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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 222 180 213
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +33
Permanent jobs citing Validation 252 314 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 1.44% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.91% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 177 196 233
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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
17755 16471 17389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.46% 75.79% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13729 13376 14722
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -30 64 £55,500 +34.54% 6
Surrey +13 63 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Hampshire -28 39 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Sussex -9 34 £57,500 +47.43% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 28 £55,000 +48.64% 6
Kent -21 11 £35,000 -6.66% 1
East Sussex -22 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Middlesex 0 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +12 4 £29,000 +9.43% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 171 (32.88%) Finance
2 150 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 143 (27.50%) Degree
4 137 (26.35%) SQL
5 115 (22.12%) SQL Server
6 94 (18.08%) Oracle
7 86 (16.54%) Windows
8 83 (15.96%) C#
9 81 (15.58%) UNIX
10 77 (14.81%) Telecoms
11 74 (14.23%) HTML
12 73 (14.04%) CSS
12 73 (14.04%) Business Analysis
13 71 (13.65%) Unit Testing
14 67 (12.88%) Linux
14 67 (12.88%) Visual Studio
15 66 (12.69%) .NET
15 66 (12.69%) Workflow
16 65 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 65 (12.50%) Project Management
17 64 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
17 64 (12.31%) Computer Science
17 64 (12.31%) Data Validation
18 62 (11.92%) Software Engineering
19 57 (10.96%) ITIL
20 53 (10.19%) Management Information System
21 52 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
21 52 (10.00%) HP
22 51 (9.81%) Cisco
22 51 (9.81%) Regression Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (3.08%) Tomcat
2 15 (2.88%) IIS
3 12 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.92%) Confluence
5 8 (1.54%) JCAPS
6 7 (1.35%) SAS
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.38%) CMS
9 2 (0.38%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 36 (6.92%) MS Office
2 32 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.58%) Simulink
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.96%) Siebel Analytics
7 4 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.77%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.58%) ProductWriter
8 3 (0.58%) Magento
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.38%) Maximo
9 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) Force.com
1 2 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.62%) Internet
2 43 (8.27%) TCP/IP
3 33 (6.35%) Firewall
4 21 (4.04%) 3G
5 20 (3.85%) LTE
6 18 (3.46%) OSPF
7 17 (3.27%) BGP
7 17 (3.27%) MPLS
7 17 (3.27%) DNS
7 17 (3.27%) SNMP
7 17 (3.27%) DHCP
8 16 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (3.08%) LAN
9 12 (2.31%) Network Security
9 12 (2.31%) SAN
9 12 (2.31%) WAN
10 11 (2.12%) Wireless
11 10 (1.92%) MGW
11 10 (1.92%) VoLTE
11 10 (1.92%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.04%) Relational Database
3 45 (8.65%) RDBMS
4 42 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 23 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
8 21 (4.04%) DataStage
9 20 (3.85%) SQLPlus
9 20 (3.85%) DB2
9 20 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
9 20 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
10 15 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (2.12%) MySQL
11 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (12.88%) Visual Studio
2 45 (8.65%) NUnit
3 39 (7.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 30 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (4.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 20 (3.85%) Toad
7 17 (3.27%) Selenium
8 16 (3.08%) Subversion
9 11 (2.12%) WinRunner
10 10 (1.92%) JIRA
10 10 (1.92%) JUnit
11 6 (1.15%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (1.15%) MbUnit
12 5 (0.96%) ERwin
13 4 (0.77%) Selenium IDE
13 4 (0.77%) MSTest
13 4 (0.77%) SilkPerformer
13 4 (0.77%) LoadRunner
14 3 (0.58%) LabVIEW
General
1 171 (32.88%) Finance
2 77 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 37 (7.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 30 (5.77%) Retail
5 29 (5.58%) German Language
6 23 (4.42%) French Language
7 22 (4.23%) Billing
7 22 (4.23%) Banking
8 21 (4.04%) Legal
9 19 (3.65%) Advertising
10 12 (2.31%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.54%) Military
11 8 (1.54%) Marketing
12 7 (1.35%) Electronics
12 7 (1.35%) Automotive
13 4 (0.77%) Publishing
13 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.77%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.58%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 131 (25.19%) Analyst
2 89 (17.12%) Developer
3 52 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 48 (9.23%) Business Analyst
5 44 (8.46%) Senior Design Engineer
6 32 (6.15%) Support Engineer
7 28 (5.38%) Architect
7 28 (5.38%) Consultant
8 27 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 27 (5.19%) Software Engineer
8 27 (5.19%) Technical Support
8 27 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
8 27 (5.19%) Technical Support Engineer
9 25 (4.81%) Test Manager
10 23 (4.42%) Project Manager
11 22 (4.23%) Administrator
12 20 (3.85%) Test Engineer
13 18 (3.46%) Network Engineer
14 17 (3.27%) Analyst Developer
14 17 (3.27%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (14.23%) HTML
2 73 (14.04%) CSS
3 66 (12.69%) .NET
4 34 (6.54%) XML
5 29 (5.58%) CSS3
6 27 (5.19%) HTML5
7 25 (4.81%) ASP.NET
8 13 (2.50%) jQuery
9 12 (2.31%) Spring
9 12 (2.31%) Ajax
10 11 (2.12%) WSDL
11 10 (1.92%) Spring MVC
11 10 (1.92%) JSP
11 10 (1.92%) XSD
12 8 (1.54%) Software Packaging
13 6 (1.15%) Google Maps API
14 5 (0.96%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.96%) WPF
15 4 (0.77%) Sass
15 4 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.31%) Computer Science
2 53 (10.19%) Management Information System
3 45 (8.65%) Mathematics
4 20 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 16 (3.08%) Life Science
6 14 (2.69%) Physics
7 13 (2.50%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.92%) LPAR
9 8 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.54%) Clustering
10 7 (1.35%) CMDB
11 6 (1.15%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.96%) Firmware
12 5 (0.96%) Statistics
12 5 (0.96%) Chemistry
13 4 (0.77%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.77%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.77%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.54%) Windows
2 81 (15.58%) UNIX
3 67 (12.88%) Linux
4 41 (7.88%) Solaris
5 26 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.96%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.77%) Android
11 4 (0.77%) AIX
11 4 (0.77%) HPUX
12 2 (0.38%) SUSE
13 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (14.04%) Business Analysis
2 71 (13.65%) Unit Testing
3 66 (12.69%) Workflow
4 65 (12.50%) Project Management
5 64 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (12.31%) Data Validation
6 62 (11.92%) Software Engineering
7 57 (10.96%) ITIL
8 52 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 51 (9.81%) Regression Testing
10 50 (9.62%) User Stories
11 43 (8.27%) Performance Testing
12 42 (8.08%) Workflow Management
13 39 (7.50%) Code Coverage
14 36 (6.92%) Capacity Management
15 35 (6.73%) Migration
16 34 (6.54%) Software Testing
16 34 (6.54%) Financial Modelling
17 29 (5.58%) Test Automation
18 28 (5.38%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 137 (26.35%) SQL
2 83 (15.96%) C#
3 65 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 49 (9.42%) Java
5 39 (7.50%) C++
6 28 (5.38%) PL/SQL
7 26 (5.00%) C
8 7 (1.35%) VB
8 7 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.15%) Python
10 5 (0.96%) ABAP
10 5 (0.96%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.77%) R
11 4 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.58%) PHP
13 2 (0.38%) Perl
14 1 (0.19%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.19%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.19%) VC++
14 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 143 (27.50%) Degree
2 37 (7.12%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.46%) ISEB
5 18 (3.46%) ISTQB
6 17 (3.27%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.69%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.69%) MCSE
7 14 (2.69%) CCNA
7 14 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.31%) CCNP
9 8 (1.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.54%) MCITP
10 7 (1.35%) CISSP
11 6 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (1.15%) MCSA
11 6 (1.15%) MCDBA
11 6 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.69%) QA
2 12 (2.31%) GxP
3 7 (1.35%) SLA
3 7 (1.35%) GAMP
3 7 (1.35%) GCP
4 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.96%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.58%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 2 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.19%) MiFID
8 1 (0.19%) DO-160
8 1 (0.19%) EMIR
8 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.19%) FATCA
8 1 (0.19%) COSO
8 1 (0.19%) BS25999
System Software
1 33 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.92%) VMware ESX
4 10 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (1.54%) KVM
5 8 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (1.54%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.77%) XenApp
7 3 (0.58%) vSphere
7 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (1.15%) OVPI
3 6 (1.15%) TeMIP
3 6 (1.15%) HP NNM
3 6 (1.15%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.15%) Netcool
3 6 (1.15%) OpenView
4 3 (0.58%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 150 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 94 (18.08%) Oracle
3 52 (10.00%) HP
4 51 (9.81%) Cisco
5 33 (6.35%) VMware
6 31 (5.96%) Cognos
7 28 (5.38%) Juniper
8 23 (4.42%) Business Objects
9 22 (4.23%) Sun
9 22 (4.23%) Huawei
10 17 (3.27%) IBM
11 15 (2.88%) SAP
12 14 (2.69%) Red Hat
13 12 (2.31%) Nokia
14 11 (2.12%) EMC
15 10 (1.92%) hybris
15 10 (1.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 10 (1.92%) TOWER Software
15 10 (1.92%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.92%) McAfee
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum £40,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chertsey
Rushworths Associates
Salary: Competitive base + bonus, car / car allowance & benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chertsey
Rushworths Associates
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance+Bonus+More Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 17000-20000 Per Annum Plus Pension and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Softcat
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum (+ Benefits Package)
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago