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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 264 297 262
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -35
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1133 1038 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.10% 0.93% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.13% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 768 776 733
Average salary £47,750 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.04% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
85820 91842 84491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.16% 82.09% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 70108 74491 70191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +56 444 £52,500 +3.96% 67
South East +12 278 £50,000 +11.11% 35
South West +9 93 £41,000 +2.50% 21
East of England -23 81 £44,000 +17.33% 14
North West +36 68 £37,000 -1.33% 20
Yorkshire +19 68 £38,000 -5.00% 9
West Midlands -23 47 £45,000 +5.88% 11
East Midlands 0 44 £40,000 +14.28% 11
North East -3 8 £31,250 +68.91% 6
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 587 (28.48%) SQL
2 572 (27.75%) Finance
3 529 (25.67%) Degree
4 431 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
5 308 (14.94%) Oracle
6 303 (14.70%) Microsoft
7 299 (14.51%) SQL Server
8 283 (13.73%) Project Management
9 258 (12.52%) Windows
10 253 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
11 241 (11.69%) Java
12 240 (11.64%) ITIL
13 225 (10.92%) QA
14 223 (10.82%) Software Engineering
15 216 (10.48%) MS Excel
16 210 (10.19%) Security Cleared
17 206 (10.00%) HTML
18 195 (9.46%) C
19 193 (9.36%) C#
20 192 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
21 191 (9.27%) Data Validation
22 186 (9.02%) JavaScript
23 181 (8.78%) CSS
24 173 (8.39%) Telecoms
25 166 (8.05%) Management Information System
26 165 (8.01%) C++
27 162 (7.86%) .NET
27 162 (7.86%) Linux
28 152 (7.38%) Retail
28 152 (7.38%) Computer Science

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 72 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 37 (1.80%) Tomcat
3 36 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 33 (1.60%) CMS
5 32 (1.55%) IIS
6 30 (1.46%) SAS
7 24 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
8 21 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
9 20 (0.97%) WebSphere
10 19 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.78%) Confluence
12 14 (0.68%) Node.js
13 13 (0.63%) Apache
13 13 (0.63%) MS Exchange
14 12 (0.58%) PowerExchange
15 11 (0.53%) CICS
15 11 (0.53%) JBoss
16 9 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
17 8 (0.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 216 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 97 (4.71%) MS Office
3 44 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 42 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.16%) MS Project
6 20 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.58%) SPSS
8 11 (0.53%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.44%) Simulink
10 7 (0.34%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.34%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.24%) Stateflow
11 5 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
12 4 (0.19%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.15%) Windchill
14 2 (0.097%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 2 (0.097%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.097%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.097%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 45 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
4 17 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 17 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.68%) SAP ERP
6 13 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
7 12 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
7 12 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 12 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 12 (0.58%) Oracle FAH
8 10 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
9 9 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 7 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
11 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.38%) SaaS
2 40 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.58%) Office 365
4 10 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.44%) Force.com
6 7 (0.34%) Veeva
7 6 (0.29%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.097%) IaaS
9 2 (0.097%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.097%) PaaS
10 1 (0.049%) Heroku
