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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 244 177 215
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +38
Permanent jobs citing Validation 213 314 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 1.49% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.90% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 155 214 229
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,900 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
17582 16505 17534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.90% 78.13% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13562 13492 14845
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Surrey +14 58 £48,750 +1.56% 7
Berkshire -46 42 £60,000 +46.34% 3
West Sussex -11 37 £58,500 +56.00% 6
Hampshire -30 34 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 22 £55,000 +44.73% 1
Middlesex +2 7 £50,000 -0.99%
Kent -23 7 £35,000 -20.45%
East Sussex -23 6 £35,000 -17.64%
Oxfordshire +5 3 £28,500 +0.88% 3
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 179 (35.24%) Finance
2 145 (28.54%) SQL
3 143 (28.15%) Microsoft
4 140 (27.56%) Degree
5 124 (24.41%) SQL Server
6 91 (17.91%) Oracle
7 89 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (16.93%) C#
9 85 (16.73%) UNIX
10 79 (15.55%) Windows
11 77 (15.16%) HTML
11 77 (15.16%) Telecoms
12 75 (14.76%) CSS
13 73 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
14 72 (14.17%) Unit Testing
14 72 (14.17%) Business Analysis
15 70 (13.78%) Data Validation
16 69 (13.58%) Workflow
17 68 (13.39%) JavaScript
18 67 (13.19%) Visual Studio
19 66 (12.99%) .NET
19 66 (12.99%) Project Management
20 63 (12.40%) HP
20 63 (12.40%) Software Engineering
20 63 (12.40%) Computer Science
21 61 (12.01%) Linux
22 60 (11.81%) ITIL
23 58 (11.42%) Regression Testing
24 57 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
25 54 (10.63%) User Stories

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (3.54%) Tomcat
2 17 (3.35%) IIS
3 12 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.97%) Confluence
5 5 (0.98%) JCAPS
5 5 (0.98%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.79%) SAS
7 2 (0.39%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.39%) CMS
7 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.20%) Lync
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (6.50%) MS Office
2 26 (5.12%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.79%) Simulink
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 11 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.98%) Siebel Analytics
3 5 (0.98%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.59%) ProductWriter
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.39%) Magento
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.39%) Maximo
6 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Force.com
1 2 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.20%) Trello
2 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.66%) Internet
2 35 (6.89%) TCP/IP
3 27 (5.31%) Firewall
4 18 (3.54%) 3G
5 17 (3.35%) MPLS
5 17 (3.35%) OSPF
5 17 (3.35%) BGP
5 17 (3.35%) LTE
6 16 (3.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (3.15%) DNS
6 16 (3.15%) SNMP
6 16 (3.15%) LAN
6 16 (3.15%) DHCP
7 14 (2.76%) WAN
8 13 (2.56%) SAN
9 10 (1.97%) HTTP
10 9 (1.77%) HTTPS
10 9 (1.77%) Broadband
10 9 (1.77%) IPsec
10 9 (1.77%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (24.41%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 49 (9.65%) Relational Database
3 46 (9.06%) RDBMS
4 42 (8.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (5.51%) DataStage
6 27 (5.31%) SQLPlus
6 27 (5.31%) Oracle Exadata
6 27 (5.31%) Oracle ODI
6 27 (5.31%) DB2
7 26 (5.12%) Oracle Database
8 23 (4.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (3.94%) Oracle BI EE
10 17 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (2.17%) MySQL
13 10 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (13.19%) Visual Studio
2 50 (9.84%) NUnit
3 45 (8.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 32 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (6.10%) QuickTest Pro
6 27 (5.31%) Toad
7 16 (3.15%) Subversion
8 14 (2.76%) Selenium
8 14 (2.76%) WinRunner
9 11 (2.17%) JIRA
10 10 (1.97%) JUnit
11 7 (1.38%) SilkPerformer
11 7 (1.38%) LoadRunner
12 6 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (0.98%) MbUnit
13 5 (0.98%) LabVIEW
14 4 (0.79%) VectorCAST
15 3 (0.59%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
16 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 179 (35.24%) Finance
2 77 (15.16%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 34 (6.69%) Retail
5 31 (6.10%) Banking
6 25 (4.92%) Advertising
6 25 (4.92%) German Language
7 24 (4.72%) Legal
8 21 (4.13%) Billing
8 21 (4.13%) French Language
9 12 (2.36%) Aerospace
10 10 (1.97%) Military
11 9 (1.77%) Electronics
12 8 (1.57%) Marketing
13 7 (1.38%) Automotive
14 4 (0.79%) Publishing
15 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 124 (24.41%) Analyst
2 99 (19.49%) Developer
3 49 (9.65%) Design Engineer
4 44 (8.66%) Senior Design Engineer
5 43 (8.46%) Business Analyst
6 31 (6.10%) Test Manager
7 29 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 29 (5.71%) Consultant
8 27 (5.31%) Support Engineer
9 26 (5.12%) Architect
10 23 (4.53%) Software Engineer
10 23 (4.53%) Technical Support
10 23 (4.53%) Technical Support Engineer
10 23 (4.53%) Technical Engineer
11 22 (4.33%) Administrator
12 21 (4.13%) Project Manager
13 18 (3.54%) Test Engineer
13 18 (3.54%) C# Developer
14 17 (3.35%) Analyst Developer
15 16 (3.15%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (15.16%) HTML
2 75 (14.76%) CSS
3 66 (12.99%) .NET
4 34 (6.69%) XML
5 31 (6.10%) CSS3
6 29 (5.71%) HTML5
7 23 (4.53%) ASP.NET
8 13 (2.56%) jQuery
9 12 (2.36%) Spring
9 12 (2.36%) Ajax
10 11 (2.17%) WSDL
11 10 (1.97%) JSP
11 10 (1.97%) XSD
11 10 (1.97%) Spring MVC
12 8 (1.57%) Software Packaging
13 6 (1.18%) Google Maps API
14 5 (0.98%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.98%) Web Services
15 4 (0.79%) EDI
15 4 (0.79%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (12.40%) Computer Science
3 49 (9.65%) Mathematics
4 47 (9.25%) Management Information System
5 27 (5.31%) Mainframe
6 20 (3.94%) Life Science
7 13 (2.56%) Smartphone
8 12 (2.36%) Physics
9 10 (1.97%) LPAR
10 9 (1.77%) CMDB
11 8 (1.57%) Clustering
12 7 (1.38%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.18%) Firmware
14 5 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.98%) Statistics
14 5 (0.98%) Chemistry
15 4 (0.79%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
15 4 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (16.73%) UNIX
2 79 (15.55%) Windows
3 61 (12.01%) Linux
4 41 (8.07%) Solaris
5 32 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.97%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.77%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.79%) Android
11 4 (0.79%) AIX
11 4 (0.79%) HPUX
12 2 (0.39%) SUSE
12 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.20%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.17%) Business Analysis
2 72 (14.17%) Unit Testing
3 70 (13.78%) Data Validation
4 69 (13.58%) Workflow
5 66 (12.99%) Project Management
6 63 (12.40%) Software Engineering
7 60 (11.81%) ITIL
8 58 (11.42%) Regression Testing
9 57 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
10 54 (10.63%) User Stories
11 48 (9.45%) Performance Testing
11 48 (9.45%) Workflow Management
12 45 (8.86%) Code Coverage
13 41 (8.07%) Software Testing
14 40 (7.87%) Financial Modelling
15 38 (7.48%) Migration
16 37 (7.28%) Test Management
17 35 (6.89%) Test Automation
18 33 (6.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 145 (28.54%) SQL
2 86 (16.93%) C#
3 68 (13.39%) JavaScript
4 46 (9.06%) Java
5 36 (7.09%) C++
6 32 (6.30%) PL/SQL
7 22 (4.33%) C
8 7 (1.38%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.18%) R
10 5 (0.98%) ABAP
11 4 (0.79%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.79%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.39%) VB
12 2 (0.39%) RPG
12 2 (0.39%) Perl
12 2 (0.39%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) VBScript
13 1 (0.20%) VC++
13 1 (0.20%) Python
13 1 (0.20%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 140 (27.56%) Degree
2 42 (8.27%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.33%) ISTQB
5 21 (4.13%) ISEB
6 18 (3.54%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.15%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.76%) MCSE
10 11 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (1.77%) CCNA
12 8 (1.57%) CCNP
12 8 (1.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.57%) MCITP
13 6 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (1.18%) MCP
13 6 (1.18%) MCSA
13 6 (1.18%) MCDBA
14 5 (0.98%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.48%) QA
2 13 (2.56%) GxP
3 9 (1.77%) GAMP
4 6 (1.18%) GCP
5 5 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.98%) SLA
5 5 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.59%) COBIT
6 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.59%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.20%) GMP
8 1 (0.20%) COSO
8 1 (0.20%) DO-160
8 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.20%) FATCA
8 1 (0.20%) EMIR
8 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 36 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 13 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
4 12 (2.36%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.77%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (1.57%) KVM
6 8 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (1.57%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.98%) XenApp
8 4 (0.79%) vSphere
9 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 48 (9.45%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.57%) OpenView
2 8 (1.57%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.57%) Netcool
2 8 (1.57%) TeMIP
2 8 (1.57%) HP NNM
2 8 (1.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 8 (1.57%) OVPI
3 3 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.59%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.39%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) WSUS
5 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 143 (28.15%) Microsoft
2 91 (17.91%) Oracle
3 63 (12.40%) HP
4 44 (8.66%) Cisco
5 37 (7.28%) VMware
6 35 (6.89%) Cognos
7 29 (5.71%) Business Objects
8 26 (5.12%) Juniper
9 22 (4.33%) Huawei
10 20 (3.94%) IBM
11 18 (3.54%) Sun
12 15 (2.95%) SAP
13 14 (2.76%) Red Hat
14 12 (2.36%) TOWER Software
15 10 (1.97%) hybris
15 10 (1.97%) EMC
16 9 (1.77%) McAfee
17 8 (1.57%) BMC
17 8 (1.57%) Veritas
18 7 (1.38%) Nokia
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + bonus, car / car allowance & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + medical insurance,pension,Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Haywards Heath
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £25500 - £29000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Haywards Heath
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £18172 - £22172 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Rushworths Associates
Salary: Competitive base + bonus, car/allowance & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Rushworths Associates
Salary: Competitive base + bonus, car / car allowance & benefits
Posted: 27 days ago