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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 774 799 762
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -37
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 99 120 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 76 74 89
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £32,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.90% -28.88%

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
88868 97779 88218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.13% 82.70% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72292 79425 72637
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Data Validation Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Validation
Top 30 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 29 May 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
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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 +28 97 £45,000 +12.50% 18
London +44 47 £71,250 +58.33% 4
South East +9 32 £43,000 +36.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 18 £43,000 +22.85% 4
Hampshire - 10 £48,750 -
Andover - 10 £48,750 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £41,500 - 3
South West -9 7 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £15,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £15,000 -
Salisbury - 4 £35,000 -
Amersham - 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 4 £78,000 -
City of London +32 3 £37,422 -11.94% 2
East of England +19 3 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Berkshire +9 3 £50,000 -
Bristol -8 3 £37,500 -
Doncaster - 3 £15,000 -
Edinburgh +15 2 £32,000 -
Scotland +15 2 £32,000 -
North West +11 2 £22,000 -41.33% 2
Reading - 2 - -
Manchester +20 1 £22,000 -13.72% 1
Watford +5 1 - -
Surrey +5 1 £22,000 -30.15%
Hertfordshire +5 1 - - 1
West Midlands -3 1 £24,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 4

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 196 (100.00%) Validation
2 107 (54.59%) SQL
3 83 (42.35%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (37.76%) Finance
5 64 (32.65%) ETL
6 61 (31.12%) Data Management
7 59 (30.10%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (29.59%) Business Intelligence
8 58 (29.59%) Oracle
9 51 (26.02%) Data Modelling
10 50 (25.51%) Microsoft
11 49 (25.00%) Migration
12 46 (23.47%) MS Excel
12 46 (23.47%) Data Migration
13 43 (21.94%) QA
14 40 (20.41%) Change Management
15 38 (19.39%) Data Analysis
16 34 (17.35%) Management Information System
16 34 (17.35%) Informatica
17 33 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
17 33 (16.84%) Data Centre
18 32 (16.33%) Data Architecture
19 31 (15.82%) SQL Server
20 30 (15.31%) XML
21 27 (13.78%) Business Objects
21 27 (13.78%) Data Cleansing
21 27 (13.78%) Relational Database
22 26 (13.27%) DB2
23 25 (12.76%) Marketing
23 25 (12.76%) Security Cleared

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 14 (7.14%) SAS
2 11 (5.61%) PowerExchange
3 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.02%) Confluence
5 1 (0.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 46 (23.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.59%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (4.59%) MS Office
4 2 (1.02%) Stata
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.51%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Force.com
2 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.57%) LAN
1 7 (3.57%) WAN
1 7 (3.57%) SAN
2 4 (2.04%) RTP
3 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (42.35%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (15.82%) SQL Server
3 27 (13.78%) Relational Database
4 26 (13.27%) DB2
5 22 (11.22%) Data Mart
5 22 (11.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (11.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 19 (9.69%) Oracle ODI
6 19 (9.69%) RDBMS
7 16 (8.16%) SAP Data Services
7 16 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (7.65%) QlikView
9 12 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (5.10%) Data Mining
11 9 (4.59%) Base SAS
12 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (4.08%) SSDT
13 7 (3.57%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (3.06%) OLAP
14 6 (3.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (10.71%) ERwin
2 19 (9.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (7.14%) LSMW
4 10 (5.10%) Selenium
5 9 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (3.57%) Rational Functional Tester
7 7 (3.57%) FitNesse
7 7 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.53%) JIRA
9 2 (1.02%) JUnit
9 2 (1.02%) Subversion
10 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.51%) SilkTest
10 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.51%) ProC
General
1 74 (37.76%) Finance
2 25 (12.76%) Marketing
3 24 (12.24%) Retail
4 16 (8.16%) Banking
5 15 (7.65%) Manufacturing
6 14 (7.14%) Games
7 11 (5.61%) Swedish Language
7 11 (5.61%) German Language
8 8 (4.08%) Norwegian Language
8 8 (4.08%) Danish Language
9 6 (3.06%) Financial Institution
10 4 (2.04%) Legal
11 3 (1.53%) French Language
11 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
12 2 (1.02%) Law
12 2 (1.02%) Front Office
12 2 (1.02%) Back Office
12 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 2 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (34.69%) Analyst
2 29 (14.80%) Developer
3 23 (11.73%) Data Analyst
4 22 (11.22%) Architect
4 22 (11.22%) Data Architect
5 18 (9.18%) Consultant
6 14 (7.14%) Data Migration Consultant
6 14 (7.14%) SAP Data Consultant
6 14 (7.14%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 14 (7.14%) Data Consultant
6 14 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
6 14 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
7 12 (6.12%) Data Manager
8 11 (5.61%) QA Analyst
9 8 (4.08%) Report Analyst
10 7 (3.57%) MI Developer
10 7 (3.57%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.57%) Graduate
10 7 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.31%) XML
2 20 (10.20%) .NET
3 19 (9.69%) XBRL
4 15 (7.65%) Web Services
5 14 (7.14%) Middleware
6 13 (6.63%) JMS
6 13 (6.63%) WS-I
7 12 (6.12%) Velocity
8 10 (5.10%) HTML
9 9 (4.59%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.57%) WCF
10 7 (3.57%) LINQ
11 3 (1.53%) JSON
11 3 (1.53%) CSS
11 3 (1.53%) JSP
12 2 (1.02%) FpML
12 2 (1.02%) XSD
12 2 (1.02%) Spring MVC
12 2 (1.02%) jQuery
12 2 (1.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 59 (30.10%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (17.35%) Management Information System
3 33 (16.84%) Data Centre
4 22 (11.22%) Replication
4 22 (11.22%) Data Integration
5 14 (7.14%) Taxonomies
6 6 (3.06%) Statistics
7 5 (2.55%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.04%) Reference Data
8 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.53%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.02%) NHS
10 2 (1.02%) Derivative
10 2 (1.02%) Equities
10 2 (1.02%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.02%) iPad
10 2 (1.02%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.61%) UNIX
2 3 (1.53%) Windows
3 1 (0.51%) Android
3 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (100.00%) Validation
2 64 (32.65%) ETL
3 61 (31.12%) Data Management
4 58 (29.59%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (26.02%) Data Modelling
6 49 (25.00%) Migration
7 46 (23.47%) Data Migration
8 40 (20.41%) Change Management
9 38 (19.39%) Data Analysis
10 33 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (16.33%) Data Architecture
12 27 (13.78%) Data Cleansing
13 21 (10.71%) Logical Data Model
13 21 (10.71%) Physical Data Model
13 21 (10.71%) B2B
14 20 (10.20%) Project Management
14 20 (10.20%) Zachman Framework
14 20 (10.20%) TOGAF
14 20 (10.20%) Analytics
15 18 (9.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 107 (54.59%) SQL
2 22 (11.22%) C#
3 17 (8.67%) T-SQL
4 14 (7.14%) ABAP
5 13 (6.63%) Java
5 13 (6.63%) C
6 10 (5.10%) C++
7 8 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.04%) Python
9 3 (1.53%) VBA
10 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.02%) VB
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.51%) Delphi
11 1 (0.51%) Perl
11 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.51%) Lisp
11 1 (0.51%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 25 (12.76%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.69%) Degree
3 14 (7.14%) SAP Certification
4 11 (5.61%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.59%) ISEB
6 8 (4.08%) ISTQB
6 8 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (21.94%) QA
2 12 (6.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.57%) SCCM
2 5 (2.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 58 (29.59%) Oracle
2 50 (25.51%) Microsoft
3 34 (17.35%) Informatica
4 27 (13.78%) Business Objects
5 19 (9.69%) Talend
6 17 (8.67%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (8.16%) SAP
8 7 (3.57%) Cisco
8 7 (3.57%) Citrix
8 7 (3.57%) Sagent
8 7 (3.57%) Lotus
9 6 (3.06%) hybris
10 2 (1.02%) Cognos
10 2 (1.02%) Trillium
10 2 (1.02%) Google
10 2 (1.02%) DataFlux
10 2 (1.02%) Tableau
11 1 (0.51%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.51%) Cadence
11 1 (0.51%) Actimize
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £Competitive+package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive+package
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West
Venn Group
Salary: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus car allowance.
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus car allowance.
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
First Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago