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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 279 335 331
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 444 375 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.00% 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 313 295 235
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,269 £33,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
37718 41209 38006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.72% 83.70% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31453 33760 31705
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +52 97 £51,750 +3.50% 21
Hillingdon - 11 - -
Uxbridge -5 6 - - 2
Twickenham - 6 - -
Croydon +17 5 £26,000 -45.83%
Harrow +11 5 - -
Hounslow -5 5 £45,000 +3.44%
Canary Wharf +7 4 £65,000 -40.90%
Docklands, London -4 3 £74,000 +34.54%
Brentford -10 2 £30,000 +11.11%
Feltham - 2 £54,500 -
Bromley - 1 £50,000 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 242 (31.84%) SQL
2 233 (30.66%) Finance
3 186 (24.47%) Degree
4 184 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (18.95%) Oracle
6 130 (17.11%) SQL Server
7 129 (16.97%) QA
8 125 (16.45%) Project Management
9 111 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
10 107 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
11 96 (12.63%) Windows
12 95 (12.50%) ITIL
13 92 (12.11%) Retail
14 88 (11.58%) Data Modelling
15 86 (11.32%) Banking
16 85 (11.18%) Data Validation
17 84 (11.05%) ETL
17 84 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
18 82 (10.79%) Change Management
19 77 (10.13%) Workflow
19 77 (10.13%) Migration
20 76 (10.00%) Microsoft
21 66 (8.68%) Continuous Improvement
22 65 (8.55%) Marketing
23 64 (8.42%) Web Services
24 63 (8.29%) Computer Science
25 62 (8.16%) Analytics
25 62 (8.16%) Linux
26 61 (8.03%) Java
26 61 (8.03%) C#

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (4.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 30 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.24%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.71%) IIS
6 11 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.32%) JBoss
8 9 (1.18%) Apache
9 7 (0.92%) SAS
9 7 (0.92%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.66%) CICS
10 5 (0.66%) CMS
11 4 (0.53%) Confluence
11 4 (0.53%) Gentran
12 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.26%) Drupal
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 61 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.95%) MS Office
3 16 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.45%) InfoPath
5 9 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.66%) SPSS
6 5 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.66%) MS Project
6 5 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.26%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.26%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) InDesign
8 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 39 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (4.21%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.84%) Oracle iProcurement
3 14 (1.84%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (1.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle FAH
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 9 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.26%) HFM
7 2 (0.26%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.08%) SaaS
2 23 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.18%) Force.com
4 7 (0.92%) Veeva
5 6 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.13%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.13%) Heroku
7 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.82%) BGP
2 28 (3.68%) MPLS
3 23 (3.03%) Firewall
4 22 (2.89%) OSPF
5 21 (2.76%) EIGRP
5 21 (2.76%) Internet
5 21 (2.76%) Ethernet
5 21 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (2.63%) LAN
7 19 (2.50%) WAN
8 15 (1.97%) VPN
9 14 (1.84%) SSL
10 13 (1.71%) SNMP
11 12 (1.58%) DNS
11 12 (1.58%) ADSL
11 12 (1.58%) 3G
11 12 (1.58%) RTP
11 12 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (1.58%) HSRP
12 11 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 84 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (5.13%) Big Data
6 36 (4.74%) Relational Database
7 34 (4.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 26 (3.42%) DB2
8 26 (3.42%) MySQL
9 24 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
11 21 (2.76%) RDBMS
12 19 (2.50%) Oracle Database
13 18 (2.37%) Oracle ODI
14 16 (2.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 14 (1.84%) Data Mart
16 12 (1.58%) Data Mining
17 10 (1.32%) OLAP
17 10 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (4.34%) Oracle Forms
2 31 (4.08%) JIRA
3 24 (3.16%) Subversion
4 21 (2.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 19 (2.50%) Selenium
6 14 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.84%) ERwin
6 14 (1.84%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (1.71%) LoadRunner
8 12 (1.58%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.58%) NUnit
8 12 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (1.32%) Maven
10 10 (1.32%) Artifactory
11 9 (1.18%) SpecFlow
11 9 (1.18%) LSMW
12 8 (1.05%) Ant
12 8 (1.05%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 233 (30.66%) Finance
2 92 (12.11%) Retail
3 86 (11.32%) Banking
4 65 (8.55%) Marketing
5 37 (4.87%) Manufacturing
6 36 (4.74%) Front Office
7 29 (3.82%) Legal
8 22 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (2.76%) Telecoms
9 21 (2.76%) Games
10 20 (2.63%) Back Office
11 18 (2.37%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.84%) Advertising
13 11 (1.45%) Financial Institution
14 9 (1.18%) General Ledger
14 9 (1.18%) German Language
15 8 (1.05%) Danish Language
15 8 (1.05%) Norwegian Language
15 8 (1.05%) Swedish Language
16 6 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 173 (22.76%) Developer
2 170 (22.37%) Analyst
3 72 (9.47%) Business Analyst
4 71 (9.34%) Architect
5 46 (6.05%) Consultant
6 35 (4.61%) Senior Developer
7 30 (3.95%) Test Engineer
8 28 (3.68%) Data Analyst
8 28 (3.68%) Java Developer
9 26 (3.42%) C++ Developer
9 26 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (3.29%) Project Manager
10 25 (3.29%) Software Developer
11 22 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (2.63%) Senior Architect
13 18 (2.37%) Senior Business Analyst
13 18 (2.37%) Test Manager
14 17 (2.24%) Data Architect
14 17 (2.24%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (8.42%) Web Services
2 60 (7.89%) .NET
3 49 (6.45%) XML
4 41 (5.39%) WCF
5 40 (5.26%) CSS
6 38 (5.00%) HTML
7 28 (3.68%) Visualforce
8 26 (3.42%) J2EE
8 26 (3.42%) .NET Framework
9 23 (3.03%) SOAP
10 21 (2.76%) JSON
10 21 (2.76%) Spring
11 20 (2.63%) jQuery
12 18 (2.37%) HTML5
12 18 (2.37%) ASP.NET
13 16 (2.11%) Struts
14 15 (1.97%) Middleware
14 15 (1.97%) REST
15 14 (1.84%) Entity Framework
15 14 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 107 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (8.29%) Computer Science
3 57 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 39 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 34 (4.47%) User Experience
6 27 (3.55%) Life Science
7 19 (2.50%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.24%) Biology
8 17 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.11%) Data Structures
9 16 (2.11%) Replication
10 15 (1.97%) Derivative
10 15 (1.97%) Open Source
11 13 (1.71%) GIS
12 12 (1.58%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.58%) Data Integration
12 12 (1.58%) Enterprise Cloud
13 11 (1.45%) Reference Data
13 11 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.32%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 96 (12.63%) Windows
2 62 (8.16%) Linux
3 52 (6.84%) UNIX
4 10 (1.32%) Solaris
4 10 (1.32%) zOS
4 10 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.05%) Android
5 8 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.53%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.26%) AIX
8 2 (0.26%) HPUX
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (16.45%) Project Management
3 111 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
4 95 (12.50%) ITIL
5 88 (11.58%) Data Modelling
6 85 (11.18%) Data Validation
7 84 (11.05%) ETL
8 82 (10.79%) Change Management
9 77 (10.13%) Workflow
9 77 (10.13%) Migration
10 66 (8.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 62 (8.16%) Analytics
12 58 (7.63%) PRINCE2
13 57 (7.50%) Business Analysis
14 53 (6.97%) Scrum
15 49 (6.45%) UML
16 48 (6.32%) Waterfall
16 48 (6.32%) Mentoring
17 47 (6.18%) Data Migration
18 42 (5.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 242 (31.84%) SQL
2 61 (8.03%) Java
2 61 (8.03%) C#
3 59 (7.76%) Python
4 52 (6.84%) C++
5 50 (6.58%) JavaScript
6 46 (6.05%) C
7 45 (5.92%) Perl
8 38 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 31 (4.08%) Apex Code
10 26 (3.42%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.50%) VBA
12 17 (2.24%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.24%) VBScript
13 16 (2.11%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.97%) PHP
15 13 (1.71%) AWK
16 12 (1.58%) SOQL
17 8 (1.05%) ABAP
18 7 (0.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 186 (24.47%) Degree
2 54 (7.11%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.47%) DV Cleared
4 28 (3.68%) ISEB
5 23 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 21 (2.76%) ISTQB
7 20 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.84%) PMI Certification
10 13 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.58%) PMP
12 11 (1.45%) CCNP
13 9 (1.18%) CCNA
14 7 (0.92%) CCDA
14 7 (0.92%) CCIP
14 7 (0.92%) SAP Certification
15 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.79%) PhD
16 5 (0.66%) RHCE
17 4 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (16.97%) QA
2 46 (6.05%) SLA
3 16 (2.11%) GMP
3 16 (2.11%) JSP 440
4 12 (1.58%) COBIT
5 10 (1.32%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.05%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.66%) EMIR
7 5 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.39%) WCAG
8 3 (0.39%) GCP
8 3 (0.39%) FATCA
8 3 (0.39%) Basel III
8 3 (0.39%) MiFID
9 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.26%) WAI
9 2 (0.26%) COREP
9 2 (0.26%) FINREP
9 2 (0.26%) CRD IV
System Software
1 22 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.79%) RACF
4 5 (0.66%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.66%) XenApp
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 18 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.18%) BladeLogic
3 8 (1.05%) Unicenter
3 8 (1.05%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.05%) Nagios
4 6 (0.79%) Ansible
5 4 (0.53%) SCCM
5 4 (0.53%) Puppet
5 4 (0.53%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.39%) Oozie
6 3 (0.39%) BMC Marimba
6 3 (0.39%) Control-M
6 3 (0.39%) WMI
6 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.26%) SCOM
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.13%) Netcool
8 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.13%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 144 (18.95%) Oracle
2 76 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 50 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
4 42 (5.53%) Informatica
5 38 (5.00%) Cisco
6 34 (4.47%) SAP
7 24 (3.16%) HP
7 24 (3.16%) Juniper
8 22 (2.89%) VMware
9 15 (1.97%) Siebel
10 12 (1.58%) PeopleSoft
10 12 (1.58%) Fortinet
10 12 (1.58%) Tableau
11 11 (1.45%) hybris
11 11 (1.45%) Talend
11 11 (1.45%) Remedy
12 10 (1.32%) Business Objects
12 10 (1.32%) F5
12 10 (1.32%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.18%) Cognizant
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
North London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Salary: £48500 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago