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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
England / South East
Rank 284 243 241
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 112 234 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 1.22% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.40% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 84 192 158
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £68,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%

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
12566 16720 17764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.82% 87.20% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10223 14184 14322
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 March 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +46 41 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Hampshire -20 23 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Surrey +58 15 £51,500 +21.17% 5
East Sussex -7 10 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Buckinghamshire -33 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Oxfordshire +2 5 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Sussex -7 4 £39,000 +1.29% 1
Kent +20 2 - -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Validation.

1 65 (22.41%) Project Management
2 62 (21.38%) Microsoft
3 59 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (18.97%) Finance
5 53 (18.28%) Degree
6 49 (16.90%) Windows
7 48 (16.55%) Security Cleared
8 46 (15.86%) MS Excel
9 44 (15.17%) Oracle
10 43 (14.83%) SQL Server
11 41 (14.14%) Software Engineering
12 40 (13.79%) SQL
13 39 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (12.41%) Service Delivery
15 35 (12.07%) Cisco
15 35 (12.07%) SC Cleared
16 33 (11.38%) Integration Testing
16 33 (11.38%) Presales
17 32 (11.03%) Web Services
18 31 (10.69%) SOA
18 31 (10.69%) VMware
19 30 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
20 29 (10.00%) Linux
21 28 (9.66%) ITIL
21 28 (9.66%) IIS
21 28 (9.66%) Telecoms
21 28 (9.66%) QA
22 27 (9.31%) ERP
22 27 (9.31%) HP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (9.66%) IIS
2 12 (4.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.41%) CMS
5 6 (2.07%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.07%) SAS
6 5 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.38%) JBoss
8 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.34%) Apache
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.34%) GemFire
9 1 (0.34%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (15.86%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.28%) MS Office
3 14 (4.83%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.34%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.34%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.69%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.69%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.69%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.69%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.69%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.69%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.24%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.76%) SaaS
3 2 (0.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.90%) Firewall
2 15 (5.17%) DNS
3 14 (4.83%) DHCP
4 12 (4.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (3.79%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (3.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (3.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (3.10%) ATM
7 8 (2.76%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.72%) SSL
9 4 (1.38%) LAN
9 4 (1.38%) WebEx
10 2 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.69%) VoIP
10 2 (0.69%) WAN
10 2 (0.69%) Wireless
11 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.34%) SSH
11 1 (0.34%) VLAN
11 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.93%) Oracle Database
3 16 (5.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.41%) MySQL
5 7 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.07%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.72%) Base SAS
7 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.38%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.69%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.69%) QlikView
10 2 (0.69%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 23 (7.93%) Git (software)
1 23 (7.93%) Subversion
2 19 (6.55%) JIRA
3 18 (6.21%) Selenium
4 14 (4.83%) HP UFT
4 14 (4.83%) JUnit
5 13 (4.48%) Rational DOORS
5 13 (4.48%) WATIR
6 5 (1.72%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.38%) TestRail
8 3 (1.03%) AdminStudio
8 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.03%) MSI
8 3 (1.03%) MSTest
8 3 (1.03%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.69%) NeoLoad
9 2 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 55 (18.97%) Finance
2 28 (9.66%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.83%) German Language
4 12 (4.14%) Aerospace
4 12 (4.14%) Electronics
5 10 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.10%) Automotive
6 9 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.76%) Marketing
8 6 (2.07%) Advertising
8 6 (2.07%) Arabic Language
9 4 (1.38%) Back Office
9 4 (1.38%) Billing
10 3 (1.03%) Retail
11 2 (0.69%) Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Legal
12 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.34%) Local Government
12 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (25.17%) Analyst
