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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 833 847 889
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +42
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 79 109 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.100% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 59 89 83
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 £35,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £79,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-24.44% -5.26%

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
86109 95786 100064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.02% 87.52% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72031 78787 79868
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 £31,000
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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +18 78 £42,500 -5.55% 5
London +47 40 £56,250 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +5 16 £25,000 -44.44%
Staffordshire - 10 £25,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 10 £25,000 -
South East -10 8 £35,000 -18.60%
North West - 7 £34,000 - 1
City of London +60 6 £42,500 -11.91%
Birmingham -11 6 £41,000 -8.88%
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £35,000 -18.60%
Aylesbury -15 4 £35,000 -
Manchester - 4 £34,000 - 1
Yorkshire +27 3 £85,000 +10.38% 1
West Yorkshire +13 3 £85,000 +10.38% 1
Cheshire - 3 £34,000 -
Leeds +25 2 £85,000 +161.53%
Portsmouth +9 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Hampshire +6 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Kent - 2 £32,500 -
Bristol - 2 £50,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £32,500 -
South West - 2 £50,000 -
East of England +25 1 £50,000 +88.67% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £56,500 +61.42%
Nottingham +2 1 £56,500 +61.42%
East Midlands 0 1 £56,500 +61.42%
Bradford -8 1 - - 1
Basildon - 1 £50,000 -
Paisley - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Validation
2 105 (54.69%) SQL
3 66 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (29.69%) SQL Server
5 55 (28.65%) Microsoft
5 55 (28.65%) Finance
6 54 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (27.60%) ETL
8 46 (23.96%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (22.40%) Regression Testing
9 43 (22.40%) QA
9 43 (22.40%) Functional Testing
10 38 (19.79%) Data Quality
11 36 (18.75%) Selenium
12 35 (18.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 34 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (17.19%) MS Excel
15 30 (15.63%) Automated Testing
15 30 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 28 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (14.58%) Software Testing
17 27 (14.06%) SQL Server 2012
18 26 (13.54%) XML
19 25 (13.02%) Integration Testing
20 23 (11.98%) Computer Science
20 23 (11.98%) Data Modelling
20 23 (11.98%) Data Management
21 22 (11.46%) Retail
21 22 (11.46%) Degree
22 21 (10.94%) Business Analysis

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 10 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.08%) PowerExchange
2 4 (2.08%) SAS
3 1 (0.52%) Confluence
3 1 (0.52%) IIS
3 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.56%) MS Office
2 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.04%) SPSS
3 2 (1.04%) Stata
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.08%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (2.08%) FastStats
2 4 (2.08%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.13%) GitHub
3 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.56%) AdWords
4 3 (1.56%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.56%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (1.56%) SaaS
5 2 (1.04%) Office 365
5 2 (1.04%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.13%) BGP
1 6 (3.13%) HTTP
1 6 (3.13%) OSPF
1 6 (3.13%) SNMP
1 6 (3.13%) WAN
2 4 (2.08%) Internet
2 4 (2.08%) VoIP
3 1 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 54 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (18.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (14.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (5.21%) Data Mining
9 9 (4.69%) PowerPivot
10 8 (4.17%) Big Data
10 8 (4.17%) OLAP
10 8 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
10 8 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (3.13%) NoSQL
11 6 (3.13%) Pentaho
11 6 (3.13%) QlikView
12 5 (2.60%) DB2
12 5 (2.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (18.75%) Selenium
2 14 (7.29%) JIRA
3 13 (6.77%) NeoLoad
3 13 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.77%) WebDriver
4 12 (6.25%) Appium
5 10 (5.21%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.13%) Subversion
7 4 (2.08%) Calabash
7 4 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.08%) ERwin
7 4 (2.08%) JMeter
8 3 (1.56%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (1.04%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.52%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (28.65%) Finance
2 22 (11.46%) Retail
3 17 (8.85%) Banking
4 16 (8.33%) Marketing
5 11 (5.73%) Front Office
6 9 (4.69%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.65%) Investment Banking
8 6 (3.13%) Automotive
9 5 (2.60%) Private Banking
10 4 (2.08%) Back Office
10 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.52%) Games
12 1 (0.52%) Law
12 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 93 (48.44%) Analyst
2 36 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 34 (17.71%) Developer
4 26 (13.54%) Data Analyst
5 25 (13.02%) Business Analyst
6 22 (11.46%) QA Analyst
7 21 (10.94%) Data Business Analyst
7 21 (10.94%) QA Test Analyst
8 19 (9.90%) Automation Test Analyst
9 17 (8.85%) Tester
10 16 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
11 13 (6.77%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (6.77%) SQL Developer
12 11 (5.73%) Data Manager
12 11 (5.73%) Data Quality Analyst
12 11 (5.73%) QA Automation Analyst
13 10 (5.21%) Asset Management Business Analyst
13 10 (5.21%) ETL Analyst
13 10 (5.21%) Manual Test Analyst
13 10 (5.21%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.54%) XML
2 11 (5.73%) EDI
3 10 (5.21%) Web Services
4 8 (4.17%) MDX
5 6 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (3.13%) XSD
6 5 (2.60%) .NET
6 5 (2.60%) CSS
6 5 (2.60%) HTML
6 5 (2.60%) JSON
6 5 (2.60%) XSLT
7 4 (2.08%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.08%) J2EE
8 3 (1.56%) Drools
8 3 (1.56%) jQuery
9 2 (1.04%) FreeMarker
9 2 (1.04%) Mason
9 2 (1.04%) REST
9 2 (1.04%) SOAP
9 2 (1.04%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.98%) Computer Science
3 18 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 16 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 15 (7.81%) Fixed Income
6 12 (6.25%) Derivative
6 12 (6.25%) Equities
6 12 (6.25%) Reference Data
7 11 (5.73%) Data Extraction
8 9 (4.69%) Performance Metrics
9 8 (4.17%) Mathematics
10 7 (3.65%) Data Integration
11 6 (3.13%) Statistics
11 6 (3.13%) Wiki
12 4 (2.08%) Driving Licence
12 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (2.08%) Fintech
12 4 (2.08%) Mobile App
12 4 (2.08%) Pricing Data
12 4 (2.08%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.33%) Unix
2 7 (3.65%) Android
2 7 (3.65%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.65%) Linux
3 6 (3.13%) Solaris
3 6 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (0.52%) AIX
4 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (100.00%) Validation
2 66 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (27.60%) ETL
4 46 (23.96%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (22.40%) Functional Testing
5 43 (22.40%) Regression Testing
6 30 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 28 (14.58%) Software Testing
8 25 (13.02%) Integration Testing
9 23 (11.98%) Data Management
9 23 (11.98%) Data Modelling
10 21 (10.94%) Business Analysis
10 21 (10.94%) Workflow
11 19 (9.90%) Test Scripting
12 17 (8.85%) Analytics
12 17 (8.85%) Asset Management
13 16 (8.33%) Data Migration
13 16 (8.33%) Migration
14 15 (7.81%) Black-Box Testing
14 15 (7.81%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 105 (54.69%) SQL
2 21 (10.94%) JavaScript
3 20 (10.42%) VBA
4 18 (9.38%) Java
5 15 (7.81%) Python
6 14 (7.29%) C#
7 13 (6.77%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.60%) VB
9 4 (2.08%) Perl
9 4 (2.08%) PHP
10 3 (1.56%) R
11 2 (1.04%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.04%) AWK
11 2 (1.04%) Korn
11 2 (1.04%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.04%) sed
11 2 (1.04%) VBScript
12 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (11.46%) Degree
2 8 (4.17%) ISEB
2 8 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.60%) CCA
4 2 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (22.40%) QA
2 38 (19.79%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (28.65%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.94%) Oracle
3 10 (5.21%) Informatica
4 9 (4.69%) Bloomberg
4 9 (4.69%) Charles River
5 7 (3.65%) Google
5 7 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.13%) Cisco
6 6 (3.13%) Extreme Networks
6 6 (3.13%) Juniper
7 5 (2.60%) Sybase
8 4 (2.08%) Civica
8 4 (2.08%) Northgate
8 4 (2.08%) Omniture
8 4 (2.08%) Orchard
9 3 (1.56%) Crazy Egg
9 3 (1.56%) Optimizely
9 3 (1.56%) Tableau
10 2 (1.04%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.04%) VMware
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