 (3.07%) Test Analyst
13 59 (3.02%) Test Engineer
14 52 (2.66%) Data Manager
15 49 (2.51%) Software Developer
16 41 (2.10%) Project Manager
16 41 (2.10%) Design Engineer
17 40 (2.05%) Data Architect
17 40 (2.05%) Senior Manager
17 40 (2.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (6.30%) HTML
2 117 (5.99%) .NET
3 111 (5.69%) XML
4 93 (4.76%) Web Services
5 88 (4.51%) CSS
6 61 (3.13%) HTML5
7 59 (3.02%) J2EE
7 59 (3.02%) Spring
8 50 (2.56%) jQuery
9 44 (2.25%) CSS3
10 42 (2.15%) Ajax
11 36 (1.84%) JSON
12 33 (1.69%) ASP.NET
12 33 (1.69%) Middleware
12 33 (1.69%) REST
12 33 (1.69%) Visualforce
13 29 (1.49%) Struts
14 26 (1.33%) AngularJS
15 21 (1.08%) GWT
16 20 (1.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 325 (16.65%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (10.19%) Management Information System
3 120 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 76 (3.89%) Mathematics
5 70 (3.59%) Statistics
6 68 (3.48%) Data Centre
7 58 (2.97%) Data Integration
8 43 (2.20%) User Experience
9 35 (1.79%) Reference Data
10 34 (1.74%) Visualisation
11 33 (1.69%) CMDB
12 32 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 31 (1.59%) GIS
13 31 (1.59%) Algorithms
14 30 (1.54%) Replication
15 28 (1.43%) Derivative
16 26 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
17 24 (1.23%) Physics
18 23 (1.18%) Clustering
19 21 (1.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 235 (12.04%) Windows
2 198 (10.14%) Linux
3 131 (6.71%) UNIX
4 61 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (2.25%) Solaris
6 41 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 23 (1.18%) Android
9 20 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 19 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.77%) zOS
12 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.46%) Windows CE
13 9 (0.46%) VxWorks
14 7 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.26%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.20%) AIX
16 4 (0.20%) HPUX
16 4 (0.20%) Debian
16 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (14.81%) Project Management
3 209 (10.71%) Data Validation
4 206 (10.55%) ITIL
5 187 (9.58%) Software Engineering
6 176 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
7 170 (8.71%) Data Modelling
8 164 (8.40%) Migration
9 161 (8.25%) Data Management
10 148 (7.58%) SDLC
11 143 (7.33%) Business Analysis
12 142 (7.27%) ETL
13 135 (6.92%) Analytics
14 120 (6.15%) Configuration Management
15 119 (6.10%) Change Management
16 117 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
17 116 (5.94%) Data Analysis
18 110 (5.64%) Test Scripting
19 109 (5.58%) OO
20 108 (5.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 462 (23.67%) SQL
2 248 (12.70%) Java
3 204 (10.45%) C
4 161 (8.25%) C++
5 126 (6.45%) Python
6 117 (5.99%) C#
7 102 (5.23%) JavaScript
8 75 (3.84%) Perl
9 60 (3.07%) T-SQL
10 54 (2.77%) VBA
11 37 (1.90%) PHP
11 37 (1.90%) PL/SQL
12 34 (1.74%) VB
13 31 (1.59%) Apex Code
14 30 (1.54%) MATLAB
15 26 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 26 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.23%) Ruby
17 20 (1.02%) Shell Script
18 19 (0.97%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 441 (22.59%) Degree
2 180 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 102 (5.23%) ISEB
4 93 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 69 (3.53%) ISTQB
6 62 (3.18%) DV Cleared
7 45 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 45 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (1.38%) PMI Certification
10 22 (1.13%) CCNP
11 21 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (1.02%) CCNA
13 19 (0.97%) MCSE
13 19 (0.97%) PMP
14 16 (0.82%) IIBA
15 15 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 15 (0.77%) PCI QSA
15 15 (0.77%) MCITP
15 15 (0.77%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (14.19%) QA
2 84 (4.30%) SLA
3 43 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 29 (1.49%) GMP
5 26 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (1.28%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.92%) COBIT
8 14 (0.72%) ISO 14001
9 13 (0.67%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.56%) ISO 9000
11 10 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.51%) DO-178B
12 9 (0.46%) EMIR
12 9 (0.46%) GAMP
13 8 (0.41%) MiFID
14 7 (0.36%) GCP
14 7 (0.36%) JSP 440
15 6 (0.31%) IEC 61508
15 6 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 4 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 72 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 56 (2.87%) Firmware
4 17 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.82%) vSphere
6 13 (0.67%) vCloud
7 12 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 12 (0.61%) Terminal Services
8 11 (0.56%) RACF
8 11 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.31%) XenApp
12 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.10%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.10%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 46 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.87%) SCCM
3 16 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.77%) Puppet
5 14 (0.72%) Ansible
6 12 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 12 (0.61%) Tivoli
7 11 (0.56%) zSecure
8 10 (0.51%) Unicenter
8 10 (0.51%) Nagios
8 10 (0.51%) BladeLogic
9 7 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.36%) Cobbler
10 6 (0.31%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.26%) Oracle EDQ
11 5 (0.26%) Control-M
12 3 (0.15%) WSUS
12 3 (0.15%) BMC Marimba
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 294 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 290 (14.86%) Oracle
3 101 (5.17%) Cisco
4 90 (4.61%) SAP
5 88 (4.51%) VMware
6 68 (3.48%) HP
7 64 (3.28%) Juniper
8 53 (2.72%) IBM
9 51 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
10 46 (2.36%) Informatica
11 41 (2.10%) EMC
12 33 (1.69%) Tableau
13 30 (1.54%) Citrix
14 29 (1.49%) Sybase
15 24 (1.23%) hybris
16 23 (1.18%) Capita
16 23 (1.18%) Red Hat
17 21 (1.08%) Symantec
18 20 (1.02%) Veritas
19 19 (0.97%) Remedy
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Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + package & annual bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Stock Options, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Health + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
SunGard
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £95000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits including bonus
Posted: Yesterday