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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 808 742 821
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +79
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 82 159 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.15% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.18% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 69 96 48
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,850 £41,480
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%

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
92338 88528 90356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.00% 81.52% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 74520 72722 76092
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 2014 within the UK.

Data Validation Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Validation
Top 28 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 22 October 2014. 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 -56 74 £42,750 +19.58% 12
London -37 24 £47,500 +46.15% 5
South East -22 19 £60,000 +26.31% 3
West Sussex - 16 £60,000 - 1
Horsham - 15 £60,000 - 1
South West - 9 £31,000 - 2
Yorkshire -20 8 £26,000 -16.80%
West Yorkshire -22 8 £26,000 -16.80%
Hertfordshire -12 7 £35,000 -
East of England -30 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Watford - 7 £35,000 -
Leeds -21 5 £26,000 -25.71%
Salisbury - 5 £27,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £27,500 - 1
East Midlands -4 4 £36,250 +39.42% 1
South Wales - 4 £32,500 - 1
Wales - 4 £32,500 - 2
Northamptonshire - 4 £36,250 - 1
Northampton - 4 £36,250 - 1
Bridgend - 4 £32,500 - 1
Bristol - 4 £43,000 - 1
City of London +11 3 £42,500 +34.92% 1
West Midlands -27 3 £30,000 -45.45%
Bradford - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £30,000 -
Crawley - 1 £62,500 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Validation
2 134 (70.90%) SQL
3 96 (50.79%) Finance
4 80 (42.33%) ETL
5 76 (40.21%) Data Warehouse
6 74 (39.15%) Business Intelligence
7 69 (36.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 68 (35.98%) SQL Server
9 67 (35.45%) Oracle
10 61 (32.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (26.46%) Software Testing
12 49 (25.93%) Business Objects
12 49 (25.93%) UNIX
13 48 (25.40%) Banking
14 44 (23.28%) Relational Database
15 43 (22.75%) Cognos
16 40 (21.16%) Toad
16 40 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (19.58%) DB2
17 37 (19.58%) DataStage
18 35 (18.52%) Test Strategy
19 34 (17.99%) PL/SQL
19 34 (17.99%) XML
20 32 (16.93%) HP
20 32 (16.93%) QuickTest Pro
20 32 (16.93%) SQLPlus
20 32 (16.93%) Mainframe
20 32 (16.93%) Test Management
20 32 (16.93%) Oracle Exadata
20 32 (16.93%) Oracle ODI

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 10 (5.29%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.76%) Confluence
3 4 (2.12%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) FastStats
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.06%) Siebel Analytics
1 2 (1.06%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Finacle
2 1 (0.53%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (40.21%) Data Warehouse
2 69 (36.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 68 (35.98%) SQL Server
4 61 (32.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (23.28%) Relational Database
6 37 (19.58%) DB2
6 37 (19.58%) DataStage
7 32 (16.93%) SQLPlus
7 32 (16.93%) Oracle Exadata
7 32 (16.93%) Oracle ODI
8 27 (14.29%) RDBMS
9 23 (12.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (8.47%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (7.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 15 (7.94%) MS Access
12 12 (6.35%) MySQL
13 10 (5.29%) BusinessObjects XI
13 10 (5.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (3.17%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 40 (21.16%) Toad
2 32 (16.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.29%) JIRA
5 9 (4.76%) Subversion
5 9 (4.76%) JUnit
6 8 (4.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.12%) LSMW
9 3 (1.59%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 96 (50.79%) Finance
2 48 (25.40%) Banking
3 21 (11.11%) Advertising
4 18 (9.52%) Marketing
5 17 (8.99%) Telecoms
6 14 (7.41%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.70%) Back Office
8 6 (3.17%) Front Office
9 4 (2.12%) Retail
10 3 (1.59%) Legal
11 2 (1.06%) Games
12 1 (0.53%) International Banking
12 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (37.04%) Analyst
2 42 (22.22%) Developer
3 32 (16.93%) Test Manager
4 24 (12.70%) Test Engineer
5 16 (8.47%) Test Analyst
5 16 (8.47%) Data Analyst
6 15 (7.94%) MI Analyst
7 13 (6.88%) Excel Developer
8 12 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.35%) Senior Test Engineer
9 11 (5.82%) Analyst Developer
10 10 (5.29%) Excel VBA Developer
10 10 (5.29%) VBA Developer
10 10 (5.29%) Hybris Developer
11 9 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 9 (4.76%) Consultant
11 9 (4.76%) Business Analyst
12 8 (4.23%) Data Consultant
13 7 (3.70%) Test Consultant
13 7 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.99%) XML
2 30 (15.87%) HTML
3 23 (12.17%) .NET
4 19 (10.05%) Web Services
5 17 (8.99%) CSS
6 16 (8.47%) ASP.NET
7 11 (5.82%) Spring
8 10 (5.29%) XSD
8 10 (5.29%) JSP
8 10 (5.29%) SOAP
8 10 (5.29%) jQuery
8 10 (5.29%) Spring MVC
8 10 (5.29%) Ajax
9 8 (4.23%) J2EE
9 8 (4.23%) WCF
9 8 (4.23%) LINQ
10 6 (3.17%) Velocity
11 4 (2.12%) JSON
11 4 (2.12%) WinForms
11 4 (2.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.93%) Mainframe
2 29 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.88%) Statistics
5 6 (3.17%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.17%) Taxonomies
6 5 (2.65%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.12%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.59%) iPad
8 3 (1.59%) Derivative
9 2 (1.06%) Replication
9 2 (1.06%) Mashup
9 2 (1.06%) Equities
9 2 (1.06%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.93%) UNIX
2 13 (6.88%) Windows
3 7 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (100.00%) Validation
2 80 (42.33%) ETL
3 74 (39.15%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (26.46%) Software Testing
5 40 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (18.52%) Test Strategy
7 32 (16.93%) Test Management
8 30 (15.87%) Data Cleansing
9 25 (13.23%) Data Modelling
10 21 (11.11%) Integration Testing
11 18 (9.52%) Analytics
12 17 (8.99%) Data Analysis
12 17 (8.99%) Migration
13 16 (8.47%) Data Management
13 16 (8.47%) Data Migration
14 15 (7.94%) Kimball Methodology
14 15 (7.94%) Project Management
15 14 (7.41%) ERP
15 14 (7.41%) Time Management
16 12 (6.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 134 (70.90%) SQL
2 34 (17.99%) PL/SQL
3 30 (15.87%) C#
4 22 (11.64%) VBA
4 22 (11.64%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.05%) Java
6 13 (6.88%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.29%) R
8 8 (4.23%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.12%) C
9 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.12%) ABAP
9 4 (2.12%) VBScript
9 4 (2.12%) Delphi
10 2 (1.06%) VB
11 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (10.58%) Degree
2 16 (8.47%) ISEB
2 16 (8.47%) ISTQB
3 9 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.53%) APMP
4 1 (0.53%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.81%) QA
2 4 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.06%) Basel III
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 67 (35.45%) Oracle
2 49 (25.93%) Business Objects
3 43 (22.75%) Cognos
4 32 (16.93%) HP
5 30 (15.87%) Microsoft
6 14 (7.41%) Informatica
7 13 (6.88%) MicroStrategy
8 10 (5.29%) hybris
9 7 (3.70%) Netezza
9 7 (3.70%) Ab Initio
9 7 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (3.17%) IBM
10 6 (3.17%) Bloomberg
10 6 (3.17%) SAP
11 5 (2.65%) Pega
11 5 (2.65%) Sagent
12 4 (2.12%) Eloqua
12 4 (2.12%) Tableau
13 3 (1.59%) Siebel
14 2 (1.06%) Reuters
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