10 1 (0.049%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.049%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.049%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.049%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.44%) WAN
2 70 (3.40%) LAN
3 52 (2.52%) MPLS
4 50 (2.43%) Internet
5 49 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 49 (2.38%) VPN
6 48 (2.33%) Firewall
7 40 (1.94%) Wireless
8 38 (1.84%) BGP
9 33 (1.60%) DNS
9 33 (1.60%) Ethernet
10 31 (1.50%) OSPF
11 30 (1.46%) 3G
11 30 (1.46%) DWDM
11 30 (1.46%) DSL
11 30 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (1.31%) SAN
12 27 (1.31%) SSL
13 25 (1.21%) EIGRP
14 24 (1.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 148 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
3 92 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 75 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 64 (3.11%) DB2
7 56 (2.72%) RDBMS
8 51 (2.47%) Oracle Database
9 47 (2.28%) Big Data
10 46 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
11 45 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 41 (1.99%) MySQL
13 40 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
14 37 (1.80%) Data Mining
15 28 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
16 24 (1.16%) MS Access
17 20 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
18 17 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 113 (5.48%) Subversion
2 86 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 83 (4.03%) Rational DOORS
4 73 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 69 (3.35%) Git (software)
6 59 (2.86%) JIRA
7 58 (2.81%) Selenium
8 45 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
9 44 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
10 41 (1.99%) Maven
10 41 (1.99%) NUnit
11 31 (1.50%) Eclipse
12 28 (1.36%) LoadRunner
13 27 (1.31%) Rhino Mocks
14 20 (0.97%) JUnit
15 18 (0.87%) IntelliJ
15 18 (0.87%) LSMW
15 18 (0.87%) NetBeans
15 18 (0.87%) Jenkins
16 14 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 572 (27.75%) Finance
2 173 (8.39%) Telecoms
3 152 (7.38%) Retail
4 121 (5.87%) Marketing
5 117 (5.68%) Manufacturing
5 117 (5.68%) Banking
6 74 (3.59%) Legal
7 64 (3.11%) Electronics
8 59 (2.86%) Automotive
9 54 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 45 (2.18%) Front Office
10 45 (2.18%) Billing
11 41 (1.99%) Military
12 40 (1.94%) Back Office
13 33 (1.60%) Games
14 28 (1.36%) Aerospace
15 27 (1.31%) Advertising
16 18 (0.87%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.73%) Retail Banking
18 13 (0.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 408 (19.80%) Developer
2 383 (18.58%) Analyst
3 140 (6.79%) Architect
4 134 (6.50%) Business Analyst
5 119 (5.77%) Consultant
5 119 (5.77%) Test Engineer
6 91 (4.42%) Java Developer
7 90 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
8 83 (4.03%) Software Engineer
9 69 (3.35%) Software Developer
10 61 (2.96%) Data Analyst
11 59 (2.86%) Test Analyst
12 57 (2.77%) Senior Developer
13 47 (2.28%) Tester
13 47 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
14 42 (2.04%) Service Manager
15 41 (1.99%) Design Engineer
16 40 (1.94%) Test Manager
17 39 (1.89%) Project Manager
18 37 (1.80%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (10.00%) HTML
2 181 (8.78%) CSS
3 162 (7.86%) .NET
4 110 (5.34%) XML
5 107 (5.19%) Web Services
6 95 (4.61%) HTML5
7 70 (3.40%) jQuery
8 68 (3.30%) ASP.NET
9 65 (3.15%) Spring
10 61 (2.96%) JSON
11 56 (2.72%) Ajax
11 56 (2.72%) J2EE
12 53 (2.57%) CSS3
13 51 (2.47%) SOAP
14 45 (2.18%) .NET Framework
14 45 (2.18%) WCF
15 44 (2.13%) Struts
16 34 (1.65%) AngularJS
17 32 (1.55%) Java EE
18 29 (1.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 253 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 152 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 95 (4.61%) Mathematics
5 48 (2.33%) User Experience
6 37 (1.80%) Life Science
7 35 (1.70%) Open Source
8 32 (1.55%) Data Integration
9 31 (1.50%) Replication
10 29 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 26 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 26 (1.26%) PMI
12 25 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 25 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.12%) GIS
14 22 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
15 20 (0.97%) Mainframe
15 20 (0.97%) Statistics
16 19 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 258 (12.52%) Windows
2 162 (7.86%) Linux
3 138 (6.70%) UNIX
4 32 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (1.46%) Android
6 26 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 20 (0.97%) Solaris
9 18 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (0.78%) zOS
11 12 (0.58%) VxWorks
12 10 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.19%) Windows CE
15 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.097%) AIX
17 2 (0.097%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (13.73%) Project Management
3 240 (11.64%) ITIL
4 223 (10.82%) Software Engineering
5 192 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
6 191 (9.27%) Data Validation
7 150 (7.28%) Data Modelling
8 148 (7.18%) Change Management
9 143 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 142 (6.89%) Workflow
10 142 (6.89%) Migration
11 141 (6.84%) ETL
12 138 (6.70%) Service Delivery
13 135 (6.55%) Waterfall
14 131 (6.36%) Mentoring
15 124 (6.02%) PRINCE2
16 116 (5.63%) Test Planning
17 115 (5.58%) Unit Testing
18 109 (5.29%) Software Testing
19 107 (5.19%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 587 (28.48%) SQL
2 241 (11.69%) Java
3 195 (9.46%) C
4 193 (9.36%) C#
5 186 (9.02%) JavaScript
6 165 (8.01%) C++
7 94 (4.56%) T-SQL
8 89 (4.32%) Python
9 87 (4.22%) Perl
10 78 (3.78%) PL/SQL
11 41 (1.99%) PHP
12 37 (1.80%) VBA
13 32 (1.55%) Apex Code
14 30 (1.46%) Bash Shell
14 30 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 30 (1.46%) VB
15 29 (1.41%) VB.NET
16 27 (1.31%) ABAP
16 27 (1.31%) Embedded C
17 25 (1.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 529 (25.67%) Degree
2 210 (10.19%) Security Cleared
3 121 (5.87%) SC Cleared
4 80 (3.88%) DV Cleared
5 79 (3.83%) ISTQB
6 70 (3.40%) ISEB
7 65 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 49 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (2.09%) PMI Certification
11 41 (1.99%) CCNP
12 29 (1.41%) PMP
13 27 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (0.97%) CCNA
14 20 (0.97%) MCSE
15 14 (0.68%) SAP Certification
15 14 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (0.63%) HND
17 12 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 11 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (10.92%) QA
2 98 (4.75%) SLA
3 74 (3.59%) ISO 9001
4 50 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (2.38%) ISO 9000
6 32 (1.55%) ISO 14001
7 24 (1.16%) COBIT
8 22 (1.07%) GMP
8 22 (1.07%) JSP 440
9 20 (0.97%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.53%) GAMP
12 10 (0.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 8 (0.39%) DO-178B
14 7 (0.34%) DO-254
15 6 (0.29%) IEC 61508
16 5 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
16 5 (0.24%) EMIR
17 3 (0.15%) FATCA
17 3 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 61 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 59 (2.86%) Firmware
3 50 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.02%) vSphere
5 14 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.58%) XenApp
6 12 (0.58%) vCloud
6 12 (0.58%) RACF
7 10 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (0.49%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.34%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.19%) KVM
12 2 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.049%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.049%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.049%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.049%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.049%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 73 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (0.92%) SCCM
3 13 (0.63%) BladeLogic
4 11 (0.53%) Tivoli
4 11 (0.53%) Nagios
5 10 (0.49%) Unicenter
5 10 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 9 (0.44%) WMI
7 8 (0.39%) Ansible
7 8 (0.39%) FortiGate
8 7 (0.34%) Puppet
9 6 (0.29%) WSUS
10 5 (0.24%) Control-M
11 4 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.19%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.15%) Oozie
12 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.15%) Graphite
12 3 (0.15%) BMC Marimba
13 2 (0.097%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 308 (14.94%) Oracle
2 303 (14.70%) Microsoft
3 120 (5.82%) Cisco
4 108 (5.24%) SAP
5 70 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
6 68 (3.30%) HP
7 67 (3.25%) VMware
8 56 (2.72%) Juniper
9 55 (2.67%) Informatica
10 51 (2.47%) IBM
11 48 (2.33%) Business Objects
12 39 (1.89%) EMC
13 27 (1.31%) CheckPoint
14 22 (1.07%) Cognizant
15 21 (1.02%) Citrix
15 21 (1.02%) Siebel
15 21 (1.02%) Remedy
15 21 (1.02%) Sitecore
16 19 (0.92%) hybris
16 19 (0.92%) F5
Cumbria
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
North London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Salary: £48500 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £28k to £38k, plus pension contribution
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum + Final Salary Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitve
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago