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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 269 208 183
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -25
Permanent jobs citing Validation 185 269 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 1.19% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.47% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 111 192 191
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
17191 18240 16945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.90% 80.54% 76.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13980 14301 13794
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 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 31 July 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
Hampshire +22 54 £43,000 -14.00% 2
Berkshire -30 47 £53,750 +7.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +25 44 £43,000 -25.21% 1
Surrey -26 21 £55,000 - 4
West Sussex -17 6 £32,500 -43.47%
East Sussex +26 5 £37,500 -9.09%
Oxfordshire +1 5 £41,750 +30.46% 7
Kent -1 3 £35,000 -7.89% 3
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 136 (30.02%) Finance
2 125 (27.59%) Degree
3 99 (21.85%) SQL
4 88 (19.43%) Microsoft
5 82 (18.10%) Java
6 78 (17.22%) Software Engineering
7 70 (15.45%) ITIL
8 65 (14.35%) Security Cleared
9 64 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
9 64 (14.13%) C
9 64 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (13.91%) Project Management
11 61 (13.47%) SC Cleared
12 60 (13.25%) MS Excel
13 58 (12.80%) Telecoms
14 56 (12.36%) Data Validation
15 55 (12.14%) SQL Server
16 52 (11.48%) Windows
17 51 (11.26%) Oracle
18 48 (10.60%) Linux
19 47 (10.38%) C#
20 45 (9.93%) Management Information System
21 44 (9.71%) HTML
22 43 (9.49%) C++
22 43 (9.49%) Data Management
23 41 (9.05%) Subversion
23 41 (9.05%) OO
23 41 (9.05%) SDLC
24 40 (8.83%) Configuration Management
25 39 (8.61%) Data Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (4.19%) SAS
2 18 (3.97%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.75%) IIS
4 9 (1.99%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.77%) Mule
6 7 (1.55%) CMS
6 7 (1.55%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.32%) Apache
7 6 (1.32%) Mule ESB
8 5 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.88%) JBoss
10 3 (0.66%) Documentum
10 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.44%) Confluence
11 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 60 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (4.86%) MS Office
4 16 (3.53%) MS Visio
5 14 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (2.87%) MS Project
7 2 (0.44%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.44%) Simulink
7 2 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.44%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.22%) Windchill
8 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (1.77%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (1.55%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.66%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.66%) Summit
5 3 (0.66%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.44%) ProductWriter
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.10%) SaaS
3 3 (0.66%) Force.com
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.51%) TCP/IP
2 26 (5.74%) DNS
3 21 (4.64%) VoIP
4 19 (4.19%) WAN
5 18 (3.97%) DHCP
6 16 (3.53%) LAN
7 12 (2.65%) SAN
7 12 (2.65%) Wireless
8 10 (2.21%) NAS
8 10 (2.21%) SMTP
8 10 (2.21%) Diameter Protocol
9 9 (1.99%) ATM
9 9 (1.99%) RTP
10 8 (1.77%) LDAP
10 8 (1.77%) SNMP
10 8 (1.77%) SSL
10 8 (1.77%) Internet
10 8 (1.77%) 3G
11 7 (1.55%) MPLS
11 7 (1.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.31%) QlikView
5 12 (2.65%) Base SAS
6 11 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.55%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.55%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.32%) Big Data
9 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.10%) DB2
10 5 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.88%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (9.05%) Subversion
2 32 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.96%) Visual Studio
4 22 (4.86%) Maven
5 21 (4.64%) JIRA
6 15 (3.31%) Eclipse
6 15 (3.31%) Rational DOORS
7 14 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (2.43%) NUnit
9 6 (1.32%) NetBeans
9 6 (1.32%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.32%) Selenium
10 4 (0.88%) JUnit
11 3 (0.66%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.44%) MSI
12 2 (0.44%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.44%) Trac
General
1 136 (30.02%) Finance
2 58 (12.80%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.52%) Manufacturing
3 25 (5.52%) Retail
4 21 (4.64%) Billing
4 21 (4.64%) Banking
5 19 (4.19%) Legal
6 18 (3.97%) Aerospace
7 17 (3.75%) Back Office
8 14 (3.09%) Front Office
9 13 (2.87%) Marketing
10 10 (2.21%) Electronics
11 8 (1.77%) Military
12 5 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.88%) Automotive
14 3 (0.66%) Publishing
14 3 (0.66%) Avionics
15 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (12.14%) Developer
2 54 (11.92%) Analyst
3 38 (8.39%) Software Engineer
4 35 (7.73%) Test Engineer
5 27 (5.96%) Architect
6 24 (5.30%) Systems Engineer
6 24 (5.30%) Java Developer
7 22 (4.86%) Integration Engineer
8 18 (3.97%) Service Manager
8 18 (3.97%) Data Analyst
8 18 (3.97%) Project Manager
9 17 (3.75%) Consultant
10 15 (3.31%) Test Manager
10 15 (3.31%) Data Manager
11 14 (3.09%) Technical Manager
11 14 (3.09%) Graduate
11 14 (3.09%) Technical Architect
12 13 (2.87%) Software Developer
12 13 (2.87%) QA Engineer
13 12 (2.65%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.71%) HTML
2 36 (7.95%) CSS
3 28 (6.18%) .NET
4 23 (5.08%) HTML5
5 18 (3.97%) CSS3
6 15 (3.31%) Web Services
7 12 (2.65%) J2EE
7 12 (2.65%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.43%) Ajax
9 10 (2.21%) SWT
9 10 (2.21%) JSON
9 10 (2.21%) Software Packaging
9 10 (2.21%) Struts
9 10 (2.21%) Swing
10 8 (1.77%) XML
10 8 (1.77%) jQuery
11 7 (1.55%) Spring
11 7 (1.55%) BAPI
11 7 (1.55%) RESTful
11 7 (1.55%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (9.93%) Management Information System
3 36 (7.95%) Computer Science
4 27 (5.96%) Mathematics
5 20 (4.42%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.09%) Data Integration
7 12 (2.65%) Life Science
7 12 (2.65%) Statistics
7 12 (2.65%) Clustering
8 11 (2.43%) N-Tier
9 10 (2.21%) Reference Data
10 9 (1.99%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.77%) Smart Meter
11 8 (1.77%) PMI
12 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.10%) IPTV
14 4 (0.88%) Replication
14 4 (0.88%) Device Driver
14 4 (0.88%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.48%) Windows
2 48 (10.60%) Linux
3 26 (5.74%) UNIX
4 16 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.77%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.77%) VxWorks
8 5 (1.10%) Android
8 5 (1.10%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.66%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (17.22%) Software Engineering
2 70 (15.45%) ITIL
3 64 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (13.91%) Project Management
5 56 (12.36%) Data Validation
6 43 (9.49%) Data Management
7 41 (9.05%) OO
7 41 (9.05%) SDLC
8 40 (8.83%) Configuration Management
9 39 (8.61%) Data Analysis
10 35 (7.73%) PRINCE2
11 34 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (7.51%) Regression Testing
12 33 (7.28%) Service Delivery
12 33 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (6.62%) Migration
14 27 (5.96%) Software Testing
15 26 (5.74%) Release Management
15 26 (5.74%) Workflow
16 25 (5.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (21.85%) SQL
2 82 (18.10%) Java
3 64 (14.13%) C
4 47 (10.38%) C#
5 43 (9.49%) C++
6 35 (7.73%) JavaScript
7 18 (3.97%) Perl
8 16 (3.53%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.09%) Python
10 11 (2.43%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.77%) Assembly Language
11 8 (1.77%) ABAP
12 6 (1.32%) VBA
12 6 (1.32%) VB
12 6 (1.32%) Ada
13 5 (1.10%) VC++
14 4 (0.88%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.88%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.88%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.66%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 125 (27.59%) Degree
2 65 (14.35%) Security Cleared
3 61 (13.47%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (3.31%) PMI Certification
5 15 (3.31%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (2.43%) MCITP
7 11 (2.43%) ISEB
7 11 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.43%) MCSE
8 10 (2.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.55%) CCNP
10 7 (1.55%) CCNA
10 7 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.55%) PMP
11 6 (1.32%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.28%) QA
2 24 (5.30%) SLA
3 11 (2.43%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.21%) ISO 14001
4 10 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.21%) COBIT
5 9 (1.99%) ISO 9001
6 8 (1.77%) ISO 9000
7 5 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.44%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.22%) GAMP
9 1 (0.22%) JTAG
System Software
1 23 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.53%) Firmware
4 13 (2.87%) vSphere
5 12 (2.65%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.21%) Terminal Services
6 10 (2.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (2.21%) vCloud
7 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.22%) XenApp
8 1 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (1.77%) SCCM
4 3 (0.66%) Puppet
5 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.44%) WSUS
5 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) MIIS
6 1 (0.22%) Nmap
6 1 (0.22%) Cacti
6 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.22%) collectd
6 1 (0.22%) logstash
6 1 (0.22%) Rsyslog
6 1 (0.22%) Graphite
6 1 (0.22%) Iperf
Vendors
1 88 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 51 (11.26%) Oracle
3 28 (6.18%) Cisco
4 26 (5.74%) VMware
5 23 (5.08%) HP
6 20 (4.42%) Juniper
7 19 (4.19%) SAP
8 12 (2.65%) Progress
8 12 (2.65%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.21%) Veritas
9 10 (2.21%) Remedy
10 9 (1.99%) Telelogic
11 8 (1.77%) TOWER Software
11 8 (1.77%) IBM
11 8 (1.77%) BEA
11 8 (1.77%) BMC
11 8 (1.77%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.55%) Computacenter
12 7 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.32%) Cognizant
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £38,000 to £38,000 per annum £38,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Airbus
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Airbus
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 19 days ago