The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 250 231 185
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -46
Permanent jobs citing Validation 204 244 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 1.10% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.35% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 132 177 194
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,900 £65,000 £57,500
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17316 18024 16618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.10% 80.96% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14188 13953 13512
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Validation
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the South East region.

Validation Salary Trend in the South East

Validation
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in the South East

Validation
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +20 67 £56,250 +1.35% 6
Hampshire +17 52 £41,000 -18.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +12 51 £37,000 -32.72% 5
Surrey -40 15 £50,000 -6.97% 10
East Sussex +19 6 £41,250 +23.13%
West Sussex -37 4 £32,500 -43.47% 1
Oxfordshire +5 3 £45,000 +57.89% 9
Middlesex 0 3 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Kent -5 3 £35,000 - 3
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 115 (27.06%) Finance
2 101 (23.76%) Degree
3 85 (20.00%) SQL
4 77 (18.12%) Microsoft
5 76 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (16.94%) Data Validation
7 68 (16.00%) C
7 68 (16.00%) Java
8 67 (15.76%) Software Engineering
9 64 (15.06%) Project Management
10 60 (14.12%) Telecoms
11 57 (13.41%) Security Cleared
12 55 (12.94%) SC Cleared
12 55 (12.94%) MS Excel
13 54 (12.71%) C#
13 54 (12.71%) ITIL
14 51 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (11.53%) C++
16 48 (11.29%) SQL Server
17 47 (11.06%) Data Analysis
18 45 (10.59%) Linux
19 43 (10.12%) Management Information System
20 41 (9.65%) HTML
20 41 (9.65%) Configuration Management
21 40 (9.41%) Oracle
21 40 (9.41%) Windows
21 40 (9.41%) Data Management
22 39 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
23 33 (7.76%) OO
23 33 (7.76%) CSS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 30 (7.06%) SAS
2 14 (3.29%) IIS
3 13 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.12%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.88%) Mule
6 7 (1.65%) Apache
7 6 (1.41%) Confluence
7 6 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.41%) Mule ESB
8 5 (1.18%) JBoss
8 5 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.71%) CMS
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.47%) Documentum
11 2 (0.47%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 55 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (4.47%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (3.76%) MS Office
5 15 (3.53%) MS Visio
6 10 (2.35%) MS Project
7 3 (0.71%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.47%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.47%) Simulink
8 2 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.24%) Windchill
9 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.41%) Remedy AR System
2 6 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.94%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.71%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.71%) Summit
5 3 (0.71%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.47%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.47%) ProductWriter
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.18%) SaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Force.com
4 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.53%) TCP/IP
2 27 (6.35%) VoIP
3 25 (5.88%) DNS
4 18 (4.24%) WAN
5 15 (3.53%) DHCP
6 14 (3.29%) LAN
7 13 (3.06%) Wireless
8 12 (2.82%) Diameter Protocol
9 11 (2.59%) RTP
9 11 (2.59%) VPN
9 11 (2.59%) SMTP
10 10 (2.35%) SNMP
10 10 (2.35%) ATM
10 10 (2.35%) MPLS
10 10 (2.35%) BGP
10 10 (2.35%) Firewall
11 9 (2.12%) OSPF
11 9 (2.12%) Ethernet
11 9 (2.12%) 3G
12 8 (1.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (4.71%) Base SAS
4 16 (3.76%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.53%) QlikView
6 13 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.65%) MySQL
8 7 (1.65%) MS Access
8 7 (1.65%) Big Data
9 6 (1.41%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.94%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (7.06%) Subversion
2 26 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 22 (5.18%) JIRA
4 16 (3.76%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.82%) Eclipse
6 11 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.59%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (2.35%) Selenium
7 10 (2.35%) NUnit
8 9 (2.12%) JUnit
8 9 (2.12%) Maven
9 4 (0.94%) NetBeans
9 4 (0.94%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.71%) Toad
10 3 (0.71%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.71%) Trac
11 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.47%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 115 (27.06%) Finance
2 60 (14.12%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.12%) Retail
4 25 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 21 (4.94%) Banking
6 18 (4.24%) Aerospace
7 16 (3.76%) Back Office
7 16 (3.76%) Electronics
8 15 (3.53%) Legal
9 13 (3.06%) Front Office
9 13 (3.06%) Billing
10 12 (2.82%) Marketing
11 8 (1.88%) Military
11 8 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.71%) Avionics
13 2 (0.47%) Automotive
14 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 61 (14.35%) Analyst
2 48 (11.29%) Developer
3 40 (9.41%) Software Engineer
4 24 (5.65%) Data Manager
5 23 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 21 (4.94%) Data Analyst
7 20 (4.71%) Test Engineer
8 18 (4.24%) Architect
9 17 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
10 16 (3.76%) Test Manager
11 14 (3.29%) Graduate
11 14 (3.29%) Java Developer
12 13 (3.06%) Integration Manager
12 13 (3.06%) Service Manager
13 12 (2.82%) Quality Manager
13 12 (2.82%) Software Developer
13 12 (2.82%) Technical Manager
14 11 (2.59%) Senior Software Engineer
14 11 (2.59%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.65%) HTML
2 33 (7.76%) CSS
3 27 (6.35%) .NET
4 22 (5.18%) HTML5
5 17 (4.00%) CSS3
6 10 (2.35%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.12%) Web Services
7 9 (2.12%) J2EE
8 8 (1.88%) XML
8 8 (1.88%) Ajax
8 8 (1.88%) jQuery
9 7 (1.65%) Visualforce
9 7 (1.65%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.65%) Spring
9 7 (1.65%) Software Packaging
9 7 (1.65%) Spring MVC
9 7 (1.65%) XSD
9 7 (1.65%) JSP
10 6 (1.41%) DirectX
10 6 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (10.12%) Management Information System
3 31 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 24 (5.65%) Mathematics
5 19 (4.47%) Data Integration
6 17 (4.00%) Reference Data
7 14 (3.29%) Data Centre
8 13 (3.06%) Statistics
9 9 (2.12%) Clustering
9 9 (2.12%) Life Science
10 7 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.65%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.65%) PMI
11 6 (1.41%) iPad
12 4 (0.94%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.94%) CMDB
12 4 (0.94%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.94%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.94%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.59%) Linux
2 40 (9.41%) Windows
3 22 (5.18%) UNIX
4 11 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.88%) VxWorks
6 7 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.18%) Solaris
9 4 (0.94%) Android
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.47%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.24%) VMS
11 1 (0.24%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (16.94%) Data Validation
2 67 (15.76%) Software Engineering
3 64 (15.06%) Project Management
4 54 (12.71%) ITIL
5 51 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (11.06%) Data Analysis
7 41 (9.65%) Configuration Management
8 40 (9.41%) Data Management
9 33 (7.76%) OO
10 32 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (7.53%) SDLC
11 31 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (7.06%) Regression Testing
13 27 (6.35%) Business Analysis
13 27 (6.35%) Release Management
14 26 (6.12%) Software Testing
15 25 (5.88%) UML
15 25 (5.88%) Migration
16 24 (5.65%) Risk Management
16 24 (5.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 85 (20.00%) SQL
2 68 (16.00%) C
2 68 (16.00%) Java
3 54 (12.71%) C#
4 49 (11.53%) C++
5 27 (6.35%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.06%) Python
7 8 (1.88%) Assembly Language
8 7 (1.65%) VB
9 6 (1.41%) Ada
10 5 (1.18%) VBA
10 5 (1.18%) Perl
10 5 (1.18%) PHP
11 4 (0.94%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.94%) VC++
11 4 (0.94%) F#
11 4 (0.94%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.94%) ABAP
12 3 (0.71%) SOQL
12 3 (0.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 101 (23.76%) Degree
2 57 (13.41%) Security Cleared
3 55 (12.94%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.82%) PMI Certification
5 11 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.35%) JNCIP
7 8 (1.88%) MCITP
7 8 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.88%) MCSE
8 7 (1.65%) CCNP
8 7 (1.65%) ISEB
8 7 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.65%) JNCIA
9 6 (1.41%) CCNA
10 5 (1.18%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.29%) QA
2 18 (4.24%) SLA
3 14 (3.29%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.88%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.88%) ISO 14001
6 7 (1.65%) COBIT
6 7 (1.65%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.47%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.24%) JTAG
9 1 (0.24%) GAMP
System Software
1 18 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.06%) Firmware
3 11 (2.59%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.12%) vSphere
4 9 (2.12%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (1.65%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.65%) vCloud
6 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.47%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.47%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.88%) SCCM
3 7 (1.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.47%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.47%) WSUS
6 1 (0.24%) Nmap
6 1 (0.24%) Puppet
6 1 (0.24%) Iperf
Vendors
1 77 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.41%) Oracle
3 28 (6.59%) Cisco
4 21 (4.94%) HP
5 20 (4.71%) VMware
6 18 (4.24%) Juniper
7 14 (3.29%) SAP
8 12 (2.82%) Progress
9 9 (2.12%) Remedy
10 8 (1.88%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.88%) BEA
10 8 (1.88%) TOWER Software
10 8 (1.88%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.65%) Huawei
11 7 (1.65%) BMC
11 7 (1.65%) Veritas
11 7 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.41%) Cognizant
12 6 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (1.41%) hybris
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40-55K
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
HP
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits including bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus bonuses and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago