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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 331 316 309
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 339 400 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.85% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.01% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 244 307 248
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
37172 39772 37631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.76% 84.59% 84.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31310 32796 31155
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,436 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 0 67 £50,000 -0.99% 11
Hillingdon - 12 - -
Feltham -9 6 £42,250 -
Brentford - 5 £35,000 - 1
Greenford - 5 £55,000 -
Harrow +12 4 - -
Docklands, London +4 2 £80,000 +128.57%
Isleworth - 1 £42,500 -
Wembley - 1 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £79,000 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 248 (32.21%) Finance
2 231 (30.00%) SQL
3 190 (24.68%) Degree
4 146 (18.96%) Oracle
5 144 (18.70%) Project Management
5 144 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
6 143 (18.57%) QA
7 128 (16.62%) SQL Server
8 118 (15.32%) Microsoft
9 115 (14.94%) Windows
10 105 (13.64%) Linux
11 98 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
12 97 (12.60%) Data Validation
13 93 (12.08%) Python
14 86 (11.17%) Java
15 84 (10.91%) Retail
16 83 (10.78%) UNIX
17 79 (10.26%) Banking
18 77 (10.00%) ITIL
18 77 (10.00%) ETL
19 76 (9.87%) Data Modelling
19 76 (9.87%) XML
20 75 (9.74%) Migration
21 70 (9.09%) Change Management
22 69 (8.96%) Management Information System
23 66 (8.57%) Analytics
24 65 (8.44%) MS Excel
24 65 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
25 64 (8.31%) Relational Database
26 63 (8.18%) Web Services

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 36 (4.68%) Tomcat
2 30 (3.90%) Apache
3 25 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.12%) WebSphere
5 22 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 22 (2.86%) JBoss
6 19 (2.47%) IIS
7 13 (1.69%) SAS
8 12 (1.56%) GlassFish
9 10 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.91%) CMS
11 5 (0.65%) CICS
11 5 (0.65%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.65%) Confluence
12 4 (0.52%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.52%) Gentran
12 4 (0.52%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.39%) Lync
13 3 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.26%) Documentum
Applications
1 65 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.73%) MS Office
3 18 (2.34%) SPSS
4 16 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (1.95%) FastStats
6 13 (1.69%) MS Visio
7 12 (1.56%) MS Project
8 9 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.65%) CPLEX
10 3 (0.39%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.26%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.26%) Stata
12 1 (0.13%) Simulink
12 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 18 (2.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 17 (2.21%) Northgate Housing
3 10 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.91%) Misys Midas
5 7 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.39%) HFM
7 3 (0.39%) Endur
8 2 (0.26%) Magento
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.26%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.30%) SaaS
3 3 (0.39%) Force.com
3 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) Veeva
5 1 (0.13%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.64%) MPLS
2 27 (3.51%) BGP
2 27 (3.51%) Firewall
3 26 (3.38%) Internet
4 20 (2.60%) Ethernet
5 19 (2.47%) OSPF
5 19 (2.47%) Intranet
5 19 (2.47%) EIGRP
5 19 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (2.21%) DNS
7 16 (2.08%) VPN
8 14 (1.82%) 3G
8 14 (1.82%) SNMP
8 14 (1.82%) ADSL
8 14 (1.82%) RTP
8 14 (1.82%) HSRP
9 12 (1.56%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.56%) IPv4
9 12 (1.56%) IPv6
10 11 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (16.62%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (8.31%) Relational Database
4 44 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (4.42%) DB2
7 27 (3.51%) Data Mining
8 25 (3.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 25 (3.25%) Big Data
9 23 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (2.73%) MySQL
11 20 (2.60%) Oracle ODI
11 20 (2.60%) Oracle Database
12 19 (2.47%) RDBMS
12 19 (2.47%) QlikView
12 19 (2.47%) Data Mart
13 17 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 40 (5.19%) Selenium
2 32 (4.16%) JIRA
3 16 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
3 16 (2.08%) ERwin
4 15 (1.95%) Maven
5 14 (1.82%) Ant
6 13 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.30%) HP UFT
8 9 (1.17%) LoadRunner
8 9 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.91%) MSI
10 7 (0.91%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.52%) FindBugs
11 4 (0.52%) Checkstyle
11 4 (0.52%) JUnit
11 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.52%) Subversion
12 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 248 (32.21%) Finance
2 84 (10.91%) Retail
3 79 (10.26%) Banking
4 47 (6.10%) Marketing
5 39 (5.06%) Manufacturing
6 31 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 29 (3.77%) Legal
8 28 (3.64%) Front Office
9 27 (3.51%) Back Office
10 20 (2.60%) Financial Institution
11 18 (2.34%) Telecoms
12 15 (1.95%) Publishing
13 14 (1.82%) Advertising
14 13 (1.69%) Investment Banking
15 10 (1.30%) Games
15 10 (1.30%) Law
16 8 (1.04%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.91%) Billing
17 7 (0.91%) International Banking
18 3 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (27.27%) Analyst
2 145 (18.83%) Developer
3 73 (9.48%) Business Analyst
4 51 (6.62%) Architect
5 50 (6.49%) Consultant
6 43 (5.58%) Data Analyst
7 33 (4.29%) Java Developer
8 32 (4.16%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (3.90%) Senior Manager
10 27 (3.51%) Support Analyst
11 25 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (2.99%) Data Architect
13 21 (2.73%) Senior Developer
14 19 (2.47%) Test Engineer
14 19 (2.47%) Business Manager
15 18 (2.34%) Test Manager
15 18 (2.34%) Test Analyst
15 18 (2.34%) Systems Analyst
15 18 (2.34%) Senior Business Analyst
16 17 (2.21%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (9.87%) XML
2 63 (8.18%) Web Services
3 43 (5.58%) .NET
4 33 (4.29%) J2EE
5 31 (4.03%) HTML
6 27 (3.51%) Spring
7 25 (3.25%) Ajax
7 25 (3.25%) CSS
7 25 (3.25%) REST
8 23 (2.99%) JSON
9 21 (2.73%) Middleware
10 20 (2.60%) jQuery
11 19 (2.47%) Visualforce
12 18 (2.34%) Struts
13 16 (2.08%) SOAP
14 15 (1.95%) JMS
14 15 (1.95%) GWT
14 15 (1.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (1.82%) HTML5
15 14 (1.82%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 42 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 42 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.55%) Statistics
5 30 (3.90%) Mathematics
6 27 (3.51%) Derivative
7 24 (3.12%) Replication
8 22 (2.86%) GIS
8 22 (2.86%) User Experience
9 19 (2.47%) Visualisation
10 18 (2.34%) Taxonomies
11 17 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (2.21%) Reference Data
12 14 (1.82%) Data Integration
12 14 (1.82%) Clustering
13 13 (1.69%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.43%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.30%) Data Conversion
15 10 (1.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 115 (14.94%) Windows
2 105 (13.64%) Linux
3 83 (10.78%) UNIX
4 46 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (3.25%) Solaris
7 13 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.30%) zOS
9 9 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.78%) Android
12 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.39%) Debian
14 2 (0.26%) CentOS
15 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (18.70%) Project Management
1 144 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (12.60%) Data Validation
3 77 (10.00%) ITIL
3 77 (10.00%) ETL
4 76 (9.87%) Data Modelling
5 75 (9.74%) Migration
6 70 (9.09%) Change Management
7 66 (8.57%) Analytics
8 63 (8.18%) SDLC
9 61 (7.92%) Business Analysis
10 59 (7.66%) UML
10 59 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (6.88%) Service Delivery
13 51 (6.62%) Data Management
13 51 (6.62%) Data Analysis
13 51 (6.62%) OO
14 49 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 49 (6.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 231 (30.00%) SQL
2 93 (12.08%) Python
3 86 (11.17%) Java
4 52 (6.75%) Perl
5 48 (6.23%) C++
6 38 (4.94%) JavaScript
7 36 (4.68%) C
8 34 (4.42%) VBA
9 29 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 26 (3.38%) C#
10 26 (3.38%) PowerShell
11 22 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 21 (2.73%) Apex Code
13 19 (2.47%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.34%) PHP
15 12 (1.56%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.30%) VC++
16 10 (1.30%) VB
16 10 (1.30%) R
17 9 (1.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 190 (24.68%) Degree
2 38 (4.94%) ISEB
2 38 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (3.25%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.82%) PCI QSA
6 14 (1.82%) IIBA
6 14 (1.82%) CCNA
7 13 (1.69%) CCNP
8 11 (1.43%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.30%) CBAP
9 10 (1.30%) CISSP
10 9 (1.17%) PMP
10 9 (1.17%) CCIE
11 8 (1.04%) MCSE
11 8 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.91%) RHCE
13 6 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (18.57%) QA
2 48 (6.23%) SLA
3 27 (3.51%) GMP
4 12 (1.56%) COBIT
5 10 (1.30%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.17%) EMIR
7 8 (1.04%) MiFID
7 8 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (1.04%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.91%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.52%) WCAG
10 3 (0.39%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.26%) Basel II
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.26%) GCP
12 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 48 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 44 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.17%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (0.91%) Firmware
4 7 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.78%) XenApp
5 6 (0.78%) vSphere
5 6 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.65%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.65%) RACF
6 5 (0.65%) vCloud
6 5 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.26%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) iptables
8 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.56%) Puppet
3 11 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.43%) Ansible
4 9 (1.17%) BladeLogic
5 8 (1.04%) Unicenter
5 8 (1.04%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.04%) Nagios
6 7 (0.91%) Cobbler
7 6 (0.78%) SCCM
8 5 (0.65%) Control-M
8 5 (0.65%) zSecure
8 5 (0.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (0.39%) BMC Marimba
9 3 (0.39%) WMI
9 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.39%) Oozie
10 2 (0.26%) SCOM
11 1 (0.13%) SELinux
11 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 146 (18.96%) Oracle
2 118 (15.32%) Microsoft
3 54 (7.01%) VMware
4 52 (6.75%) Cisco
5 40 (5.19%) SAP
6 38 (4.94%) Informatica
7 33 (4.29%) Juniper
8 30 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (3.25%) IBM
9 25 (3.25%) HP
10 20 (2.60%) Citrix
11 18 (2.34%) hybris
12 17 (2.21%) Northgate
12 17 (2.21%) Capita
12 17 (2.21%) Fortinet
13 16 (2.08%) Talend
13 16 (2.08%) Sybase
14 14 (1.82%) Tableau
15 13 (1.69%) Veritas
16 11 (1.43%) Red Hat
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Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension , Medical , Holiday
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50K - 80k
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