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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 226 212 191
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 246 228 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 1.10% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.36% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 159 168 187
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
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
16456 16743 15984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.25% 80.58% 78.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13259 13125 13184
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,859
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +42 112 £50,000 +8.69% 11
Hampshire -23 44 £46,500 +3.33% 8
Surrey -1 32 £57,500 +32.94% 12
Buckinghamshire +3 19 £57,500 +15.00% 5
West Sussex 0 13 £48,750 +14.70% 3
Oxfordshire +6 8 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Middlesex - 7 £50,000 - 1
Kent -1 4 £42,500 -12.82% 1
East Sussex -22 3 £42,500 - 2
Thames Valley - 1 £75,000 -
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 161 (33.97%) SQL
2 150 (31.65%) Degree
3 144 (30.38%) Finance
4 126 (26.58%) Microsoft
5 112 (23.63%) Software Engineering
6 107 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (21.10%) Java
8 85 (17.93%) SQL Server
9 75 (15.82%) Windows
10 73 (15.40%) HTML
10 73 (15.40%) Subversion
11 72 (15.19%) Regression Testing
12 69 (14.56%) UNIX
12 69 (14.56%) Unit Testing
13 67 (14.14%) CSS
13 67 (14.14%) Telecoms
14 65 (13.71%) C#
15 64 (13.50%) Oracle
16 61 (12.87%) Workflow
16 61 (12.87%) Computer Science
16 61 (12.87%) HP Quality Center
17 59 (12.45%) JavaScript
18 56 (11.81%) Git (software)
19 54 (11.39%) Mathematics
19 54 (11.39%) Performance Testing
20 52 (10.97%) User Stories
21 51 (10.76%) TDD
21 51 (10.76%) Visual Studio
21 51 (10.76%) Project Management
22 50 (10.55%) Workflow Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 27 (5.70%) CMS
2 20 (4.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 20 (4.22%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.32%) Confluence
4 11 (2.32%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.69%) IIS
6 7 (1.48%) SAS
7 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.63%) Lync
9 3 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.42%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.21%) Node.js
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.43%) MS Office
3 12 (2.53%) MS Project
3 12 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.42%) Windchill
7 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) Simulink
7 1 (0.21%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 20 (4.22%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.05%) ProductWriter
2 5 (1.05%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.63%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.63%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.42%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.42%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.42%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (1.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.21%) Trello
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.22%) VPN
2 16 (3.38%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.16%) Internet
4 14 (2.95%) Wireless
4 14 (2.95%) WAN
5 11 (2.32%) SSL
6 10 (2.11%) Broadband
6 10 (2.11%) LAN
7 8 (1.69%) 3G
7 8 (1.69%) VoIP
8 7 (1.48%) LTE
8 7 (1.48%) SAN
9 6 (1.27%) Unified Communications
9 6 (1.27%) 4G
9 6 (1.27%) VoLTE
10 5 (1.05%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (1.05%) Network Security
10 5 (1.05%) GGSN
10 5 (1.05%) SGSN
10 5 (1.05%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.92%) Relational Database
3 44 (9.28%) RDBMS
4 16 (3.38%) DB2
4 16 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.16%) MySQL
6 13 (2.74%) Oracle Exadata
6 13 (2.74%) Oracle ODI
6 13 (2.74%) DataStage
6 13 (2.74%) SQLPlus
7 9 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.27%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.42%) EDMS
11 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 73 (15.40%) Subversion
2 56 (11.81%) Git (software)
3 51 (10.76%) Visual Studio
4 40 (8.44%) Rhino Mocks
4 40 (8.44%) NUnit
5 37 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (5.49%) Rational DOORS
7 23 (4.85%) QuickTest Pro
8 22 (4.64%) Maven
9 18 (3.80%) JIRA
10 16 (3.38%) IntelliJ
10 16 (3.38%) NetBeans
11 13 (2.74%) Toad
12 11 (2.32%) JUnit
13 10 (2.11%) LoadRunner
14 8 (1.69%) Eclipse
15 6 (1.27%) Trac
16 5 (1.05%) SilkPerformer
16 5 (1.05%) WinRunner
17 4 (0.84%) LabVIEW
General
1 144 (30.38%) Finance
2 67 (14.14%) Telecoms
3 30 (6.33%) Marketing
4 26 (5.49%) Manufacturing
5 22 (4.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 22 (4.64%) Legal
6 17 (3.59%) Billing
7 16 (3.38%) Advertising
8 13 (2.74%) Retail
9 10 (2.11%) Military
10 9 (1.90%) French Language
11 8 (1.69%) Banking
12 6 (1.27%) Electronics
12 6 (1.27%) Automotive
13 5 (1.05%) German Language
13 5 (1.05%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.84%) Publishing
15 3 (0.63%) Swedish Language
16 2 (0.42%) Front Office
16 2 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 105 (22.15%) Developer
2 55 (11.60%) Test Engineer
3 38 (8.02%) Architect
3 38 (8.02%) Analyst
4 33 (6.96%) Java Developer
5 31 (6.54%) Software Engineer
6 26 (5.49%) Tester
6 26 (5.49%) Consultant
7 22 (4.64%) Service Manager
8 21 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
9 19 (4.01%) Delivery Manager
9 19 (4.01%) Services Delivery Manager
10 17 (3.59%) Software Developer
10 17 (3.59%) Test Automation Engineer
10 17 (3.59%) Automation Engineer
11 16 (3.38%) Senior Developer
11 16 (3.38%) .NET Developer
12 15 (3.16%) Software Tester
12 15 (3.16%) Test Manager
13 14 (2.95%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (15.40%) HTML
2 67 (14.14%) CSS
3 34 (7.17%) Ajax
3 34 (7.17%) .NET
4 32 (6.75%) jQuery
5 31 (6.54%) Spring
6 29 (6.12%) XML
7 27 (5.70%) HTML5
8 24 (5.06%) JSON
8 24 (5.06%) CSS3
9 22 (4.64%) Web Services
10 21 (4.43%) RESTful
11 20 (4.22%) SAML
11 20 (4.22%) SOAP
11 20 (4.22%) Java EE
11 20 (4.22%) OAuth
11 20 (4.22%) Play Framework
12 18 (3.80%) Swing
12 18 (3.80%) Struts
12 18 (3.80%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.87%) Computer Science
2 54 (11.39%) Mathematics
3 27 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.27%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.74%) Mainframe
6 12 (2.53%) PMI
7 11 (2.32%) iPad
7 11 (2.32%) Life Science
8 8 (1.69%) User Experience
9 7 (1.48%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.27%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.05%) Open Source
11 5 (1.05%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.05%) Clustering
11 5 (1.05%) Replication
11 5 (1.05%) GIS
12 4 (0.84%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.84%) IPTV
12 4 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.82%) Windows
2 69 (14.56%) UNIX
3 47 (9.92%) Linux
4 20 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.95%) Solaris
6 13 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.48%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.84%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.84%) Android
10 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.42%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.42%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.21%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (23.63%) Software Engineering
2 107 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (15.19%) Regression Testing
4 69 (14.56%) Unit Testing
5 61 (12.87%) Workflow
6 54 (11.39%) Performance Testing
7 52 (10.97%) User Stories
8 51 (10.76%) TDD
8 51 (10.76%) Project Management
9 50 (10.55%) Workflow Management
10 49 (10.34%) Financial Modelling
11 43 (9.07%) CRM
11 43 (9.07%) Integration Testing
12 41 (8.65%) Service Delivery
12 41 (8.65%) Test Automation
13 40 (8.44%) Risk Management
14 39 (8.23%) Code Coverage
14 39 (8.23%) ITIL
15 38 (8.02%) Data Validation
16 36 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 161 (33.97%) SQL
2 100 (21.10%) Java
3 65 (13.71%) C#
4 59 (12.45%) JavaScript
5 32 (6.75%) C++
6 26 (5.49%) C
7 23 (4.85%) Perl
8 22 (4.64%) T-SQL
9 19 (4.01%) PL/SQL
9 19 (4.01%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.53%) Python
10 12 (2.53%) VBA
11 9 (1.90%) ABAP
12 8 (1.69%) R
13 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.84%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.63%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.42%) VC++
16 2 (0.42%) VB
16 2 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 150 (31.65%) Degree
2 40 (8.44%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.64%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.80%) CCNP
5 18 (3.80%) ISTQB
6 16 (3.38%) VCP4
6 16 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (3.38%) PMI Certification
7 14 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.11%) ISEB
9 7 (1.48%) NVQ Level 3
9 7 (1.48%) NVQ Level 4
9 7 (1.48%) Chartered Engineer
9 7 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.27%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.84%) CCA
12 4 (0.84%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.65%) QA
2 20 (4.22%) ISO 9001
2 20 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.59%) ISO 14001
4 16 (3.38%) ISO 9000
4 16 (3.38%) SLA
5 7 (1.48%) DO-178B
5 7 (1.48%) DO-254
6 6 (1.27%) COBIT
7 5 (1.05%) GAMP
8 4 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.42%) BS25999
10 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.21%) COSO
11 1 (0.21%) GMP
System Software
1 20 (4.22%) Firmware
2 17 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.48%) vSphere
5 5 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.84%) XenApp
7 3 (0.63%) vCloud
7 3 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 61 (12.87%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.42%) Puppet
3 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Graphite
4 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.21%) logstash
4 1 (0.21%) Rsyslog
4 1 (0.21%) collectd
4 1 (0.21%) Cacti
4 1 (0.21%) WSUS
4 1 (0.21%) SCOM
4 1 (0.21%) MIIS
4 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 126 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 64 (13.50%) Oracle
3 33 (6.96%) HP
4 32 (6.75%) SAP
5 30 (6.33%) IBM
6 25 (5.27%) Cisco
7 23 (4.85%) VMware
8 21 (4.43%) TOWER Software
9 20 (4.22%) Sitecore
10 19 (4.01%) Cognos
11 17 (3.59%) Business Objects
12 11 (2.32%) hybris
13 9 (1.90%) Telelogic
13 9 (1.90%) Juniper
13 9 (1.90%) Sun
14 7 (1.48%) NetApp
14 7 (1.48%) Cognizant
14 7 (1.48%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.27%) Siebel
16 5 (1.05%) Fujitsu
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Relocation
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £39000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Rushworths Associates
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wokingham
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago