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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 326 309 289
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Permanent jobs citing Validation 350 394 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.87% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.04% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 261 259 297
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £88,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,337 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +3.75%
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
36789 37941 39275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.07% 83.56% 82.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31104 30830 33501
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +74 102 £49,000 -10.90% 23
Uxbridge - 9 £46,500 -
Croydon - 8 - -
Docklands, London - 8 £70,000 -
Harrow +2 2 £52,500 -
Greenford - 2 £37,500 - 1
Brentford - 2 £35,000 -
Romford - 2 £57,500 -
Hillingdon - 2 - - 1
Hounslow -21 1 - -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 220 (28.65%) Degree
2 218 (28.39%) Finance
3 192 (25.00%) SQL
4 179 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (20.57%) Project Management
6 132 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
7 106 (13.80%) Oracle
8 104 (13.54%) QA
9 97 (12.63%) Banking
10 92 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
11 89 (11.59%) Windows
12 88 (11.46%) Microsoft
13 85 (11.07%) ITIL
14 81 (10.55%) Java
15 77 (10.03%) Data Warehouse
16 72 (9.38%) Change Management
17 70 (9.11%) Data Modelling
18 67 (8.72%) SQL Server
18 67 (8.72%) MS Excel
19 66 (8.59%) Management Information System
20 64 (8.33%) Web Services
21 62 (8.07%) HTML
21 62 (8.07%) Python
21 62 (8.07%) Linux
21 62 (8.07%) PRINCE2
21 62 (8.07%) Business Analysis
22 61 (7.94%) Data Validation
22 61 (7.94%) Computer Science
23 60 (7.81%) C#
23 60 (7.81%) Analytics

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.99%) SAS
3 16 (2.08%) CMS
4 13 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.43%) IIS
6 9 (1.17%) Apache
6 9 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
10 2 (0.26%) Gentran
10 2 (0.26%) Drupal
10 2 (0.26%) Documentum
10 2 (0.26%) CICS
10 2 (0.26%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 67 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.04%) MS Office
3 24 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.08%) InfoPath
6 12 (1.56%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.04%) MS Project
7 8 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.91%) Doxygen
8 7 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.91%) SPSS
9 5 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.52%) Stata
11 3 (0.39%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.26%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (1.04%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.65%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.52%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.39%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.39%) SAP EHS
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.26%) Cerner Millennium
8 2 (0.26%) Kondor+
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.73%) SaaS
2 27 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.78%) LucidChart
4 3 (0.39%) Office 365
4 3 (0.39%) Force.com
5 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.08%) Internet
2 33 (4.30%) Intranet
3 30 (3.91%) LAN
3 30 (3.91%) WAN
4 24 (3.13%) Extranet
5 23 (2.99%) IP Telephony
6 22 (2.86%) Broadband
7 16 (2.08%) MPLS
7 16 (2.08%) BGP
8 15 (1.95%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.56%) Firewall
10 9 (1.17%) ADSL
11 7 (0.91%) SMS
11 7 (0.91%) SSL
11 7 (0.91%) Wireless
11 7 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.78%) Network Security
12 6 (0.78%) SAN
12 6 (0.78%) VPN
12 6 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.03%) Data Warehouse
2 67 (8.72%) SQL Server
3 44 (5.73%) Big Data
4 34 (4.43%) Relational Database
5 30 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.34%) MySQL
7 16 (2.08%) OLAP
7 16 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 15 (1.95%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
9 13 (1.69%) MS Access
10 12 (1.56%) OLTP
10 12 (1.56%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.43%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
13 9 (1.17%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.04%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 23 (2.99%) Subversion
2 22 (2.86%) JIRA
3 19 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.34%) Axure RP
5 16 (2.08%) Artifactory
6 13 (1.69%) Emacs
6 13 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
6 13 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (1.17%) Selenium
9 9 (1.17%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.04%) Toad
11 7 (0.91%) LSMW
12 5 (0.65%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.52%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.52%) Rational Functional Tester
13 4 (0.52%) TestDirector
13 4 (0.52%) JUnit
General
1 218 (28.39%) Finance
2 97 (12.63%) Banking
3 56 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 51 (6.64%) Marketing
5 49 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 45 (5.86%) Retail
7 33 (4.30%) Front Office
8 23 (2.99%) Games
9 20 (2.60%) Manufacturing
10 18 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (2.34%) Billing
11 17 (2.21%) Aerospace
12 14 (1.82%) Legal
13 9 (1.17%) Financial Institution
14 8 (1.04%) Publishing
15 5 (0.65%) Back Office
16 4 (0.52%) Law
16 4 (0.52%) Advertising
16 4 (0.52%) French Language
17 3 (0.39%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 176 (22.92%) Analyst
2 84 (10.94%) Developer
3 79 (10.29%) Architect
4 71 (9.24%) Business Analyst
5 45 (5.86%) Test Engineer
6 43 (5.60%) Consultant
7 35 (4.56%) Senior Developer
8 30 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (3.91%) Project Manager
9 24 (3.13%) Senior Architect
10 23 (2.99%) Designer
10 23 (2.99%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 22 (2.86%) Coordinator
11 22 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (2.86%) Data Analyst
12 20 (2.60%) Technical Manager
12 20 (2.60%) Test Analyst
13 19 (2.47%) Senior Test Engineer
14 18 (2.34%) Report Analyst
15 17 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (8.33%) Web Services
2 62 (8.07%) HTML
3 54 (7.03%) XML
4 45 (5.86%) .NET
5 44 (5.73%) CSS
6 27 (3.52%) WCF
7 26 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 20 (2.60%) HTML5
9 17 (2.21%) SOAP
10 16 (2.08%) ADO.NET
10 16 (2.08%) WPF
10 16 (2.08%) jQuery
10 16 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (2.08%) POCO
11 13 (1.69%) Swing
12 12 (1.56%) ASP.NET
13 11 (1.43%) JSON
14 10 (1.30%) JSP
15 9 (1.17%) Spring
15 9 (1.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 132 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (8.59%) Management Information System
3 61 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 58 (7.55%) User Experience
5 30 (3.91%) Life Science
5 30 (3.91%) Mathematics
6 28 (3.65%) Client/Server
7 26 (3.39%) Statistics
8 24 (3.13%) Credit Risk
9 23 (2.99%) Market Risk
9 23 (2.99%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.34%) Algorithms
11 16 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.69%) iPad
13 12 (1.56%) FMCG
13 12 (1.56%) Visualisation
13 12 (1.56%) Open Source
13 12 (1.56%) Contract for Difference
13 12 (1.56%) Derivative
14 11 (1.43%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 89 (11.59%) Windows
2 62 (8.07%) Linux
3 58 (7.55%) UNIX
4 20 (2.60%) Solaris
5 14 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.56%) Android
7 7 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.91%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.78%) AIX
9 5 (0.65%) Debian
9 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.52%) CentOS
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.26%) zOS
11 2 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (20.57%) Project Management
3 92 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
4 85 (11.07%) ITIL
5 72 (9.38%) Change Management
6 70 (9.11%) Data Modelling
7 62 (8.07%) PRINCE2
7 62 (8.07%) Business Analysis
8 61 (7.94%) Data Validation
9 60 (7.81%) Analytics
10 50 (6.51%) SOA
11 49 (6.38%) Data Analysis
11 49 (6.38%) Workflow
12 47 (6.12%) ETL
12 47 (6.12%) E-Commerce
13 45 (5.86%) Migration
14 42 (5.47%) Waterfall
14 42 (5.47%) Data Cleansing
15 41 (5.34%) Configuration Management
16 40 (5.21%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 192 (25.00%) SQL
2 81 (10.55%) Java
3 62 (8.07%) Python
4 60 (7.81%) C#
5 56 (7.29%) C
6 51 (6.64%) C++
7 50 (6.51%) JavaScript
8 34 (4.43%) Perl
9 32 (4.17%) VBA
10 25 (3.26%) PHP
11 22 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.34%) Ruby
13 17 (2.21%) VBScript
14 14 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.69%) Tcl
16 12 (1.56%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.43%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.30%) MATLAB
19 8 (1.04%) R
20 6 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 220 (28.65%) Degree
2 51 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 29 (3.78%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.78%) ISEB
5 28 (3.65%) DV Cleared
6 22 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.95%) CCNP
10 13 (1.69%) CCIP
11 8 (1.04%) CISSP
11 8 (1.04%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.04%) CISM
12 7 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.78%) RHCE
13 6 (0.78%) MCSE
13 6 (0.78%) CIMA
14 5 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (13.54%) QA
2 33 (4.30%) ISO 9001
3 29 (3.78%) SLA
4 14 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.17%) JSP 440
6 9 (1.17%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.78%) Basel III
8 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.52%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.52%) COREP
8 4 (0.52%) FINREP
9 3 (0.39%) EMIR
9 3 (0.39%) COBIT
10 2 (0.26%) FATCA
10 2 (0.26%) WAI
10 2 (0.26%) GMP
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.13%) IAS 39
System Software
1 35 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.52%) NFS
5 3 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.26%) RACF
6 2 (0.26%) KVM
6 2 (0.26%) RHEV
7 1 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.13%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 23 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.04%) Puppet
4 5 (0.65%) Cobbler
4 5 (0.65%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.39%) Nagios
6 3 (0.39%) Ansible
7 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.26%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.26%) yum
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.13%) Netcool
8 1 (0.13%) Control-M
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.13%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Cacti
8 1 (0.13%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 106 (13.80%) Oracle
2 88 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 54 (7.03%) SAP
4 29 (3.78%) IBM
5 27 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (3.26%) Cisco
7 23 (2.99%) Siebel
7 23 (2.99%) Avaya
7 23 (2.99%) Mitel
8 18 (2.34%) Business Objects
8 18 (2.34%) Adobe
9 17 (2.21%) HP
10 16 (2.08%) VMware
11 12 (1.56%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.43%) Informatica
13 10 (1.30%) Cognos
13 10 (1.30%) Remedy
14 9 (1.17%) Juniper
15 8 (1.04%) NetApp
16 7 (0.91%) EMC
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