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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 777 806 794
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 101 87 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.085% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 68 49 64
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,200 £31,023
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -1.05%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Data Validation Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Validation
Top 25 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 30 January 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 +11 100 £46,000 -8.00% 16
London -5 45 £50,000 - 9
South East -25 18 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West - 13 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 13 £38,000 -
Berkshire - 13 £35,000 -
Bristol - 12 £35,000 -
Northampton - 11 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 11 £40,000 -
City of London +8 8 £45,000 +48.76% 2
Midlands - 7 - - 1
West Sussex - 5 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
East of England - 4 £50,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 3 - - 1
Watford - 3 £55,000 -
Reading - 3 - -
Horsham - 3 £60,000 -
Slough - 2 £33,750 -
Crawley - 2 £66,250 -
Harrow - 1 £52,500 -
Salisbury - 1 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £32,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £70,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £78,000 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Validation
2 113 (62.78%) SQL
3 85 (47.22%) Finance
4 72 (40.00%) ETL
5 71 (39.44%) Data Warehouse
6 68 (37.78%) Oracle
7 67 (37.22%) SQL Server
8 65 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
9 51 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (26.67%) Business Objects
11 45 (25.00%) Relational Database
12 43 (23.89%) Microsoft
13 42 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
14 40 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 40 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 39 (21.67%) DB2
16 38 (21.11%) UNIX
17 35 (19.44%) HTML
17 35 (19.44%) Data Cleansing
18 32 (17.78%) Mentoring
19 31 (17.22%) C#
19 31 (17.22%) .NET
20 30 (16.67%) Analytics
21 29 (16.11%) T-SQL
21 29 (16.11%) CSS
21 29 (16.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 28 (15.56%) Data Modelling
22 28 (15.56%) RDBMS
22 28 (15.56%) Migration
22 28 (15.56%) Project Management

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (8.89%) PowerExchange
2 12 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.11%) Confluence
4 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) Stata
4 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.78%) SaaS
2 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) SAN
1 4 (2.22%) LAN
1 4 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (39.44%) Data Warehouse
2 67 (37.22%) SQL Server
3 45 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 40 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (21.67%) DB2
6 29 (16.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (15.56%) RDBMS
7 28 (15.56%) Oracle ODI
8 21 (11.67%) DataStage
8 21 (11.67%) SQLPlus
8 21 (11.67%) Oracle Exadata
9 18 (10.00%) MySQL
10 14 (7.78%) SAP Data Services
10 14 (7.78%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (7.22%) MS Access
12 12 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (6.11%) BusinessObjects XI
14 9 (5.00%) Data Mining
15 8 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (3.89%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 27 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 23 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (11.67%) Toad
4 17 (9.44%) Visual Studio
5 14 (7.78%) LSMW
6 11 (6.11%) JUnit
6 11 (6.11%) Subversion
6 11 (6.11%) JIRA
7 7 (3.89%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (3.89%) ERwin
8 6 (3.33%) Rational Functional Tester
8 6 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (3.33%) FitNesse
9 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.67%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 85 (47.22%) Finance
2 24 (13.33%) Banking
3 19 (10.56%) Marketing
4 17 (9.44%) Retail
5 16 (8.89%) Games
6 15 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 10 (5.56%) Advertising
8 6 (3.33%) Swedish Language
8 6 (3.33%) German Language
9 5 (2.78%) Legal
10 3 (1.67%) Norwegian Language
10 3 (1.67%) Danish Language
10 3 (1.67%) French Language
11 2 (1.11%) Automotive
11 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.56%) International Banking
12 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (30.00%) Analyst
2 44 (24.44%) Developer
3 21 (11.67%) Test Manager
4 20 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 16 (8.89%) Test Engineer
6 15 (8.33%) Consultant
6 15 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 15 (8.33%) Data Consultant
6 15 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (7.78%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 14 (7.78%) Data Migration Consultant
7 14 (7.78%) SAP Data Consultant
7 14 (7.78%) SAP Consultant
7 14 (7.78%) Migration Consultant
8 13 (7.22%) MI Analyst
9 12 (6.67%) Hybris Developer
10 11 (6.11%) Data Analyst
11 8 (4.44%) Designer
11 8 (4.44%) Lead Designer
11 8 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.44%) HTML
2 31 (17.22%) .NET
3 29 (16.11%) CSS
4 27 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 25 (13.89%) Velocity
6 24 (13.33%) XML
7 17 (9.44%) JSON
7 17 (9.44%) WinForms
7 17 (9.44%) HTML5
7 17 (9.44%) CSS3
8 12 (6.67%) Spring MVC
8 12 (6.67%) jQuery
8 12 (6.67%) Ajax
8 12 (6.67%) Spring
8 12 (6.67%) XSD
8 12 (6.67%) JSP
9 7 (3.89%) XBRL
9 7 (3.89%) Web Services
10 6 (3.33%) WCF
10 6 (3.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.67%) Mainframe
3 11 (6.11%) iPad
4 7 (3.89%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.89%) Replication
4 7 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.22%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.22%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.67%) Statistics
6 3 (1.67%) NHS
6 3 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.11%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.11%) Mashup
8 1 (0.56%) Life Science
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.11%) UNIX
2 19 (10.56%) Windows
3 5 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (100.00%) Validation
2 72 (40.00%) ETL
3 65 (36.11%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (19.44%) Data Cleansing
6 32 (17.78%) Mentoring
7 30 (16.67%) Analytics
8 28 (15.56%) Data Modelling
8 28 (15.56%) Migration
8 28 (15.56%) Project Management
9 27 (15.00%) Data Migration
10 26 (14.44%) Test Strategy
11 23 (12.78%) Change Management
12 21 (11.67%) Data Management
12 21 (11.67%) Software Testing
12 21 (11.67%) Test Management
13 17 (9.44%) Data Analysis
13 17 (9.44%) Coaching
14 13 (7.22%) E-Commerce
14 13 (7.22%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 113 (62.78%) SQL
2 31 (17.22%) C#
3 29 (16.11%) T-SQL
4 25 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.78%) PL/SQL
6 18 (10.00%) Java
7 17 (9.44%) VB.NET
8 14 (7.78%) ABAP
9 12 (6.67%) R
10 11 (6.11%) VBA
11 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.22%) Delphi
12 4 (2.22%) VBScript
13 3 (1.67%) VB
14 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (7.78%) Security Cleared
1 14 (7.78%) SAP Certification
2 13 (7.22%) Degree
3 10 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.56%) ISEB
4 6 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.56%) QA
2 6 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) MiFID
3 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 68 (37.78%) Oracle
2 48 (26.67%) Business Objects
3 43 (23.89%) Microsoft
4 27 (15.00%) Informatica
5 23 (12.78%) Cognos
6 22 (12.22%) HP
7 16 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (7.78%) SAP
9 12 (6.67%) hybris
10 7 (3.89%) Sagent
10 7 (3.89%) Talend
11 5 (2.78%) IBM
12 4 (2.22%) Lotus
12 4 (2.22%) Citrix
12 4 (2.22%) Cisco
12 4 (2.22%) Google
13 1 (0.56%) Actimize
13 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
13 1 (0.56%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
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