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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 237 205 246
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +41
Permanent jobs citing Validation 229 258 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 1.22% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.53% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 150 189 180
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17258 16862 17844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.63% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 13395 15357
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Berkshire +19 92 £36,000 -23.40% 3
Surrey +18 48 £48,750 +3.72% 6
Hampshire -38 34 £45,250 +0.55% 6
West Sussex +4 18 £60,000 +64.38%
Buckinghamshire -12 13 £52,500 +5.00% 5
East Sussex -9 12 £35,000 -12.50%
Kent -20 6 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Oxfordshire -9 5 £30,500 -12.85% 3
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 162 (37.16%) SQL
2 154 (35.32%) Finance
3 144 (33.03%) Degree
4 121 (27.75%) Microsoft
5 115 (26.38%) SQL Server
6 100 (22.94%) Software Engineering
7 98 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (19.72%) Regression Testing
9 83 (19.04%) C#
9 83 (19.04%) UNIX
10 79 (18.12%) Unit Testing
11 76 (17.43%) Workflow
12 72 (16.51%) Windows
12 72 (16.51%) HP Quality Center
13 67 (15.37%) Visual Studio
14 66 (15.14%) Oracle
15 65 (14.91%) Telecoms
16 63 (14.45%) Performance Testing
17 62 (14.22%) Java
17 62 (14.22%) Computer Science
17 62 (14.22%) User Stories
18 61 (13.99%) Workflow Management
19 60 (13.76%) Mathematics
20 59 (13.53%) Project Management
21 57 (13.07%) HTML
21 57 (13.07%) HP
21 57 (13.07%) NUnit
21 57 (13.07%) Rhino Mocks
22 56 (12.84%) CSS
22 56 (12.84%) Code Coverage

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (3.90%) Tomcat
2 12 (2.75%) IIS
3 11 (2.52%) CMS
3 11 (2.52%) Confluence
4 9 (2.06%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.83%) SAS
6 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.23%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.44%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.92%) MS Project
4 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.69%) Simulink
6 2 (0.46%) Windchill
7 1 (0.23%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 9 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.83%) ProductWriter
3 4 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.46%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.46%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.46%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.46%) SaaS
1 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.96%) Internet
2 18 (4.13%) WAN
3 16 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.67%) VPN
4 13 (2.98%) Firewall
5 10 (2.29%) Wireless
5 10 (2.29%) LAN
6 8 (1.83%) VoIP
6 8 (1.83%) HTTP
6 8 (1.83%) 3G
7 7 (1.61%) MPLS
7 7 (1.61%) OSPF
7 7 (1.61%) BGP
7 7 (1.61%) HTTPS
7 7 (1.61%) Network Security
7 7 (1.61%) LTE
7 7 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.38%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.38%) Broadband
8 6 (1.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (26.38%) SQL Server
2 54 (12.39%) Relational Database
3 53 (12.16%) RDBMS
4 38 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (7.57%) DataStage
7 33 (7.57%) SQLPlus
7 33 (7.57%) DB2
7 33 (7.57%) Oracle Exadata
7 33 (7.57%) Oracle ODI
8 15 (3.44%) MySQL
9 9 (2.06%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.92%) SQLite
11 4 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.46%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.46%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 67 (15.37%) Visual Studio
2 57 (13.07%) NUnit
2 57 (13.07%) Rhino Mocks
3 44 (10.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 35 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (7.57%) Toad
5 33 (7.57%) Subversion
6 18 (4.13%) Rational DOORS
7 17 (3.90%) Git (software)
8 14 (3.21%) JIRA
8 14 (3.21%) LoadRunner
9 11 (2.52%) JUnit
10 9 (2.06%) SilkPerformer
11 8 (1.83%) WinRunner
12 5 (1.15%) LabVIEW
13 4 (0.92%) NetBeans
13 4 (0.92%) Maven
13 4 (0.92%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.92%) Selenium
13 4 (0.92%) VectorCAST
General
1 154 (35.32%) Finance
2 65 (14.91%) Telecoms
3 32 (7.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 32 (7.34%) Advertising
4 27 (6.19%) Banking
5 24 (5.50%) Retail
6 20 (4.59%) Legal
7 19 (4.36%) Manufacturing
8 18 (4.13%) Marketing
9 14 (3.21%) Billing
9 14 (3.21%) Military
10 7 (1.61%) Electronics
10 7 (1.61%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.61%) French Language
11 6 (1.38%) German Language
12 4 (0.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 103 (23.62%) Developer
2 54 (12.39%) Analyst
3 37 (8.49%) Test Manager
4 33 (7.57%) Software Engineer
5 30 (6.88%) Test Engineer
6 28 (6.42%) Architect
7 26 (5.96%) Software Developer
8 23 (5.28%) .NET Developer
9 22 (5.05%) Tester
10 21 (4.82%) Consultant
11 19 (4.36%) C# Developer
12 18 (4.13%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.13%) Project Manager
13 17 (3.90%) Designer
14 16 (3.67%) Business Analyst
15 15 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
15 15 (3.44%) Software Tester
15 15 (3.44%) Design Engineer
16 14 (3.21%) Support Engineer
17 13 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.07%) HTML
2 56 (12.84%) CSS
3 45 (10.32%) .NET
4 34 (7.80%) CSS3
5 32 (7.34%) HTML5
6 21 (4.82%) XML
7 20 (4.59%) Spring
7 20 (4.59%) Ajax
7 20 (4.59%) jQuery
8 12 (2.75%) ASP.NET
9 11 (2.52%) JSP
9 11 (2.52%) XSD
9 11 (2.52%) Spring MVC
9 11 (2.52%) Web Services
10 9 (2.06%) Java EE
10 9 (2.06%) JSON
10 9 (2.06%) OAuth
10 9 (2.06%) RESTful
10 9 (2.06%) SAML
10 9 (2.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.22%) Computer Science
2 60 (13.76%) Mathematics
3 38 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (7.57%) Mainframe
5 18 (4.13%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.52%) iPad
7 10 (2.29%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.06%) PMI
8 9 (2.06%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.61%) Life Science
10 5 (1.15%) LIMS
10 5 (1.15%) User Experience
10 5 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.92%) CMDB
11 4 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.69%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.04%) UNIX
2 72 (16.51%) Windows
3 48 (11.01%) Linux
4 29 (6.65%) Solaris
5 27 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.75%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.52%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.92%) Windows NT
9 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.92%) Android
10 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.23%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (22.94%) Software Engineering
2 98 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (19.72%) Regression Testing
4 79 (18.12%) Unit Testing
5 76 (17.43%) Workflow
6 63 (14.45%) Performance Testing
7 62 (14.22%) User Stories
8 61 (13.99%) Workflow Management
9 59 (13.53%) Project Management
10 56 (12.84%) Code Coverage
11 55 (12.61%) Financial Modelling
12 49 (11.24%) Software Testing
13 48 (11.01%) Data Validation
14 44 (10.09%) Test Management
15 42 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (9.17%) Test Automation
17 39 (8.94%) Risk Management
18 37 (8.49%) Test Strategy
19 36 (8.26%) ETL
20 33 (7.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 162 (37.16%) SQL
2 83 (19.04%) C#
3 62 (14.22%) Java
4 50 (11.47%) JavaScript
5 42 (9.63%) C++
6 37 (8.49%) PL/SQL
7 25 (5.73%) C
8 13 (2.98%) R
9 9 (2.06%) VBA
9 9 (2.06%) Python
10 6 (1.38%) ABAP
10 6 (1.38%) Perl
11 5 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.15%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.69%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.23%) Ruby
14 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 144 (33.03%) Degree
2 41 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.82%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 18 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (3.44%) ISEB
7 12 (2.75%) CCNP
8 11 (2.52%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.06%) Chartered Engineer
10 8 (1.83%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.61%) CISSP
11 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.38%) CCIE
13 5 (1.15%) NVQ Level 3
13 5 (1.15%) NVQ Level 4
14 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.92%) CISM
15 2 (0.46%) CIMA
15 2 (0.46%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.94%) QA
2 19 (4.36%) ISO 9001
3 15 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.98%) GAMP
5 12 (2.75%) ISO 9000
6 11 (2.52%) GxP
6 11 (2.52%) ISO 14001
7 7 (1.61%) DO-178B
7 7 (1.61%) DO-254
8 5 (1.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.92%) COBIT
10 2 (0.46%) BS25999
10 2 (0.46%) COSO
10 2 (0.46%) SLA
10 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.23%) GMP
11 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.52%) Firmware
4 10 (2.29%) VMware ESX
4 10 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.69%) XenApp
7 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.46%) KVM
7 2 (0.46%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 72 (16.51%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.92%) OVPI
2 4 (0.92%) OpenView
2 4 (0.92%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.92%) Netcool
2 4 (0.92%) TeMIP
2 4 (0.92%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
4 1 (0.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) SCOM
4 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 121 (27.75%) Microsoft
2 66 (15.14%) Oracle
3 57 (13.07%) HP
4 41 (9.40%) Cognos
5 35 (8.03%) Business Objects
6 25 (5.73%) Cisco
6 25 (5.73%) IBM
6 25 (5.73%) VMware
7 24 (5.50%) TOWER Software
8 22 (5.05%) SAP
9 12 (2.75%) Sun
10 11 (2.52%) Juniper
10 11 (2.52%) NetApp
10 11 (2.52%) hybris
11 9 (2.06%) Fujitsu
11 9 (2.06%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.83%) Cognizant
13 7 (1.61%) McAfee
13 7 (1.61%) Google
14 6 (1.38%) Huawei
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set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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