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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 259 177 227
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +50
Permanent jobs citing Validation 196 312 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 1.44% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.82% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 135 232 200
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,550 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,837 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.59% -
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
17203 17101 17497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.53% 79.15% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13388 13970 14814
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 October 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
Surrey +12 60 £47,500 +3.26% 4
Berkshire -51 46 £36,000 -12.72% 7
West Sussex -5 27 £60,000 +60.00% 3
Hampshire -45 21 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Buckinghamshire -15 16 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East Sussex -6 11 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Middlesex -3 7 £50,000 -0.99% 1
Oxfordshire +7 6 £29,500 -11.94% 6
Kent -18 3 £37,500 -15.73% 3
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 176 (37.05%) Finance
2 149 (31.37%) SQL
3 145 (30.53%) Degree
4 143 (30.11%) Microsoft
5 131 (27.58%) SQL Server
6 105 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (19.79%) C#
8 90 (18.95%) UNIX
9 89 (18.74%) Windows
10 85 (17.89%) Unit Testing
11 83 (17.47%) Workflow
12 82 (17.26%) Software Engineering
12 82 (17.26%) Regression Testing
13 76 (16.00%) Telecoms
14 75 (15.79%) Computer Science
14 75 (15.79%) Visual Studio
15 73 (15.37%) Oracle
16 71 (14.95%) HP
17 68 (14.32%) HP Quality Center
17 68 (14.32%) User Stories
18 66 (13.89%) Performance Testing
19 65 (13.68%) Mathematics
20 64 (13.47%) Workflow Management
20 64 (13.47%) Linux
21 63 (13.26%) NUnit
22 62 (13.05%) HTML
23 61 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
24 60 (12.63%) Rhino Mocks
24 60 (12.63%) JavaScript
24 60 (12.63%) Code Coverage

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 17 (3.58%) Tomcat
1 17 (3.58%) IIS
2 11 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.89%) Confluence
4 7 (1.47%) SAS
5 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.42%) JCAPS
6 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.21%) Lync
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.00%) MS Office
3 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.84%) Simulink
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) ProductWriter
2 6 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.05%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.42%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.42%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.42%) Maximo
6 2 (0.42%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.42%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) SaaS
2 2 (0.42%) Force.com
2 2 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.21%) Trello
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.63%) Internet
2 35 (7.37%) TCP/IP
3 29 (6.11%) Firewall
4 19 (4.00%) WAN
5 18 (3.79%) LAN
6 17 (3.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (3.58%) MPLS
6 17 (3.58%) OSPF
6 17 (3.58%) BGP
7 16 (3.37%) SNMP
8 15 (3.16%) DNS
8 15 (3.16%) DHCP
9 14 (2.95%) 3G
10 13 (2.74%) LTE
11 12 (2.53%) SAN
12 11 (2.32%) Network Security
13 10 (2.11%) HTTP
14 9 (1.89%) IPsec
14 9 (1.89%) Broadband
14 9 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (27.58%) SQL Server
2 52 (10.95%) Relational Database
3 50 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 44 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (6.95%) DataStage
6 33 (6.95%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (6.74%) DB2
7 32 (6.74%) SQLPlus
7 32 (6.74%) Oracle Exadata
7 32 (6.74%) Oracle ODI
8 17 (3.58%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (2.11%) MySQL
11 9 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.05%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 75 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 63 (13.26%) NUnit
3 60 (12.63%) Rhino Mocks
4 42 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 32 (6.74%) Toad
7 15 (3.16%) WinRunner
7 15 (3.16%) Subversion
8 13 (2.74%) Selenium
9 12 (2.53%) JIRA
10 9 (1.89%) LoadRunner
10 9 (1.89%) JUnit
10 9 (1.89%) SilkPerformer
11 6 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (1.05%) LabVIEW
13 4 (0.84%) VectorCAST
14 3 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
14 3 (0.63%) MbUnit
14 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
General
1 176 (37.05%) Finance
2 76 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 33 (6.95%) Retail
4 32 (6.74%) Banking
5 30 (6.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 26 (5.47%) Advertising
7 24 (5.05%) Legal
8 22 (4.63%) German Language
9 16 (3.37%) French Language
10 15 (3.16%) Billing
11 12 (2.53%) Manufacturing
11 12 (2.53%) Aerospace
12 10 (2.11%) Military
13 9 (1.89%) Automotive
14 6 (1.26%) Electronics
15 4 (0.84%) Marketing
15 4 (0.84%) Publishing
16 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.21%) Back Office
16 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 105 (22.11%) Developer
2 86 (18.11%) Analyst
3 43 (9.05%) Design Engineer
4 39 (8.21%) Senior Design Engineer
5 36 (7.58%) Test Manager
5 36 (7.58%) Business Analyst
6 34 (7.16%) Software Developer
7 33 (6.95%) Software Engineer
8 27 (5.68%) Architect
8 27 (5.68%) Test Engineer
9 26 (5.47%) Support Engineer
10 24 (5.05%) Project Manager
10 24 (5.05%) Tester
11 23 (4.84%) Consultant
12 22 (4.63%) Technical Support
12 22 (4.63%) Technical Support Engineer
12 22 (4.63%) Technical Engineer
13 20 (4.21%) C# Developer
14 19 (4.00%) Administrator
15 17 (3.58%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.05%) HTML
2 59 (12.42%) CSS
3 58 (12.21%) .NET
4 40 (8.42%) CSS3
5 39 (8.21%) HTML5
6 24 (5.05%) XML
7 15 (3.16%) ASP.NET
8 12 (2.53%) jQuery
9 11 (2.32%) Ajax
9 11 (2.32%) Spring
10 9 (1.89%) JSP
10 9 (1.89%) XSD
10 9 (1.89%) Spring MVC
11 7 (1.47%) Software Packaging
12 5 (1.05%) Web Services
13 4 (0.84%) Google Maps API
13 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (0.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 65 (13.68%) Mathematics
3 61 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (7.79%) Management Information System
5 32 (6.74%) Mainframe
6 14 (2.95%) Life Science
7 13 (2.74%) Smartphone
8 12 (2.53%) Physics
9 11 (2.32%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.11%) LPAR
11 8 (1.68%) CMDB
12 7 (1.47%) Clustering
12 7 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.26%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.26%) Statistics
14 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.84%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.84%) Chemistry
16 3 (0.63%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 90 (18.95%) UNIX
2 89 (18.74%) Windows
3 64 (13.47%) Linux
4 41 (8.63%) Solaris
5 36 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.53%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.32%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.84%) Android
10 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.84%) AIX
10 4 (0.84%) HPUX
11 3 (0.63%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.42%) SUSE
13 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.21%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (17.89%) Unit Testing
3 83 (17.47%) Workflow
4 82 (17.26%) Software Engineering
4 82 (17.26%) Regression Testing
5 68 (14.32%) User Stories
6 66 (13.89%) Performance Testing
7 64 (13.47%) Workflow Management
8 60 (12.63%) Code Coverage
9 59 (12.42%) Project Management
10 56 (11.79%) Financial Modelling
11 53 (11.16%) ITIL
12 52 (10.95%) Data Validation
13 46 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
13 46 (9.68%) Business Analysis
14 45 (9.47%) Software Testing
15 44 (9.26%) Test Management
16 40 (8.42%) Test Automation
17 37 (7.79%) Test Strategy
18 35 (7.37%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 149 (31.37%) SQL
2 94 (19.79%) C#
3 60 (12.63%) JavaScript
4 52 (10.95%) Java
5 42 (8.84%) C++
6 37 (7.79%) PL/SQL
7 21 (4.42%) C
8 10 (2.11%) R
9 5 (1.05%) ABAP
9 5 (1.05%) Python
10 4 (0.84%) VBA
10 4 (0.84%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.84%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.42%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.42%) RPG
12 2 (0.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.21%) VBScript
13 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 145 (30.53%) Degree
2 39 (8.21%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (4.00%) ISTQB
5 18 (3.79%) ISEB
5 18 (3.79%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (3.16%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (2.74%) MCSE
9 13 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (1.89%) CCNA
11 8 (1.68%) CCNP
12 7 (1.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.47%) MCITP
13 6 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (1.26%) MCP
13 6 (1.26%) MCSA
13 6 (1.26%) MCDBA
14 5 (1.05%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.58%) QA
2 12 (2.53%) GxP
3 9 (1.89%) GAMP
4 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.05%) SLA
5 5 (1.05%) COBIT
6 3 (0.63%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.42%) COSO
7 2 (0.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.21%) GMP
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.21%) MiFID
8 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.21%) DO-160
8 1 (0.21%) FATCA
8 1 (0.21%) EMIR
System Software
1 38 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.16%) VMware ESX
3 15 (3.16%) VMware Workstation
4 11 (2.32%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (1.68%) KVM
7 7 (1.47%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.05%) XenApp
9 4 (0.84%) vSphere
10 3 (0.63%) Firmware
10 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 68 (14.32%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.68%) OVPI
2 8 (1.68%) HP NNM
2 8 (1.68%) TeMIP
2 8 (1.68%) OpenView
2 8 (1.68%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.68%) Netcool
3 7 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.63%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.42%) SCCM
6 1 (0.21%) WSUS
6 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 143 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 73 (15.37%) Oracle
3 71 (14.95%) HP
4 45 (9.47%) Cisco
5 42 (8.84%) VMware
6 40 (8.42%) Cognos
7 33 (6.95%) Business Objects
8 26 (5.47%) Juniper
9 22 (4.63%) TOWER Software
10 20 (4.21%) Huawei
11 18 (3.79%) IBM
12 17 (3.58%) Sun
13 16 (3.37%) SAP
14 14 (2.95%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.32%) NetApp
16 9 (1.89%) McAfee
16 9 (1.89%) Fujitsu
16 9 (1.89%) hybris
17 8 (1.68%) F5
17 8 (1.68%) EMC
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