2 33 (11.38%) Developer
3 32 (11.03%) Consultant
4 22 (7.59%) Implementation Consultant
4 22 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (5.86%) Business Analyst
5 17 (5.86%) Support Analyst
6 16 (5.52%) Software Engineer
7 15 (5.17%) Integration Engineer
8 14 (4.83%) Architect
8 14 (4.83%) Embedded Engineer
9 13 (4.48%) Network Engineer
10 12 (4.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 11 (3.79%) Cisco Analyst
11 11 (3.79%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.79%) Project Engineer
11 11 (3.79%) SIEM Analyst
11 11 (3.79%) Test Engineer
12 10 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
12 10 (3.45%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.03%) Web Services
2 16 (5.52%) JSON
3 11 (3.79%) CSS
3 11 (3.79%) HTML
3 11 (3.79%) HTML5
4 10 (3.45%) jQuery
5 9 (3.10%) Backbone.js
5 9 (3.10%) CSS3
5 9 (3.10%) DOM
5 9 (3.10%) Handlebars
5 9 (3.10%) Node.js
5 9 (3.10%) Sass
6 8 (2.76%) .NET
6 8 (2.76%) Middleware
6 8 (2.76%) XSLT
7 6 (2.07%) LESS
7 6 (2.07%) Qt
7 6 (2.07%) XML
8 5 (1.72%) Java EE
8 5 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.48%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.48%) Life Science
3 12 (4.14%) User Experience
4 11 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (3.10%) Clustering
6 9 (3.10%) PKI
7 6 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.07%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.07%) Replication
8 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.69%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) FMCG
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.90%) Windows
2 29 (10.00%) Linux
3 22 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.10%) Unix
6 8 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.41%) Project Management
2 59 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (14.14%) Software Engineering
4 39 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (12.41%) Service Delivery
6 33 (11.38%) Integration Testing
6 33 (11.38%) Presales
7 31 (10.69%) SOA
8 28 (9.66%) ITIL
9 27 (9.31%) ERP
10 23 (7.93%) Functional Testing
11 20 (6.90%) B2B
11 20 (6.90%) Regression Testing
11 20 (6.90%) System Testing
12 19 (6.55%) Customer Requirements
13 18 (6.21%) SIEM
13 18 (6.21%) TDD
14 17 (5.86%) Change Control
14 17 (5.86%) Document Management
14 17 (5.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.79%) SQL
2 23 (7.93%) C
3 22 (7.59%) Java
4 20 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.83%) C++
5 14 (4.83%) PL/SQL
6 11 (3.79%) Embedded C
7 9 (3.10%) C#
8 6 (2.07%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.07%) XPath
9 5 (1.72%) Python
9 5 (1.72%) VB
10 4 (1.38%) Perl
10 4 (1.38%) Ruby
10 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.38%) XQuery
11 3 (1.03%) ABAP
11 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (18.28%) Degree
2 48 (16.55%) Security Cleared
3 35 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.52%) DV Cleared
5 15 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (5.17%) CISSP
6 12 (4.14%) CCNP
6 12 (4.14%) CEH
6 12 (4.14%) SANS
7 11 (3.79%) JNCIA
8 9 (3.10%) MCSE
8 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.76%) MCITP
9 8 (2.76%) PhD
9 8 (2.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.72%) ISEB
11 4 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.03%) HND
13 2 (0.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.66%) QA
2 12 (4.14%) GAMP
3 7 (2.41%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.07%) SLA
5 3 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.69%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.69%) MISRA
7 1 (0.34%) CDISC
7 1 (0.34%) COBIT
7 1 (0.34%) GMP
7 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.34%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.34%) PMO
7 1 (0.34%) Val IT
System Software
1 30 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (8.62%) Hyper-V
3 23 (7.93%) Active Directory
4 19 (6.55%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.76%) Terminal Services
5 8 (2.76%) vCloud
5 8 (2.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (2.76%) vSphere
6 7 (2.41%) Firmware
7 5 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.34%) HDFS
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (4.83%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.79%) Endace
3 8 (2.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (1.38%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 62 (21.38%) Microsoft
2 44 (15.17%) Oracle
3 35 (12.07%) Cisco
4 31 (10.69%) VMware
5 27 (9.31%) HP
6 24 (8.28%) Juniper
7 13 (4.48%) F5
7 13 (4.48%) Telerik
8 12 (4.14%) Fujitsu
8 12 (4.14%) LogRhythm
9 9 (3.10%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.76%) Veritas
11 7 (2.41%) SAP
12 6 (2.07%) EMC
13 5 (1.72%) IBM
14 4 (1.38%) Informatica
14 4 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (0.69%) Baan
15 2 (0.69%) Epicor
15 2 (0.69%) JD Edwards
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £49,000 per annum + 5% bonus + 29 days holiday + pensi
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
83Zero
Salary: From £65000 to £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hove
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 19 days ago
Fareham
aap3
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Fareham
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Surrey
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £42 to £52k + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 20 days ago