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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 220 200 225
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs citing Validation 238 239 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 1.20% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.50% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 150 171 197
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,690 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
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
16799 15977 17115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.99% 80.26% 77.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13572 12611 14606
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 £67,500 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +20 109 £50,000 +6.38% 7
Hampshire -21 44 £46,500 +3.33% 6
Surrey +5 37 £55,000 +32.53% 6
Buckinghamshire -3 18 £57,500 +15.00% 3
West Sussex -1 12 £57,500 +35.29% 3
East Sussex -19 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Kent -21 5 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Middlesex - 3 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -16 2 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 159 (36.38%) SQL
2 143 (32.72%) Finance
3 140 (32.04%) Degree
4 120 (27.46%) Microsoft
5 104 (23.80%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (23.34%) Software Engineering
7 97 (22.20%) SQL Server
8 79 (18.08%) Java
9 78 (17.85%) Regression Testing
10 75 (17.16%) Unit Testing
11 73 (16.70%) C#
12 70 (16.02%) UNIX
13 68 (15.56%) HP Quality Center
14 67 (15.33%) Windows
14 67 (15.33%) HTML
15 65 (14.87%) Workflow
16 64 (14.65%) Oracle
16 64 (14.65%) CSS
17 62 (14.19%) Computer Science
18 61 (13.96%) Telecoms
19 57 (13.04%) Mathematics
19 57 (13.04%) Performance Testing
20 56 (12.81%) Visual Studio
21 55 (12.59%) Workflow Management
21 55 (12.59%) User Stories
22 54 (12.36%) Subversion
22 54 (12.36%) Project Management
23 53 (12.13%) Financial Modelling
24 51 (11.67%) JavaScript
25 49 (11.21%) Relational Database

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 22 (5.03%) CMS
2 16 (3.66%) Sitecore CMS
2 16 (3.66%) Oracle Service Bus
2 16 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.52%) Confluence
4 9 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.06%) SAS
5 7 (1.60%) IIS
6 4 (0.92%) Lync
7 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.46%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.12%) MS Office
3 8 (1.83%) MS Project
4 6 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.46%) Windchill
7 1 (0.23%) Simulink
7 1 (0.23%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 16 (3.66%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.60%) ProductWriter
3 6 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.46%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.46%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.46%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.14%) SaaS
2 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.35%) VPN
2 16 (3.66%) WAN
2 16 (3.66%) Internet
3 12 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.75%) Wireless
4 8 (1.83%) LAN
5 7 (1.60%) 3G
5 7 (1.60%) Broadband
5 7 (1.60%) SSL
6 6 (1.37%) LTE
6 6 (1.37%) Unified Communications
6 6 (1.37%) VoIP
7 5 (1.14%) GGSN
7 5 (1.14%) SGSN
7 5 (1.14%) DWDM
7 5 (1.14%) DSL
8 4 (0.92%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.92%) 4G
8 4 (0.92%) SAN
8 4 (0.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (22.20%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.21%) Relational Database
3 48 (10.98%) RDBMS
4 26 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (4.81%) SQLPlus
7 21 (4.81%) DataStage
7 21 (4.81%) DB2
7 21 (4.81%) Oracle Exadata
7 21 (4.81%) Oracle ODI
8 15 (3.43%) MySQL
9 8 (1.83%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.60%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.46%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 56 (12.81%) Visual Studio
2 54 (12.36%) Subversion
3 48 (10.98%) Rhino Mocks
3 48 (10.98%) NUnit
4 37 (8.47%) Git (software)
5 36 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (7.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 21 (4.81%) Toad
8 18 (4.12%) Rational DOORS
9 14 (3.20%) JIRA
10 12 (2.75%) IntelliJ
10 12 (2.75%) LoadRunner
10 12 (2.75%) NetBeans
11 11 (2.52%) JUnit
12 9 (2.06%) Maven
13 7 (1.60%) SilkPerformer
14 6 (1.37%) Trac
15 5 (1.14%) LabVIEW
15 5 (1.14%) WinRunner
16 4 (0.92%) Eclipse
General
1 143 (32.72%) Finance
2 61 (13.96%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 27 (6.18%) Marketing
5 23 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 23 (5.26%) Advertising
6 20 (4.58%) Legal
6 20 (4.58%) Retail
7 16 (3.66%) Banking
7 16 (3.66%) Billing
8 11 (2.52%) Military
9 9 (2.06%) French Language
10 5 (1.14%) German Language
10 5 (1.14%) Electronics
11 4 (0.92%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.69%) Swedish Language
12 3 (0.69%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (24.03%) Developer
2 46 (10.53%) Analyst
3 40 (9.15%) Test Engineer
4 33 (7.55%) Software Engineer
4 33 (7.55%) Architect
5 23 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 23 (5.26%) Tester
6 22 (5.03%) Consultant
6 22 (5.03%) .NET Developer
7 21 (4.81%) Java Developer
8 19 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 17 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (3.89%) Senior Developer
9 17 (3.89%) Designer
10 15 (3.43%) Software Tester
10 15 (3.43%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.20%) Quality Manager
11 14 (3.20%) Applications Architect
12 13 (2.97%) Service Manager
13 12 (2.75%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.33%) HTML
2 64 (14.65%) CSS
3 41 (9.38%) .NET
4 28 (6.41%) HTML5
4 28 (6.41%) CSS3
5 27 (6.18%) jQuery
5 27 (6.18%) Ajax
5 27 (6.18%) Spring
6 26 (5.95%) XML
7 17 (3.89%) ASP.NET
8 16 (3.66%) RESTful
8 16 (3.66%) OAuth
8 16 (3.66%) Play Framework
8 16 (3.66%) Web Services
8 16 (3.66%) SOAP
8 16 (3.66%) SAML
8 16 (3.66%) Java EE
8 16 (3.66%) JSON
9 12 (2.75%) Spring MVC
10 11 (2.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.19%) Computer Science
2 57 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 36 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.81%) Mainframe
5 18 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.52%) PMI
6 11 (2.52%) iPad
7 10 (2.29%) Life Science
8 8 (1.83%) User Experience
9 7 (1.60%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.92%) Social Media
10 4 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.69%) CMDB
11 3 (0.69%) Replication
11 3 (0.69%) GIS
11 3 (0.69%) LIMS
11 3 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.02%) UNIX
2 67 (15.33%) Windows
3 40 (9.15%) Linux
4 21 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (4.12%) Solaris
6 12 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.52%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.06%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.92%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.23%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.23%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (23.80%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (23.34%) Software Engineering
3 78 (17.85%) Regression Testing
4 75 (17.16%) Unit Testing
5 65 (14.87%) Workflow
6 57 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 55 (12.59%) Workflow Management
7 55 (12.59%) User Stories
8 54 (12.36%) Project Management
9 53 (12.13%) Financial Modelling
10 47 (10.76%) Code Coverage
11 44 (10.07%) Risk Management
12 38 (8.70%) Software Testing
12 38 (8.70%) Data Validation
12 38 (8.70%) Test Automation
13 37 (8.47%) TDD
14 35 (8.01%) CRM
15 33 (7.55%) Integration Testing
16 31 (7.09%) Service Delivery
16 31 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 159 (36.38%) SQL
2 79 (18.08%) Java
3 73 (16.70%) C#
4 51 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.78%) C++
6 27 (6.18%) PL/SQL
7 20 (4.58%) C
8 11 (2.52%) VBA
8 11 (2.52%) Perl
8 11 (2.52%) R
9 10 (2.29%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.29%) Python
10 9 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.60%) ABAP
12 5 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.69%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.69%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.23%) Ruby
14 1 (0.23%) VC++
14 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 140 (32.04%) Degree
2 35 (8.01%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 19 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.66%) CCNP
5 11 (2.52%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.06%) ISEB
7 7 (1.60%) Chartered Engineer
7 7 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.37%) NVQ Level 3
8 6 (1.37%) NVQ Level 4
9 5 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.14%) CISSP
10 4 (0.92%) CISM
10 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.92%) CCIE
11 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.07%) QA
2 18 (4.12%) ISO 9001
3 17 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (3.20%) ISO 9000
4 14 (3.20%) ISO 14001
5 13 (2.97%) GAMP
6 8 (1.83%) GxP
7 7 (1.60%) DO-178B
7 7 (1.60%) DO-254
8 4 (0.92%) SLA
8 4 (0.92%) COBIT
9 3 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.46%) COSO
10 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.46%) BS25999
11 1 (0.23%) GMP
11 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (3.43%) Firmware
2 13 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.60%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.69%) vSphere
5 3 (0.69%) XenApp
6 2 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 68 (15.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.69%) OVPI
2 3 (0.69%) HP NNM
2 3 (0.69%) TeMIP
2 3 (0.69%) OpenView
2 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.69%) Netcool
3 1 (0.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 120 (27.46%) Microsoft
2 64 (14.65%) Oracle
3 41 (9.38%) HP
4 30 (6.86%) SAP
5 29 (6.64%) Cognos
6 28 (6.41%) IBM
7 25 (5.72%) Business Objects
8 24 (5.49%) TOWER Software
9 19 (4.35%) VMware
9 19 (4.35%) Cisco
10 16 (3.66%) Sitecore
11 11 (2.52%) hybris
12 9 (2.06%) NetApp
12 9 (2.06%) Sun
13 8 (1.83%) Cognizant
14 7 (1.60%) Fujitsu
15 6 (1.37%) Siebel
16 5 (1.14%) Google
17 4 (0.92%) Juniper
17 4 (0.92%) EMC
Lewes, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Sussex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £29,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £62000 - £73000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford University Press
Salary: Competitive salary depending on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 - £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6,300 Car + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £36750 - £46750 per annum + 26 days, Annual Bonus, Pension, Healtcare.
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Mason Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Aon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago