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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 307 316 292
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Permanent jobs citing Validation 390 405 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.99% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 268 309 257
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £83,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
37901 40977 37231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.41% 84.72% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 31783 34009 30762
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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
City of London -5 60 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Hillingdon - 12 - - 2
Brentford - 8 £32,500 -
Harrow +10 7 - -
Twickenham - 4 - - 1
Docklands, London +7 3 £80,000 +128.57%
Canary Wharf - 3 £78,000 -
Greenford - 3 £55,000 - 1
Feltham - 2 £42,250 - 2
Chiswick - 2 £65,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £42,500 - 1
Teddington - 1 £52,500 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 276 (32.90%) SQL
2 273 (32.54%) Finance
3 198 (23.60%) Degree
4 185 (22.05%) Oracle
5 179 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (18.83%) Project Management
7 157 (18.71%) SQL Server
8 152 (18.12%) QA
9 119 (14.18%) Windows
10 117 (13.95%) Microsoft
11 105 (12.51%) Data Validation
12 102 (12.16%) Retail
13 101 (12.04%) Linux
14 99 (11.80%) ETL
15 98 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
16 90 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
17 88 (10.49%) Python
18 83 (9.89%) Java
19 81 (9.65%) Banking
20 80 (9.54%) UNIX
20 80 (9.54%) ITIL
20 80 (9.54%) Data Warehouse
20 80 (9.54%) SDLC
21 79 (9.42%) XML
22 74 (8.82%) Data Modelling
22 74 (8.82%) Migration
22 74 (8.82%) Business Analysis
23 72 (8.58%) Management Information System
24 71 (8.46%) MS Excel
24 71 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 32 (3.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 25 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.38%) IIS
4 20 (2.38%) JBoss
4 20 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.15%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.67%) Apache
7 10 (1.19%) GlassFish
8 9 (1.07%) SAS
9 8 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.83%) CMS
10 7 (0.83%) Confluence
11 6 (0.72%) Gentran
12 5 (0.60%) CICS
13 4 (0.48%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.48%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.36%) Lync
15 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
15 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 71 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.50%) MS Office
3 17 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.79%) SPSS
5 14 (1.67%) FastStats
6 12 (1.43%) MS Project
7 10 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.36%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.24%) Stata
10 2 (0.24%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 38 (4.53%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (3.69%) Oracle Applications
3 27 (3.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 18 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (2.03%) Northgate Housing
6 14 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (1.43%) Oracle iProcurement
7 12 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (1.07%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 9 (1.07%) Oracle FAH
9 8 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.48%) Misys Midas
11 3 (0.36%) Endur
11 3 (0.36%) HFM
12 2 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (1.79%) SaaS
3 5 (0.60%) Force.com
4 4 (0.48%) Veeva
4 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.12%) Firebase
6 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.34%) BGP
2 27 (3.22%) MPLS
3 26 (3.10%) Firewall
4 24 (2.86%) OSPF
4 24 (2.86%) Ethernet
5 23 (2.74%) EIGRP
5 23 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (2.38%) Internet
7 19 (2.26%) Intranet
8 18 (2.15%) DNS
9 17 (2.03%) VPN
10 15 (1.79%) LAN
11 14 (1.67%) ADSL
11 14 (1.67%) HTTP
11 14 (1.67%) SNMP
11 14 (1.67%) WAN
11 14 (1.67%) 3G
11 14 (1.67%) RTP
11 14 (1.67%) HSRP
12 12 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 80 (9.54%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (7.75%) Relational Database
4 53 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (3.81%) DB2
8 29 (3.46%) Oracle Reports
8 29 (3.46%) Data Mining
8 29 (3.46%) Oracle BI EE
9 26 (3.10%) Big Data
10 25 (2.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 23 (2.74%) MySQL
12 21 (2.50%) RDBMS
13 20 (2.38%) Data Mart
13 20 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
14 19 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (2.15%) Oracle Database
16 16 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (4.77%) Selenium
2 35 (4.17%) JIRA
2 35 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (2.03%) ERwin
3 17 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
4 15 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.79%) Maven
4 15 (1.79%) HP UFT
5 14 (1.67%) LoadRunner
6 12 (1.43%) Ant
6 12 (1.43%) Subversion
7 9 (1.07%) NUnit
7 9 (1.07%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.83%) MSI
9 7 (0.83%) Git (software)
9 7 (0.83%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
General
1 273 (32.54%) Finance
2 102 (12.16%) Retail
3 81 (9.65%) Banking
4 62 (7.39%) Marketing
5 41 (4.89%) Manufacturing
6 37 (4.41%) Legal
7 33 (3.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 29 (3.46%) Front Office
8 29 (3.46%) Back Office
9 22 (2.62%) Financial Institution
10 21 (2.50%) Advertising
11 17 (2.03%) Games
12 14 (1.67%) Publishing
12 14 (1.67%) Investment Banking
13 12 (1.43%) Telecoms
14 10 (1.19%) Law
15 9 (1.07%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.95%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.95%) Billing
17 5 (0.60%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 231 (27.53%) Analyst
2 185 (22.05%) Developer
3 86 (10.25%) Business Analyst
4 60 (7.15%) Architect
5 49 (5.84%) Consultant
6 44 (5.24%) Data Analyst
7 35 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 33 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (3.58%) Support Analyst
10 27 (3.22%) Senior Manager
11 24 (2.86%) Data Architect
12 21 (2.50%) Project Manager
12 21 (2.50%) Software Developer
12 21 (2.50%) Test Manager
13 20 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
13 20 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
13 20 (2.38%) Senior Business Analyst
14 18 (2.15%) Test Analyst
14 18 (2.15%) Test Engineer
14 18 (2.15%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.42%) XML
2 70 (8.34%) Web Services
3 54 (6.44%) .NET
4 34 (4.05%) J2EE
5 32 (3.81%) HTML
6 27 (3.22%) Spring
7 26 (3.10%) CSS
8 25 (2.98%) Ajax
9 24 (2.86%) Visualforce
10 23 (2.74%) REST
10 23 (2.74%) WCF
10 23 (2.74%) Middleware
11 21 (2.50%) SOAP
12 20 (2.38%) JSON
13 18 (2.15%) Struts
14 17 (2.03%) jQuery
15 15 (1.79%) GWT
16 14 (1.67%) XBRL
17 13 (1.55%) WS-I
17 13 (1.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 98 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (8.58%) Management Information System
3 50 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 41 (4.89%) Data Centre
5 34 (4.05%) Statistics
6 31 (3.69%) Mathematics
7 27 (3.22%) Derivative
7 27 (3.22%) User Experience
8 25 (2.98%) Replication
9 22 (2.62%) GIS
10 18 (2.15%) Taxonomies
11 16 (1.91%) Reference Data
12 15 (1.79%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.79%) Life Science
12 15 (1.79%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.67%) Data Integration
13 14 (1.67%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (1.55%) Fixed Income
15 12 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 119 (14.18%) Windows
2 101 (12.04%) Linux
3 80 (9.54%) UNIX
4 40 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (2.62%) Solaris
7 13 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.19%) zOS
9 8 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.72%) Android
11 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.12%) Debian
13 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (18.83%) Project Management
3 105 (12.51%) Data Validation
4 99 (11.80%) ETL
5 90 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
6 80 (9.54%) ITIL
6 80 (9.54%) SDLC
7 74 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 74 (8.82%) Migration
7 74 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 71 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 71 (8.46%) Analytics
9 69 (8.22%) Change Management
10 62 (7.39%) Scrum
11 61 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 60 (7.15%) Workflow
13 59 (7.03%) Data Analysis
14 56 (6.67%) UML
14 56 (6.67%) Mentoring
15 53 (6.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 276 (32.90%) SQL
2 88 (10.49%) Python
3 83 (9.89%) Java
4 63 (7.51%) C++
5 50 (5.96%) Perl
6 43 (5.13%) C
7 40 (4.77%) C#
8 39 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 38 (4.53%) JavaScript
10 32 (3.81%) T-SQL
10 32 (3.81%) VBA
11 27 (3.22%) Apex Code
12 25 (2.98%) Bash Shell
13 21 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.15%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.19%) Pascal
15 10 (1.19%) Ruby
15 10 (1.19%) VB
15 10 (1.19%) PHP
16 9 (1.07%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 198 (23.60%) Degree
2 37 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 37 (4.41%) ISEB
3 26 (3.10%) DV Cleared
4 19 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.91%) PMI Certification
5 16 (1.91%) CCNA
6 14 (1.67%) PMP
7 12 (1.43%) PCI QSA
7 12 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.31%) IIBA
8 11 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.19%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.95%) CISSP
10 8 (0.95%) PhD
10 8 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.83%) CCDA
11 7 (0.83%) RHCE
11 7 (0.83%) CBAP
12 5 (0.60%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (18.12%) QA
2 58 (6.91%) SLA
3 28 (3.34%) GMP
4 17 (2.03%) COBIT
5 11 (1.31%) EMIR
6 10 (1.19%) MiFID
7 9 (1.07%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.95%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.83%) JSP 440
9 7 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.48%) WCAG
12 3 (0.36%) GCP
13 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.24%) Basel II
13 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.12%) FATCA
14 1 (0.12%) Basel III
14 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.95%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (0.72%) vSphere
6 5 (0.60%) vCloud
6 5 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.60%) XenApp
6 5 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.60%) Firmware
6 5 (0.60%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.60%) RACF
7 1 (0.12%) HDFS
7 1 (0.12%) iptables
7 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (1.31%) Ansible
2 9 (1.07%) BladeLogic
3 8 (0.95%) Unicenter
3 8 (0.95%) Tivoli
3 8 (0.95%) Nagios
4 7 (0.83%) Puppet
4 7 (0.83%) Cobbler
4 7 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.60%) zSecure
5 5 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (0.60%) SCCM
5 5 (0.60%) Control-M
6 3 (0.36%) WMI
6 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.36%) BMC Marimba
6 3 (0.36%) Oozie
7 2 (0.24%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 185 (22.05%) Oracle
2 117 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 52 (6.20%) Informatica
3 52 (6.20%) VMware
4 43 (5.13%) Cisco
5 40 (4.77%) SAP
6 38 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (4.05%) Juniper
8 28 (3.34%) HP
9 22 (2.62%) IBM
10 19 (2.26%) Citrix
11 17 (2.03%) Northgate
11 17 (2.03%) Capita
11 17 (2.03%) Talend
12 16 (1.91%) hybris
12 16 (1.91%) Sybase
13 14 (1.67%) Fortinet
13 14 (1.67%) Tableau
14 12 (1.43%) Veritas
15 11 (1.31%) Vertica
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum to £85K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40k-£55k pa + 29 days hols + Share Ops Scheme + Pension + more....
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 2 days ago
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £4000 - £35000 per annum + FINANCIAL BENEFITS
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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Salary: 55,000
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London
Callum James Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago