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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 296 336 330
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 842 947 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.00% 0.94% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.07% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 608 674 684
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,674
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.01%
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
73943 88189 92144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.10% 87.52% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 61495 73694 76379
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +98 361 £55,000 - 36
South East +16 173 £45,000 - 18
North West -22 69 £37,500 - 14
Yorkshire +34 66 £42,500 -7.10% 4
West Midlands -2 59 £37,500 -3.22% 9
East of England -15 50 £42,500 +1.19% 14
South West -33 49 £45,000 +15.38% 21
East Midlands -1 14 £37,500 -6.25% 6
North East +6 2 £43,750 +21.46% 4
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 407 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (22.51%) SQL
3 372 (21.20%) Degree
4 359 (20.46%) Finance
5 342 (19.49%) Microsoft
6 271 (15.44%) Project Management
7 260 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 235 (13.39%) SQL Server
9 228 (12.99%) Windows
10 227 (12.93%) Linux
11 224 (12.76%) Java
12 211 (12.02%) Software Engineering
13 210 (11.97%) MS Excel
14 203 (11.57%) QA
15 199 (11.34%) C++
16 195 (11.11%) C
17 191 (10.88%) ITIL
18 174 (9.91%) Security Cleared
19 170 (9.69%) Oracle
20 168 (9.57%) C#
21 167 (9.52%) Python
22 151 (8.60%) SDLC
23 144 (8.21%) VMware
24 138 (7.86%) Analytics
25 137 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
26 136 (7.75%) Scrum
27 133 (7.58%) Data Validation
28 132 (7.52%) Management Information System
29 130 (7.41%) .NET
29 130 (7.41%) SLA

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 63 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 62 (3.53%) IIS
3 56 (3.19%) SAS
4 43 (2.45%) WebSphere
5 41 (2.34%) JBoss
6 39 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 34 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 33 (1.88%) MS Exchange
9 25 (1.42%) Apache
10 21 (1.20%) CMS
11 18 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (0.91%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.57%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.57%) Confluence
13 10 (0.57%) GlassFish
14 8 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
15 7 (0.40%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 210 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 107 (6.10%) MS Office
3 78 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.20%) SPSS
6 15 (0.85%) Simulink
7 12 (0.68%) MS Project
8 10 (0.57%) GNU Octave
9 8 (0.46%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.46%) Stata
10 7 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
11 5 (0.28%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.17%) GIMP
13 3 (0.17%) InVision
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.11%) InDesign
14 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 26 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.25%) assyst
3 16 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (0.80%) Northgate Housing
5 11 (0.63%) Orchard Housing
6 9 (0.51%) SAP PM
7 8 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.34%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.34%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 5 (0.28%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.28%) OpenText MBPM
9 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.23%) FastStats
11 3 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (1.48%) SaaS
4 25 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.03%) Mimecast
6 15 (0.85%) Force.com
7 12 (0.68%) PaaS
8 11 (0.63%) IaaS
9 9 (0.51%) Office 365
10 8 (0.46%) GitHub
11 5 (0.28%) Slack
12 4 (0.23%) G Suite
12 4 (0.23%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.17%) AdWords
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
14 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 90 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 87 (4.96%) WAN
3 83 (4.73%) DNS
4 79 (4.50%) LAN
5 68 (3.87%) Firewall
6 66 (3.76%) DHCP
7 45 (2.56%) Ethernet
8 41 (2.34%) VPN
9 36 (2.05%) Internet
10 34 (1.94%) SSL
11 27 (1.54%) BGP
11 27 (1.54%) Intranet
12 26 (1.48%) 3G
12 26 (1.48%) OSPF
12 26 (1.48%) VoIP
13 24 (1.37%) Bluetooth
14 23 (1.31%) HTTP
15 22 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (1.08%) Wireless
17 16 (0.91%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.87%) Relational Database
3 61 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (2.85%) Big Data
5 47 (2.68%) Hadoop
6 45 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (2.11%) MySQL
10 34 (1.94%) Oracle Database
11 32 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (1.71%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.37%) GIS
14 20 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (1.08%) NoSQL
16 18 (1.03%) Data Mining
17 16 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
18 13 (0.74%) MS Access
19 12 (0.68%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 108 (6.15%) Selenium
2 85 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 61 (3.48%) JIRA
4 59 (3.36%) Cucumber
5 46 (2.62%) Jenkins
6 44 (2.51%) Rational DOORS
7 41 (2.34%) Subversion
8 30 (1.71%) Visual Studio
9 29 (1.65%) HP UFT
10 25 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (1.37%) JUnit
12 16 (0.91%) Appium
13 15 (0.85%) Ant
13 15 (0.85%) Maven
14 13 (0.74%) JMeter
15 12 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 12 (0.68%) WATIR
16 11 (0.63%) Eclipse
17 10 (0.57%) WebDriver
18 8 (0.46%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 359 (20.46%) Finance
2 107 (6.10%) Electronics
2 107 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 93 (5.30%) Banking
4 92 (5.24%) Marketing
5 77 (4.39%) Retail
6 54 (3.08%) Manufacturing
7 43 (2.45%) Military
8 33 (1.88%) Aerospace
8 33 (1.88%) Legal
9 28 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 27 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 26 (1.48%) Advertising
11 26 (1.48%) Automotive
12 25 (1.42%) Front Office
13 20 (1.14%) French Language
14 19 (1.08%) Back Office
15 17 (0.97%) German Language
16 16 (0.91%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 343 (19.54%) Analyst
2 249 (14.19%) Developer
3 139 (7.92%) Architect
4 106 (6.04%) Business Analyst
5 99 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
6 96 (5.47%) Software Engineer
7 92 (5.24%) Consultant
8 71 (4.05%) Test Engineer
9 65 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
10 57 (3.25%) Data Analyst
11 52 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
12 45 (2.56%) Design Engineer
13 43 (2.45%) Embedded Engineer
14 42 (2.39%) Network Engineer
14 42 (2.39%) SQL Analyst
15 40 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
15 40 (2.28%) SQL Developer
15 40 (2.28%) Support Analyst
15 40 (2.28%) Tester
16 39 (2.22%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (7.41%) .NET
2 118 (6.72%) HTML
3 102 (5.81%) Web Services
4 91 (5.19%) CSS
5 75 (4.27%) XML
6 57 (3.25%) SOAP
7 55 (3.13%) Spring
8 50 (2.85%) AngularJS
9 47 (2.68%) HTML5
10 43 (2.45%) JSON
11 38 (2.17%) J2EE
12 36 (2.05%) Struts
13 33 (1.88%) jQuery
13 33 (1.88%) REST
14 31 (1.77%) Node.js
15 22 (1.25%) Hibernate
15 22 (1.25%) Visualforce
16 21 (1.20%) .NET Framework
16 21 (1.20%) Middleware
17 19 (1.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 260 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (7.52%) Management Information System
3 117 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 94 (5.36%) Mathematics
5 84 (4.79%) Data Centre
6 57 (3.25%) Algorithms
7 43 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (2.17%) Physics
9 35 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 35 (1.99%) Statistics
10 34 (1.94%) User Experience
11 29 (1.65%) Clustering
12 28 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 27 (1.54%) Data Integration
14 26 (1.48%) Virtual Team
14 26 (1.48%) Visualisation
15 25 (1.42%) Data Structures
16 24 (1.37%) Derivative
17 22 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
18 20 (1.14%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 228 (12.99%) Windows
2 227 (12.93%) Linux
3 91 (5.19%) Unix
4 82 (4.67%) Windows Server
5 63 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (1.77%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.91%) Android
11 15 (0.85%) Windows CE
12 13 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (0.57%) AIX
14 9 (0.51%) Solaris
15 7 (0.40%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.28%) CentOS
17 4 (0.23%) VxWorks
17 4 (0.23%) Windows 10
18 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (15.44%) Project Management
3 211 (12.02%) Software Engineering
4 191 (10.88%) ITIL
5 151 (8.60%) SDLC
6 138 (7.86%) Analytics
7 136 (7.75%) Scrum
8 133 (7.58%) Data Validation
9 126 (7.18%) Test Scripting
10 119 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
11 109 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 107 (6.10%) Business Analysis
13 103 (5.87%) Service Delivery
14 102 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 101 (5.75%) SOA
16 94 (5.36%) CRM
17 93 (5.30%) Data Management
18 91 (5.19%) Migration
19 89 (5.07%) Software Testing
20 88 (5.01%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 395 (22.51%) SQL
2 224 (12.76%) Java
3 199 (11.34%) C++
4 195 (11.11%) C
5 168 (9.57%) C#
6 167 (9.52%) Python
7 115 (6.55%) JavaScript
8 69 (3.93%) Perl
9 53 (3.02%) PL/SQL
10 52 (2.96%) Embedded C
11 42 (2.39%) T-SQL
12 40 (2.28%) R
13 39 (2.22%) VBA
14 33 (1.88%) MATLAB
14 33 (1.88%) Ruby
15 29 (1.65%) VB
16 28 (1.60%) VB.NET
17 24 (1.37%) PHP
18 23 (1.31%) Bash Shell
19 21 (1.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 372 (21.20%) Degree
2 174 (9.91%) Security Cleared
3 102 (5.81%) DV Cleared
4 98 (5.58%) SC Cleared
5 57 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (3.13%) ISEB
7 45 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
9 39 (2.22%) ISTQB
10 36 (2.05%) MCSE
11 30 (1.71%) CCNP
12 24 (1.37%) CCNA
13 23 (1.31%) PhD
14 22 (1.25%) MCITP
14 22 (1.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (1.03%) CCIE
15 18 (1.03%) CISSP
16 15 (0.85%) JNCIA
17 14 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (11.57%) QA
2 130 (7.41%) SLA
3 67 (3.82%) Data Quality
4 27 (1.54%) ISO 9001
5 25 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (1.14%) GAMP
7 16 (0.91%) MiFID
8 14 (0.80%) EMIR
8 14 (0.80%) ISO13485
8 14 (0.80%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
10 10 (0.57%) IEC 61508
10 10 (0.57%) MISRA
11 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.34%) CRD IV
13 4 (0.23%) ISO26262
13 4 (0.23%) JTAG
14 3 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.17%) ECSS
14 3 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 137 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (6.89%) Active Directory
3 67 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 58 (3.30%) vSphere
5 43 (2.45%) Firmware
6 25 (1.42%) vCloud
7 22 (1.25%) Terminal Services
7 22 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 22 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.80%) XenApp
9 12 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (0.51%) Docker
11 7 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.34%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.17%) KVM
14 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.17%) Xen
15 2 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 35 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (1.65%) SCOM
3 25 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.42%) Puppet
4 22 (1.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 19 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 18 (1.03%) Ansible
7 15 (0.85%) SCCM
8 14 (0.80%) EdgeSight
9 9 (0.51%) Nagios
10 7 (0.40%) BladeLogic
10 7 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.40%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.34%) Packer
11 6 (0.34%) Rundeck
11 6 (0.34%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.28%) WSUS
13 4 (0.23%) Endace
13 4 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 342 (19.49%) Microsoft
2 170 (9.69%) Oracle
3 144 (8.21%) VMware
4 114 (6.50%) Cisco
5 73 (4.16%) Salesforce.com
6 62 (3.53%) HP
6 62 (3.53%) SAP
7 54 (3.08%) Juniper
8 37 (2.11%) IBM
9 34 (1.94%) Citrix
10 30 (1.71%) Red Hat
11 25 (1.42%) Veritas
12 24 (1.37%) EMC
13 19 (1.08%) Symantec
14 18 (1.03%) Cognos
15 16 (0.91%) Cognizant
15 16 (0.91%) Google
15 16 (0.91%) hybris
15 16 (0.91%) Informatica
16 15 (0.85%) Northgate
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £21k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Flexible + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Talent Spa
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + On Call + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + full benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Concept Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + £6,600 car allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago