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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 331 346 268
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -78
Permanent jobs citing Validation 317 320 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.75% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.89% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 239 215 336
Average salary £54,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +1.21%
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
34359 35854 37472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.24% 83.91% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28913 28966 31809
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 27 January 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 January 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 +36 97 £49,000 +3.15% 23
Docklands, London +3 7 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Uxbridge - 5 £46,500 - 1
Croydon +13 4 - -
Hounslow -17 4 £45,000 -
Harrow +16 3 £52,500 -
Twickenham - 3 - -
Romford - 2 £57,500 -
Brentford - 2 £35,000 -
Hillingdon - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £78,000 -
Feltham - 1 £50,000 -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 - 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 219 (30.00%) Degree
2 209 (28.63%) Finance
3 199 (27.26%) SQL
4 161 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
5 153 (20.96%) Project Management
6 133 (18.22%) Analytical Skills
7 103 (14.11%) Oracle
8 100 (13.70%) ITIL
9 99 (13.56%) QA
10 96 (13.15%) Microsoft
11 92 (12.60%) Windows
12 89 (12.19%) Banking
13 88 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
14 80 (10.96%) SQL Server
15 79 (10.82%) Change Management
16 72 (9.86%) Data Modelling
17 70 (9.59%) Management Information System
18 68 (9.32%) Data Validation
19 66 (9.04%) Data Warehouse
20 65 (8.90%) MS Excel
21 63 (8.63%) Security Cleared
21 63 (8.63%) Analytics
22 62 (8.49%) Migration
23 60 (8.22%) Linux
24 59 (8.08%) PRINCE2
24 59 (8.08%) Web Services
25 57 (7.81%) Java
26 56 (7.67%) SOA
27 54 (7.40%) Marketing
28 53 (7.26%) Computer Science

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 47 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.74%) SAS
3 12 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.51%) CMS
5 10 (1.37%) IIS
6 9 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.96%) Apache
7 7 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle UPK
10 2 (0.27%) Gentran
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.27%) Drupal
11 1 (0.14%) Captiva
11 1 (0.14%) WordPress
11 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 65 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.79%) MS Office
3 21 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.74%) InfoPath
5 15 (2.05%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.51%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.96%) MS Project
8 7 (0.96%) Doxygen
9 6 (0.82%) SPSS
10 4 (0.55%) Stata
10 4 (0.55%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.41%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.27%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.10%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.41%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.41%) SAP EHS
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.27%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.27%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.58%) SaaS
2 28 (3.84%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.68%) Force.com
4 2 (0.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.14%) LucidChart
5 1 (0.14%) Heroku
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.93%) Internet
2 28 (3.84%) Intranet
3 27 (3.70%) LAN
3 27 (3.70%) WAN
4 20 (2.74%) Extranet
4 20 (2.74%) IP Telephony
5 17 (2.33%) Broadband
6 15 (2.05%) MPLS
6 15 (2.05%) BGP
7 12 (1.64%) Firewall
8 11 (1.51%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.96%) SSL
9 7 (0.96%) ADSL
9 7 (0.96%) Wireless
9 7 (0.96%) Network Security
9 7 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.82%) SAN
11 5 (0.68%) SNMP
11 5 (0.68%) SMS
11 5 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.04%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (6.16%) Big Data
4 33 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (3.56%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.74%) MySQL
7 19 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (2.60%) Oracle Database
8 17 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
9 14 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.92%) OLAP
10 13 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.64%) Oracle OLAP
12 11 (1.51%) MS Access
13 9 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.23%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.10%) Essbase
14 8 (1.10%) Base SAS
14 8 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 28 (3.84%) Subversion
2 26 (3.56%) JIRA
3 22 (3.01%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.74%) Artifactory
5 17 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
6 16 (2.19%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.51%) Axure RP
8 11 (1.51%) Selenium
8 11 (1.51%) LSMW
9 10 (1.37%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.10%) ERwin
10 8 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (0.96%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.96%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.82%) FitNesse
12 6 (0.82%) Rational Functional Tester
12 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 209 (28.63%) Finance
2 89 (12.19%) Banking
3 54 (7.40%) Marketing
4 52 (7.12%) Telecoms
5 49 (6.71%) Retail
6 34 (4.66%) Investment Banking
7 31 (4.25%) Front Office
8 26 (3.56%) Manufacturing
9 22 (3.01%) Games
10 19 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (2.33%) Aerospace
12 16 (2.19%) Legal
13 15 (2.05%) Billing
14 9 (1.23%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.68%) Back Office
15 5 (0.68%) Advertising
16 4 (0.55%) Publishing
16 4 (0.55%) Law
16 4 (0.55%) German Language
17 3 (0.41%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 160 (21.92%) Analyst
2 85 (11.64%) Architect
3 84 (11.51%) Developer
4 60 (8.22%) Business Analyst
5 51 (6.99%) Consultant
6 44 (6.03%) Test Engineer
7 31 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (4.25%) Senior Developer
8 28 (3.84%) Project Manager
8 28 (3.84%) Senior Architect
9 26 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
10 24 (3.29%) Coordinator
10 24 (3.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 21 (2.88%) Data Analyst
12 20 (2.74%) Senior Test Engineer
12 20 (2.74%) Test Analyst
12 20 (2.74%) Designer
12 20 (2.74%) Release Coordinator
13 19 (2.60%) Technical Manager
14 18 (2.47%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.08%) Web Services
2 52 (7.12%) HTML
3 49 (6.71%) XML
4 38 (5.21%) .NET
5 37 (5.07%) CSS
6 26 (3.56%) WCF
7 25 (3.42%) .NET Framework
8 19 (2.60%) HTML5
9 17 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 17 (2.33%) SOAP
10 16 (2.19%) ADO.NET
10 16 (2.19%) POCO
10 16 (2.19%) WPF
11 15 (2.05%) jQuery
12 13 (1.78%) Middleware
13 11 (1.51%) JSON
13 11 (1.51%) JSP
14 10 (1.37%) CSS3
15 8 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
15 8 (1.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 133 (18.22%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (9.59%) Management Information System
3 53 (7.26%) Computer Science
4 42 (5.75%) User Experience
5 33 (4.52%) Life Science
5 33 (4.52%) Mathematics
6 28 (3.84%) Client/Server
7 23 (3.15%) Credit Risk
8 21 (2.88%) Market Risk
9 19 (2.60%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.47%) Statistics
11 14 (1.92%) Contract for Difference
12 12 (1.64%) Equities
13 11 (1.51%) GIS
13 11 (1.51%) Biology
13 11 (1.51%) FMCG
13 11 (1.51%) Visualisation
14 10 (1.37%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 92 (12.60%) Windows
2 60 (8.22%) Linux
3 45 (6.16%) UNIX
4 11 (1.51%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.37%) Solaris
6 9 (1.23%) Android
7 6 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.82%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.68%) AIX
8 5 (0.68%) Debian
9 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.55%) CentOS
9 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (20.96%) Project Management
3 100 (13.70%) ITIL
4 88 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
5 79 (10.82%) Change Management
6 72 (9.86%) Data Modelling
7 68 (9.32%) Data Validation
8 63 (8.63%) Analytics
9 62 (8.49%) Migration
10 59 (8.08%) PRINCE2
11 56 (7.67%) SOA
12 51 (6.99%) ETL
13 47 (6.44%) Service Management
14 46 (6.30%) Workflow
15 45 (6.16%) Configuration Management
16 41 (5.62%) Data Management
16 41 (5.62%) Data Analysis
16 41 (5.62%) Business Analysis
16 41 (5.62%) Data Cleansing
17 40 (5.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 199 (27.26%) SQL
2 57 (7.81%) Java
3 52 (7.12%) C#
3 52 (7.12%) Python
4 48 (6.58%) C
5 46 (6.30%) C++
6 39 (5.34%) JavaScript
7 37 (5.07%) Perl
8 33 (4.52%) VBA
9 23 (3.15%) PHP
10 21 (2.88%) VBScript
11 17 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.64%) Tcl
12 12 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.51%) Ruby
13 11 (1.51%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.37%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.23%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.10%) R
17 7 (0.96%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 219 (30.00%) Degree
2 63 (8.63%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 34 (4.66%) DV Cleared
5 30 (4.11%) ISTQB
6 26 (3.56%) ISEB
7 21 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.92%) CCNP
11 12 (1.64%) CCIP
12 9 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.10%) PMI Certification
13 8 (1.10%) CISSP
13 8 (1.10%) CISM
14 7 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.96%) SAP Certification
15 6 (0.82%) RHCE
15 6 (0.82%) MCSE
16 5 (0.68%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (13.56%) QA
2 29 (3.97%) SLA
3 21 (2.88%) ISO 9001
4 14 (1.92%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.64%) JSP 440
5 12 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.10%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.68%) Basel III
8 4 (0.55%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.55%) COREP
8 4 (0.55%) FINREP
9 3 (0.41%) EMIR
9 3 (0.41%) COBIT
9 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.27%) GMP
10 2 (0.27%) WAI
10 2 (0.27%) FATCA
11 1 (0.14%) MiFID
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 39 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.82%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.55%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) RACF
6 1 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.14%) KVM
6 1 (0.14%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 29 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.10%) Puppet
3 7 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.68%) Cobbler
4 5 (0.68%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.41%) Ansible
5 3 (0.41%) Nagios
6 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.14%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Cacti
7 1 (0.14%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.14%) Netcool
7 1 (0.14%) Control-M
7 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 103 (14.11%) Oracle
2 96 (13.15%) Microsoft
3 53 (7.26%) SAP
4 34 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (3.29%) Cisco
5 24 (3.29%) IBM
6 23 (3.15%) Siebel
7 22 (3.01%) Business Objects
8 20 (2.74%) HP
8 20 (2.74%) Avaya
8 20 (2.74%) Mitel
9 17 (2.33%) VMware
10 16 (2.19%) Informatica
10 16 (2.19%) Adobe
11 11 (1.51%) Remedy
11 11 (1.51%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.23%) Tableau
12 9 (1.23%) Cognos
12 9 (1.23%) Juniper
12 9 (1.23%) Cognizant
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 26 minutes ago
East London
JWResource
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £32000 - £38400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Bonus, Non Con Pension & Private Health
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33915.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 6 days ago