The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 827 854 886
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +32
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 83 112 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.10% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.12% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 68 101 73
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £77,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-24.44% -21.73%

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
84063 95842 96288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 69897 79175 77025
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Data Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 79 £42,000 -6.66% 8
London +45 32 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North West - 15 £30,250 - 3
West Midlands +1 13 £25,000 -44.44%
Yorkshire +23 11 £43,000 -44.15% 1
Staffordshire - 9 £25,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 9 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire +22 8 £43,000 -44.15%
Manchester - 8 £34,000 - 2
Cheshire - 7 £26,500 - 1
South East -4 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Aylesbury -17 4 £35,000 -
Birmingham -24 4 £49,250 +9.44%
South Wales - 3 £60,000 -
Wales - 3 £60,000 -
Stockport - 3 £24,000 - 1
York - 3 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Portsmouth +12 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Hampshire +12 2 £40,000 +25.00%
Bradford -20 2 £32,500 -57.79%
Leeds - 2 £85,000 -
City of London +42 1 - - 1
East of England +17 1 £50,000 +88.67%
South West -7 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Essex - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £34,000 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Data Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 185 (100.00%) Validation
2 101 (54.59%) SQL
3 65 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (29.19%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (27.57%) SQL Server
6 48 (25.95%) Microsoft
7 47 (25.41%) Regression Testing
8 46 (24.86%) QA
9 44 (23.78%) ETL
10 42 (22.70%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (22.70%) Functional Testing
11 40 (21.62%) Finance
12 33 (17.84%) Selenium
13 32 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (17.30%) Automated Testing
13 32 (17.30%) Software Testing
14 29 (15.68%) SQL Server 2008
15 28 (15.14%) Data Quality
16 26 (14.05%) MS Excel
17 25 (13.51%) Integration Testing
18 24 (12.97%) Analytics
19 23 (12.43%) Degree
19 23 (12.43%) SQL Server 2012
19 23 (12.43%) Computer Science
20 22 (11.89%) Business Analysis
20 22 (11.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 22 (11.89%) JavaScript
21 21 (11.35%) Retail
21 21 (11.35%) Workflow
21 21 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.16%) PowerExchange
2 4 (2.16%) SAS
3 1 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.62%) SPSS
2 3 (1.62%) Stata
3 2 (1.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (2.16%) FastStats
2 3 (1.62%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (1.62%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.24%) GitHub
3 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.62%) AdWords
4 3 (1.62%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.62%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (1.62%) SaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Office 365
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.41%) WAN
2 9 (4.86%) BGP
2 9 (4.86%) OSPF
2 9 (4.86%) SNMP
3 6 (3.24%) HTTP
4 4 (2.16%) Internet
4 4 (2.16%) VoIP
5 1 (0.54%) FTP
5 1 (0.54%) LAN
5 1 (0.54%) MPLS
5 1 (0.54%) VLAN
5 1 (0.54%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (29.19%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (27.57%) SQL Server
3 29 (15.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (12.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (11.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (4.86%) PowerPivot
9 8 (4.32%) Big Data
9 8 (4.32%) OLAP
9 8 (4.32%) OLAP Cube
10 7 (3.78%) QlikView
11 6 (3.24%) NoSQL
11 6 (3.24%) Pentaho
11 6 (3.24%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.70%) Data Mining
12 5 (2.70%) DB2
12 5 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (17.84%) Selenium
2 15 (8.11%) NeoLoad
3 11 (5.95%) WebDriver
4 10 (5.41%) Appium
4 10 (5.41%) JIRA
5 9 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.32%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.24%) Subversion
8 5 (2.70%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.16%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.16%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.16%) JMeter
9 4 (2.16%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.08%) Calabash
10 2 (1.08%) ERwin
11 1 (0.54%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.54%) PowerDesigner
11 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (21.62%) Finance
2 21 (11.35%) Retail
3 13 (7.03%) Marketing
4 11 (5.95%) Front Office
5 10 (5.41%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.86%) Banking
7 6 (3.24%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.16%) Automotive
8 4 (2.16%) Back Office
8 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Games
10 1 (0.54%) Law
10 1 (0.54%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (44.86%) Analyst
2 29 (15.68%) Test Analyst
3 28 (15.14%) Developer
4 25 (13.51%) Business Analyst
5 24 (12.97%) Data Analyst
6 23 (12.43%) Data Business Analyst
7 21 (11.35%) Tester
8 20 (10.81%) QA Analyst
9 19 (10.27%) QA Test Analyst
10 15 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
11 13 (7.03%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (5.95%) Applications Tester
12 11 (5.95%) Data Quality Analyst
12 11 (5.95%) QA Automation Analyst
12 11 (5.95%) SQL Analyst
13 10 (5.41%) Asset Management Business Analyst
13 10 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (5.41%) SQL Developer
13 10 (5.41%) Test Engineer
14 9 (4.86%) Asset Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.19%) XML
2 13 (7.03%) EDI
3 8 (4.32%) MDX
3 8 (4.32%) Web Services
4 6 (3.24%) .NET
4 6 (3.24%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (3.24%) HTML
5 5 (2.70%) jQuery
5 5 (2.70%) RESTful
5 5 (2.70%) Visualforce
6 4 (2.16%) CSS
6 4 (2.16%) Gherkin
6 4 (2.16%) JSON
7 3 (1.62%) XSLT
8 2 (1.08%) FreeMarker
8 2 (1.08%) Mason
8 2 (1.08%) REST
8 2 (1.08%) SOAP
8 2 (1.08%) XSD
9 1 (0.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.43%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.65%) Visualisation
4 12 (6.49%) Fixed Income
4 12 (6.49%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.95%) Data Extraction
5 11 (5.95%) Equities
5 11 (5.95%) Reference Data
6 9 (4.86%) Derivative
6 9 (4.86%) Mathematics
6 9 (4.86%) Performance Metrics
6 9 (4.86%) Wiki
7 7 (3.78%) Data Integration
7 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.78%) Statistics
8 6 (3.24%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.70%) Economics
10 4 (2.16%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.16%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.16%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.03%) Unix
2 7 (3.78%) Linux
3 6 (3.24%) Solaris
3 6 (3.24%) Windows
4 5 (2.70%) Android
4 5 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) AIX
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (100.00%) Validation
2 65 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (25.41%) Regression Testing
4 44 (23.78%) ETL
5 42 (22.70%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (22.70%) Functional Testing
6 32 (17.30%) Automated Testing
6 32 (17.30%) Software Testing
7 25 (13.51%) Integration Testing
8 24 (12.97%) Analytics
9 22 (11.89%) Business Analysis
10 21 (11.35%) Workflow
11 19 (10.27%) Data Modelling
11 19 (10.27%) Test Scripting
12 18 (9.73%) Data Management
13 17 (9.19%) Migration
14 16 (8.65%) CRM
15 15 (8.11%) Black-Box Testing
15 15 (8.11%) Data Migration
15 15 (8.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (54.59%) SQL
2 22 (11.89%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.65%) VBA
4 15 (8.11%) Python
5 14 (7.57%) C#
5 14 (7.57%) Java
6 12 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.70%) Apex Code
8 4 (2.16%) PHP
8 4 (2.16%) R
8 4 (2.16%) VB
8 4 (2.16%) VBScript
9 3 (1.62%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.62%) Perl
9 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.62%) SOQL
10 2 (1.08%) AWK
10 2 (1.08%) Korn
10 2 (1.08%) sed
11 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (12.43%) Degree
2 8 (4.32%) ISEB
2 8 (4.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.08%) PhD
4 1 (0.54%) CCA
4 1 (0.54%) CCNA
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.54%) MCSE
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (24.86%) QA
2 28 (15.14%) Data Quality
3 9 (4.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.11%) Oracle
3 11 (5.95%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (5.41%) Cisco
4 10 (5.41%) Informatica
5 9 (4.86%) Extreme Networks
5 9 (4.86%) Juniper
6 8 (4.32%) Bloomberg
6 8 (4.32%) Charles River
7 7 (3.78%) Google
8 4 (2.16%) Civica
8 4 (2.16%) Northgate
8 4 (2.16%) Omniture
8 4 (2.16%) Orchard
9 3 (1.62%) Crazy Egg
9 3 (1.62%) Optimizely
9 3 (1.62%) Tableau
10 2 (1.08%) Cognos
10 2 (1.08%) Murex
11 1 (0.54%) Sybase
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits & Bonus
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester
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