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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Validation
UK
Rank 811 847 854
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 38 92 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.092% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 78 67
Median salary £57,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+76.92% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £69,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.66%

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
74379 87644 90527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.14% 87.68% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61268 72885 74721
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 £77,000 £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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Data Validation Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Validation
Top 27 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +31 36 £57,500 +76.92% 8
London +66 18 £70,000 -6.66% 5
South East +42 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Aylesbury +11 4 £40,000 +29.03%
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £40,000 +23.07%
West Yorkshire +25 3 £55,000 +46.66%
Yorkshire +21 3 £55,000 +46.66%
East of England +9 3 - - 2
West Midlands +2 3 £27,500 +44.73%
Cambridgeshire -1 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 £27,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £27,500 -
Cambridge - 3 - -
City of London +23 2 £80,000 +6.66% 1
Leeds +20 2 £55,000 +69.23%
Wales +8 2 £44,500 +12.65%
South West +7 2 £24,333 -23.95% 1
South Wales - 2 £44,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £44,500 -
North West - 2 £34,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £34,000 -
Somerset - 1 £24,333 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £24,333 - 1
Reading - 1 £70,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £55,000 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Validation
2 60 (50.85%) SQL
3 38 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (31.36%) Functional Testing
5 36 (30.51%) QA
6 32 (27.12%) Analytics
7 27 (22.88%) Automated Testing
8 25 (21.19%) Software Testing
8 25 (21.19%) Manual Testing
9 24 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (19.49%) Degree
10 23 (19.49%) Regression Testing
11 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
11 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
12 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (16.10%) Web Analytics
13 18 (15.25%) Git (software)
13 18 (15.25%) Performance Testing
13 18 (15.25%) B2B
14 17 (14.41%) Release Management
14 17 (14.41%) Data Quality
15 16 (13.56%) Mobile App
15 16 (13.56%) Mobile Application Development
15 16 (13.56%) Defect Management
15 16 (13.56%) Computer Science
15 16 (13.56%) RESTful
15 16 (13.56%) B2C
16 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
17 14 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (11.02%) Finance

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 7 (5.93%) SAS
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.85%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.08%) SPSS
2 6 (5.08%) Stata
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.69%) MS Office
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) FastStats
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) AdWords
1 3 (2.54%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.54%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) Office 365
2 2 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) WAN
2 10 (8.47%) BGP
2 10 (8.47%) OSPF
2 10 (8.47%) SNMP
3 4 (3.39%) MPLS
4 2 (1.69%) LAN
5 1 (0.85%) FTP
5 1 (0.85%) VLAN
5 1 (0.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (11.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.54%) Mixpanel
6 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.69%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (1.69%) QlikView
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.85%) DB2
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.32%) Selenium
3 6 (5.08%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.39%) Appium
4 4 (3.39%) TestComplete
5 3 (2.54%) NeoLoad
5 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.69%) AppVeyor
6 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.85%) ERwin
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (11.02%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Marketing
3 9 (7.63%) Retail
4 5 (4.24%) Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Automotive
5 2 (1.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (39.83%) Analyst
2 17 (14.41%) Tester
3 11 (9.32%) QA Analyst
3 11 (9.32%) Test Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Data Business Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) QA Leader
5 9 (7.63%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.78%) Applications Tester
6 8 (6.78%) Automation Tester
7 7 (5.93%) QA Test Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) SQL Data Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Systems Support
8 6 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.56%) RESTful
2 10 (8.47%) EDI
3 7 (5.93%) .NET
4 6 (5.08%) HTML
4 6 (5.08%) jQuery
5 4 (3.39%) CSS
5 4 (3.39%) Visualforce
5 4 (3.39%) XML
6 3 (2.54%) JSON
7 2 (1.69%) COM
7 2 (1.69%) REST
7 2 (1.69%) SOAP
7 2 (1.69%) Web Services
7 2 (1.69%) WPF
8 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.85%) HTML5
8 1 (0.85%) Node.js
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.85%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.56%) Mobile App
3 11 (9.32%) Economics
3 11 (9.32%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.47%) Mathematics
4 10 (8.47%) Statistics
4 10 (8.47%) Wiki
5 6 (5.08%) Driving Licence
5 6 (5.08%) Neural Network
6 5 (4.24%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.39%) Data Extraction
7 4 (3.39%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.54%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.69%) Clustering
9 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.69%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.69%) User Experience
9 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) AIX
1 1 (0.85%) Linux
1 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) Validation
2 38 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.36%) Functional Testing
4 32 (27.12%) Analytics
5 27 (22.88%) Automated Testing
6 25 (21.19%) Manual Testing
6 25 (21.19%) Software Testing
7 23 (19.49%) Regression Testing
8 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (16.10%) Web Analytics
9 18 (15.25%) B2B
9 18 (15.25%) Performance Testing
10 17 (14.41%) Release Management
11 16 (13.56%) B2C
11 16 (13.56%) Defect Management
11 16 (13.56%) Mobile Application Development
12 12 (10.17%) CRM
12 12 (10.17%) Project Management
13 11 (9.32%) Change Management
13 11 (9.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.85%) SQL
2 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.32%) VBA
4 8 (6.78%) C#
5 7 (5.93%) R
6 6 (5.08%) MATLAB
6 6 (5.08%) Python
7 4 (3.39%) Apex Code
7 4 (3.39%) SOQL
7 4 (3.39%) VBScript
8 3 (2.54%) VB
9 2 (1.69%) Java
9 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (19.49%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) ISEB
2 6 (5.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) CCNA
3 1 (0.85%) CIMA
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) MCSE
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (30.51%) QA
2 17 (14.41%) Data Quality
3 10 (8.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.32%) Cisco
3 10 (8.47%) Extreme Networks
3 10 (8.47%) Juniper
4 6 (5.08%) Informatica
4 6 (5.08%) Oracle
4 6 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.54%) Crazy Egg
5 3 (2.54%) Google
5 3 (2.54%) Optimizely
6 1 (0.85%) Actimize
6 1 (0.85%) Facebook
6 1 (0.85%) Marketo
6 1 (0.85%) Netezza
6 1 (0.85%) Remedy
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Siebel
6 1 (0.85%) Talend
6 1 (0.85%) Workday
London
Experian
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Norwich
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
iKas international
Posted: 27 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Networx
Salary: £24,333
Posted: 17 days ago