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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 788 805 752
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -53
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 111 105 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 92 87 79
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
94518 96399 86950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.80% 81.73%
Number of salaries quoted 77981 76960 71128
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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 +41 111 £45,000 -5.26% 10
London +6 48 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South East +21 42 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 28 £43,000 -
Milton Keynes - 19 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 9 £35,000 -
Aylesbury - 9 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 9 £35,000 -
City of London +28 7 £48,250 +16.96% 1
Berkshire +23 7 £85,000 +88.88%
Yorkshire +12 7 £77,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +11 7 £77,000 -
Bradford -12 6 £77,000 -
Birmingham +9 4 £45,000 +41.73% 1
West Midlands -5 4 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Surrey - 3 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
Reigate - 3 £50,000 - 2
Docklands, London +5 2 £80,000 +128.57%
Portsmouth - 2 £32,500 -
East of England -2 1 £26,500 -24.28%
Bedfordshire - 1 £26,500 -
Southampton - 1 £31,500 - 1
Bedford - 1 £26,500 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Validation
2 108 (51.18%) SQL
3 89 (42.18%) Data Warehouse
4 78 (36.97%) Finance
5 69 (32.70%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (31.75%) ETL
7 64 (30.33%) Data Management
8 60 (28.44%) QA
8 60 (28.44%) Microsoft
9 59 (27.96%) Data Modelling
10 53 (25.12%) Management Information System
11 52 (24.64%) SQL Server
12 45 (21.33%) Oracle
13 44 (20.85%) XML
14 40 (18.96%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (18.96%) MS Excel
15 39 (18.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 38 (18.01%) Data Analysis
17 37 (17.54%) Migration
18 36 (17.06%) Data Migration
19 33 (15.64%) Data Integration
20 32 (15.17%) SAS
21 31 (14.69%) Java
21 31 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 29 (13.74%) C#
22 29 (13.74%) Selenium
22 29 (13.74%) Data Architecture
23 28 (13.27%) Relational Database
23 28 (13.27%) Informatica
23 28 (13.27%) Agile Software Development

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 32 (15.17%) SAS
2 8 (3.79%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.32%) Confluence
4 6 (2.84%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.42%) CMS
6 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 40 (18.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.48%) Spreadsheet
3 14 (6.64%) MS Office
4 13 (6.16%) FastStats
5 10 (4.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.95%) Stata
7 1 (0.47%) MS Project
7 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.95%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.47%) Agresso
2 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.47%) Force.com
3 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.21%) RTP
2 9 (4.27%) VoIP
3 2 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (42.18%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (24.64%) SQL Server
3 39 (18.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (14.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (13.27%) Relational Database
6 23 (10.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 21 (9.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (9.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (9.95%) Base SAS
7 21 (9.95%) DB2
8 20 (9.48%) RDBMS
9 19 (9.00%) Data Mart
10 16 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
10 16 (7.58%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (7.11%) QlikView
12 13 (6.16%) Data Mining
13 8 (3.79%) OLAP
13 8 (3.79%) MySQL
13 8 (3.79%) Big Data
14 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (13.74%) Selenium
2 16 (7.58%) Talend Open Studio
2 16 (7.58%) ERwin
3 13 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.27%) JIRA
5 7 (3.32%) LoadRunner
5 7 (3.32%) Subversion
5 7 (3.32%) SilkTest
5 7 (3.32%) JUnit
6 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.47%) Flash Builder
8 1 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 78 (36.97%) Finance
2 26 (12.32%) Marketing
3 22 (10.43%) Retail
4 15 (7.11%) Banking
5 8 (3.79%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.95%) Front Office
8 2 (0.95%) Back Office
8 2 (0.95%) Law
8 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 91 (43.13%) Analyst
2 26 (12.32%) Developer
2 26 (12.32%) Data Manager
2 26 (12.32%) QA Analyst
3 25 (11.85%) Architect
3 25 (11.85%) Data Architect
3 25 (11.85%) Data Analyst
4 13 (6.16%) Test Analyst
5 12 (5.69%) Consultant
6 11 (5.21%) Technical Support
7 10 (4.74%) Integration Manager
8 9 (4.27%) Tester
9 8 (3.79%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.79%) Technical Support Analyst
9 8 (3.79%) Report Analyst
9 8 (3.79%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (3.32%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.32%) Graduate
10 7 (3.32%) Hybris Developer
11 6 (2.84%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.85%) XML
2 19 (9.00%) Web Services
3 13 (6.16%) JMS
3 13 (6.16%) WS-I
3 13 (6.16%) XBRL
3 13 (6.16%) Middleware
4 10 (4.74%) .NET
5 9 (4.27%) HTML
6 8 (3.79%) JSP
6 8 (3.79%) Ajax
7 7 (3.32%) Spring
7 7 (3.32%) Spring MVC
7 7 (3.32%) jQuery
7 7 (3.32%) CSS
7 7 (3.32%) XSD
8 5 (2.37%) Pandas
9 4 (1.90%) JSON
10 3 (1.42%) MDX
11 2 (0.95%) FpML
12 1 (0.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (32.70%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (25.12%) Management Information System
3 33 (15.64%) Data Integration
4 22 (10.43%) Replication
5 16 (7.58%) Taxonomies
5 16 (7.58%) Reference Data
6 10 (4.74%) Visualisation
7 9 (4.27%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.79%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.79%) Statistics
9 7 (3.32%) iPad
10 5 (2.37%) Fixed Income
10 5 (2.37%) Equities
11 4 (1.90%) Derivative
11 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.90%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.42%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.95%) DTCC
13 2 (0.95%) NHS
13 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.11%) UNIX
2 10 (4.74%) Windows
3 3 (1.42%) Linux
4 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (100.00%) Validation
2 67 (31.75%) ETL
3 64 (30.33%) Data Management
4 59 (27.96%) Data Modelling
5 40 (18.96%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (18.01%) Data Analysis
7 37 (17.54%) Migration
8 36 (17.06%) Data Migration
9 29 (13.74%) Data Architecture
10 28 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (11.37%) Logical Data Model
12 23 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (9.95%) Business Analysis
13 21 (9.95%) SDLC
14 20 (9.48%) Data Governance
14 20 (9.48%) Analytics
14 20 (9.48%) Test Scripting
15 19 (9.00%) Zachman Framework
15 19 (9.00%) TOGAF
15 19 (9.00%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 108 (51.18%) SQL
2 31 (14.69%) Java
3 29 (13.74%) C#
4 26 (12.32%) C++
5 24 (11.37%) C
6 13 (6.16%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.74%) Python
8 6 (2.84%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.37%) PHP
9 5 (2.37%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.90%) F#
11 3 (1.42%) VBA
12 2 (0.95%) VB
12 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.47%) SOQL
13 1 (0.47%) Perl
13 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.47%) Lisp
13 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (13.27%) Degree
2 10 (4.74%) SC Cleared
2 10 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.27%) ISEB
4 8 (3.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (28.44%) QA
2 25 (11.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.95%) EMIR
3 2 (0.95%) MiFID
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 60 (28.44%) Microsoft
2 45 (21.33%) Oracle
3 28 (13.27%) Informatica
4 16 (7.58%) Talend
5 11 (5.21%) hybris
5 11 (5.21%) SAP
6 9 (4.27%) Sybase
7 8 (3.79%) Trillium
8 6 (2.84%) IBM
8 6 (2.84%) Teradata
8 6 (2.84%) Tableau
9 4 (1.90%) Google
9 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.90%) Adobe
10 3 (1.42%) Cognos
10 3 (1.42%) Sagent
11 2 (0.95%) DataFlux
11 2 (0.95%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.47%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.47%) Sage
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rubicon Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mail Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent salary + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago