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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 247 237 222
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 220 250 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 1.20% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.42% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 190 157 179
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,700 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Hampshire +34 61 £38,000 -18.27% 6
Buckinghamshire +24 47 £35,000 -39.13% 3
Berkshire -82 34 £62,500 +25.00% 6
East Sussex +32 26 £36,000 +2.85% 3
West Sussex +1 19 £38,500 -30.00%
Oxfordshire +6 14 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Surrey -15 9 £55,000 -2.22% 6
Kent -1 2 £35,000 -15.15%
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 141 (28.89%) SQL
2 104 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (20.08%) Data Validation
3 98 (20.08%) Finance
4 92 (18.85%) Degree
5 91 (18.65%) Microsoft
6 86 (17.62%) MS Excel
7 75 (15.37%) Java
8 72 (14.75%) Data Analysis
9 69 (14.14%) Linux
10 65 (13.32%) C
11 63 (12.91%) Software Engineering
12 58 (11.89%) Windows
13 54 (11.07%) Telecoms
14 53 (10.86%) SAS
15 51 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
17 49 (10.04%) Project Management
18 48 (9.84%) JavaScript
19 47 (9.63%) C++
19 47 (9.63%) HTML
20 44 (9.02%) CSS
21 43 (8.81%) Change Management
21 43 (8.81%) Subversion
21 43 (8.81%) MS PowerPoint
22 42 (8.61%) Unix
22 42 (8.61%) Data Quality
23 41 (8.40%) ITIL
24 40 (8.20%) QA
25 39 (7.99%) .NET

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 53 (10.86%) SAS
2 16 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.66%) Confluence
4 9 (1.84%) Apache
5 7 (1.43%) JBoss
6 6 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.82%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.61%) IIS
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.41%) CMS
9 2 (0.41%) GemFire
9 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.20%) Jetty
10 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 86 (17.62%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (3.07%) Simulink
5 6 (1.23%) MS Office
6 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.82%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.82%) InDesign
8 3 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.61%) CATIA
8 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.61%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.41%) MS Project
9 2 (0.41%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 10 (2.05%) SAP HCM
2 6 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.61%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.61%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.20%) Primavera
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.12%) SaaS
2 24 (4.92%) Google Analytics
3 14 (2.87%) PaaS
4 13 (2.66%) Adobe Analytics
5 12 (2.46%) Google Tag Manager
6 11 (2.25%) AdWords
7 10 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (2.05%) IaaS
8 4 (0.82%) GitHub
9 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.33%) VoIP
2 25 (5.12%) Firewall
3 24 (4.92%) Internet
4 20 (4.10%) LAN
4 20 (4.10%) Wireshark
5 15 (3.07%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.07%) WAN
5 15 (3.07%) Wireless
6 14 (2.87%) Unified Communications
7 13 (2.66%) Diameter Protocol
7 13 (2.66%) DNS
7 13 (2.66%) Radio Access Network
8 12 (2.46%) FTP
8 12 (2.46%) GPRS
8 12 (2.46%) GSM
8 12 (2.46%) IPv6
8 12 (2.46%) RTP
9 11 (2.25%) SAN
9 11 (2.25%) SIGTRAN
10 10 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (7.17%) Base SAS
2 35 (7.17%) Relational Database
3 34 (6.97%) MS Access
4 32 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 21 (4.30%) Big Data
6 17 (3.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 14 (2.87%) Data Mining
7 14 (2.87%) MySQL
7 14 (2.87%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (2.46%) SAP HANA
10 10 (2.05%) BigQuery
11 9 (1.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.64%) SAP BW
13 7 (1.43%) DTS
13 7 (1.43%) QlikView
14 5 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (8.81%) Subversion
2 27 (5.53%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 18 (3.69%) Eclipse
5 14 (2.87%) JUnit
6 13 (2.66%) JIRA
6 13 (2.66%) Selenium
7 12 (2.46%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (2.05%) LSMW
9 10 (2.05%) Mercurial
9 10 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.84%) Toad
11 7 (1.43%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.43%) CMake
12 5 (1.02%) Gradle
13 4 (0.82%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.61%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 98 (20.08%) Finance
2 54 (11.07%) Telecoms
3 36 (7.38%) Banking
4 22 (4.51%) Aerospace
5 19 (3.89%) Electronics
6 17 (3.48%) Avionics
6 17 (3.48%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.87%) Retail
8 10 (2.05%) Automotive
9 8 (1.64%) Marketing
10 7 (1.43%) Legal
10 7 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.23%) Advertising
12 5 (1.02%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.82%) Billing
13 4 (0.82%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.61%) Back Office
14 3 (0.61%) French Language
14 3 (0.61%) Front Office
14 3 (0.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 92 (18.85%) Analyst
2 58 (11.89%) Developer
3 31 (6.35%) Data Analyst
4 30 (6.15%) Software Engineer
