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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 809 724 809
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +85
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 85 154 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.14% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.18% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 73 97 58
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £31,500 £38,550
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £37,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -23.46%

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
93593 86753 92892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.19% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 74739 71234 78546
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 -58 75 £49,000 +30.66% 12
London -47 34 £46,250 +23.33% 4
South East -13 24 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Horsham - 23 £60,000 - 1
West Sussex - 23 £60,000 - 1
City of London -4 8 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Hertfordshire -5 6 £35,000 - 1
East of England -14 6 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Watford - 6 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -41 5 £26,000 -25.71%
Yorkshire -51 5 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Bridgend - 4 £32,500 - 1
South Wales - 4 £32,500 - 2
Wales - 4 £32,500 - 2
Bradford -8 3 - -
South West -27 3 £31,000 -22.50% 3
Wiltshire -2 2 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Manchester -12 2 £30,500 -
North West -19 2 £30,500 -
Scotland -29 2 - -
Leeds -32 2 £26,000 -25.71%
Salisbury - 2 £31,000 - 1
Stirling - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £28,500 -
Bristol - 1 £41,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £28,500 - 1

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Validation
2 145 (67.76%) SQL
3 97 (45.33%) Finance
4 88 (41.12%) Business Intelligence
5 81 (37.85%) Oracle
6 77 (35.98%) ETL
7 71 (33.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 66 (30.84%) Data Warehouse
9 64 (29.91%) SQL Server
10 63 (29.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 53 (24.77%) Software Testing
12 47 (21.96%) Business Objects
12 47 (21.96%) Banking
13 46 (21.50%) HTML
13 46 (21.50%) UNIX
13 46 (21.50%) Microsoft
14 41 (19.16%) XML
14 41 (19.16%) Migration
14 41 (19.16%) Data Cleansing
15 40 (18.69%) Data Migration
15 40 (18.69%) Cognos
16 39 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (17.29%) Toad
18 35 (16.36%) JavaScript
19 34 (15.89%) Relational Database
20 33 (15.42%) Oracle BI EE
20 33 (15.42%) DataStage
21 32 (14.95%) PL/SQL
21 32 (14.95%) QA
22 31 (14.49%) CSS

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.14%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.67%) Confluence
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.93%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) IIS
4 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.47%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) SPSS
4 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) FastStats
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (0.93%) MultiFonds
2 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) Finacle
3 1 (0.47%) Endur
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.47%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (33.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 66 (30.84%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (29.91%) SQL Server
4 63 (29.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (15.89%) Relational Database
6 33 (15.42%) Oracle BI EE
6 33 (15.42%) DataStage
7 29 (13.55%) DB2
8 27 (12.62%) SQLPlus
8 27 (12.62%) Oracle ODI
8 27 (12.62%) Oracle Exadata
9 24 (11.21%) RDBMS
10 23 (10.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (9.81%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (8.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (8.41%) Oracle Database
13 13 (6.07%) MS Access
14 11 (5.14%) SAP Data Services
14 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (4.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (17.29%) Toad
2 29 (13.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (5.14%) LSMW
3 11 (5.14%) JIRA
4 10 (4.67%) Subversion
4 10 (4.67%) JUnit
4 10 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.40%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.93%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.93%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (45.33%) Finance
2 47 (21.96%) Banking
3 21 (9.81%) Telecoms
4 20 (9.35%) Advertising
5 18 (8.41%) Marketing
6 15 (7.01%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.27%) Back Office
8 6 (2.80%) Front Office
9 4 (1.87%) Retail
10 3 (1.40%) Legal
11 2 (0.93%) Games
12 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.47%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (36.92%) Analyst
2 53 (24.77%) Developer
3 27 (12.62%) Test Manager
4 23 (10.75%) Test Engineer
5 22 (10.28%) Analyst Developer
6 18 (8.41%) Consultant
7 17 (7.94%) Data Analyst
8 15 (7.01%) Test Analyst
9 14 (6.54%) Excel Developer
9 14 (6.54%) OBIEE Developer
10 13 (6.07%) Data Consultant
10 13 (6.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 13 (6.07%) Senior Test Engineer
10 13 (6.07%) Data Architect
10 13 (6.07%) Architect
11 11 (5.14%) Hybris Developer
11 11 (5.14%) Business Analyst
11 11 (5.14%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.14%) VBA Developer
11 11 (5.14%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.50%) HTML
2 41 (19.16%) XML
3 31 (14.49%) CSS
4 24 (11.21%) .NET
5 20 (9.35%) Web Services
6 15 (7.01%) Spring
6 15 (7.01%) ASP.NET
7 11 (5.14%) JSP
7 11 (5.14%) SOAP
7 11 (5.14%) XSD
7 11 (5.14%) jQuery
7 11 (5.14%) Spring MVC
7 11 (5.14%) Ajax
8 10 (4.67%) WCF
8 10 (4.67%) J2EE
8 10 (4.67%) LINQ
9 4 (1.87%) MDX
10 2 (0.93%) Google Maps API
10 2 (0.93%) Spring Integration
11 1 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.62%) Mainframe
2 24 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.88%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.54%) Statistics
5 6 (2.80%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.80%) Replication
5 6 (2.80%) Taxonomies
5 6 (2.80%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.34%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.87%) Derivative
7 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.93%) Equities
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.93%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.50%) UNIX
2 9 (4.21%) Windows
3 8 (3.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (100.00%) Validation
2 88 (41.12%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (35.98%) ETL
4 53 (24.77%) Software Testing
5 41 (19.16%) Migration
5 41 (19.16%) Data Cleansing
6 40 (18.69%) Data Migration
7 39 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (14.49%) Test Strategy
9 28 (13.08%) Data Modelling
10 27 (12.62%) Test Management
11 24 (11.21%) Analytics
12 23 (10.75%) Integration Testing
13 22 (10.28%) Project Management
14 20 (9.35%) Business Analysis
15 17 (7.94%) Data Management
16 16 (7.48%) ERP
16 16 (7.48%) Data Analysis
17 14 (6.54%) Automated Testing
18 13 (6.07%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 145 (67.76%) SQL
2 35 (16.36%) JavaScript
3 32 (14.95%) PL/SQL
4 30 (14.02%) C#
5 23 (10.75%) Java
6 21 (9.81%) VBA
7 10 (4.67%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.27%) R
8 7 (3.27%) ABAP
8 7 (3.27%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.87%) C
9 4 (1.87%) VBScript
9 4 (1.87%) VB
9 4 (1.87%) Delphi
10 2 (0.93%) Python
11 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (8.88%) Degree
2 18 (8.41%) ISTQB
3 17 (7.94%) ISEB
4 11 (5.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.34%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.47%) APMP
7 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.95%) QA
2 6 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.93%) Basel III
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 81 (37.85%) Oracle
2 47 (21.96%) Business Objects
3 46 (21.50%) Microsoft
4 40 (18.69%) Cognos
5 27 (12.62%) HP
6 13 (6.07%) MicroStrategy
6 13 (6.07%) SAP
7 12 (5.61%) Informatica
8 11 (5.14%) hybris
9 7 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (3.27%) Netezza
9 7 (3.27%) Ab Initio
10 6 (2.80%) Bloomberg
10 6 (2.80%) Siebel
11 5 (2.34%) Tableau
11 5 (2.34%) Pega
12 4 (1.87%) Google
12 4 (1.87%) Eloqua
13 3 (1.40%) IBM
14 2 (0.93%) Reuters
Peterborough
Hudson - London
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salisbury
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Life, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago