The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 213 178 204
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 264 326 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.48% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.99% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 188 190 238
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17587 16415 17451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.75% 74.61% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13770 13320 14804
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -19 79 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Surrey +3 61 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Hampshire -20 34 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Sussex -17 29 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -22 22 £57,500 +64.28% 5
Oxfordshire +19 15 £32,000 +4.06%
Kent -15 12 £38,000 +5.55% 2
East Sussex -23 7 £41,250 - 2
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England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 158 (30.27%) Microsoft
2 148 (28.35%) Finance
3 140 (26.82%) Degree
4 126 (24.14%) SQL
5 109 (20.88%) SQL Server
6 92 (17.62%) Oracle
7 89 (17.05%) Windows
8 80 (15.33%) C#
9 77 (14.75%) UNIX
10 74 (14.18%) HTML
10 74 (14.18%) Business Analysis
11 71 (13.60%) CSS
11 71 (13.60%) Telecoms
12 70 (13.41%) Linux
13 67 (12.84%) Data Validation
14 66 (12.64%) Project Management
15 65 (12.45%) Visual Studio
16 64 (12.26%) .NET
16 64 (12.26%) Unit Testing
17 62 (11.88%) JavaScript
18 61 (11.69%) Software Engineering
19 60 (11.49%) Computer Science
19 60 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
20 59 (11.30%) Workflow
20 59 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
21 56 (10.73%) Management Information System
22 54 (10.34%) Internet
23 51 (9.77%) Cisco
23 51 (9.77%) ITIL
23 51 (9.77%) Relational Database

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (2.87%) Tomcat
2 13 (2.49%) IIS
3 10 (1.92%) Confluence
3 10 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.34%) SAS
4 7 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (1.34%) JCAPS
5 5 (0.96%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.38%) CMS
6 2 (0.38%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (7.47%) MS Office
2 32 (6.13%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.15%) Simulink
5 2 (0.38%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (1.34%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (1.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.96%) Siebel Analytics
5 4 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.77%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.57%) Magento
6 3 (0.57%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.38%) Maximo
7 2 (0.38%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) Force.com
1 2 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.34%) Internet
2 47 (9.00%) TCP/IP
3 33 (6.32%) Firewall
4 20 (3.83%) 3G
5 19 (3.64%) LTE
5 19 (3.64%) OSPF
6 18 (3.45%) BGP
6 18 (3.45%) MPLS
7 16 (3.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (3.07%) DNS
7 16 (3.07%) SNMP
7 16 (3.07%) DHCP
7 16 (3.07%) LAN
8 14 (2.68%) Wireless
9 11 (2.11%) SAN
9 11 (2.11%) Network Security
10 10 (1.92%) VoLTE
10 10 (1.92%) MGW
10 10 (1.92%) INAP
10 10 (1.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.77%) Relational Database
3 49 (9.39%) RDBMS
4 44 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (7.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (4.79%) Oracle Database
7 22 (4.21%) Oracle Reports
7 22 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (3.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 19 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (3.45%) DataStage
11 17 (3.26%) SQLPlus
11 17 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (3.26%) DB2
11 17 (3.26%) Oracle Exadata
11 17 (3.26%) Oracle ODI
12 13 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (1.92%) MySQL
14 9 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 65 (12.45%) Visual Studio
2 40 (7.66%) NUnit
3 34 (6.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 28 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 17 (3.26%) Toad
6 17 (3.26%) Selenium
7 16 (3.07%) Subversion
8 11 (2.11%) WinRunner
9 10 (1.92%) JIRA
9 10 (1.92%) JUnit
9 10 (1.92%) ERwin
10 6 (1.15%) MbUnit
10 6 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (1.15%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.77%) Selenium IDE
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.77%) MSTest
12 3 (0.57%) LabVIEW
12 3 (0.57%) VectorCAST
General
1 148 (28.35%) Finance
2 71 (13.60%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 34 (6.51%) German Language
5 24 (4.60%) Retail
5 24 (4.60%) French Language
6 20 (3.83%) Legal
7 18 (3.45%) Banking
8 16 (3.07%) Advertising
8 16 (3.07%) Billing
9 11 (2.11%) Electronics
9 11 (2.11%) Marketing
10 10 (1.92%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.34%) Military
11 7 (1.34%) Automotive
12 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.77%) Publishing
13 4 (0.77%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.77%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 135 (25.86%) Analyst
2 86 (16.48%) Developer
3 57 (10.92%) Business Analyst
4 52 (9.96%) Design Engineer
5 44 (8.43%) Senior Design Engineer
6 37 (7.09%) Support Engineer
7 34 (6.51%) Technical Support
8 33 (6.32%) Architect
9 32 (6.13%) Technical Engineer
9 32 (6.13%) Technical Support Engineer
10 29 (5.56%) Software Engineer
11 28 (5.36%) Consultant
12 26 (4.98%) Software Developer
13 23 (4.41%) Project Manager
14 21 (4.02%) Test Manager
15 19 (3.64%) Graduate
15 19 (3.64%) Test Engineer
16 18 (3.45%) Network Engineer
16 18 (3.45%) Administrator
17 17 (3.26%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (14.18%) HTML
2 71 (13.60%) CSS
3 64 (12.26%) .NET
4 35 (6.70%) XML
5 25 (4.79%) CSS3
5 25 (4.79%) HTML5
6 24 (4.60%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.49%) WSDL
7 13 (2.49%) jQuery
8 12 (2.30%) Spring
8 12 (2.30%) Ajax
9 10 (1.92%) Spring MVC
9 10 (1.92%) XSD
9 10 (1.92%) JSP
10 8 (1.53%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.96%) WPF
11 5 (0.96%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.96%) SAP XI
12 4 (0.77%) Sass
12 4 (0.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.49%) Computer Science
2 56 (10.73%) Management Information System
3 44 (8.43%) Mathematics
4 17 (3.26%) Mainframe
5 15 (2.87%) Life Science
6 14 (2.68%) Physics
7 11 (2.11%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.92%) LPAR
8 10 (1.92%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.53%) Clustering
10 7 (1.34%) Statistics
11 6 (1.15%) CMDB
12 5 (0.96%) NHS
12 5 (0.96%) Firmware
12 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.96%) Chemistry
13 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.77%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.77%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 89 (17.05%) Windows
2 77 (14.75%) UNIX
3 70 (13.41%) Linux
4 43 (8.24%) Solaris
5 22 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.34%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.77%) Android
9 4 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.77%) AIX
9 4 (0.77%) HPUX
10 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.38%) SUSE
12 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (14.18%) Business Analysis
2 67 (12.84%) Data Validation
3 66 (12.64%) Project Management
4 64 (12.26%) Unit Testing
5 61 (11.69%) Software Engineering
6 60 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
7 59 (11.30%) Workflow
7 59 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (9.77%) ITIL
9 45 (8.62%) User Stories
10 39 (7.47%) Regression Testing
11 38 (7.28%) Performance Testing
12 37 (7.09%) Workflow Management
13 35 (6.70%) Capacity Management
14 34 (6.51%) Code Coverage
14 34 (6.51%) Software Testing
15 33 (6.32%) Data Modelling
16 31 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
18 28 (5.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 126 (24.14%) SQL
2 80 (15.33%) C#
3 62 (11.88%) JavaScript
4 47 (9.00%) Java
5 40 (7.66%) C++
6 33 (6.32%) C
7 25 (4.79%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.11%) MATLAB
9 9 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.34%) VB
10 7 (1.34%) Python
11 4 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.57%) PHP
12 3 (0.57%) R
13 2 (0.38%) ABAP
13 2 (0.38%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.38%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.19%) VC++
14 1 (0.19%) VBScript
14 1 (0.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 140 (26.82%) Degree
2 36 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (4.02%) ISEB
6 19 (3.64%) ISTQB
7 16 (3.07%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.07%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (2.68%) MCSE
9 13 (2.49%) CCNA
10 11 (2.11%) CCNP
11 8 (1.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.53%) MCITP
12 7 (1.34%) CISSP
13 6 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (1.15%) MCSA
13 6 (1.15%) MCDBA
13 6 (1.15%) MCP
14 3 (0.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.51%) QA
2 9 (1.72%) SLA
3 8 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.34%) GCP
5 6 (1.15%) GxP
6 5 (0.96%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.57%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.57%) BS25999
8 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.19%) GAMP
9 1 (0.19%) MiFID
9 1 (0.19%) COBIT
9 1 (0.19%) EMIR
9 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.19%) DO-160
9 1 (0.19%) FATCA
System Software
1 32 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.53%) KVM
4 8 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (1.53%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (1.53%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.34%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (0.77%) XenApp
7 3 (0.57%) vSphere
7 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (6.13%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (0.96%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.96%) Netcool
3 5 (0.96%) OpenView
3 5 (0.96%) HP NNM
3 5 (0.96%) TeMIP
3 5 (0.96%) OVPI
4 3 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.57%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
5 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 158 (30.27%) Microsoft
2 92 (17.62%) Oracle
3 51 (9.77%) Cisco
4 46 (8.81%) HP
5 32 (6.13%) VMware
6 28 (5.36%) Cognos
6 28 (5.36%) Juniper
7 27 (5.17%) Sun
8 23 (4.41%) Business Objects
9 21 (4.02%) Huawei
10 16 (3.07%) IBM
11 14 (2.68%) SAP
11 14 (2.68%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.30%) EMC
12 12 (2.30%) Nokia
13 11 (2.11%) CheckPoint
14 10 (1.92%) hybris
14 10 (1.92%) SunGard
14 10 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.72%) McAfee
West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £25,500 to £32,600 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance+Bonus+More Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Dunnhumby
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
HFG
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 17000-20000 Per Annum Plus Benefits and Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Kent
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 17000-20000 Per Annum Plus benefits and pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum (annual bonus; BA Staff concessions)
Posted: 27 days ago
Hungerford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago