The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 218 183 206
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +23
Permanent jobs citing Validation 281 317 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 1.43% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.92% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 204 181 239
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17789 16488 17505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.78% 74.34% 75.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13991 13417 14872
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 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
England

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 July 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 July 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 -13 83 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Surrey +22 68 £50,000 - 5
Hampshire -17 32 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Sussex -17 29 £57,500 +59.72% 6
Buckinghamshire +1 25 £55,000 +57.14% 7
Oxfordshire +19 18 £30,250 -13.57%
Kent -19 12 £38,000 +5.55% 2
East Sussex -10 8 £41,250 - 2
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 165 (30.78%) Microsoft
2 146 (27.24%) Finance
3 144 (26.87%) Degree
4 127 (23.69%) SQL
5 113 (21.08%) SQL Server
6 94 (17.54%) Oracle
7 89 (16.60%) Windows
8 79 (14.74%) C#
9 77 (14.37%) Business Analysis
10 76 (14.18%) HTML
10 76 (14.18%) UNIX
11 72 (13.43%) CSS
12 70 (13.06%) Telecoms
12 70 (13.06%) Data Validation
13 69 (12.87%) Linux
14 68 (12.69%) Project Management
15 66 (12.31%) .NET
16 65 (12.13%) Visual Studio
17 64 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
18 60 (11.19%) Management Information System
18 60 (11.19%) JavaScript
18 60 (11.19%) Unit Testing
19 58 (10.82%) Software Engineering
19 58 (10.82%) Computer Science
20 57 (10.63%) Workflow
20 57 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
21 55 (10.26%) Internet
21 55 (10.26%) Relational Database
22 52 (9.70%) RDBMS
23 51 (9.51%) Cisco

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (2.61%) Tomcat
2 13 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.24%) IIS
4 10 (1.87%) Confluence
5 9 (1.68%) SAS
6 8 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.31%) JCAPS
8 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.37%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.37%) CMS
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (8.21%) MS Office
2 36 (6.72%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.31%) Simulink
5 2 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.31%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.93%) Siebel Analytics
5 4 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.75%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.75%) Magento
6 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.37%) Maximo
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.19%) ProductWriter
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) Force.com
1 2 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.26%) Internet
2 49 (9.14%) TCP/IP
3 33 (6.16%) Firewall
4 19 (3.54%) 3G
4 19 (3.54%) OSPF
5 18 (3.36%) MPLS
5 18 (3.36%) BGP
5 18 (3.36%) LTE
6 16 (2.99%) DNS
6 16 (2.99%) SNMP
6 16 (2.99%) DHCP
6 16 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (2.80%) LAN
8 14 (2.61%) Wireless
9 11 (2.05%) Network Security
9 11 (2.05%) SAN
10 10 (1.87%) INAP
10 10 (1.87%) IPsec
10 10 (1.87%) MGW
11 9 (1.68%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 55 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 52 (9.70%) RDBMS
4 51 (9.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (4.66%) Oracle Database
7 23 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
8 22 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (3.73%) Oracle BI EE
10 18 (3.36%) DataStage
10 18 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (3.17%) Oracle Exadata
11 17 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
11 17 (3.17%) DB2
11 17 (3.17%) SQLPlus
12 16 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (1.87%) MySQL
13 10 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (12.13%) Visual Studio
2 37 (6.90%) NUnit
3 31 (5.78%) Rhino Mocks
4 27 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (3.17%) Toad
5 17 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 16 (2.99%) Subversion
6 16 (2.99%) Selenium
7 12 (2.24%) ERwin
8 11 (2.05%) WinRunner
9 10 (1.87%) JUnit
9 10 (1.87%) JIRA
10 6 (1.12%) MbUnit
10 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.12%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (0.75%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (0.75%) MSTest
13 3 (0.56%) VectorCAST
13 3 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 146 (27.24%) Finance
2 70 (13.06%) Telecoms
3 37 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 36 (6.72%) German Language
5 24 (4.48%) Retail
5 24 (4.48%) French Language
6 20 (3.73%) Legal
7 17 (3.17%) Banking
8 16 (2.99%) Advertising
9 14 (2.61%) Billing
10 12 (2.24%) Marketing
10 12 (2.24%) Electronics
11 10 (1.87%) Aerospace
12 7 (1.31%) Automotive
12 7 (1.31%) Military
13 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.75%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.75%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 142 (26.49%) Analyst
2 84 (15.67%) Developer
3 62 (11.57%) Business Analyst
4 51 (9.51%) Design Engineer
5 44 (8.21%) Senior Design Engineer
6 39 (7.28%) Support Engineer
7 36 (6.72%) Architect
7 36 (6.72%) Technical Support
8 34 (6.34%) Technical Engineer
8 34 (6.34%) Technical Support Engineer
9 32 (5.97%) Consultant
10 29 (5.41%) Software Engineer
11 24 (4.48%) Software Developer
12 23 (4.29%) Project Manager
13 20 (3.73%) Test Manager
13 20 (3.73%) Graduate
14 19 (3.54%) Test Engineer
15 18 (3.36%) Network Engineer
15 18 (3.36%) Administrator
15 18 (3.36%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.18%) HTML
2 72 (13.43%) CSS
3 66 (12.31%) .NET
4 39 (7.28%) XML
5 26 (4.85%) ASP.NET
6 24 (4.48%) HTML5
7 23 (4.29%) CSS3
8 16 (2.99%) WSDL
9 13 (2.43%) jQuery
10 12 (2.24%) Spring
10 12 (2.24%) Ajax
11 10 (1.87%) XSD
11 10 (1.87%) JSP
11 10 (1.87%) Spring MVC
12 8 (1.49%) Software Packaging
13 6 (1.12%) SAP XI
14 5 (0.93%) WPF
15 4 (0.75%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.75%) MDX
15 4 (0.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.19%) Management Information System
2 58 (10.82%) Computer Science
3 43 (8.02%) Mathematics
4 17 (3.17%) Mainframe
5 15 (2.80%) Life Science
6 14 (2.61%) Physics
7 11 (2.05%) Visualisation
7 11 (2.05%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.87%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.87%) LPAR
9 8 (1.49%) Statistics
9 8 (1.49%) Clustering
10 6 (1.12%) NHS
11 5 (0.93%) Chemistry
11 5 (0.93%) CMDB
11 5 (0.93%) Firmware
11 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.75%) PACS
12 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 89 (16.60%) Windows
2 76 (14.18%) UNIX
3 69 (12.87%) Linux
4 42 (7.84%) Solaris
5 19 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.75%) AIX
8 4 (0.75%) HPUX
8 4 (0.75%) Android
9 2 (0.37%) SUSE
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.37%) Business Analysis
2 70 (13.06%) Data Validation
3 68 (12.69%) Project Management
4 64 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (11.19%) Unit Testing
6 58 (10.82%) Software Engineering
7 57 (10.63%) Workflow
7 57 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (9.14%) ITIL
9 41 (7.65%) User Stories
10 36 (6.72%) Data Modelling
11 35 (6.53%) Performance Testing
12 34 (6.34%) Capacity Management
12 34 (6.34%) Workflow Management
12 34 (6.34%) Software Testing
12 34 (6.34%) Regression Testing
13 33 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (5.78%) Code Coverage
15 30 (5.60%) CRM
16 28 (5.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 127 (23.69%) SQL
2 79 (14.74%) C#
3 60 (11.19%) JavaScript
4 47 (8.77%) Java
5 39 (7.28%) C++
6 33 (6.16%) C
7 25 (4.66%) PL/SQL
8 12 (2.24%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.24%) MATLAB
9 8 (1.49%) VB
10 7 (1.31%) Python
11 4 (0.75%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.75%) PHP
12 3 (0.56%) R
13 2 (0.37%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.37%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.37%) Perl
14 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 144 (26.87%) Degree
2 34 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.73%) ISEB
6 18 (3.36%) ISTQB
7 15 (2.80%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.80%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.61%) MCSE
8 14 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (2.43%) CCNA
10 11 (2.05%) CCNP
11 8 (1.49%) CISSP
11 8 (1.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.49%) MCITP
12 6 (1.12%) MCSA
12 6 (1.12%) MCDBA
12 6 (1.12%) MCP
12 6 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (0.75%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.53%) QA
2 11 (2.05%) SLA
3 9 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.31%) GCP
5 6 (1.12%) GxP
5 6 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.93%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.75%) BS25999
8 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.56%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.19%) EMIR
10 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.19%) DO-160
10 1 (0.19%) FATCA
10 1 (0.19%) COBIT
10 1 (0.19%) MiFID
10 1 (0.19%) GAMP
System Software
1 30 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.49%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.49%) KVM
4 8 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (0.75%) XenApp
7 3 (0.56%) vSphere
7 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (5.22%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (0.75%) OpenView
3 4 (0.75%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.75%) Netcool
3 4 (0.75%) HP NNM
3 4 (0.75%) TeMIP
3 4 (0.75%) OVPI
4 3 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
5 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 165 (30.78%) Microsoft
2 94 (17.54%) Oracle
3 51 (9.51%) Cisco
4 45 (8.40%) HP
5 30 (5.60%) VMware
6 29 (5.41%) Cognos
6 29 (5.41%) Sun
7 28 (5.22%) Juniper
8 24 (4.48%) Business Objects
9 21 (3.92%) Huawei
10 16 (2.99%) SAP
11 15 (2.80%) IBM
12 14 (2.61%) Red Hat
13 12 (2.24%) EMC
13 12 (2.24%) Nokia
14 11 (2.05%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (2.05%) SunGard
15 10 (1.87%) hybris
16 9 (1.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
QUANTICA
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £25,500 to £32,600 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance+Bonus+More Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Dunnhumby
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £50000 - £67000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
HFG
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 17000-20000 Per Annum Plus Benefits and Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 17000-20000 Per Annum Plus benefits and pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago