The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 822 751 826
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +75
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 89 143 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.13% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.16% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 73 76 47
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £28,200 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,750 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -20.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94731 90658 91197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.24% 81.66% 79.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77821 73653 77414
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Validation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK.

Data Validation Salary Trend in the UK

Data Validation
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Validation over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

Data Validation Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Validation
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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
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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
England -92 84 £40,000 +6.66% 9
South East -8 27 £60,000 +26.31% 1
London -40 21 £47,500 +35.71% 5
East Midlands +28 18 £38,000 +46.15%
Northampton - 16 £36,250 -
Northamptonshire - 16 £36,250 -
West Sussex - 15 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 12 £35,000 - 1
Horsham - 12 £60,000 -
South West - 8 £33,750 - 2
City of London +25 6 £43,750 +38.88% 4
Leeds -18 5 £26,000 -25.71%
West Yorkshire -18 5 £26,000 -27.77%
Yorkshire -39 5 £26,000 -27.77%
Wiltshire - 4 £27,500 - 1
Bristol - 4 £43,000 -
Salisbury - 4 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands -6 3 £30,000 -45.45%
Crawley - 3 £62,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £30,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire -17 2 £35,000 -
East of England -23 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Bridgend - 2 £32,500 -
Wales - 2 £32,500 -
South Wales - 2 £32,500 -
Watford - 2 £35,000 -
Slough - 2 £33,750 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Data 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 Data Validation.

1 193 (100.00%) Validation
2 143 (74.09%) SQL
3 105 (54.40%) Finance
4 88 (45.60%) SQL Server
5 82 (42.49%) Data Warehouse
5 82 (42.49%) ETL
6 70 (36.27%) Oracle
7 68 (35.23%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (34.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 63 (32.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 56 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (29.02%) UNIX
11 54 (27.98%) Business Objects
12 49 (25.39%) Banking
12 49 (25.39%) Relational Database
13 47 (24.35%) Software Testing
14 46 (23.83%) Toad
15 45 (23.32%) Cognos
16 44 (22.80%) DB2
16 44 (22.80%) Test Strategy
17 41 (21.24%) C#
18 40 (20.73%) PL/SQL
19 39 (20.21%) HTML
19 39 (20.21%) HP
19 39 (20.21%) QuickTest Pro
19 39 (20.21%) DataStage
20 38 (19.69%) SQLPlus
20 38 (19.69%) Mainframe
20 38 (19.69%) Test Management
20 38 (19.69%) Oracle Exadata

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Data 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 Data Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.70%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.18%) Confluence
3 5 (2.59%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) SAS
4 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 33 (17.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.18%) MS Office
3 4 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) SPSS
4 1 (0.52%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.04%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.52%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.52%) Finacle
3 1 (0.52%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.52%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (45.60%) SQL Server
2 82 (42.49%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (34.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (32.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (25.39%) Relational Database
6 44 (22.80%) DB2
7 39 (20.21%) DataStage
8 38 (19.69%) SQLPlus
8 38 (19.69%) Oracle Exadata
8 38 (19.69%) Oracle ODI
9 33 (17.10%) RDBMS
10 23 (11.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (8.81%) MS Access
12 14 (7.25%) MySQL
13 13 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (6.22%) BusinessObjects XI
15 10 (5.18%) Data Mining
16 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (3.63%) Crystal Reports
18 6 (3.11%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 46 (23.83%) Toad
2 39 (20.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 25 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (8.29%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.70%) JIRA
6 10 (5.18%) JUnit
6 10 (5.18%) Subversion
7 9 (4.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.07%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.52%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (0.52%) FitNesse
General
1 105 (54.40%) Finance
2 49 (25.39%) Banking
3 23 (11.92%) Advertising
4 13 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.74%) Marketing
5 9 (4.66%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.11%) Back Office
7 5 (2.59%) Front Office
8 4 (2.07%) Legal
8 4 (2.07%) Retail
9 2 (1.04%) Games
9 2 (1.04%) Automotive
10 1 (0.52%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (33.68%) Analyst
2 48 (24.87%) Developer
3 38 (19.69%) Test Manager
4 23 (11.92%) Test Engineer
5 19 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.77%) MI Analyst
7 14 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (7.25%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.22%) Data Analyst
8 12 (6.22%) Senior Test Engineer
8 12 (6.22%) Test Analyst
9 11 (5.70%) Excel Developer
9 11 (5.70%) Hybris Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Excel VBA Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.66%) VBA Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (3.63%) Consultant
11 7 (3.63%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.21%) HTML
2 36 (18.65%) .NET
3 33 (17.10%) XML
4 29 (15.03%) ASP.NET
5 27 (13.99%) CSS
6 18 (9.33%) Web Services
7 16 (8.29%) JSON
7 16 (8.29%) WinForms
7 16 (8.29%) HTML5
7 16 (8.29%) CSS3
8 13 (6.74%) Velocity
9 12 (6.22%) Spring
10 11 (5.70%) Ajax
10 11 (5.70%) XSD
10 11 (5.70%) JSP
10 11 (5.70%) Spring MVC
10 11 (5.70%) jQuery
11 9 (4.66%) WCF
11 9 (4.66%) LINQ
11 9 (4.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.69%) Mainframe
2 31 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.22%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.70%) Statistics
5 9 (4.66%) iPad
6 5 (2.59%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.59%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.07%) Taxonomies
7 4 (2.07%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.55%) NHS
8 3 (1.55%) Derivative
8 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.55%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.04%) Mashup
9 2 (1.04%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.04%) Equities
10 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.02%) UNIX
2 22 (11.40%) Windows
3 7 (3.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (100.00%) Validation
2 82 (42.49%) ETL
3 68 (35.23%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (24.35%) Software Testing
6 44 (22.80%) Test Strategy
7 38 (19.69%) Test Management
8 25 (12.95%) Data Cleansing
8 25 (12.95%) Analytics
9 24 (12.44%) Mentoring
10 22 (11.40%) Data Modelling
11 20 (10.36%) Integration Testing
11 20 (10.36%) Data Management
12 19 (9.84%) Data Analysis
13 18 (9.33%) Coaching
14 16 (8.29%) Kimball Methodology
15 15 (7.77%) Project Management
16 13 (6.74%) E-Commerce
16 13 (6.74%) Automated Testing
17 12 (6.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 143 (74.09%) SQL
2 41 (21.24%) C#
3 40 (20.73%) PL/SQL
4 30 (15.54%) JavaScript
5 28 (14.51%) T-SQL
6 19 (9.84%) Java
6 19 (9.84%) VBA
7 16 (8.29%) VB.NET
8 15 (7.77%) R
9 8 (4.15%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.59%) VBScript
11 4 (2.07%) C
11 4 (2.07%) Delphi
12 2 (1.04%) VB
13 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Degree
2 16 (8.29%) ISEB
2 16 (8.29%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.04%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.92%) QA
2 5 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.04%) Basel III
4 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.52%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (36.27%) Oracle
2 54 (27.98%) Business Objects
3 45 (23.32%) Cognos
4 39 (20.21%) HP
5 33 (17.10%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.70%) Informatica
6 11 (5.70%) hybris
7 7 (3.63%) Sagent
8 6 (3.11%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (3.11%) IBM
9 5 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.59%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.59%) Ab Initio
9 5 (2.59%) Netezza
10 4 (2.07%) Google
11 3 (1.55%) Pega
11 3 (1.55%) Tableau
12 2 (1.04%) Eloqua
12 2 (1.04%) Reuters
12 2 (1.04%) SAP
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