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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 297 303 288
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 405 376 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.02% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 309 250 351
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 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
39277 36796 40730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.77% 81.88% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32377 30444 35159
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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 +21 100 £52,500 +16.66% 25
Hounslow -6 26 £44,250 -1.66%
Croydon - 6 £55,000 -
Docklands, London -1 1 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £40,000 - 1
Upminster - 1 £65,000 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 237 (28.73%) Degree
2 223 (27.03%) SQL
3 217 (26.30%) Finance
4 171 (20.73%) Project Management
5 151 (18.30%) Oracle
6 142 (17.21%) Java
7 127 (15.39%) QA
8 119 (14.42%) UNIX
9 106 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
10 100 (12.12%) Data Validation
11 98 (11.88%) Computer Science
12 96 (11.64%) SQL Server
13 95 (11.52%) C++
13 95 (11.52%) Banking
14 93 (11.27%) ITIL
15 90 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
16 88 (10.67%) Data Modelling
17 86 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
18 81 (9.82%) Marketing
19 80 (9.70%) MS Excel
20 79 (9.58%) Telecoms
21 78 (9.45%) C#
22 77 (9.33%) HTML
22 77 (9.33%) Windows
22 77 (9.33%) Linux
22 77 (9.33%) Microsoft
23 76 (9.21%) Business Analysis
24 74 (8.97%) Relational Database
25 72 (8.73%) XML
26 70 (8.48%) PRINCE2

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.24%) CMS
2 32 (3.88%) SAS
3 16 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.21%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.21%) Documentum
4 10 (1.21%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.09%) Apache
5 9 (1.09%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.85%) IIS
7 6 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.48%) Confluence
8 4 (0.48%) Gentran
8 4 (0.48%) LiveLink
8 4 (0.48%) CICS
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.24%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.24%) Drupal
10 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 80 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.24%) MS Visio
3 32 (3.88%) MS Office
4 26 (3.15%) MS Project
5 25 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (2.42%) SPSS
7 18 (2.18%) OmniGraffle
8 14 (1.70%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.48%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.48%) Stata
9 4 (0.48%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.12%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 10 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.73%) Summit
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.24%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 2 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.24%) Kondor+
5 2 (0.24%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.24%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.64%) SaaS
2 17 (2.06%) LucidChart
3 13 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.09%) Force.com
5 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.24%) Office 365
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 30 (3.64%) Internet
3 25 (3.03%) Firewall
4 22 (2.67%) Broadband
5 19 (2.30%) MPLS
6 15 (1.82%) LAN
6 15 (1.82%) BGP
6 15 (1.82%) Intranet
7 14 (1.70%) WAN
8 13 (1.58%) VPN
9 12 (1.45%) DNS
10 11 (1.33%) ADSL
10 11 (1.33%) Extranet
11 10 (1.21%) HTTP
12 9 (1.09%) ISDN
12 9 (1.09%) IP Telephony
12 9 (1.09%) NAS
13 8 (0.97%) SMS
14 7 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 86 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
3 74 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 47 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (5.09%) OLTP
6 40 (4.85%) Big Data
7 39 (4.73%) RDBMS
8 33 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (2.67%) Data Mining
10 17 (2.06%) DTS
10 17 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.94%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.58%) Oracle9i Database
13 13 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (1.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (1.33%) MS Access
15 10 (1.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 23 (2.79%) Axure RP
3 20 (2.42%) Selenium
4 17 (2.06%) JIRA
5 16 (1.94%) Cucumber
6 15 (1.82%) Subversion
6 15 (1.82%) SpecFlow
6 15 (1.82%) MSTest
6 15 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.70%) Emacs
8 13 (1.58%) Toad
9 11 (1.33%) LoadRunner
9 11 (1.33%) JMeter
10 10 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (1.21%) SilkPerformer
11 9 (1.09%) JUnit
12 7 (0.85%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.73%) Git (software)
13 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 217 (26.30%) Finance
2 95 (11.52%) Banking
3 81 (9.82%) Marketing
4 79 (9.58%) Telecoms
5 62 (7.52%) Investment Banking
6 33 (4.00%) Legal
7 32 (3.88%) Retail
8 19 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (2.30%) Front Office
9 18 (2.18%) Financial Institution
9 18 (2.18%) Publishing
10 16 (1.94%) Back Office
11 15 (1.82%) Billing
12 14 (1.70%) Advertising
12 14 (1.70%) Games
13 10 (1.21%) Law
14 8 (0.97%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.73%) French Language
15 6 (0.73%) Wholesale Banking
16 4 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 182 (22.06%) Analyst
2 172 (20.85%) Developer
3 106 (12.85%) Business Analyst
4 75 (9.09%) Consultant
5 62 (7.52%) Senior Developer
6 47 (5.70%) Architect
7 44 (5.33%) Software Engineer
8 34 (4.12%) Test Engineer
9 27 (3.27%) C# Developer
10 26 (3.15%) Java Developer
10 26 (3.15%) Software Developer
11 24 (2.91%) C++ Developer
11 24 (2.91%) C++ Software Developer
12 23 (2.79%) Senior C# Developer
13 22 (2.67%) Project Manager
13 22 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
14 20 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
15 19 (2.30%) SQL Developer
15 19 (2.30%) Data Analyst
16 17 (2.06%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (9.33%) HTML
2 72 (8.73%) XML
3 70 (8.48%) .NET
4 61 (7.39%) Web Services
5 56 (6.79%) CSS
6 43 (5.21%) Swing
7 41 (4.97%) WCF
8 39 (4.73%) .NET Framework
9 37 (4.48%) Spring
9 37 (4.48%) SOAP
9 37 (4.48%) STL
10 33 (4.00%) jQuery
11 29 (3.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 28 (3.39%) Ajax
12 28 (3.39%) HTML5
12 28 (3.39%) ASP.NET
13 25 (3.03%) LINQ
14 23 (2.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (2.67%) CSS3
16 19 (2.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 98 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 51 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 43 (5.21%) iPad
4 39 (4.73%) Statistics
5 29 (3.52%) Credit Risk
6 26 (3.15%) Open Source
7 23 (2.79%) Derivative
8 20 (2.42%) Life Science
9 19 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (2.30%) Economics
9 19 (2.30%) Mathematics
9 19 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.30%) Social Media
10 18 (2.18%) Digital Media
10 18 (2.18%) New Media
11 17 (2.06%) Web 2.0
11 17 (2.06%) Human Factors
12 15 (1.82%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.70%) Fixed Income
14 13 (1.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 119 (14.42%) UNIX
2 77 (9.33%) Windows
2 77 (9.33%) Linux
3 26 (3.15%) Solaris
4 12 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.21%) Android
6 9 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.97%) Debian
8 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.61%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.48%) zOS
11 3 (0.36%) AIX
11 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (20.73%) Project Management
2 106 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (12.12%) Data Validation
4 93 (11.27%) ITIL
5 90 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
6 88 (10.67%) Data Modelling
7 76 (9.21%) Business Analysis
8 70 (8.48%) PRINCE2
9 67 (8.12%) ETL
9 67 (8.12%) Scrum
10 65 (7.88%) Workflow
10 65 (7.88%) E-Commerce
11 63 (7.64%) Change Management
12 59 (7.15%) Migration
12 59 (7.15%) Time Management
13 57 (6.91%) Analytics
14 54 (6.55%) CRM
15 51 (6.18%) Data Analysis
15 51 (6.18%) Software Engineering
15 51 (6.18%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (27.03%) SQL
2 142 (17.21%) Java
3 95 (11.52%) C++
4 78 (9.45%) C#
5 62 (7.52%) C
6 57 (6.91%) JavaScript
6 57 (6.91%) Python
7 40 (4.85%) PL/SQL
8 36 (4.36%) Perl
9 35 (4.24%) T-SQL
10 33 (4.00%) PHP
11 23 (2.79%) VBA
12 21 (2.55%) R
13 18 (2.18%) Bash Shell
13 18 (2.18%) MATLAB
14 14 (1.70%) Apex Code
14 14 (1.70%) Ruby
15 13 (1.58%) Tcl
16 11 (1.33%) Scala
17 10 (1.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 237 (28.73%) Degree
2 39 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.12%) ISEB
4 31 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 25 (3.03%) ISTQB
6 20 (2.42%) CIMA
6 20 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (2.30%) CIPD
8 13 (1.58%) PMI Certification
8 13 (1.58%) CCNP
8 13 (1.58%) CCIP
9 11 (1.33%) MBA
10 10 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (1.09%) PhD
11 9 (1.09%) PMP
12 7 (0.85%) CCNA
12 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.73%) CBAP
13 6 (0.73%) CISSP
14 5 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (15.39%) QA
2 55 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 45 (5.45%) SLA
4 17 (2.06%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.97%) EMIR
6 7 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.73%) Basel III
7 6 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.36%) IAS 39
9 3 (0.36%) COBIT
10 2 (0.24%) MiFID
10 2 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.12%) GAMP
11 1 (0.12%) GxP
11 1 (0.12%) WAI
11 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 15 (1.82%) VMware ESX
2 13 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.61%) RACF
4 5 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.24%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.24%) ACF2
6 1 (0.12%) KVM
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.12%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 14 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.61%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.61%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.12%) Control-M
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.12%) SCCM
5 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.12%) Cacti
5 1 (0.12%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.12%) YUM
5 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 151 (18.30%) Oracle
2 77 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 47 (5.70%) SAP
4 30 (3.64%) VMware
5 28 (3.39%) Cisco
6 26 (3.15%) Siebel
7 25 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (2.67%) IBM
9 20 (2.42%) Business Objects
10 17 (2.06%) NetApp
11 12 (1.45%) Citrix
11 12 (1.45%) Avaya
11 12 (1.45%) Sybase
12 11 (1.33%) Mitel
13 10 (1.21%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.09%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.09%) HP
15 8 (0.97%) Teradata
15 8 (0.97%) Sun
15 8 (0.97%) Bloomberg
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great bonus, pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ERM
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Share Options and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 to £80000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: benefits, nefgotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
UK Sport
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Coca Cola Enterprises
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive , Depending on Experience
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Santander
Salary: competitve
Posted: 23 days ago