5 29 (5.94%) Consultant
5 29 (5.94%) Data Manager
6 24 (4.92%) Insight Manager
7 21 (4.30%) IT Manager
8 19 (3.89%) Tester
9 18 (3.69%) Designer
10 17 (3.48%) Junior
10 17 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (3.48%) Test Engineer
10 17 (3.48%) UX Designer
11 16 (3.28%) Applications Developer
11 16 (3.28%) Integration Manager
12 15 (3.07%) Business Analyst
12 15 (3.07%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.07%) Software Developer
13 14 (2.87%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.63%) HTML
2 44 (9.02%) CSS
3 39 (7.99%) .NET
4 31 (6.35%) jQuery
5 28 (5.74%) Ajax
6 25 (5.12%) Spring
7 20 (4.10%) ASP.NET
8 19 (3.89%) XML
9 13 (2.66%) SAP Basis
10 12 (2.46%) Java EE
10 12 (2.46%) JMS
10 12 (2.46%) JSON
10 12 (2.46%) OLE DB
10 12 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (2.05%) AngularJS
11 10 (2.05%) SOAP
12 9 (1.84%) Middleware
13 8 (1.64%) RESTful
14 7 (1.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 7 (1.43%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 104 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.71%) Visualisation
3 22 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.30%) Data Integration
5 18 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.69%) Data Centre
6 17 (3.48%) Data Structures
6 17 (3.48%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.48%) User Experience
7 16 (3.28%) Credit Risk
7 16 (3.28%) Mathematics
7 16 (3.28%) Reference Data
8 14 (2.87%) CMDB
9 12 (2.46%) Replication
10 10 (2.05%) Data Conversion
11 9 (1.84%) Clustering
12 8 (1.64%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.43%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.23%) Data Extraction
14 6 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 69 (14.14%) Linux
2 58 (11.89%) Windows
3 42 (8.61%) Unix
4 11 (2.25%) Solaris
5 8 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.02%) VxWorks
7 4 (0.82%) VMS
8 3 (0.61%) Android
8 3 (0.61%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (20.08%) Data Validation
2 72 (14.75%) Data Analysis
3 63 (12.91%) Software Engineering
4 51 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (10.04%) Project Management
6 43 (8.81%) Change Management
7 41 (8.40%) ITIL
8 36 (7.38%) Configuration Management
8 36 (7.38%) Unit Testing
9 33 (6.76%) Business Analysis
10 32 (6.56%) SDLC
11 30 (6.15%) Coaching
11 30 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
11 30 (6.15%) Test Planning
12 28 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (5.53%) Integration Testing
14 25 (5.12%) Analytics
14 25 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (5.12%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 141 (28.89%) SQL
2 75 (15.37%) Java
3 65 (13.32%) C
4 48 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 47 (9.63%) C++
6 38 (7.79%) VB
7 35 (7.17%) C#
8 25 (5.12%) VBA
9 22 (4.51%) ABAP
9 22 (4.51%) Python
10 18 (3.69%) Perl
11 16 (3.28%) PL/SQL
12 15 (3.07%) MATLAB
13 14 (2.87%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.46%) R
14 12 (2.46%) VB.NET
15 10 (2.05%) Assembly Language
15 10 (2.05%) PHP
16 9 (1.84%) Apex Code
17 7 (1.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 92 (18.85%) Degree
2 30 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.43%) NVQ Level 4
6 6 (1.23%) CCNP
7 5 (1.02%) ISEB
8 4 (0.82%) CCNA
8 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.82%) JNCIP
8 4 (0.82%) NVQ Level 3
9 3 (0.61%) CCIE
9 3 (0.61%) HNC
10 2 (0.41%) CCDA
10 2 (0.41%) CCDP
10 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.41%) HND
10 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.41%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.61%) Data Quality
2 40 (8.20%) QA
3 20 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (3.89%) SLA
5 15 (3.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.43%) HL7
6 7 (1.43%) ISO 14001
6 7 (1.43%) NEBOSH
7 5 (1.02%) MISRA
8 3 (0.61%) ISO26262
9 2 (0.41%) GAMP
9 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.20%) GMP
10 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 16 (3.28%) Firmware
2 10 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.05%) vSphere
2 10 (2.05%) XenApp
3 9 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.20%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.20%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 91 (18.65%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.76%) Cisco
3 30 (6.15%) Tableau
4 28 (5.74%) Oracle
5 27 (5.53%) Google
6 24 (4.92%) SAP
7 20 (4.10%) VMware
8 19 (3.89%) Progress
9 17 (3.48%) Adobe
10 15 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (2.87%) Juniper
12 13 (2.66%) ServiceNow
13 11 (2.25%) IBM
14 10 (2.05%) Citrix
15 9 (1.84%) Huawei
15 9 (1.84%) Telelogic
16 8 (1.64%) Red Hat
17 7 (1.43%) Atlassian
17 7 (1.43%) GENBAND
17 7 (1.43%) TIBCO
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Henderson Scott
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Medical Insurance, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Jenrick IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
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Lewes
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Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Hook
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Posted: 23 days ago
Hook
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