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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 305 330 335
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 898 952 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.01% 0.93% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.06% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 676 673 683
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £73,375 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
78344 89548 91059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.40% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65821 74795 73477
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +14 301 £55,000 +10.00% 36
South East +43 242 £45,000 - 17
West Midlands -10 77 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Yorkshire +55 66 £42,500 -5.55% 4
South West -23 66 £43,000 +10.25% 14
North West +12 62 £30,000 -20.00% 18
East of England +22 59 £47,500 +5.55% 9
East Midlands -7 21 £50,000 +25.00% 6
North East - 6 £28,500 - 4
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 393 (22.02%) Finance
2 392 (21.96%) SQL
3 374 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
4 343 (19.22%) Microsoft
4 343 (19.22%) Degree
5 256 (14.34%) Windows
6 247 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
7 246 (13.78%) Project Management
7 246 (13.78%) Software Engineering
8 245 (13.73%) SQL Server
9 242 (13.56%) Linux
10 217 (12.16%) C
11 216 (12.10%) QA
12 205 (11.48%) ITIL
13 204 (11.43%) MS Excel
14 203 (11.37%) Java
15 199 (11.15%) Security Cleared
16 195 (10.92%) Oracle
17 193 (10.81%) C#
18 177 (9.92%) Data Validation
19 172 (9.64%) C++
20 150 (8.40%) .NET
21 145 (8.12%) SDLC
22 140 (7.84%) Python
23 133 (7.45%) Management Information System
24 131 (7.34%) VMware
25 127 (7.11%) Scrum
25 127 (7.11%) Electronics
25 127 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
26 126 (7.06%) SC Cleared

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 65 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 57 (3.19%) IIS
3 46 (2.58%) SAS
4 37 (2.07%) JBoss
5 36 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 35 (1.96%) CMS
7 34 (1.90%) MS Exchange
8 31 (1.74%) Apache
9 29 (1.62%) WebSphere
10 22 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.67%) Documentum
13 10 (0.56%) Confluence
13 10 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.50%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.45%) Captiva
16 7 (0.39%) GlassFish
17 6 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 6 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 204 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 116 (6.50%) MS Office
3 80 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.29%) MS Project
6 14 (0.78%) Simulink
7 10 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.56%) SPSS
8 9 (0.50%) GNU Octave
9 8 (0.45%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
11 5 (0.28%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.28%) S-PLUS
11 5 (0.28%) Stata
12 4 (0.22%) 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%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 33 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.51%) assyst
3 18 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.56%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.56%) Northgate Housing
5 9 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.34%) Orchard Housing
6 6 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.34%) SAP PM
6 6 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.22%) FastStats
8 4 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 4 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.18%) SaaS
3 23 (1.29%) Mimecast
4 21 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.01%) PaaS
6 17 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.95%) IaaS
7 8 (0.45%) Force.com
7 8 (0.45%) GitHub
8 7 (0.39%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.34%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.34%) Office 365
10 5 (0.28%) FinancialForce.com
10 5 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
10 5 (0.28%) Slack
11 3 (0.17%) AdWords
11 3 (0.17%) Taleo
12 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.27%) TCP/IP
2 92 (5.15%) WAN
3 84 (4.71%) LAN
4 71 (3.98%) DNS
5 62 (3.47%) Firewall
6 57 (3.19%) VPN
7 54 (3.03%) DHCP
8 45 (2.52%) Ethernet
9 37 (2.07%) SSL
10 33 (1.85%) Internet
11 31 (1.74%) BGP
12 30 (1.68%) VoIP
13 29 (1.62%) OSPF
14 26 (1.46%) 3G
14 26 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (1.23%) EIGRP
15 22 (1.23%) Wireless
16 21 (1.18%) HTTP
17 19 (1.06%) Bluetooth
17 19 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 93 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
3 75 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 64 (3.59%) Big Data
5 54 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 54 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (2.46%) MySQL
8 42 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (1.96%) Oracle Database
10 34 (1.90%) RDBMS
11 33 (1.85%) Hadoop
12 31 (1.74%) GIS
13 30 (1.68%) Data Mining
14 27 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (1.34%) NoSQL
16 19 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
17 13 (0.73%) Base SAS
18 12 (0.67%) OLAP
19 11 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 107 (5.99%) Selenium
2 78 (4.37%) Git (software)
3 49 (2.75%) JIRA
4 46 (2.58%) Subversion
4 46 (2.58%) Visual Studio
5 45 (2.52%) Cucumber
6 43 (2.41%) Jenkins
7 38 (2.13%) Eclipse
8 37 (2.07%) Rational DOORS
9 32 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (1.23%) JUnit
11 20 (1.12%) HP UFT
12 19 (1.06%) JMeter
13 15 (0.84%) Ant
13 15 (0.84%) Appium
13 15 (0.84%) NeoLoad
13 15 (0.84%) WebDriver
14 12 (0.67%) LoadRunner
14 12 (0.67%) Maven
15 11 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 393 (22.02%) Finance
2 127 (7.11%) Electronics
3 125 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 116 (6.50%) Marketing
5 109 (6.11%) Retail
6 65 (3.64%) Banking
6 65 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 62 (3.47%) Aerospace
8 46 (2.58%) Military
9 41 (2.30%) Front Office
10 36 (2.02%) Legal
11 35 (1.96%) Automotive
12 22 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (1.18%) Investment Banking
14 20 (1.12%) Back Office
15 19 (1.06%) French Language
16 16 (0.90%) Law
17 14 (0.78%) Advertising
17 14 (0.78%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 353 (19.78%) Analyst
2 249 (13.95%) Developer
3 146 (8.18%) Architect
4 118 (6.61%) Systems Engineer
5 109 (6.11%) Business Analyst
6 106 (5.94%) Software Engineer
7 78 (4.37%) Data Analyst
8 70 (3.92%) Consultant
9 67 (3.75%) Test Engineer
10 55 (3.08%) Integration Engineer
11 48 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
12 47 (2.63%) Design Engineer
12 47 (2.63%) Tester
13 46 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
14 44 (2.46%) SQL Analyst
15 43 (2.41%) Software Developer
16 42 (2.35%) Test Analyst
17 40 (2.24%) Network Engineer
18 36 (2.02%) Java Developer
18 36 (2.02%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (8.40%) .NET
2 96 (5.38%) HTML
3 88 (4.93%) Web Services
4 70 (3.92%) CSS
5 66 (3.70%) XML
6 56 (3.14%) Spring
7 51 (2.86%) SOAP
8 49 (2.75%) HTML5
9 45 (2.52%) jQuery
10 38 (2.13%) J2EE
11 36 (2.02%) ASP.NET
11 36 (2.02%) JSON
11 36 (2.02%) Struts
12 32 (1.79%) REST
13 31 (1.74%) AngularJS
13 31 (1.74%) Middleware
14 30 (1.68%) Hibernate
15 26 (1.46%) .NET Framework
16 23 (1.29%) Ajax
17 19 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 247 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 109 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 83 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 78 (4.37%) Mathematics
6 56 (3.14%) Algorithms
7 46 (2.58%) Derivative
8 41 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
8 41 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 39 (2.18%) Data Structures
9 39 (2.18%) Mobile App
10 35 (1.96%) Visualisation
11 34 (1.90%) Physics
12 32 (1.79%) User Experience
13 27 (1.51%) Clustering
14 26 (1.46%) Statistics
14 26 (1.46%) Virtual Team
15 25 (1.40%) Data Extraction
16 24 (1.34%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 256 (14.34%) Windows
2 242 (13.56%) Linux
3 88 (4.93%) Unix
4 69 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 57 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (2.18%) Windows 7
9 24 (1.34%) Android
10 22 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.01%) Windows CE
13 14 (0.78%) VxWorks
14 12 (0.67%) AIX
15 11 (0.62%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.50%) Solaris
17 6 (0.34%) CentOS
17 6 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
18 3 (0.17%) Kali Linux
19 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (13.78%) Project Management
2 246 (13.78%) Software Engineering
3 205 (11.48%) ITIL
4 177 (9.92%) Data Validation
5 145 (8.12%) SDLC
6 127 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
6 127 (7.11%) Scrum
7 122 (6.83%) Change Management
8 114 (6.39%) Data Management
9 111 (6.22%) Analytics
10 110 (6.16%) Integration Testing
11 108 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 107 (5.99%) CRM
13 103 (5.77%) Data Analysis
14 99 (5.55%) UML
15 98 (5.49%) Test Scripting
16 97 (5.43%) Configuration Management
17 94 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
18 93 (5.21%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 392 (21.96%) SQL
2 217 (12.16%) C
3 203 (11.37%) Java
4 193 (10.81%) C#
5 172 (9.64%) C++
6 140 (7.84%) Python
7 116 (6.50%) JavaScript
8 74 (4.15%) PL/SQL
9 68 (3.81%) T-SQL
10 65 (3.64%) Perl
11 42 (2.35%) VB.NET
12 41 (2.30%) Embedded C
12 41 (2.30%) VBA
13 39 (2.18%) Assembly Language
14 37 (2.07%) VB
15 33 (1.85%) Ruby
16 31 (1.74%) PHP
17 26 (1.46%) R
18 24 (1.34%) VC++
19 23 (1.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 343 (19.22%) Degree
2 199 (11.15%) Security Cleared
3 126 (7.06%) SC Cleared
4 90 (5.04%) DV Cleared
5 60 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (2.69%) ISEB
8 38 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
9 35 (1.96%) CCNP
10 28 (1.57%) MCSE
11 27 (1.51%) CCNA
11 27 (1.51%) ISTQB
12 21 (1.18%) MCDST
12 21 (1.18%) MCP
13 19 (1.06%) CCIE
14 17 (0.95%) CISSP
14 17 (0.95%) MCITP
14 17 (0.95%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (12.10%) QA
2 120 (6.72%) SLA
3 82 (4.59%) Data Quality
4 39 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (2.02%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.90%) GAMP
7 15 (0.84%) JSP 440
7 15 (0.84%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.78%) ISO13485
9 13 (0.73%) IEC 61508
10 10 (0.56%) MiFID
11 9 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 9 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.45%) GMP
13 7 (0.39%) EMIR
13 7 (0.39%) GxP
13 7 (0.39%) MISRA
14 6 (0.34%) CRD IV
15 5 (0.28%) ISO26262
System Software
1 115 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 58 (3.25%) vSphere
4 49 (2.75%) Firmware
5 41 (2.30%) Hyper-V
6 22 (1.23%) vCloud
7 19 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (1.01%) Docker
9 17 (0.95%) Terminal Services
9 17 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 17 (0.95%) XenApp
10 11 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.39%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.22%) iptables
13 4 (0.22%) KVM
13 4 (0.22%) Xen
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (2.02%) SCOM
2 28 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (1.40%) Puppet
4 24 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 21 (1.18%) Ansible
7 19 (1.06%) SCCM
8 17 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 11 (0.62%) Nagios
9 11 (0.62%) Rundeck
10 10 (0.56%) Packer
10 10 (0.56%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.45%) EdgeSight
11 8 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (0.45%) WSUS
12 7 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
13 6 (0.34%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.22%) BladeLogic
15 3 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 343 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 195 (10.92%) Oracle
3 131 (7.34%) VMware
4 111 (6.22%) Cisco
5 73 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
6 55 (3.08%) SAP
7 42 (2.35%) EMC
8 40 (2.24%) HP
9 38 (2.13%) Citrix
10 36 (2.02%) Juniper
11 24 (1.34%) Symantec
12 22 (1.23%) Red Hat
13 21 (1.18%) Cognizant
13 21 (1.18%) Google
13 21 (1.18%) IBM
13 21 (1.18%) Veritas
14 17 (0.95%) Informatica
15 16 (0.90%) webMethods
16 14 (0.78%) Northgate
17 13 (0.73%) Bloomberg
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £55k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £800 - £1100 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £5000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology
Salary: £30K-£45K p/a DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £30500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£90,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £90,000 base plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + Career Progresion + Training
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago