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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 275 349 303
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -46
Permanent jobs citing Validation 423 325 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.99% 0.72% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.85% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 305 244 257
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
35998 38016 36575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.13% 83.68% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29996 31058 30564
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +42 100 £53,750 +22.85% 27
Hounslow -3 9 £45,000 +3.44%
Uxbridge +4 8 - -
Twickenham - 7 - -
Hillingdon - 6 - - 1
Croydon +14 5 £26,000 -
Canary Wharf +14 4 £65,000 -40.90%
Docklands, London +2 3 £72,500 +31.81%
Harrow +7 2 - -
Brentford -5 2 £30,000 +11.11%
Feltham - 2 £53,750 -
Bromley - 1 £50,000 -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 235 (30.84%) Finance
2 233 (30.58%) SQL
3 202 (26.51%) Degree
4 176 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (17.85%) Project Management
6 131 (17.19%) Oracle
7 119 (15.62%) SQL Server
8 118 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
9 116 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
10 111 (14.57%) QA
11 94 (12.34%) ITIL
12 92 (12.07%) Banking
13 87 (11.42%) Windows
14 85 (11.15%) Data Warehouse
14 85 (11.15%) Retail
15 84 (11.02%) Workflow
16 82 (10.76%) Data Modelling
17 80 (10.50%) ETL
17 80 (10.50%) Microsoft
18 76 (9.97%) Change Management
19 73 (9.58%) Data Validation
20 66 (8.66%) Marketing
21 65 (8.53%) Migration
22 63 (8.27%) Analytics
22 63 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
23 61 (8.01%) PRINCE2
24 59 (7.74%) Linux
24 59 (7.74%) C#
25 58 (7.61%) MS Excel
26 57 (7.48%) C++

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 15 (1.97%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.31%) IIS
6 9 (1.18%) CMS
7 8 (1.05%) SAS
8 7 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.66%) Apache
10 4 (0.52%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.52%) JBoss
10 4 (0.52%) Confluence
10 4 (0.52%) Gentran
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.26%) Drupal
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
12 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 58 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.20%) MS Office
3 14 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.57%) InfoPath
5 8 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.92%) SPSS
7 5 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.52%) MS Project
9 3 (0.39%) Stata
9 3 (0.39%) LaTeX
10 2 (0.26%) Doxygen
10 2 (0.26%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.26%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.26%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.13%) InDesign
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 41 (5.38%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (4.33%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.84%) Oracle iProcurement
3 14 (1.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (1.84%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle FAH
4 9 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.79%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.26%) HFM
8 2 (0.26%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.20%) SaaS
2 21 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.05%) Force.com
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Heroku
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.67%) Internet
2 26 (3.41%) BGP
2 26 (3.41%) LAN
3 25 (3.28%) WAN
3 25 (3.28%) MPLS
4 24 (3.15%) Firewall
5 22 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (2.49%) Intranet
6 19 (2.49%) OSPF
7 18 (2.36%) EIGRP
7 18 (2.36%) Ethernet
8 13 (1.71%) Extranet
8 13 (1.71%) VPN
8 13 (1.71%) SSL
9 11 (1.44%) DNS
9 11 (1.44%) SNMP
9 11 (1.44%) ADSL
9 11 (1.44%) IP Telephony
9 11 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (1.31%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (15.62%) SQL Server
2 85 (11.15%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (5.38%) Big Data
5 36 (4.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 29 (3.81%) Relational Database
7 24 (3.15%) MySQL
8 23 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
8 23 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (2.76%) Oracle Database
10 19 (2.49%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.23%) DB2
11 17 (2.23%) Oracle ODI
12 14 (1.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 13 (1.71%) OLAP
14 12 (1.57%) Oracle OLAP
15 10 (1.31%) Data Mining
16 9 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (1.18%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 33 (4.33%) Oracle Forms
2 28 (3.67%) JIRA
3 25 (3.28%) Subversion
4 21 (2.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (2.10%) Rational DOORS
5 16 (2.10%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.97%) Selenium
7 14 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.71%) LoadRunner
9 12 (1.57%) NUnit
9 12 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (1.44%) Artifactory
10 11 (1.44%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.18%) LSMW
11 9 (1.18%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (1.05%) Rational Functional Tester
12 8 (1.05%) Maven
12 8 (1.05%) FitNesse
12 8 (1.05%) ERwin
General
1 235 (30.84%) Finance
2 92 (12.07%) Banking
3 85 (11.15%) Retail
4 66 (8.66%) Marketing
5 37 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 35 (4.59%) Manufacturing
7 33 (4.33%) Front Office
8 31 (4.07%) Legal
9 26 (3.41%) Investment Banking
10 21 (2.76%) Games
11 18 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (1.84%) Advertising
13 12 (1.57%) Back Office
14 10 (1.31%) Financial Institution
15 9 (1.18%) General Ledger
15 9 (1.18%) German Language
16 8 (1.05%) Danish Language
16 8 (1.05%) Norwegian Language
16 8 (1.05%) Swedish Language
16 8 (1.05%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 183 (24.02%) Analyst
2 151 (19.82%) Developer
3 77 (10.10%) Business Analyst
4 73 (9.58%) Architect
5 46 (6.04%) Consultant
6 34 (4.46%) Senior Developer
6 34 (4.46%) Test Engineer
7 31 (4.07%) Project Manager
8 27 (3.54%) Data Analyst
9 26 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (3.28%) C++ Developer
11 24 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (3.02%) Software Developer
13 20 (2.62%) Java Developer
13 20 (2.62%) Senior Test Engineer
13 20 (2.62%) Senior Architect
14 19 (2.49%) Enterprise Architect
14 19 (2.49%) Senior Business Analyst
15 18 (2.36%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.82%) .NET
2 49 (6.43%) Web Services
3 42 (5.51%) XML
4 41 (5.38%) WCF
5 39 (5.12%) HTML
6 35 (4.59%) CSS
7 26 (3.41%) .NET Framework
8 19 (2.49%) JSON
8 19 (2.49%) Visualforce
9 18 (2.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 18 (2.36%) SOAP
10 17 (2.23%) ADO.NET
10 17 (2.23%) WPF
10 17 (2.23%) POCO
11 15 (1.97%) HTML5
11 15 (1.97%) Middleware
11 15 (1.97%) J2EE
12 14 (1.84%) ASP.NET
12 14 (1.84%) Spring
12 14 (1.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 116 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 54 (7.09%) Management Information System
4 36 (4.72%) Mathematics
5 33 (4.33%) User Experience
6 29 (3.81%) Life Science
7 24 (3.15%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.23%) Biology
9 16 (2.10%) Credit Risk
9 16 (2.10%) Market Risk
10 15 (1.97%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.97%) Derivative
11 11 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.31%) Contract for Difference
12 10 (1.31%) Equities
13 9 (1.18%) Data Integration
14 8 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 87 (11.42%) Windows
2 59 (7.74%) Linux
3 53 (6.96%) UNIX
4 9 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.05%) Solaris
6 7 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.92%) Android
7 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.52%) Debian
8 4 (0.52%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.52%) zOS
8 4 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.39%) AIX
10 2 (0.26%) HPUX
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (17.85%) Project Management
3 118 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
4 94 (12.34%) ITIL
5 84 (11.02%) Workflow
6 82 (10.76%) Data Modelling
7 80 (10.50%) ETL
8 76 (9.97%) Change Management
9 73 (9.58%) Data Validation
10 65 (8.53%) Migration
11 63 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 63 (8.27%) Analytics
12 61 (8.01%) PRINCE2
13 53 (6.96%) Business Analysis
14 49 (6.43%) Waterfall
15 46 (6.04%) UML
16 45 (5.91%) Scrum
17 40 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (5.12%) Software Engineering
19 38 (4.99%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 233 (30.58%) SQL
2 59 (7.74%) C#
3 57 (7.48%) C++
4 55 (7.22%) Java
5 51 (6.69%) Python
6 45 (5.91%) C
7 42 (5.51%) JavaScript
8 37 (4.86%) PL/SQL
9 32 (4.20%) Perl
10 22 (2.89%) Apex Code
11 21 (2.76%) VBA
12 20 (2.62%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.23%) VBScript
14 16 (2.10%) PHP
15 13 (1.71%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.71%) AWK
16 9 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.18%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.18%) SOQL
17 8 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 202 (26.51%) Degree
2 53 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.67%) DV Cleared
4 28 (3.67%) ISTQB
5 27 (3.54%) ISEB
6 26 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.84%) PMI Certification
9 13 (1.71%) PMP
10 11 (1.44%) CCNP
11 8 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.92%) SAP Certification
12 7 (0.92%) CCIP
12 7 (0.92%) CCNA
13 6 (0.79%) PhD
14 5 (0.66%) CCDA
14 5 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 4 (0.52%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (14.57%) QA
2 36 (4.72%) SLA
3 11 (1.44%) GMP
3 11 (1.44%) JSP 440
3 11 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.18%) COBIT
5 8 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.79%) EMIR
6 6 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.66%) Basel III
8 4 (0.52%) COREP
8 4 (0.52%) FINREP
8 4 (0.52%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.39%) FATCA
9 3 (0.39%) MiFID
9 3 (0.39%) GCP
10 2 (0.26%) WAI
10 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.52%) XenApp
5 4 (0.52%) NFS
6 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.26%) RACF
7 1 (0.13%) KVM
7 1 (0.13%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 19 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.52%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.52%) BladeLogic
2 4 (0.52%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.39%) Oozie
3 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.26%) WMI
4 2 (0.26%) BMC Marimba
4 2 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.26%) SCCM
4 2 (0.26%) SCOM
4 2 (0.26%) Puppet
4 2 (0.26%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.13%) yum
5 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.13%) Netcool
5 1 (0.13%) Nagios
5 1 (0.13%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 131 (17.19%) Oracle
2 80 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.51%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (4.99%) Cisco
5 36 (4.72%) SAP
6 32 (4.20%) Informatica
7 25 (3.28%) Juniper
8 24 (3.15%) HP
9 21 (2.76%) VMware
10 16 (2.10%) Business Objects
11 15 (1.97%) Siebel
12 14 (1.84%) PeopleSoft
13 12 (1.57%) Tableau
14 11 (1.44%) Remedy
14 11 (1.44%) Mitel
14 11 (1.44%) Adobe
14 11 (1.44%) Cognizant
14 11 (1.44%) Avaya
15 10 (1.31%) IBM
15 10 (1.31%) Fortinet
City, London
Dice Holdings
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Zurich
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £78k per year + financial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Thomson Reuters
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago