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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
UK / England
Rank 320 344 338
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 738 825 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.94% 0.88% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.01% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 514 598 669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
69355 82040 84447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.14% 87.72% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 57535 69015 70235
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +54 283 £56,500 -5.83% 40
South East +1 135 £45,000 +12.50% 19
North West +18 91 £36,750 -2.00% 14
Yorkshire +51 71 £40,000 +6.66% 4
South West -2 61 £47,500 +26.66% 21
West Midlands +10 45 £42,500 - 16
East of England -21 45 £41,250 +9.27% 9
East Midlands -10 5 £37,500 -1.31% 3
North East +1 2 £43,750 +21.46% 3
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 379 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (22.43%) Degree
3 346 (21.03%) SQL
4 306 (18.60%) Finance
5 277 (16.84%) Microsoft
6 248 (15.08%) Project Management
7 247 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
8 225 (13.68%) C++
9 222 (13.50%) Software Engineering
10 218 (13.25%) Linux
11 214 (13.01%) Java
12 213 (12.95%) C
13 195 (11.85%) MS Excel
14 190 (11.55%) ITIL
15 187 (11.37%) Windows
16 175 (10.64%) SQL Server
17 162 (9.85%) QA
18 161 (9.79%) Python
19 160 (9.73%) Security Cleared
20 151 (9.18%) SDLC
21 147 (8.94%) Analytics
21 147 (8.94%) Oracle
22 145 (8.81%) HTML
23 135 (8.21%) JavaScript
24 130 (7.90%) VMware
25 129 (7.84%) Scrum
25 129 (7.84%) SLA
25 129 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
26 126 (7.66%) C#
26 126 (7.66%) Computer Science

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 56 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.10%) IIS
3 42 (2.55%) SAS
4 38 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 37 (2.25%) WebSphere
6 32 (1.95%) JBoss
7 29 (1.76%) Tomcat
8 28 (1.70%) MS Exchange
9 24 (1.46%) Apache
9 24 (1.46%) CMS
10 16 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.49%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.49%) Confluence
12 8 (0.49%) GlassFish
12 8 (0.49%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 195 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 88 (5.35%) MS Office
3 59 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.46%) SPSS
6 16 (0.97%) Simulink
7 12 (0.73%) GNU Octave
8 9 (0.55%) MS Project
8 9 (0.55%) Stata
9 7 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
10 6 (0.36%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.18%) GIMP
11 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
13 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.061%) InVision
13 1 (0.061%) Mingle
13 1 (0.061%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 25 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.22%) assyst
3 14 (0.85%) SAP PM
4 13 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.73%) Northgate Housing
5 12 (0.73%) Orchard Housing
6 6 (0.36%) OpenText MBPM
6 6 (0.36%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
2 33 (2.01%) SaaS
3 28 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.97%) Mimecast
6 12 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (0.67%) Force.com
7 11 (0.67%) PaaS
8 10 (0.61%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.61%) IaaS
9 9 (0.55%) Google Tag Manager
9 9 (0.55%) Office 365
10 5 (0.30%) Slack
11 4 (0.24%) GitHub
12 3 (0.18%) AdWords
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.12%) G Suite
13 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.12%) Heroku
13 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 90 (5.47%) WAN
2 85 (5.17%) DNS
2 85 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 81 (4.92%) LAN
4 76 (4.62%) Firewall
5 74 (4.50%) DHCP
6 35 (2.13%) Internet
7 34 (2.07%) VPN
8 32 (1.95%) Ethernet
9 30 (1.82%) Wireless
10 23 (1.40%) Intranet
11 21 (1.28%) BGP
11 21 (1.28%) Bluetooth
11 21 (1.28%) OSPF
12 18 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
13 17 (1.03%) HTTP
14 16 (0.97%) NetScaler
14 16 (0.97%) SSL
15 15 (0.91%) RS-232
15 15 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.71%) Relational Database
3 54 (3.28%) MySQL
4 41 (2.49%) Big Data
5 40 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 30 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (1.64%) Oracle Database
9 26 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (1.46%) RDBMS
10 24 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (1.03%) Data Mining
12 17 (1.03%) GIS
13 15 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (0.91%) NoSQL
14 14 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.67%) LogicBlox
15 11 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 108 (6.57%) Selenium
2 92 (5.59%) Git (software)
3 64 (3.89%) Cucumber
3 64 (3.89%) JIRA
4 44 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
5 43 (2.61%) Subversion
6 35 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 33 (2.01%) Jenkins
8 26 (1.58%) HP UFT
9 23 (1.40%) JUnit
10 16 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (0.91%) JMeter
11 15 (0.91%) WATIR
12 14 (0.85%) Ant
13 11 (0.67%) LoadRunner
13 11 (0.67%) Maven
14 10 (0.61%) Appium
14 10 (0.61%) SoapUI
14 10 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 8 (0.49%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 306 (18.60%) Finance
2 108 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 90 (5.47%) Banking
4 86 (5.23%) Electronics
5 76 (4.62%) Marketing
6 63 (3.83%) Manufacturing
7 58 (3.53%) Retail
8 36 (2.19%) Legal
8 36 (2.19%) Military
9 33 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 27 (1.64%) Advertising
11 23 (1.40%) Aerospace
12 20 (1.22%) Investment Banking
13 19 (1.16%) German Language
14 18 (1.09%) Financial Institution
14 18 (1.09%) Front Office
15 17 (1.03%) Back Office
16 16 (0.97%) Automotive
17 13 (0.79%) Games
17 13 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 311 (18.91%) Analyst
2 231 (14.04%) Developer
3 125 (7.60%) Architect
4 105 (6.38%) Business Analyst
5 96 (5.84%) Software Engineer
6 90 (5.47%) Consultant
7 83 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
7 83 (5.05%) Test Engineer
8 68 (4.13%) Integration Engineer
9 56 (3.40%) Embedded Engineer
10 44 (2.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 43 (2.61%) Administrator
11 43 (2.61%) Network Engineer
12 42 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
13 38 (2.31%) Test and Integration Engineer
14 37 (2.25%) Data Analyst
14 37 (2.25%) Support Analyst
15 34 (2.07%) Design Engineer
15 34 (2.07%) Software Developer
15 34 (2.07%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (8.81%) HTML
2 116 (7.05%) .NET
3 110 (6.69%) Web Services
4 106 (6.44%) CSS
5 81 (4.92%) XML
6 55 (3.34%) AngularJS
7 49 (2.98%) SOAP
8 48 (2.92%) Spring
9 44 (2.67%) jQuery
10 42 (2.55%) JSON
11 41 (2.49%) HTML5
12 39 (2.37%) Node.js
13 36 (2.19%) REST
14 31 (1.88%) ASP.NET
14 31 (1.88%) J2EE
15 29 (1.76%) Struts
16 26 (1.58%) RESTful
17 21 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (1.22%) Middleware
18 20 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 247 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 116 (7.05%) Management Information System
4 94 (5.71%) Mathematics
5 90 (5.47%) Data Centre
6 69 (4.19%) Algorithms
7 50 (3.04%) User Experience
8 39 (2.37%) Statistics
9 36 (2.19%) Physics
10 33 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (2.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 32 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 28 (1.70%) Data Integration
13 24 (1.46%) Clustering
14 23 (1.40%) Visualisation
15 22 (1.34%) Device Driver
15 22 (1.34%) Economics
16 20 (1.22%) Data Structures
17 19 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
17 19 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 218 (13.25%) Linux
2 187 (11.37%) Windows
3 77 (4.68%) Unix
4 76 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 45 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
9 18 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.61%) Android
11 6 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.30%) AIX
12 5 (0.30%) CentOS
13 4 (0.24%) Solaris
13 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.24%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.12%) VMS
16 1 (0.061%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (15.08%) Project Management
3 222 (13.50%) Software Engineering
4 190 (11.55%) ITIL
5 151 (9.18%) SDLC
6 147 (8.94%) Analytics
7 129 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 129 (7.84%) Scrum
8 121 (7.36%) Test Scripting
9 113 (6.87%) Data Validation
10 110 (6.69%) Business Analysis
11 108 (6.57%) Service Delivery
12 103 (6.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 100 (6.08%) CRM
14 97 (5.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 93 (5.65%) SOA
16 92 (5.59%) Software Testing
17 78 (4.74%) Configuration Management
17 78 (4.74%) Presales
17 78 (4.74%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 346 (21.03%) SQL
2 225 (13.68%) C++
3 214 (13.01%) Java
4 213 (12.95%) C
5 161 (9.79%) Python
6 135 (8.21%) JavaScript
7 126 (7.66%) C#
8 70 (4.26%) Perl
9 65 (3.95%) Embedded C
10 57 (3.47%) PHP
11 42 (2.55%) MATLAB
11 42 (2.55%) R
12 38 (2.31%) PL/SQL
13 34 (2.07%) VBA
14 32 (1.95%) T-SQL
15 30 (1.82%) VB
16 27 (1.64%) Ruby
17 26 (1.58%) Embedded C++
18 23 (1.40%) ABAP
19 22 (1.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 369 (22.43%) Degree
2 160 (9.73%) Security Cleared
3 101 (6.14%) DV Cleared
4 84 (5.11%) SC Cleared
5 63 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
7 45 (2.74%) ISEB
8 44 (2.67%) CCNP
9 39 (2.37%) ISTQB
10 33 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (1.82%) PhD
12 29 (1.76%) MCSE
13 24 (1.46%) CCIE
13 24 (1.46%) CISSP
14 21 (1.28%) CCNA
15 19 (1.16%) MCITP
15 19 (1.16%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (1.09%) JNCIA
17 17 (1.03%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (9.85%) QA
2 129 (7.84%) SLA
3 56 (3.40%) Data Quality
4 22 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.09%) EMIR
5 18 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 18 (1.09%) MiFID
6 14 (0.85%) GAMP
6 14 (0.85%) ISO13485
7 12 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
8 10 (0.61%) IEC 61508
8 10 (0.61%) MISRA
9 7 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.36%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.18%) ECSS
11 3 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.18%) ISO26262
11 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 125 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (6.50%) Active Directory
3 72 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 61 (3.71%) Firmware
5 53 (3.22%) vSphere
6 24 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (1.28%) vCloud
8 19 (1.16%) Terminal Services
8 19 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 16 (0.97%) XenApp
10 7 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.24%) KVM
12 4 (0.24%) Xen
12 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.12%) iptables
14 2 (0.12%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 28 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.34%) SCOM
3 19 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 17 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (0.97%) EdgeSight
5 16 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.91%) Puppet
7 9 (0.55%) Endace
8 8 (0.49%) Ansible
8 8 (0.49%) SCCM
9 7 (0.43%) BladeLogic
10 6 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.36%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 5 (0.30%) Nagios
12 4 (0.24%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.24%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
13 3 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
14 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 277 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 147 (8.94%) Oracle
3 130 (7.90%) VMware
4 120 (7.29%) Cisco
5 71 (4.32%) Juniper
6 59 (3.59%) HP
7 57 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (3.47%) SAP
8 34 (2.07%) IBM
9 27 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 24 (1.46%) Citrix
11 21 (1.28%) Google
12 20 (1.22%) Veritas
13 18 (1.09%) Atlassian
14 17 (1.03%) Symantec
15 16 (0.97%) Cognos
15 16 (0.97%) EMC
16 15 (0.91%) Cognizant
17 14 (0.85%) Informatica
17 14 (0.85%) Xilinx
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 to £45000.00 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + pension + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum amazing benefits packages
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £65k - 80k per year + car
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Marks Sattin
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £51000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + strong benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Square One Resources
Salary: £45,000 per annum +Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 57k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
GBL Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum - plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago