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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 319 329 296
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -33
Permanent jobs citing Validation 883 970 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.94% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.08% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 672 642 827
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £76,200 £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
79872 89595 96471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.94% 86.67% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 67651 74112 78795
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 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -24 318 £55,000 +4.26% 40
South East +37 204 £42,500 -15.00% 25
East of England +95 118 £42,500 -3.40% 12
South West -2 69 £35,000 -12.50% 10
East Midlands +11 53 £50,000 +33.33% 4
West Midlands -18 53 £42,500 -4.49% 6
Yorkshire -2 30 £42,500 -5.55% 7
North West -10 28 £40,000 -23.80% 13
North East +2 2 £50,000 - 2
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 431 (23.42%) Finance
2 409 (22.23%) SQL
3 353 (19.18%) Degree
4 346 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
5 300 (16.30%) Microsoft
6 268 (14.57%) Windows
7 260 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
8 238 (12.93%) SQL Server
9 234 (12.72%) Security Cleared
10 230 (12.50%) Linux
11 227 (12.34%) Software Engineering
12 222 (12.07%) MS Excel
13 218 (11.85%) QA
14 216 (11.74%) C
15 215 (11.68%) Oracle
16 214 (11.63%) Data Validation
17 208 (11.30%) Project Management
18 206 (11.20%) ITIL
19 188 (10.22%) Java
20 186 (10.11%) Change Management
21 169 (9.18%) SDLC
22 168 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
23 166 (9.02%) .NET
24 157 (8.53%) SC Cleared
25 151 (8.21%) C#
26 142 (7.72%) Management Information System
27 139 (7.55%) Telecoms
28 135 (7.34%) Retail
29 128 (6.96%) Marketing
30 127 (6.90%) C++

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 48 (2.61%) Tomcat
2 42 (2.28%) SAS
3 40 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 36 (1.96%) CMS
5 33 (1.79%) Apache
5 33 (1.79%) IIS
6 27 (1.47%) MS Exchange
7 20 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 17 (0.92%) JBoss
9 16 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (0.82%) Confluence
10 15 (0.82%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.76%) Documentum
12 9 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.43%) Captiva
13 8 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.33%) Jetty
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (0.33%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 222 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 74 (4.02%) MS Office
3 47 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.09%) MS Project
6 19 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.54%) Simulink
8 8 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.43%) SPSS
9 5 (0.27%) GIMP
9 5 (0.27%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.16%) InDesign
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.11%) OrCAD
12 1 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.054%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.054%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.054%) Revit
Business Applications
1 29 (1.58%) assyst
2 28 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 14 (0.76%) SAP HCM
5 10 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
8 7 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 5 (0.27%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
10 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
11 4 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
11 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 3 (0.16%) SAP HR
12 3 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.21%) SaaS
2 45 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.74%) PaaS
4 24 (1.30%) IaaS
5 18 (0.98%) Mimecast
6 16 (0.87%) GitHub
7 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (0.60%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.60%) IBM SmartCloud
9 8 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.38%) Force.com
11 6 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.33%) FinancialForce.com
11 6 (0.33%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.33%) Taleo
12 4 (0.22%) Office 365
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.16%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 107 (5.82%) WAN
2 106 (5.76%) LAN
3 86 (4.67%) Firewall
4 81 (4.40%) VPN
5 75 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 55 (2.99%) Internet
7 51 (2.77%) DNS
8 44 (2.39%) SSL
9 40 (2.17%) VoIP
10 33 (1.79%) SAN
11 32 (1.74%) Wireless
12 27 (1.47%) BGP
13 26 (1.41%) Cisco IPT
14 25 (1.36%) DHCP
14 25 (1.36%) Ethernet
14 25 (1.36%) OSPF
15 23 (1.25%) Converged Networks
16 20 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
16 20 (1.09%) Network Security
16 20 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 126 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
3 109 (5.92%) Relational Database
4 81 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 59 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (2.66%) Big Data
8 36 (1.96%) Data Mining
9 35 (1.90%) Oracle Database
10 34 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 33 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (1.63%) MySQL
13 28 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (1.20%) GIS
17 21 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
18 20 (1.09%) PowerPivot
19 19 (1.03%) NoSQL
20 18 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 100 (5.43%) Selenium
2 72 (3.91%) Git (software)
3 58 (3.15%) Jenkins
4 54 (2.93%) Subversion
5 52 (2.83%) Visual Studio
6 50 (2.72%) Eclipse
7 45 (2.45%) Rational DOORS
8 44 (2.39%) JIRA
9 43 (2.34%) Cucumber
10 36 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 33 (1.79%) JUnit
12 24 (1.30%) WebDriver
13 14 (0.76%) ERwin
13 14 (0.76%) Gradle
13 14 (0.76%) LSMW
13 14 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
14 13 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
15 12 (0.65%) HP UFT
15 12 (0.65%) Maven
16 11 (0.60%) MSTest
General
1 431 (23.42%) Finance
2 139 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 135 (7.34%) Retail
4 128 (6.96%) Marketing
5 118 (6.41%) Electronics
6 92 (5.00%) Manufacturing
7 80 (4.35%) Banking
8 78 (4.24%) Aerospace
9 48 (2.61%) Legal
10 43 (2.34%) Automotive
10 43 (2.34%) Front Office
11 39 (2.12%) Military
12 33 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (1.14%) Billing
14 19 (1.03%) Investment Banking
15 15 (0.82%) Law
15 15 (0.82%) Multimedia
16 14 (0.76%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.71%) Avionics
18 12 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 411 (22.34%) Analyst
2 246 (13.37%) Developer
3 122 (6.63%) Systems Engineer
4 121 (6.58%) Business Analyst
5 94 (5.11%) Consultant
6 91 (4.95%) Architect
6 91 (4.95%) Software Engineer
7 83 (4.51%) Test Engineer
8 72 (3.91%) Data Analyst
9 54 (2.93%) Test Analyst
10 45 (2.45%) SQL Analyst
11 43 (2.34%) Tester
12 42 (2.28%) Electronics Engineer
12 42 (2.28%) Software Developer
13 41 (2.23%) IT Manager
14 40 (2.17%) Integration Engineer
15 39 (2.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 38 (2.07%) Network Engineer
17 37 (2.01%) Test and Integration Engineer
18 35 (1.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (9.02%) .NET
2 96 (5.22%) XML
3 94 (5.11%) HTML
4 77 (4.18%) CSS
5 76 (4.13%) Web Services
6 68 (3.70%) Middleware
7 56 (3.04%) ASP.NET
7 56 (3.04%) jQuery
8 55 (2.99%) Spring
9 45 (2.45%) J2EE
10 41 (2.23%) JSON
11 40 (2.17%) Visualforce
12 39 (2.12%) HTML5
13 38 (2.07%) SOAP
14 36 (1.96%) Ajax
15 33 (1.79%) REST
16 32 (1.74%) .NET Framework
17 29 (1.58%) MFC
18 27 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 260 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (7.72%) Management Information System
3 104 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 80 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 56 (3.04%) Mathematics
6 51 (2.77%) Mobile App
7 43 (2.34%) User Experience
8 41 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
9 39 (2.12%) Data Structures
9 39 (2.12%) Derivative
10 38 (2.07%) Algorithms
11 36 (1.96%) Replication
12 28 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 27 (1.47%) Visualisation
14 25 (1.36%) Equities
14 25 (1.36%) Physics
14 25 (1.36%) Virtual Team
15 24 (1.30%) Driving Licence
16 22 (1.20%) Credit Risk
16 22 (1.20%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 268 (14.57%) Windows
2 230 (12.50%) Linux
3 118 (6.41%) Unix
4 61 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 48 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (1.63%) Android
8 28 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 25 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.36%) VxWorks
10 21 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.76%) Solaris
12 12 (0.65%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.43%) Windows CE
15 7 (0.38%) AIX
16 5 (0.27%) CentOS
17 3 (0.16%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.11%) CatOS
18 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (12.34%) Software Engineering
3 214 (11.63%) Data Validation
4 208 (11.30%) Project Management
5 206 (11.20%) ITIL
6 186 (10.11%) Change Management
7 169 (9.18%) SDLC
8 168 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
9 121 (6.58%) UML
10 116 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 116 (6.30%) ETL
11 114 (6.20%) Data Modelling
12 110 (5.98%) Integration Testing
13 108 (5.87%) Analytics
14 105 (5.71%) CRM
15 104 (5.65%) Data Analysis
15 104 (5.65%) Requirements Analysis
15 104 (5.65%) Scrum
15 104 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 103 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 409 (22.23%) SQL
2 216 (11.74%) C
3 188 (10.22%) Java
4 151 (8.21%) C#
5 127 (6.90%) C++
6 119 (6.47%) Python
7 118 (6.41%) JavaScript
8 66 (3.59%) PL/SQL
9 65 (3.53%) Perl
10 64 (3.48%) T-SQL
11 61 (3.32%) VBA
12 55 (2.99%) VB.NET
13 43 (2.34%) VB
14 38 (2.07%) Apex Code
15 37 (2.01%) Assembly Language
16 34 (1.85%) Ruby
17 30 (1.63%) PHP
18 29 (1.58%) Bash Shell
18 29 (1.58%) Shell Script
19 28 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 353 (19.18%) Degree
2 234 (12.72%) Security Cleared
3 157 (8.53%) SC Cleared
4 80 (4.35%) ISEB
5 74 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (3.37%) DV Cleared
7 46 (2.50%) CCNP
8 39 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (1.90%) ISTQB
10 34 (1.85%) CCNA
11 29 (1.58%) CISSP
11 29 (1.58%) MCDST
12 19 (1.03%) MCP
13 17 (0.92%) PhD
14 15 (0.82%) CCIE
15 14 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (0.71%) CCNP Voice
17 12 (0.65%) CCDP
17 12 (0.65%) CEH
17 12 (0.65%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (11.85%) QA
2 75 (4.08%) SLA
3 66 (3.59%) Data Quality
4 57 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.20%) ISO 9001
6 21 (1.14%) JSP 440
7 16 (0.87%) GMP
7 16 (0.87%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.54%) ARP4761
8 10 (0.54%) DO-254
9 9 (0.49%) Basel II
10 8 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 8 (0.43%) GAMP
10 8 (0.43%) ISO13485
11 7 (0.38%) BS25999
11 7 (0.38%) GxP
12 5 (0.27%) HL7
12 5 (0.27%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.22%) IEC 61508
13 4 (0.22%) ISO26262
System Software
1 98 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 72 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.66%) Firmware
4 40 (2.17%) vSphere
5 35 (1.90%) XenApp
6 18 (0.98%) Docker
7 13 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (0.71%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.38%) vCloud
10 5 (0.27%) HDFS
10 5 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.27%) Xen
11 4 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.22%) KVM
11 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.16%) iptables
12 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (1.85%) SCOM
2 30 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.30%) Puppet
4 23 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (1.14%) Ansible
6 19 (1.03%) Tivoli
7 16 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (0.87%) SCCM
8 15 (0.82%) EdgeSight
9 13 (0.71%) Nagios
10 11 (0.60%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (0.49%) Rundeck
12 7 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
12 7 (0.38%) Packer
12 7 (0.38%) Unicenter
13 6 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 6 (0.33%) MOM
14 5 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 300 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 215 (11.68%) Oracle
3 113 (6.14%) Cisco
4 87 (4.73%) VMware
5 83 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
6 74 (4.02%) SAP
7 50 (2.72%) Citrix
8 42 (2.28%) Juniper
9 38 (2.07%) EMC
10 35 (1.90%) IBM
11 30 (1.63%) ServiceNow
12 26 (1.41%) Google
12 26 (1.41%) Progress
13 24 (1.30%) Informatica
14 23 (1.25%) Cognizant
15 22 (1.20%) F5
16 20 (1.09%) Symantec
17 17 (0.92%) HP
18 16 (0.87%) Remedy
19 15 (0.82%) Avaya
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LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tech
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: €80000 - €100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum + market leading benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
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Salary: 55-65k
Posted: 3 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus 15% + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £46000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £48000 - £59000 per annum + full bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday