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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 781 799 794
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 100 93 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.088% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 62 59 58
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,250 £30,390
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +2 99 £50,000 - 28
London +20 55 £51,250 +2.50% 8
South West - 14 £35,000 - 5
South East -25 12 £39,000 -20.00% 12
Bristol - 11 £35,000 -
City of London 0 9 £52,500 +73.55% 2
Berkshire - 9 £42,500 - 1
East of England +1 8 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hertfordshire -3 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Midlands - 7 - -
Uxbridge - 6 - - 1
Watford +1 5 £46,250 -11.90% 1
Reading - 5 - - 1
Salisbury - 3 £35,000 -
Northampton - 3 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland +9 1 - -
Edinburgh +1 1 - -
Kent -7 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £39,000 - 1
Woking - 1 £39,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £27,500 - 4
Harrow - 1 £52,500 -
Maidstone - 1 - - 1
Andover - 1 £27,500 - 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £78,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £70,000 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Validation
2 111 (60.66%) SQL
3 76 (41.53%) Finance
4 67 (36.61%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (36.07%) ETL
5 66 (36.07%) SQL Server
6 62 (33.88%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (30.60%) Oracle
8 49 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (23.50%) Microsoft
9 43 (23.50%) Analytical Skills
10 41 (22.40%) Business Objects
11 39 (21.31%) MS Excel
12 38 (20.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 38 (20.77%) Relational Database
13 36 (19.67%) HTML
14 34 (18.58%) Data Cleansing
15 33 (18.03%) .NET
15 33 (18.03%) DB2
16 32 (17.49%) T-SQL
16 32 (17.49%) Migration
16 32 (17.49%) Mentoring
17 31 (16.94%) Analytics
17 31 (16.94%) UNIX
18 30 (16.39%) Data Modelling
18 30 (16.39%) C#
19 29 (15.85%) Project Management
19 29 (15.85%) Data Migration
20 28 (15.30%) ASP.NET
20 28 (15.30%) CSS

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (8.20%) PowerExchange
2 11 (6.01%) Confluence
2 11 (6.01%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.46%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.55%) SPSS
4 1 (0.55%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.65%) SaaS
2 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.64%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.83%) LAN
1 7 (3.83%) WAN
1 7 (3.83%) SAN
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (36.61%) Data Warehouse
2 66 (36.07%) SQL Server
3 38 (20.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (20.77%) Relational Database
4 33 (18.03%) DB2
5 25 (13.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (12.57%) RDBMS
6 23 (12.57%) Oracle ODI
7 19 (10.38%) MySQL
8 15 (8.20%) DataStage
8 15 (8.20%) SQLPlus
8 15 (8.20%) Oracle Exadata
9 14 (7.65%) SAP Data Services
9 14 (7.65%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (6.01%) MS Access
12 10 (5.46%) Data Mining
13 9 (4.92%) SSDT
14 8 (4.37%) BusinessObjects XI
14 8 (4.37%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 26 (14.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (12.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (9.29%) Visual Studio
4 15 (8.20%) Toad
5 14 (7.65%) LSMW
6 11 (6.01%) Subversion
6 11 (6.01%) JIRA
6 11 (6.01%) JUnit
7 9 (4.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (4.37%) FitNesse
8 8 (4.37%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (4.37%) Rational Functional Tester
8 8 (4.37%) ERwin
9 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.09%) Selenium
10 2 (1.09%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.55%) ProC
General
1 76 (41.53%) Finance
2 26 (14.21%) Marketing
3 18 (9.84%) Banking
4 16 (8.74%) Retail
5 15 (8.20%) Manufacturing
5 15 (8.20%) Games
6 9 (4.92%) Swedish Language
6 9 (4.92%) German Language
7 7 (3.83%) Advertising
8 6 (3.28%) Danish Language
8 6 (3.28%) Norwegian Language
8 6 (3.28%) Legal
9 3 (1.64%) French Language
10 2 (1.09%) Automotive
11 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.55%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (28.42%) Analyst
2 46 (25.14%) Developer
3 20 (10.93%) Senior Developer
4 15 (8.20%) Consultant
4 15 (8.20%) Test Manager
4 15 (8.20%) C# Developer
4 15 (8.20%) Data Consultant
4 15 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (7.65%) Data Migration Consultant
5 14 (7.65%) SAP Data Consultant
5 14 (7.65%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
5 14 (7.65%) SAP Consultant
5 14 (7.65%) Migration Consultant
6 12 (6.56%) Data Analyst
6 12 (6.56%) Test Engineer
7 11 (6.01%) Hybris Developer
8 9 (4.92%) MI Analyst
9 8 (4.37%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (4.37%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.67%) HTML
2 33 (18.03%) .NET
3 28 (15.30%) ASP.NET
3 28 (15.30%) CSS
4 24 (13.11%) XML
4 24 (13.11%) Velocity
5 17 (9.29%) HTML5
5 17 (9.29%) CSS3
5 17 (9.29%) WinForms
5 17 (9.29%) JSON
6 11 (6.01%) Spring
6 11 (6.01%) Ajax
6 11 (6.01%) XSD
6 11 (6.01%) JSP
6 11 (6.01%) jQuery
6 11 (6.01%) Spring MVC
7 8 (4.37%) WCF
7 8 (4.37%) LINQ
7 8 (4.37%) XBRL
8 3 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.50%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.20%) Mainframe
3 11 (6.01%) iPad
4 8 (4.37%) Replication
5 6 (3.28%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.19%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.64%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.64%) NHS
7 3 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.09%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.09%) Mashup
8 2 (1.09%) Statistics
9 1 (0.55%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.55%) Life Science
9 1 (0.55%) Social Media
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.94%) UNIX
2 19 (10.38%) Windows
3 3 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (100.00%) Validation
2 66 (36.07%) ETL
3 62 (33.88%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (18.58%) Data Cleansing
6 32 (17.49%) Migration
6 32 (17.49%) Mentoring
7 31 (16.94%) Analytics
8 30 (16.39%) Data Modelling
9 29 (15.85%) Project Management
9 29 (15.85%) Data Migration
10 27 (14.75%) Change Management
11 24 (13.11%) Data Management
12 20 (10.93%) Data Analysis
13 19 (10.38%) Test Strategy
14 17 (9.29%) Coaching
14 17 (9.29%) Software Testing
15 15 (8.20%) Test Management
16 14 (7.65%) Data Architecture
16 14 (7.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 111 (60.66%) SQL
2 32 (17.49%) T-SQL
3 30 (16.39%) C#
4 27 (14.75%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.29%) PL/SQL
5 17 (9.29%) VB.NET
6 14 (7.65%) ABAP
6 14 (7.65%) Java
7 10 (5.46%) R
8 7 (3.83%) VBA
9 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.64%) Delphi
9 3 (1.64%) VBScript
9 3 (1.64%) VB
10 2 (1.09%) C
11 1 (0.55%) Python
11 1 (0.55%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 15 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.65%) SAP Certification
3 10 (5.46%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.46%) Degree
3 10 (5.46%) ISEB
4 8 (4.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.64%) VCP4
6 2 (1.09%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.11%) QA
2 6 (3.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.55%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (3.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (30.60%) Oracle
2 43 (23.50%) Microsoft
3 41 (22.40%) Business Objects
4 23 (12.57%) Informatica
5 17 (9.29%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (9.29%) Cognos
6 16 (8.74%) HP
7 14 (7.65%) SAP
8 11 (6.01%) hybris
9 8 (4.37%) Talend
9 8 (4.37%) Sagent
10 7 (3.83%) Lotus
10 7 (3.83%) Citrix
10 7 (3.83%) Cisco
11 5 (2.73%) IBM
12 4 (2.19%) Google
13 2 (1.09%) Actimize
14 1 (0.55%) Cadence
14 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
14 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
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