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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 814 738 833
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +95
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 83 161 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.15% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.18% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 71 95 43
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 £29,100 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,000
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
93401 88946 88786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.12% 81.57% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75687 73070 74912
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 31 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 31 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 -88 76 £42,750 +22.14% 5
London -40 23 £47,500 +46.15% 1
South East -14 22 £60,000 +26.31% 3
West Sussex - 17 £60,000 - 2
Horsham - 15 £60,000 - 1
South West - 9 £31,000 -
East Midlands +4 8 £36,250 +39.42% 1
Northampton - 8 £36,250 - 1
Northamptonshire - 8 £36,250 - 1
West Yorkshire -20 6 £26,000 -25.71%
Yorkshire -35 6 £26,000 -25.71%
Hertfordshire -13 5 £35,000 -
Leeds -25 5 £26,000 -25.71%
East of England -35 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Salisbury - 5 £27,500 -
Watford - 5 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 £27,500 -
Bridgend - 4 £32,500 - 1
Bristol - 4 £43,000 -
Wales - 4 £32,500 - 1
South Wales - 4 £32,500 - 1
City of London +24 3 £42,500 +34.92%
West Midlands -22 3 £30,000 -45.45%
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £30,000 -
Crawley - 2 £62,500 - 1
Bradford - 1 - -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Validation
2 131 (71.98%) SQL
3 99 (54.40%) Finance
4 79 (43.41%) ETL
5 74 (40.66%) Data Warehouse
6 71 (39.01%) SQL Server
7 67 (36.81%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (36.26%) Oracle
8 66 (36.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 58 (31.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 52 (28.57%) UNIX
11 50 (27.47%) Business Objects
12 49 (26.92%) Software Testing
13 48 (26.37%) Banking
14 46 (25.27%) Relational Database
15 45 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (23.63%) Cognos
17 42 (23.08%) Toad
18 39 (21.43%) DB2
19 38 (20.88%) Test Strategy
20 37 (20.33%) DataStage
21 36 (19.78%) PL/SQL
22 35 (19.23%) XML
23 34 (18.68%) C#
23 34 (18.68%) QuickTest Pro
23 34 (18.68%) HP
23 34 (18.68%) SQLPlus
23 34 (18.68%) Mainframe
23 34 (18.68%) Test Management
23 34 (18.68%) Oracle Exadata

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (6.04%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.49%) Confluence
3 4 (2.20%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 28 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.40%) MS Office
3 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.55%) FastStats
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) MultiFonds
1 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.55%) Finacle
2 1 (0.55%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (40.66%) Data Warehouse
2 71 (39.01%) SQL Server
3 66 (36.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (31.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (25.27%) Relational Database
6 39 (21.43%) DB2
7 37 (20.33%) DataStage
8 34 (18.68%) SQLPlus
8 34 (18.68%) Oracle Exadata
8 34 (18.68%) Oracle ODI
9 29 (15.93%) RDBMS
10 22 (12.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (8.24%) MS Access
12 14 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (7.14%) MySQL
14 10 (5.49%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (5.49%) BusinessObjects XI
15 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (3.30%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 42 (23.08%) Toad
2 34 (18.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (6.04%) JIRA
5 10 (5.49%) JUnit
5 10 (5.49%) Subversion
6 8 (4.40%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (2.20%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.55%) LSMW
General
1 99 (54.40%) Finance
2 48 (26.37%) Banking
3 22 (12.09%) Advertising
4 15 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.24%) Marketing
5 13 (7.14%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.85%) Back Office
7 6 (3.30%) Front Office
8 4 (2.20%) Retail
9 3 (1.65%) Legal
10 2 (1.10%) Games
11 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.55%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (35.16%) Analyst
2 43 (23.63%) Developer
3 34 (18.68%) Test Manager
4 22 (12.09%) Test Engineer
5 15 (8.24%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.24%) MI Analyst
6 14 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 14 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 13 (7.14%) Excel Developer
8 11 (6.04%) Hybris Developer
8 11 (6.04%) Senior Test Engineer
9 10 (5.49%) VBA Developer
9 10 (5.49%) Excel VBA Developer
10 9 (4.95%) Consultant
11 8 (4.40%) Business Analyst
11 8 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (4.40%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (4.40%) Data Consultant
12 7 (3.85%) Test Consultant
12 7 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.23%) XML
2 32 (17.58%) HTML
3 28 (15.38%) .NET
4 20 (10.99%) ASP.NET
5 19 (10.44%) CSS
5 19 (10.44%) Web Services
6 12 (6.59%) Spring
7 11 (6.04%) Ajax
7 11 (6.04%) XSD
7 11 (6.04%) JSP
7 11 (6.04%) Spring MVC
7 11 (6.04%) jQuery
8 10 (5.49%) SOAP
9 8 (4.40%) J2EE
9 8 (4.40%) JSON
9 8 (4.40%) WinForms
9 8 (4.40%) Velocity
9 8 (4.40%) HTML5
9 8 (4.40%) WCF
9 8 (4.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.68%) Mainframe
2 28 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.14%) Statistics
5 6 (3.30%) Taxonomies
5 6 (3.30%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.75%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.75%) iPad
7 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.65%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.65%) Derivative
9 2 (1.10%) Equities
9 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.10%) Mashup
9 2 (1.10%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.55%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.57%) UNIX
2 17 (9.34%) Windows
3 7 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (100.00%) Validation
2 79 (43.41%) ETL
3 67 (36.81%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (26.92%) Software Testing
5 45 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (20.88%) Test Strategy
7 34 (18.68%) Test Management
8 25 (13.74%) Data Cleansing
9 24 (13.19%) Data Modelling
10 21 (11.54%) Integration Testing
11 17 (9.34%) Analytics
11 17 (9.34%) Data Analysis
12 16 (8.79%) Data Management
13 15 (8.24%) Mentoring
14 14 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
15 13 (7.14%) Automated Testing
15 13 (7.14%) E-Commerce
15 13 (7.14%) Project Management
15 13 (7.14%) Time Management
16 12 (6.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (71.98%) SQL
2 36 (19.78%) PL/SQL
3 34 (18.68%) C#
4 23 (12.64%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.09%) VBA
6 19 (10.44%) Java
7 17 (9.34%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.04%) R
9 8 (4.40%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.40%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.75%) VBScript
11 4 (2.20%) C
11 4 (2.20%) Delphi
12 2 (1.10%) VB
13 1 (0.55%) ABAP
13 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (10.99%) Degree
2 15 (8.24%) ISEB
2 15 (8.24%) ISTQB
3 9 (4.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.55%) ACCA
4 1 (0.55%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.19%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.10%) Basel III
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 66 (36.26%) Oracle
2 50 (27.47%) Business Objects
3 43 (23.63%) Cognos
4 34 (18.68%) HP
5 27 (14.84%) Microsoft
6 12 (6.59%) Informatica
7 11 (6.04%) hybris
8 10 (5.49%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (3.85%) Ab Initio
9 7 (3.85%) Netezza
10 6 (3.30%) Bloomberg
10 6 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (3.30%) IBM
11 5 (2.75%) Sagent
11 5 (2.75%) Pega
12 4 (2.20%) Eloqua
13 3 (1.65%) Tableau
13 3 (1.65%) SAP
14 2 (1.10%) Reuters
14 2 (1.10%) Google
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