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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 220 264 243
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 242 204 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 0.98% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.14% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 197 131 177
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
15732 17828 18959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.95% 85.58% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13182 14557 14658
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 77 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +4 48 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Surrey +47 37 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 30 £34,000 -20.93% 2
West Sussex +13 18 £41,250 +26.92%
Oxfordshire +7 17 £30,000 -32.20% 1
Kent +24 9 £32,500 -7.14%
East Sussex -9 3 £39,049 -5.33% 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Validation.

1 107 (22.67%) Degree
2 104 (22.03%) Software Engineering
3 103 (21.82%) Windows
4 91 (19.28%) Finance
5 88 (18.64%) SQL
6 85 (18.01%) C++
7 84 (17.80%) C#
7 84 (17.80%) Microsoft
8 78 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
9 76 (16.10%) Linux
10 72 (15.25%) C
11 65 (13.77%) Requirements Analysis
12 64 (13.56%) Integration Testing
12 64 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (13.14%) JavaScript
14 61 (12.92%) SQL Server
15 57 (12.08%) Aerospace
15 57 (12.08%) QA
16 54 (11.44%) Project Management
17 51 (10.81%) Telecoms
18 50 (10.59%) MS Excel
19 49 (10.38%) Change Management
20 48 (10.17%) Oracle
20 48 (10.17%) Security Cleared
21 47 (9.96%) .NET
21 47 (9.96%) VMware
22 46 (9.75%) Data Analysis
23 44 (9.32%) Configuration Management
24 43 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
25 42 (8.90%) PL/SQL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (6.14%) SAS
2 18 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.18%) IIS
4 9 (1.91%) JBoss
5 8 (1.69%) Captiva
5 8 (1.69%) Documentum
6 7 (1.48%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (1.06%) CMS
9 3 (0.64%) Apache
9 3 (0.64%) Confluence
9 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.63%) MS Office
3 30 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.18%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.27%) MS Project
6 3 (0.64%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.54%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.27%) SAP HCM
4 4 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.42%) TrackWise
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.21%) Primavera
7 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.72%) SaaS
2 20 (4.24%) IaaS
2 20 (4.24%) PaaS
3 7 (1.48%) Google Apps
4 6 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.42%) GitHub
5 2 (0.42%) Office 365
5 2 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 28 (5.93%) Firewall
3 26 (5.51%) VoIP
4 24 (5.08%) 3G
5 22 (4.66%) Ethernet
5 22 (4.66%) SSL
6 19 (4.03%) Internet
6 19 (4.03%) LAN
6 19 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (3.81%) Bluetooth
8 15 (3.18%) GPRS
9 14 (2.97%) IP Telephony
9 14 (2.97%) WAN
10 12 (2.54%) Broadband
10 12 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (2.54%) Network Security
10 12 (2.54%) SAN
11 11 (2.33%) Cisco IPT
12 9 (1.91%) 4G
12 9 (1.91%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.72%) Big Data
3 21 (4.45%) Hadoop
4 16 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.33%) Base SAS
6 11 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.12%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.69%) MySQL
9 8 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.27%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.06%) MS Access
12 4 (0.85%) DTS
12 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (4.87%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.45%) Selenium
3 20 (4.24%) Subversion
3 20 (4.24%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.75%) NeoLoad
5 12 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.69%) JIRA
6 8 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (1.69%) Serena SBM
7 7 (1.48%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.27%) LSMW
9 5 (1.06%) TortoiseSVN
9 5 (1.06%) VectorCAST
10 4 (0.85%) Toad
10 4 (0.85%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.64%) eggPlant
11 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.64%) NUnit
11 3 (0.64%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 91 (19.28%) Finance
2 57 (12.08%) Aerospace
3 51 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 39 (8.26%) Electronics
5 35 (7.42%) Marketing
6 23 (4.87%) Military
7 22 (4.66%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.91%) Banking
9 8 (1.69%) Billing
9 8 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.69%) Retail
10 6 (1.27%) Automotive
11 5 (1.06%) Advertising
11 5 (1.06%) Law
12 4 (0.85%) Back Office
13 3 (0.64%) German Language
14 2 (0.42%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (18.01%) Analyst
2 76 (16.10%) Software Engineer
3 52 (11.02%) Developer
4 31 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
5 30 (6.36%) Architect
6 28 (5.93%) Data Analyst
7 26 (5.51%) Consultant
8 23 (4.87%) Design Engineer
9 17 (3.60%) Junior
10 16 (3.39%) Development Engineer
11 15 (3.18%) IT Manager
11 15 (3.18%) Test Analyst
12 14 (2.97%) Business Analyst
12 14 (2.97%) Embedded Engineer
13 13 (2.75%) Automation Test Analyst
13 13 (2.75%) QA Analyst
13 13 (2.75%) QA Test Analyst
13 13 (2.75%) Systems Manager
14 12 (2.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 12 (2.54%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.96%) .NET
2 42 (8.90%) HTML
3 30 (6.36%) ASP.NET
3 30 (6.36%) CSS
4 23 (4.87%) jQuery
5 18 (3.81%) Hibernate
5 18 (3.81%) HTML5
6 17 (3.60%) MFC
7 15 (3.18%) DirectX
7 15 (3.18%) OpenGL
8 14 (2.97%) Spring
9 11 (2.33%) JDBC
9 11 (2.33%) Struts
10 9 (1.91%) WPF
11 8 (1.69%) JPA
11 8 (1.69%) Web Services
12 7 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 7 (1.48%) SOAP
12 7 (1.48%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.26%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.24%) Mathematics
5 19 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.81%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.60%) Visualisation
8 15 (3.18%) Clustering
9 14 (2.97%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.54%) Replication
11 11 (2.33%) Data Extraction
11 11 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 11 (2.33%) PKI
11 11 (2.33%) Taxonomies
12 9 (1.91%) Life Science
13 8 (1.69%) Cybercrime
13 8 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.69%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.48%) Data Conversion
14 7 (1.48%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 103 (21.82%) Windows
2 76 (16.10%) Linux
3 27 (5.72%) Unix
4 21 (4.45%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.81%) VxWorks
5 18 (3.81%) Windows CE
5 18 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.12%) AIX
8 9 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.21%) pSOS
10 1 (0.21%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (22.03%) Software Engineering
2 65 (13.77%) Requirements Analysis
3 64 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (13.56%) Integration Testing
4 54 (11.44%) Project Management
5 49 (10.38%) Change Management
6 46 (9.75%) Data Analysis
7 44 (9.32%) Configuration Management
8 41 (8.69%) Data Management
8 41 (8.69%) ITIL
9 40 (8.47%) SDLC
10 36 (7.63%) CRM
11 32 (6.78%) Coaching
11 32 (6.78%) SOA
11 32 (6.78%) Software Testing
12 31 (6.57%) Migration
12 31 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (6.14%) Waterfall
14 28 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (5.72%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (18.64%) SQL
2 85 (18.01%) C++
3 84 (17.80%) C#
4 72 (15.25%) C
5 62 (13.14%) JavaScript
6 42 (8.90%) PL/SQL
7 40 (8.47%) Java
8 36 (7.63%) T-SQL
9 29 (6.14%) VB
10 24 (5.08%) VBA
11 18 (3.81%) Assembly Language
11 18 (3.81%) VC++
12 17 (3.60%) Embedded C
12 17 (3.60%) Python
12 17 (3.60%) VB.NET
13 13 (2.75%) Perl
13 13 (2.75%) R
14 8 (1.69%) VB6
15 7 (1.48%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 107 (22.67%) Degree
2 48 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.30%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.03%) DV Cleared
6 18 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.97%) MCSE
8 11 (2.33%) CCNA
8 11 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.91%) CCIE
10 8 (1.69%) CCNP
10 8 (1.69%) CEH
10 8 (1.69%) CISSP
10 8 (1.69%) MCITP
10 8 (1.69%) SANS
10 8 (1.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.27%) MCP
11 6 (1.27%) MCTS
12 3 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (12.08%) QA
2 23 (4.87%) ISO 9001
3 20 (4.24%) SLA
4 14 (2.97%) Data Quality
5 12 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.91%) ARP4761
6 9 (1.91%) DO-254
6 9 (1.91%) GAMP
7 7 (1.48%) ISO13485
8 5 (1.06%) GMP
9 4 (0.85%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.64%) ECSS
11 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.42%) P3O
12 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.21%) ISO26262
12 1 (0.21%) JTAG
12 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.24%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.03%) vSphere
5 14 (2.97%) Firmware
6 11 (2.33%) XenApp
7 8 (1.69%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.69%) vCloud
7 8 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.69%) SCCM
1 8 (1.69%) SCOM
1 8 (1.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 8 (1.69%) WSUS
2 4 (0.85%) Puppet
3 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.21%) Endace
4 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.17%) Oracle
3 47 (9.96%) VMware
4 37 (7.84%) Cisco
5 30 (6.36%) EMC
6 22 (4.66%) Citrix
7 20 (4.24%) SAP
8 19 (4.03%) Progress
9 15 (3.18%) HP
10 14 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (2.12%) IBM
11 10 (2.12%) Juniper
12 9 (1.91%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.91%) Veritas
13 8 (1.69%) Serena
13 8 (1.69%) Telerik
14 7 (1.48%) Google
14 7 (1.48%) Marketo
14 7 (1.48%) Pardot
14 7 (1.48%) SevOne
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Strike IT Services
Salary: £28k + £2k bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £48k - 55k per year + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 50000-65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Lewes
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
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Salary: £48000 - £59000 per annum + full bens package
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