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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 198 177 192
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 294 333 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 1.49% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.01% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 210 196 250
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 £33,100 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,200
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
17603 16560 17535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.58% 74.11% 75.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13906 13546 14918
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 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 11 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 11 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 -18 91 £50,000 +41.84% 13
Surrey +26 81 £50,000 - 9
Hampshire -11 30 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Buckinghamshire -13 26 £45,750 +30.71% 3
Oxfordshire +20 21 £31,500 -25.88% 1
West Sussex -19 21 £50,000 +21.21% 8
Kent -14 12 £38,000 +5.55% 3
East Sussex -20 8 £46,000 +60.00% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 168 (31.23%) Microsoft
2 146 (27.14%) Degree
3 139 (25.84%) Finance
4 119 (22.12%) SQL
5 109 (20.26%) SQL Server
6 90 (16.73%) Oracle
6 90 (16.73%) Windows
7 77 (14.31%) Business Analysis
8 75 (13.94%) HTML
9 72 (13.38%) UNIX
9 72 (13.38%) Project Management
10 71 (13.20%) Telecoms
10 71 (13.20%) CSS
10 71 (13.20%) C#
11 68 (12.64%) Linux
12 67 (12.45%) Data Validation
13 63 (11.71%) Management Information System
13 63 (11.71%) .NET
13 63 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
14 59 (10.97%) Visual Studio
15 57 (10.59%) JavaScript
16 56 (10.41%) Internet
16 56 (10.41%) Computer Science
16 56 (10.41%) Unit Testing
17 55 (10.22%) Workflow
18 54 (10.04%) Relational Database
19 53 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
20 51 (9.48%) ITIL
20 51 (9.48%) RDBMS
20 51 (9.48%) TCP/IP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (2.60%) Tomcat
1 14 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.04%) SAS
3 10 (1.86%) Confluence
4 9 (1.67%) IIS
4 9 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (1.30%) JCAPS
6 5 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.37%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.37%) CMS
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 46 (8.55%) MS Office
2 39 (7.25%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.49%) Simulink
5 3 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.93%) Siebel Analytics
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.74%) Magento
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.37%) Maximo
7 2 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.19%) ProductWriter
8 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) Force.com
1 2 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (10.41%) Internet
2 51 (9.48%) TCP/IP
3 32 (5.95%) Firewall
4 18 (3.35%) LTE
4 18 (3.35%) 3G
4 18 (3.35%) OSPF
5 17 (3.16%) BGP
5 17 (3.16%) MPLS
6 16 (2.97%) DNS
6 16 (2.97%) DHCP
7 15 (2.79%) LAN
7 15 (2.79%) SNMP
7 15 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (2.60%) Wireless
9 12 (2.23%) SAN
10 11 (2.04%) Network Security
11 10 (1.86%) IPsec
12 9 (1.67%) ISUP
12 9 (1.67%) INAP
12 9 (1.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (20.26%) SQL Server
2 54 (10.04%) Relational Database
3 51 (9.48%) RDBMS
4 48 (8.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
6 24 (4.46%) Oracle Database
7 23 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (3.72%) Oracle BI EE
10 17 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.23%) DataStage
13 11 (2.04%) SQLPlus
13 11 (2.04%) DB2
13 11 (2.04%) OLAP
13 11 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
13 11 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 59 (10.97%) Visual Studio
2 33 (6.13%) NUnit
3 27 (5.02%) Rhino Mocks
4 26 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (2.97%) Selenium
6 14 (2.60%) ERwin
7 13 (2.42%) Subversion
8 11 (2.04%) Toad
8 11 (2.04%) WinRunner
8 11 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (1.86%) JIRA
9 10 (1.86%) JUnit
10 9 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.12%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.12%) MbUnit
12 4 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (0.74%) MSTest
12 4 (0.74%) Selenium IDE
13 3 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
14 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 139 (25.84%) Finance
2 71 (13.20%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 39 (7.25%) German Language
4 26 (4.83%) Retail
5 24 (4.46%) French Language
6 20 (3.72%) Legal
7 14 (2.60%) Electronics
7 14 (2.60%) Billing
8 12 (2.23%) Banking
8 12 (2.23%) Marketing
9 10 (1.86%) Advertising
9 10 (1.86%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.30%) Automotive
11 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.74%) Publishing
12 4 (0.74%) Military
12 4 (0.74%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.74%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 147 (27.32%) Analyst
2 80 (14.87%) Developer
3 64 (11.90%) Business Analyst
4 49 (9.11%) Design Engineer
5 43 (7.99%) Support Engineer
5 43 (7.99%) Senior Design Engineer
6 39 (7.25%) Technical Support
6 39 (7.25%) Architect
7 37 (6.88%) Technical Support Engineer
7 37 (6.88%) Technical Engineer
8 33 (6.13%) Consultant
9 26 (4.83%) Software Engineer
10 23 (4.28%) Project Manager
11 21 (3.90%) Software Developer
12 20 (3.72%) Graduate
13 19 (3.53%) Designer
14 18 (3.35%) Network Engineer
14 18 (3.35%) Test Engineer
14 18 (3.35%) QA Analyst
15 17 (3.16%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (13.94%) HTML
2 71 (13.20%) CSS
3 63 (11.71%) .NET
4 41 (7.62%) XML
5 26 (4.83%) ASP.NET
6 22 (4.09%) HTML5
7 21 (3.90%) CSS3
8 17 (3.16%) WSDL
9 13 (2.42%) jQuery
10 12 (2.23%) Spring
10 12 (2.23%) Ajax
11 10 (1.86%) Spring MVC
11 10 (1.86%) XSD
11 10 (1.86%) JSP
12 8 (1.49%) Software Packaging
13 7 (1.30%) SAP XI
14 4 (0.74%) MDX
14 4 (0.74%) Sass
14 4 (0.74%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.71%) Management Information System
2 56 (10.41%) Computer Science
3 42 (7.81%) Mathematics
4 15 (2.79%) Life Science
5 14 (2.60%) Physics
6 12 (2.23%) Visualisation
6 12 (2.23%) Hedge funds
7 11 (2.04%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.86%) LPAR
9 9 (1.67%) Smartphone
9 9 (1.67%) Statistics
10 8 (1.49%) Clustering
11 7 (1.30%) NHS
12 5 (0.93%) Chemistry
12 5 (0.93%) CMDB
13 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.74%) Firmware
13 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.74%) PACS
14 3 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 90 (16.73%) Windows
2 72 (13.38%) UNIX
3 68 (12.64%) Linux
4 43 (7.99%) Solaris
5 16 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.74%) AIX
9 4 (0.74%) HPUX
10 2 (0.37%) SUSE
10 2 (0.37%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.31%) Business Analysis
2 72 (13.38%) Project Management
3 67 (12.45%) Data Validation
4 63 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (10.41%) Unit Testing
6 55 (10.22%) Workflow
7 53 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (9.48%) ITIL
9 50 (9.29%) Software Engineering
10 39 (7.25%) Data Modelling
11 37 (6.88%) User Stories
12 35 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (6.13%) CRM
14 32 (5.95%) Capacity Management
15 31 (5.76%) Analytics
15 31 (5.76%) Performance Testing
16 30 (5.58%) Regression Testing
16 30 (5.58%) Workflow Management
17 29 (5.39%) Change Management
18 27 (5.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 119 (22.12%) SQL
2 71 (13.20%) C#
3 57 (10.59%) JavaScript
4 44 (8.18%) Java
5 34 (6.32%) C++
6 31 (5.76%) C
7 19 (3.53%) PL/SQL
8 15 (2.79%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.42%) MATLAB
10 9 (1.67%) VB
11 7 (1.30%) Python
12 4 (0.74%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.74%) Perl
12 4 (0.74%) PHP
13 2 (0.37%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.37%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.37%) VBA
13 2 (0.37%) VC++
13 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 146 (27.14%) Degree
2 33 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.16%) ISEB
6 16 (2.97%) ISTQB
7 14 (2.60%) MCSE
7 14 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (2.42%) CCNA
9 11 (2.04%) CCNP
9 11 (2.04%) DV Cleared
10 9 (1.67%) CISSP
11 8 (1.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.49%) MCITP
12 6 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (1.12%) MCP
12 6 (1.12%) MCSA
12 6 (1.12%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.93%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.88%) QA
2 14 (2.60%) SLA
3 8 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.30%) GCP
5 6 (1.12%) GxP
6 5 (0.93%) BS25999
7 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.56%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.37%) COBIT
9 1 (0.19%) MiFID
9 1 (0.19%) FATCA
9 1 (0.19%) EMIR
9 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.19%) GAMP
9 1 (0.19%) COSO
9 1 (0.19%) DO-160
System Software
1 31 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.49%) KVM
4 8 (1.49%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.74%) vSphere
6 4 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.74%) XenApp
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.74%) OVPI
3 4 (0.74%) OpenView
3 4 (0.74%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.74%) Netcool
3 4 (0.74%) TeMIP
3 4 (0.74%) HP NNM
4 3 (0.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.19%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 168 (31.23%) Microsoft
2 90 (16.73%) Oracle
3 50 (9.29%) Cisco
4 41 (7.62%) HP
5 32 (5.95%) Sun
6 31 (5.76%) VMware
7 27 (5.02%) Juniper
8 23 (4.28%) Cognos
9 20 (3.72%) Huawei
10 19 (3.53%) Business Objects
10 19 (3.53%) SAP
11 14 (2.60%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.42%) IBM
12 13 (2.42%) EMC
13 12 (2.23%) SunGard
13 12 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (2.04%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.04%) Nokia
15 10 (1.86%) hybris
16 9 (1.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 38,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 33,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Frimley, Surrey
Hyphen
Salary: £excellent+car allowance+blue chip Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-60K+CA+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Full Corp Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum (annual bonus; BA Staff concessions)
Posted: 7 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
GE
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 10 days ago