The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 303 314 288
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 406 359 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.81% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.97% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 294 245 341
Average salary £51,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38396 36997 41308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.65% 83.57% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31591 30644 35537
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in London

Validation
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the London region.

Validation Salary Trend in London

Validation
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in London

Validation
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
City of London +26 100 £49,000 +8.88% 22
Hounslow -8 17 £44,250 -1.66%
Croydon - 6 £50,750 -
Harrow - 4 £57,500 -
Upminster - 2 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf +14 1 £61,500 -44.09%
Kingston Upon Thames -12 1 £40,000 -55.55%
Feltham - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 244 (29.01%) Degree
2 227 (26.99%) SQL
2 227 (26.99%) Finance
3 208 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (22.00%) Project Management
5 151 (17.95%) Oracle
6 137 (16.29%) Java
7 133 (15.81%) QA
8 128 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
9 105 (12.49%) UNIX
10 102 (12.13%) ITIL
10 102 (12.13%) Banking
11 97 (11.53%) Computer Science
12 91 (10.82%) C++
12 91 (10.82%) Data Validation
13 90 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
14 88 (10.46%) SQL Server
15 87 (10.34%) Windows
15 87 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
15 87 (10.34%) Microsoft
15 87 (10.34%) Marketing
16 84 (9.99%) Telecoms
17 79 (9.39%) Business Analysis
18 77 (9.16%) MS Excel
19 76 (9.04%) Linux
20 75 (8.92%) XML
21 74 (8.80%) C#
22 71 (8.44%) HTML
22 71 (8.44%) PRINCE2
23 70 (8.32%) Data Modelling

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 35 (4.16%) SAS
2 27 (3.21%) CMS
3 22 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.43%) WebLogic
5 11 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.19%) Apache
7 9 (1.07%) Documentum
8 8 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.95%) IIS
9 6 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.48%) CICS
12 3 (0.36%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.36%) Gentran
13 2 (0.24%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.12%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 77 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.28%) MS Visio
3 35 (4.16%) MS Office
4 23 (2.73%) MS Project
4 23 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.26%) SPSS
6 18 (2.14%) OmniGraffle
7 12 (1.43%) Photoshop
8 9 (1.07%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.59%) Stata
10 4 (0.48%) S-PLUS
10 4 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.36%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.12%) FastStats
12 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.59%) Summit
4 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.36%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.36%) HiPortfolio
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.36%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 3 (0.36%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.36%) SAP EHS
5 3 (0.36%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.24%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.76%) SaaS
2 19 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (2.02%) LucidChart
4 8 (0.95%) Force.com
5 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.36%) Office 365
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.04%) Internet
2 30 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 25 (2.97%) Broadband
4 22 (2.62%) Firewall
5 21 (2.50%) MPLS
6 17 (2.02%) Intranet
6 17 (2.02%) BGP
7 16 (1.90%) LAN
8 15 (1.78%) WAN
9 13 (1.55%) Extranet
10 12 (1.43%) VPN
10 12 (1.43%) SMS
10 12 (1.43%) ADSL
11 11 (1.31%) IP Telephony
11 11 (1.31%) DNS
12 10 (1.19%) ISDN
13 9 (1.07%) HTTP
14 8 (0.95%) NAS
15 5 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 87 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 46 (5.47%) Big Data
5 44 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (4.52%) OLTP
7 34 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (3.69%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.38%) Data Mining
10 17 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
10 17 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.66%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (1.55%) MS Access
13 12 (1.43%) DTS
14 10 (1.19%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.19%) MySQL
15 9 (1.07%) OLAP
15 9 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (1.07%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 28 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 24 (2.85%) Axure RP
3 20 (2.38%) JIRA
3 20 (2.38%) Selenium
4 18 (2.14%) Subversion
5 15 (1.78%) Toad
5 15 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.55%) Emacs
7 11 (1.31%) JMeter
7 11 (1.31%) LoadRunner
8 10 (1.19%) SilkPerformer
8 10 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (1.19%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.07%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.95%) Artifactory
10 8 (0.95%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.83%) MSTest
11 7 (0.83%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.71%) Git (software)
12 6 (0.71%) JUnit
General
1 227 (26.99%) Finance
2 102 (12.13%) Banking
3 87 (10.34%) Marketing
4 84 (9.99%) Telecoms
5 63 (7.49%) Investment Banking
6 35 (4.16%) Retail
7 30 (3.57%) Legal
8 21 (2.50%) Front Office
8 21 (2.50%) Games
8 21 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (2.38%) Billing
10 19 (2.26%) Financial Institution
11 17 (2.02%) Publishing
12 16 (1.90%) Back Office
13 10 (1.19%) Advertising
14 9 (1.07%) Law
14 9 (1.07%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
15 6 (0.71%) French Language
16 5 (0.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 180 (21.40%) Analyst
2 156 (18.55%) Developer
3 95 (11.30%) Business Analyst
4 70 (8.32%) Consultant
5 54 (6.42%) Architect
6 48 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 43 (5.11%) Test Engineer
8 39 (4.64%) Software Engineer
9 24 (2.85%) Software Developer
9 24 (2.85%) Java Developer
10 22 (2.62%) Project Manager
10 22 (2.62%) C++ Developer
10 22 (2.62%) C# Developer
10 22 (2.62%) C++ Software Developer
11 21 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (2.38%) Senior Architect
12 20 (2.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 20 (2.38%) SQL Developer
13 19 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (2.26%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (8.92%) XML
2 71 (8.44%) HTML
3 62 (7.37%) .NET
4 61 (7.25%) Web Services
5 48 (5.71%) CSS
6 39 (4.64%) Swing
7 33 (3.92%) WCF
8 32 (3.80%) STL
8 32 (3.80%) Spring
9 31 (3.69%) SOAP
9 31 (3.69%) .NET Framework
10 22 (2.62%) jQuery
11 21 (2.50%) ASP.NET
11 21 (2.50%) HTML5
11 21 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 18 (2.14%) Ajax
13 17 (2.02%) XSLT
13 17 (2.02%) LINQ
14 15 (1.78%) JSP
14 15 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 128 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (11.53%) Computer Science
3 54 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 53 (6.30%) User Experience
5 40 (4.76%) Statistics
6 39 (4.64%) iPad
7 30 (3.57%) Credit Risk
8 25 (2.97%) Life Science
9 22 (2.62%) Open Source
10 20 (2.38%) Derivative
10 20 (2.38%) Mathematics
10 20 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (2.14%) Social Media
11 18 (2.14%) Digital Media
11 18 (2.14%) New Media
11 18 (2.14%) Economics
12 17 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (2.02%) Web 2.0
12 17 (2.02%) Human Factors
13 16 (1.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 105 (12.49%) UNIX
2 87 (10.34%) Windows
3 76 (9.04%) Linux
4 24 (2.85%) Solaris
5 14 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.43%) Android
7 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.83%) Debian
8 7 (0.83%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.48%) zOS
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.36%) AIX
10 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.36%) CentOS
11 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (22.00%) Project Management
3 102 (12.13%) ITIL
4 91 (10.82%) Data Validation
5 90 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
6 79 (9.39%) Business Analysis
7 71 (8.44%) PRINCE2
8 70 (8.32%) Data Modelling
9 63 (7.49%) ETL
10 62 (7.37%) Change Management
10 62 (7.37%) E-Commerce
11 60 (7.13%) Scrum
12 59 (7.02%) Analytics
13 58 (6.90%) Workflow
14 57 (6.78%) Data Analysis
14 57 (6.78%) Test Automation
15 56 (6.66%) Migration
16 54 (6.42%) Time Management
17 50 (5.95%) CRM
18 48 (5.71%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (26.99%) SQL
2 137 (16.29%) Java
3 91 (10.82%) C++
4 74 (8.80%) C#
5 64 (7.61%) Python
6 62 (7.37%) C
7 58 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 44 (5.23%) Perl
9 35 (4.16%) PHP
10 33 (3.92%) PL/SQL
11 29 (3.45%) VBA
12 28 (3.33%) T-SQL
13 21 (2.50%) R
14 20 (2.38%) Bash Shell
15 18 (2.14%) MATLAB
16 16 (1.90%) Ruby
17 15 (1.78%) Tcl
18 12 (1.43%) XPath
18 12 (1.43%) Scala
19 10 (1.19%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 244 (29.01%) Degree
2 40 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.52%) ISEB
4 30 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 26 (3.09%) ISTQB
6 21 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (2.38%) CIMA
8 19 (2.26%) CIPD
9 15 (1.78%) CCIP
10 14 (1.66%) CCNP
11 12 (1.43%) PMI Certification
12 11 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (1.07%) CISSP
14 9 (1.07%) PhD
15 8 (0.95%) PMP
15 8 (0.95%) MBA
16 6 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 6 (0.71%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (15.81%) QA
2 57 (6.78%) ISO 9001
3 44 (5.23%) SLA
4 17 (2.02%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.83%) EMIR
7 6 (0.71%) Basel III
7 6 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.36%) IAS 39
8 3 (0.36%) COBIT
9 2 (0.24%) MiFID
9 2 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.12%) UCITS
10 1 (0.12%) GxP
10 1 (0.12%) GAMP
10 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (1.55%) VMware ESX
1 13 (1.55%) Active Directory
1 13 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.59%) RACF
3 2 (0.24%) ACF2
4 1 (0.12%) RHEV
4 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.12%) KVM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.83%) Puppet
4 5 (0.59%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.59%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.48%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.36%) Ansible
6 3 (0.36%) Nagios
7 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.12%) Control-M
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Cacti
8 1 (0.12%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.12%) YUM
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.12%) SCCM
8 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 151 (17.95%) Oracle
2 87 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 59 (7.02%) SAP
4 31 (3.69%) Siebel
5 29 (3.45%) IBM
6 28 (3.33%) VMware
7 26 (3.09%) Cisco
8 24 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (2.62%) Business Objects
10 15 (1.78%) NetApp
11 13 (1.55%) Avaya
11 13 (1.55%) Sybase
12 12 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.43%) HP
12 12 (1.43%) Mitel
13 11 (1.31%) Citrix
14 10 (1.19%) Informatica
15 9 (1.07%) Sun
15 9 (1.07%) Veritas
15 9 (1.07%) TIBCO
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £225 - £230 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
eFinancialCareers
Salary: Up to £45,000 pa
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + good benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
MACQUARIE
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum AVP level
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago