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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 813 869 874
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +5
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 103 101 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.091% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 79 81 81
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £41,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +28.90%

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
85739 96253 102832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.89% 86.87% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71657 78628 83341
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 2016 within the UK.

Data Validation Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Validation
Top 30 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 1 July 2016. 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 trends)
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 +56 102 £42,500 -10.52% 8
London +57 62 £60,000 -11.11% 4
South East +23 15 £35,000 -18.60% 2
City of London +69 14 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 10 £35,000 -18.60%
Aylesbury -1 10 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +14 9 £50,000 +110.52%
West Midlands +1 8 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire +28 6 £50,000 -8.67%
Leeds +23 6 £50,000 +53.84%
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £25,000 -
Bristol +29 4 - -
South West +9 4 - -
Birmingham -7 3 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £20,250 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
York - 3 £37,500 -
Bromley - 2 £26,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £32,500 -
Manchester - 2 £20,500 -
Kent - 2 £32,500 -
Nottingham +7 1 £56,500 - 1
Portsmouth +6 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £56,500 - 1
East Midlands +3 1 £56,500 - 1
Hampshire -4 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £70,000 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 215 (100.00%) Validation
2 119 (55.35%) SQL
3 74 (34.42%) ETL
4 73 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (31.63%) Finance
6 62 (28.84%) SQL Server
7 61 (28.37%) Data Warehouse
8 57 (26.51%) Microsoft
9 56 (26.05%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (26.05%) QA
10 45 (20.93%) Oracle
10 45 (20.93%) Functional Testing
11 44 (20.47%) MS Excel
12 42 (19.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 38 (17.67%) Selenium
14 37 (17.21%) Data Modelling
15 36 (16.74%) XML
15 36 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (15.81%) Software Testing
17 33 (15.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (15.35%) Data Quality
18 32 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 30 (13.95%) Java
20 26 (12.09%) Data Management
21 25 (11.63%) Unix
22 24 (11.16%) Management Information System
23 23 (10.70%) Automated Testing
23 23 (10.70%) Banking
23 23 (10.70%) Regression Testing
23 23 (10.70%) Integration Testing

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 13 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.79%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.33%) SAS
4 4 (1.86%) PowerExchange
5 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.47%) Documentum
6 1 (0.47%) FileNet
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (20.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.79%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) DOC1
4 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Eagle PACE
1 4 (1.86%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.79%) GitHub
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.93%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) WAN
2 7 (3.26%) BGP
2 7 (3.26%) OSPF
2 7 (3.26%) SNMP
3 6 (2.79%) HTTP
4 4 (1.86%) Internet
4 4 (1.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (28.84%) SQL Server
2 61 (28.37%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (19.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (15.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (10.23%) Relational Database
6 22 (10.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (8.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (6.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (6.05%) Data Mining
9 13 (6.05%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (5.12%) DB2
10 11 (5.12%) MS Access
10 11 (5.12%) PowerPivot
11 8 (3.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.72%) OLAP
11 8 (3.72%) OLAP Cube
11 8 (3.72%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (3.72%) RDBMS
12 7 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 38 (17.67%) Selenium
2 15 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.51%) WebDriver
4 13 (6.05%) JIRA
4 13 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (5.58%) ERwin
6 11 (5.12%) NeoLoad
7 9 (4.19%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.72%) Appium
8 8 (3.72%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (2.79%) Subversion
10 5 (2.33%) Hudson
11 4 (1.86%) Calabash
11 4 (1.86%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.86%) JMeter
12 3 (1.40%) PowerDesigner
13 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
General
1 68 (31.63%) Finance
2 23 (10.70%) Banking
3 18 (8.37%) Retail
4 16 (7.44%) Marketing
5 11 (5.12%) Front Office
6 10 (4.65%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.72%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.79%) Investment Banking
9 5 (2.33%) Automotive
9 5 (2.33%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.40%) Legal
10 3 (1.40%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.93%) Back Office
11 2 (0.93%) Local Government
12 1 (0.47%) Games
12 1 (0.47%) Law
12 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 106 (49.30%) Analyst
2 46 (21.40%) Developer
3 37 (17.21%) Test Analyst
4 35 (16.28%) Data Analyst
5 24 (11.16%) Automation Test Analyst
6 22 (10.23%) Business Analyst
6 22 (10.23%) QA Analyst
7 18 (8.37%) Data Business Analyst
7 18 (8.37%) SQL Analyst
8 17 (7.91%) SQL Developer
9 16 (7.44%) QA Test Analyst
10 15 (6.98%) Excel Developer
10 15 (6.98%) Quality Analyst
11 14 (6.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (6.05%) Manual Test Analyst
12 13 (6.05%) SSIS Developer
13 12 (5.58%) Architect
13 12 (5.58%) Data Architect
13 12 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (5.58%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.74%) XML
2 20 (9.30%) Web Services
3 13 (6.05%) .NET
4 11 (5.12%) MDX
5 10 (4.65%) Middleware
6 9 (4.19%) J2EE
6 9 (4.19%) XSD
7 8 (3.72%) XBRL
7 8 (3.72%) XSLT
8 7 (3.26%) JSON
9 6 (2.79%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.79%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (2.33%) EDI
10 5 (2.33%) JMS
10 5 (2.33%) Swing
10 5 (2.33%) WS-I
11 4 (1.86%) Gherkin
12 3 (1.40%) CSS
12 3 (1.40%) Drools
12 3 (1.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.16%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.98%) Fixed Income
4 14 (6.51%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.58%) Derivative
5 12 (5.58%) Equities
5 12 (5.58%) Reference Data
5 12 (5.58%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.19%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (3.72%) Replication
8 7 (3.26%) Data Extraction
8 7 (3.26%) Wiki
9 6 (2.79%) Data Integration
9 6 (2.79%) Taxonomies
10 5 (2.33%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.33%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.33%) Statistics
11 4 (1.86%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.86%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.86%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.63%) Unix
2 7 (3.26%) Linux
3 6 (2.79%) Android
3 6 (2.79%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.79%) Solaris
3 6 (2.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (100.00%) Validation
2 74 (34.42%) ETL
3 73 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (26.05%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (20.93%) Functional Testing
6 37 (17.21%) Data Modelling
7 34 (15.81%) Software Testing
8 26 (12.09%) Data Management
9 23 (10.70%) Automated Testing
9 23 (10.70%) Integration Testing
9 23 (10.70%) Regression Testing
10 21 (9.77%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (8.84%) Capacity Planning
11 19 (8.84%) Data Migration
11 19 (8.84%) Migration
11 19 (8.84%) Workflow
12 18 (8.37%) Asset Management
12 18 (8.37%) Kimball Methodology
12 18 (8.37%) Test Scripting
13 17 (7.91%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 119 (55.35%) SQL
2 30 (13.95%) Java
3 22 (10.23%) VBA
4 18 (8.37%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.51%) C#
6 13 (6.05%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.58%) Python
8 9 (4.19%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.33%) Ruby
10 4 (1.86%) PHP
11 3 (1.40%) Perl
11 3 (1.40%) VB
12 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.93%) AWK
12 2 (0.93%) Korn
12 2 (0.93%) sed
13 1 (0.47%) C++
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (6.98%) Degree
2 5 (2.33%) CCA
3 4 (1.86%) ISEB
3 4 (1.86%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.93%) CIPD
5 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (26.05%) QA
2 33 (15.35%) Data Quality
3 9 (4.19%) SLA
4 5 (2.33%) HL7
5 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 57 (26.51%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.93%) Oracle
3 14 (6.51%) Informatica
4 9 (4.19%) Bloomberg
4 9 (4.19%) Charles River
5 8 (3.72%) Cisco
5 8 (3.72%) Juniper
5 8 (3.72%) Talend
6 7 (3.26%) Extreme Networks
7 6 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.79%) Sybase
8 5 (2.33%) Tableau
9 4 (1.86%) Civica
9 4 (1.86%) Google
9 4 (1.86%) Northgate
9 4 (1.86%) Omniture
9 4 (1.86%) Orchard
10 3 (1.40%) Sagent
11 2 (0.93%) Cognos
11 2 (0.93%) Murex
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