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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 308 314 313
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 380 402 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.87% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.04% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 263 263 265
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,875 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
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
37585 38506 39422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.31% 83.63% 81.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31663 31681 33516
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
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 £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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +50 103 £49,000 +8.88% 41
Uxbridge +8 11 £46,500 +106.66%
Croydon - 8 £46,500 -
Docklands, London - 5 £70,000 - 1
Harrow -7 3 £57,500 -
Greenford -3 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Hounslow -19 2 - -
Canary Wharf +32 1 £61,500 -44.09% 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £57,500 - 1
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Upminster - 1 £65,000 -
Brentford - 1 £35,000 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 228 (29.08%) Degree
2 227 (28.95%) Finance
3 201 (25.64%) SQL
4 181 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (20.28%) Project Management
6 117 (14.92%) Banking
7 116 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
8 113 (14.41%) Oracle
9 101 (12.88%) Java
10 97 (12.37%) QA
11 91 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
12 90 (11.48%) Windows
13 88 (11.22%) Microsoft
14 87 (11.10%) Data Warehouse
15 75 (9.57%) ITIL
16 74 (9.44%) UNIX
17 73 (9.31%) Linux
18 68 (8.67%) Computer Science
19 67 (8.55%) Business Analysis
19 67 (8.55%) Python
19 67 (8.55%) MS Excel
20 66 (8.42%) C++
21 64 (8.16%) XML
21 64 (8.16%) Data Modelling
22 62 (7.91%) Web Services
22 62 (7.91%) C#
22 62 (7.91%) SQL Server
22 62 (7.91%) Investment Banking
22 62 (7.91%) Data Validation
23 61 (7.78%) Management Information System

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.44%) SAS
3 19 (2.42%) CMS
4 15 (1.91%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.66%) IIS
6 11 (1.40%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.40%) Apache
7 8 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
11 2 (0.26%) CICS
11 2 (0.26%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.26%) Documentum
12 1 (0.13%) JBoss
12 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.13%) WorkSite
Applications
1 67 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.44%) MS Office
3 25 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.93%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.53%) MS Project
5 12 (1.53%) InfoPath
6 11 (1.40%) SPSS
7 10 (1.28%) Photoshop
8 9 (1.15%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.89%) Doxygen
10 6 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.51%) Stata
12 3 (0.38%) LaTeX
13 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.26%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.13%) InDesign
14 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.51%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.51%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.38%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 3 (0.38%) Kondor+
5 3 (0.38%) SAP EHS
5 3 (0.38%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.38%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (0.26%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.26%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.26%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.72%) SaaS
2 21 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.02%) LucidChart
4 3 (0.38%) Office 365
5 2 (0.26%) Force.com
5 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.48%) Internet
2 32 (4.08%) Intranet
3 30 (3.83%) WAN
3 30 (3.83%) LAN
4 23 (2.93%) Extranet
5 21 (2.68%) IP Telephony
6 20 (2.55%) Broadband
7 19 (2.42%) TCP/IP
8 15 (1.91%) Firewall
9 13 (1.66%) MPLS
10 12 (1.53%) BGP
10 12 (1.53%) SMS
11 8 (1.02%) ADSL
12 7 (0.89%) HTTP
12 7 (0.89%) DNS
12 7 (0.89%) Wireless
13 6 (0.77%) SAN
13 6 (0.77%) ISDN
13 6 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (11.10%) Data Warehouse
2 62 (7.91%) SQL Server
3 44 (5.61%) Big Data
4 40 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 28 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (2.42%) Hadoop
8 18 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (2.30%) OLTP
9 15 (1.91%) MySQL
10 14 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (1.66%) OLAP
12 12 (1.53%) MS Access
12 12 (1.53%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.28%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.28%) Data Mining
14 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (1.02%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 20 (2.55%) Subversion
1 20 (2.55%) Axure RP
2 18 (2.30%) JIRA
3 17 (2.17%) Emacs
4 15 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.53%) Artifactory
6 11 (1.40%) Selenium
6 11 (1.40%) Eclipse
6 11 (1.40%) Toad
6 11 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.64%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.64%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.64%) JMeter
11 4 (0.51%) LSMW
11 4 (0.51%) SilkPerformer
11 4 (0.51%) JUnit
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 227 (28.95%) Finance
2 117 (14.92%) Banking
3 62 (7.91%) Investment Banking
4 59 (7.53%) Marketing
4 59 (7.53%) Telecoms
5 44 (5.61%) Retail
6 33 (4.21%) Front Office
7 22 (2.81%) Games
8 17 (2.17%) Legal
9 16 (2.04%) Billing
9 16 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (2.04%) Aerospace
10 15 (1.91%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.53%) Publishing
12 9 (1.15%) Back Office
13 7 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.77%) Advertising
15 5 (0.64%) Law
15 5 (0.64%) French Language
16 4 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (22.96%) Analyst
2 101 (12.88%) Developer
3 79 (10.08%) Architect
4 78 (9.95%) Business Analyst
5 48 (6.12%) Consultant
6 40 (5.10%) Test Engineer
7 36 (4.59%) Senior Developer
8 34 (4.34%) Project Manager
9 27 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (2.81%) Software Engineer
11 21 (2.68%) Senior Architect
12 20 (2.55%) Data Analyst
12 20 (2.55%) Technical Manager
13 19 (2.42%) Report Analyst
13 19 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (2.42%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 18 (2.30%) Designer
14 18 (2.30%) Coordinator
14 18 (2.30%) Test Analyst
14 18 (2.30%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (8.16%) XML
2 62 (7.91%) Web Services
3 60 (7.65%) HTML
4 45 (5.74%) .NET
5 40 (5.10%) CSS
6 27 (3.44%) .NET Framework
7 26 (3.32%) WCF
8 19 (2.42%) Swing
9 18 (2.30%) SOAP
10 16 (2.04%) ADO.NET
10 16 (2.04%) Spring
10 16 (2.04%) WPF
10 16 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (2.04%) POCO
11 15 (1.91%) HTML5
12 14 (1.79%) STL
13 13 (1.66%) jQuery
14 12 (1.53%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.53%) JSP
15 10 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 116 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 61 (7.78%) Management Information System
4 52 (6.63%) User Experience
5 36 (4.59%) Statistics
6 29 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 26 (3.32%) Client/Server
7 26 (3.32%) Life Science
8 25 (3.19%) Credit Risk
8 25 (3.19%) Market Risk
9 22 (2.81%) Algorithms
10 20 (2.55%) Mobile App
11 19 (2.42%) iPad
12 18 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.79%) FMCG
13 14 (1.79%) Open Source
13 14 (1.79%) Derivative
14 12 (1.53%) Visualisation
15 11 (1.40%) Digital Media
15 11 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 90 (11.48%) Windows
2 74 (9.44%) UNIX
3 73 (9.31%) Linux
4 25 (3.19%) Solaris
5 12 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.28%) Android
7 7 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.77%) Debian
8 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.77%) AIX
9 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.64%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.51%) CentOS
11 2 (0.26%) HPUX
11 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.26%) zOS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (20.28%) Project Management
3 91 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
4 75 (9.57%) ITIL
5 67 (8.55%) Business Analysis
6 64 (8.16%) Data Modelling
7 62 (7.91%) Data Validation
8 59 (7.53%) PRINCE2
9 57 (7.27%) Analytics
10 56 (7.14%) Change Management
11 54 (6.89%) E-Commerce
11 54 (6.89%) Data Analysis
12 52 (6.63%) Workflow
13 46 (5.87%) Data Management
14 45 (5.74%) SOA
15 44 (5.61%) Migration
16 43 (5.48%) ETL
17 40 (5.10%) Scrum
17 40 (5.10%) Waterfall
18 38 (4.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 201 (25.64%) SQL
2 101 (12.88%) Java
3 67 (8.55%) Python
4 66 (8.42%) C++
5 62 (7.91%) C#
6 56 (7.14%) C
7 48 (6.12%) JavaScript
8 35 (4.46%) Perl
8 35 (4.46%) VBA
9 26 (3.32%) Bash Shell
10 22 (2.81%) Ruby
11 21 (2.68%) PHP
12 17 (2.17%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.66%) VBScript
14 11 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.28%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.28%) Tcl
16 9 (1.15%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.02%) R
18 7 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 228 (29.08%) Degree
2 44 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.08%) ISEB
4 30 (3.83%) ISTQB
5 26 (3.32%) SC Cleared
6 22 (2.81%) DV Cleared
7 18 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.40%) CCNP
11 10 (1.28%) CCIP
11 10 (1.28%) PMI Certification
12 9 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (1.15%) CIMA
13 8 (1.02%) CISM
13 8 (1.02%) CIPD
13 8 (1.02%) CISSP
14 6 (0.77%) MCSE
14 6 (0.77%) PhD
14 6 (0.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (12.37%) QA
2 38 (4.85%) ISO 9001
3 25 (3.19%) SLA
4 13 (1.66%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (1.28%) PCI DSS
7 8 (1.02%) Basel III
8 5 (0.64%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.51%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.51%) COREP
9 4 (0.51%) FINREP
10 3 (0.38%) COBIT
11 2 (0.26%) IAS 39
11 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.26%) EMIR
12 1 (0.13%) MiFID
12 1 (0.13%) WAI
12 1 (0.13%) UCITS
12 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 31 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.89%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.51%) NFS
5 3 (0.38%) RACF
6 2 (0.26%) ACF2
6 2 (0.26%) KVM
6 2 (0.26%) RHEV
7 1 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 20 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.02%) Puppet
4 6 (0.77%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.77%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.64%) Cobbler
6 4 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.38%) Nagios
7 3 (0.38%) Ansible
8 2 (0.26%) YUM
8 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.26%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.13%) Cacti
9 1 (0.13%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.13%) Netcool
9 1 (0.13%) Control-M
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.13%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 113 (14.41%) Oracle
2 88 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 52 (6.63%) SAP
4 32 (4.08%) IBM
5 23 (2.93%) Cisco
6 22 (2.81%) Siebel
7 21 (2.68%) Avaya
7 21 (2.68%) Mitel
8 20 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (2.30%) VMware
10 16 (2.04%) Business Objects
10 16 (2.04%) Adobe
11 13 (1.66%) HP
11 13 (1.66%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.40%) NetApp
12 11 (1.40%) Informatica
13 9 (1.15%) Juniper
13 9 (1.15%) EMC
14 7 (0.89%) Citrix
14 7 (0.89%) Cognos
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £50000 - £61900 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £59000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30,000 + c10,000 commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £52000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago