The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 301 283 310
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Validation 400 389 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.88% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.08% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 309 252 313
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39302 36068 41200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.59% 81.58% 79.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32636 29824 35689
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +14 96 £52,500 +5.00% 26
Hounslow +6 40 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Croydon +3 10 £55,000 -
Uxbridge +6 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Harrow - 2 £56,000 -
Docklands, London -1 1 £35,000 -39.13%
Hammersmith - 1 £40,500 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 219 (28.22%) SQL
2 215 (27.71%) Degree
3 197 (25.39%) Finance
4 146 (18.81%) Java
5 140 (18.04%) Oracle
6 139 (17.91%) Project Management
7 129 (16.62%) UNIX
8 112 (14.43%) SQL Server
9 110 (14.18%) Data Validation
10 107 (13.79%) QA
11 104 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
12 103 (13.27%) C++
13 99 (12.76%) Computer Science
14 86 (11.08%) Linux
14 86 (11.08%) Data Modelling
14 86 (11.08%) Banking
15 85 (10.95%) Data Warehouse
16 82 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
17 80 (10.31%) C#
17 80 (10.31%) Marketing
18 78 (10.05%) .NET
19 77 (9.92%) ITIL
20 75 (9.66%) Windows
20 75 (9.66%) MS Excel
20 75 (9.66%) Relational Database
21 74 (9.54%) Telecoms
22 72 (9.28%) HTML
23 69 (8.89%) Workflow
24 68 (8.76%) ETL
25 65 (8.38%) C

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 46 (5.93%) CMS
2 28 (3.61%) SAS
3 11 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 11 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.16%) Documentum
4 9 (1.16%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.16%) IIS
4 9 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.90%) Apache
6 5 (0.64%) CICS
6 5 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.52%) Gentran
7 4 (0.52%) Confluence
7 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.52%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.26%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.26%) Drupal
8 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 75 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.74%) MS Office
3 28 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 24 (3.09%) MS Project
5 21 (2.71%) SPSS
6 19 (2.45%) OmniGraffle
7 14 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (1.42%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.64%) Stata
10 4 (0.52%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.13%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Summit
2 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.39%) SunGard AvantGard
4 2 (0.26%) Front Arena
4 2 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.26%) Kondor+
4 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.13%) Endur
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.19%) SaaS
1 17 (2.19%) LucidChart
2 10 (1.29%) Force.com
3 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.13%) PaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.87%) TCP/IP
2 23 (2.96%) Firewall
3 21 (2.71%) Internet
4 18 (2.32%) MPLS
4 18 (2.32%) Broadband
5 14 (1.80%) VPN
6 13 (1.68%) BGP
7 11 (1.42%) HTTP
8 10 (1.29%) Intranet
9 9 (1.16%) DNS
9 9 (1.16%) ADSL
10 8 (1.03%) LAN
10 8 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (1.03%) NAS
11 7 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.90%) SMS
11 7 (0.90%) WAN
11 7 (0.90%) ISDN
11 7 (0.90%) IPsec
12 6 (0.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 85 (10.95%) Data Warehouse
3 75 (9.66%) Relational Database
4 49 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (6.06%) OLTP
6 44 (5.67%) RDBMS
7 33 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (4.25%) Big Data
8 27 (3.48%) Data Mining
9 21 (2.71%) Hadoop
10 17 (2.19%) DTS
11 16 (2.06%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (1.68%) Oracle9i Database
15 12 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (3.22%) Cucumber
2 24 (3.09%) MSTest
2 24 (3.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 24 (3.09%) SpecFlow
3 20 (2.58%) Axure RP
4 17 (2.19%) Selenium
4 17 (2.19%) Emacs
5 14 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.68%) JIRA
7 12 (1.55%) Toad
8 11 (1.42%) LoadRunner
8 11 (1.42%) JMeter
9 10 (1.29%) Subversion
9 10 (1.29%) SilkPerformer
10 9 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (1.03%) JUnit
12 6 (0.77%) Git (software)
13 5 (0.64%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.52%) LSMW
General
1 197 (25.39%) Finance
2 86 (11.08%) Banking
3 80 (10.31%) Marketing
4 74 (9.54%) Telecoms
5 55 (7.09%) Investment Banking
6 34 (4.38%) Legal
7 22 (2.84%) Retail
8 19 (2.45%) Publishing
9 18 (2.32%) Financial Institution
10 17 (2.19%) Back Office
10 17 (2.19%) Games
11 15 (1.93%) Front Office
12 14 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (1.80%) Advertising
13 13 (1.68%) Billing
14 9 (1.16%) Law
15 6 (0.77%) Wholesale Banking
15 6 (0.77%) French Language
16 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 176 (22.68%) Developer
2 175 (22.55%) Analyst
3 102 (13.14%) Business Analyst
4 69 (8.89%) Consultant
5 65 (8.38%) Senior Developer
6 53 (6.83%) Software Engineer
7 32 (4.12%) C# Developer
8 30 (3.87%) Software Developer
9 28 (3.61%) C++ Developer
9 28 (3.61%) Test Engineer
9 28 (3.61%) C++ Software Developer
10 27 (3.48%) Architect
11 25 (3.22%) Java Developer
11 25 (3.22%) Senior C# Developer
11 25 (3.22%) Senior Software Engineer
12 24 (3.09%) .NET Developer
13 21 (2.71%) Data Analyst
13 21 (2.71%) Senior .NET Developer
14 19 (2.45%) Project Manager
15 17 (2.19%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (10.05%) .NET
2 72 (9.28%) HTML
3 64 (8.25%) XML
4 56 (7.22%) CSS
5 50 (6.44%) Web Services
5 50 (6.44%) WCF
6 47 (6.06%) Swing
7 43 (5.54%) .NET Framework
8 42 (5.41%) STL
9 39 (5.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 37 (4.77%) SOAP
11 36 (4.64%) ASP.NET
11 36 (4.64%) Spring
11 36 (4.64%) jQuery
12 35 (4.51%) HTML5
12 35 (4.51%) Ajax
13 34 (4.38%) LINQ
14 30 (3.87%) CSS3
14 30 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (3.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 99 (12.76%) Computer Science
2 47 (6.06%) iPad
3 39 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 38 (4.90%) Statistics
5 27 (3.48%) Credit Risk
6 25 (3.22%) Open Source
6 25 (3.22%) Derivative
7 22 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (2.71%) Mathematics
9 20 (2.58%) Social Media
10 19 (2.45%) Economics
11 18 (2.32%) Fixed Income
11 18 (2.32%) New Media
12 17 (2.19%) Digital Media
12 17 (2.19%) Human Factors
12 17 (2.19%) Web 2.0
13 15 (1.93%) Data Integration
13 15 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.68%) Replication
15 12 (1.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 129 (16.62%) UNIX
2 86 (11.08%) Linux
3 75 (9.66%) Windows
4 27 (3.48%) Solaris
5 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.03%) Android
6 8 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.90%) Debian
8 5 (0.64%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.64%) zOS
9 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (17.91%) Project Management
2 110 (14.18%) Data Validation
3 104 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (11.08%) Data Modelling
5 82 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
6 77 (9.92%) ITIL
7 69 (8.89%) Workflow
8 68 (8.76%) ETL
9 65 (8.38%) Scrum
10 63 (8.12%) Business Analysis
11 59 (7.60%) Change Management
12 58 (7.47%) TDD
12 58 (7.47%) Analytics
13 57 (7.35%) Software Engineering
14 56 (7.22%) Migration
14 56 (7.22%) CRM
15 53 (6.83%) E-Commerce
16 51 (6.57%) PRINCE2
17 49 (6.31%) Time Management
18 48 (6.19%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (28.22%) SQL
2 146 (18.81%) Java
3 103 (13.27%) C++
4 80 (10.31%) C#
5 65 (8.38%) C
6 58 (7.47%) Python
7 47 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 47 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 41 (5.28%) PL/SQL
9 36 (4.64%) Perl
10 31 (3.99%) PHP
11 23 (2.96%) R
12 22 (2.84%) VBA
13 19 (2.45%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.32%) MATLAB
14 18 (2.32%) Ruby
15 17 (2.19%) Apex Code
16 13 (1.68%) VB
17 11 (1.42%) Scala
17 11 (1.42%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 215 (27.71%) Degree
2 35 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.09%) ISEB
5 22 (2.84%) ISTQB
6 19 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (2.32%) CIMA
7 18 (2.32%) CIPD
8 15 (1.93%) MBA
9 12 (1.55%) CCNP
10 11 (1.42%) CCIP
11 9 (1.16%) PhD
11 9 (1.16%) PMI Certification
11 9 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (1.03%) PMP
12 8 (1.03%) CCNA
13 6 (0.77%) CBAP
14 5 (0.64%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.39%) CISSP
15 3 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (13.79%) QA
2 51 (6.57%) ISO 9001
3 39 (5.03%) SLA
4 16 (2.06%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.03%) EMIR
6 7 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.90%) Basel III
7 5 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.39%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.26%) MiFID
11 1 (0.13%) UCITS
11 1 (0.13%) GAMP
11 1 (0.13%) GxP
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (1.93%) VMware ESX
2 13 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.77%) RACF
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.26%) NFS
6 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.26%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.13%) ACF2
7 1 (0.13%) KVM
7 1 (0.13%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.64%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.52%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
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%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.13%) SCCM
5 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 140 (18.04%) Oracle
2 65 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.99%) VMware
4 29 (3.74%) SAP
5 26 (3.35%) Cisco
6 23 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.58%) Business Objects
8 17 (2.19%) NetApp
9 16 (2.06%) Siebel
10 14 (1.80%) IBM
11 13 (1.68%) Citrix
12 12 (1.55%) Sybase
13 9 (1.16%) JBoss
13 9 (1.16%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.16%) Bloomberg
14 8 (1.03%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.90%) Veritas
15 7 (0.90%) Cognos
15 7 (0.90%) Murex
15 7 (0.90%) Calypso
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £35-£40k Basic + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £53k - 70k per year + financial benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
West London
JM
Posted: Yesterday
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £61000 per annum + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Market Rates + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum VP level
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Acorn
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Zycron Europe Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Up to 8% bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Up to 8% bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £75000 to £80000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum - Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago