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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 844 840 848
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 99 94 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.090% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 79 62 56
Average salary £35,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £38,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -13.63%

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
88421 89510 88212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.23% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 73412 73509 70144
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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 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 98 £35,000 -23.91% 11
London -4 36 £75,000 +50.00% 4
South East +15 23 £31,750 -9.28% 1
East of England +20 19 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 18 £32,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 10 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire +1 8 £36,250 -27.50%
Peterborough - 8 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
South West -18 6 £32,000 -8.57%
Devon - 6 £32,000 -
Plymouth - 6 £32,000 -
Aylesbury - 6 £31,000 - 1
Watford +13 5 £37,500 -31.81%
Hampshire - 5 £27,500 -
Portsmouth - 5 £27,500 -
Canary Wharf +4 4 £75,000 -3.84%
East Midlands -4 3 £25,000 -34.21%
Tring - 3 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £19,000 - 1
Leeds - 3 £32,500 -
Coventry - 3 £19,000 -
City of London +49 2 £75,000 +57.89% 1
Northamptonshire -9 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Bedfordshire - 2 £44,000 - 1
Bradford - 2 £47,500 -
Luton - 2 £44,000 - 1
Northampton -11 1 £24,000 -40.00%

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Validation
2 112 (54.63%) SQL
3 80 (39.02%) Data Warehouse
4 78 (38.05%) Finance
5 68 (33.17%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (31.22%) MS Excel
7 59 (28.78%) ETL
8 57 (27.80%) Microsoft
9 49 (23.90%) Data Modelling
10 48 (23.41%) SAS
11 47 (22.93%) Data Quality
12 46 (22.44%) Data Analysis
13 45 (21.95%) MS Access
14 41 (20.00%) Banking
15 38 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (18.54%) QA
15 38 (18.54%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (18.05%) Relational Database
17 35 (17.07%) Data Management
18 34 (16.59%) Oracle
19 32 (15.61%) Base SAS
20 31 (15.12%) SQL Server
20 31 (15.12%) Java
20 31 (15.12%) XML
21 28 (13.66%) Management Information System
21 28 (13.66%) Analytics
22 27 (13.17%) C#
22 27 (13.17%) VB
23 25 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 24 (11.71%) Migration

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 48 (23.41%) SAS
2 23 (11.22%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.44%) Confluence
5 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.49%) Documentum
6 1 (0.49%) FileNet
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 64 (31.22%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (7.80%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (5.37%) MS Visio
5 10 (4.88%) MS Office
6 1 (0.49%) DOC1
6 1 (0.49%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.49%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Hyperion Planning
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.34%) Adobe Analytics
1 13 (6.34%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.37%) RTP
2 6 (2.93%) VoIP
3 5 (2.44%) Firewall
4 3 (1.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (39.02%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (21.95%) MS Access
3 37 (18.05%) Relational Database
4 32 (15.61%) Base SAS
5 31 (15.12%) SQL Server
6 25 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (8.29%) Data Mining
9 17 (8.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 17 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (7.32%) Big Data
11 12 (5.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (5.37%) RDBMS
12 11 (5.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (4.88%) DB2
13 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (4.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 9 (4.39%) Oracle ODI
15 7 (3.41%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 14 (6.83%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (5.85%) Selenium
3 10 (4.88%) ERwin
4 5 (2.44%) JIRA
4 5 (2.44%) JUnit
4 5 (2.44%) Subversion
5 4 (1.95%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.46%) Hudson
6 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.46%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.49%) Maven
7 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 78 (38.05%) Finance
2 41 (20.00%) Banking
3 15 (7.32%) Marketing
4 13 (6.34%) Retail
5 11 (5.37%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.41%) Automotive
7 5 (2.44%) Advertising
7 5 (2.44%) German Language
7 5 (2.44%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.95%) Dutch Language
8 4 (1.95%) French Language
9 2 (0.98%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Legal
10 1 (0.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (45.37%) Analyst
2 51 (24.88%) Data Analyst
3 36 (17.56%) Developer
4 31 (15.12%) Data Manager
5 14 (6.83%) Report Specialist
5 14 (6.83%) Technical Specialist
6 13 (6.34%) Insight Manager
7 12 (5.85%) Data Integration Manager
7 12 (5.85%) Integration Manager
7 12 (5.85%) SQL Developer
8 11 (5.37%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.88%) Architect
9 10 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (4.88%) Data Architect
9 10 (4.88%) QA Analyst
9 10 (4.88%) Quality Analyst
9 10 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
9 10 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (4.88%) XML Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.12%) XML
2 21 (10.24%) Web Services
3 10 (4.88%) MDX
4 9 (4.39%) .NET
4 9 (4.39%) Middleware
4 9 (4.39%) XBRL
4 9 (4.39%) XSD
5 8 (3.90%) CSS
5 8 (3.90%) JSON
5 8 (3.90%) Visualforce
6 7 (3.41%) HTML
6 7 (3.41%) jQuery
6 7 (3.41%) NumPy
6 7 (3.41%) SciPy
7 6 (2.93%) JMS
7 6 (2.93%) WS-I
7 6 (2.93%) XSLT
8 5 (2.44%) J2EE
8 5 (2.44%) JSP
8 5 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 68 (33.17%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (13.66%) Management Information System
3 21 (10.24%) Visualisation
4 19 (9.27%) Data Integration
5 17 (8.29%) Data Structures
6 16 (7.80%) Credit Risk
7 14 (6.83%) Reference Data
8 9 (4.39%) Replication
9 8 (3.90%) Computer Science
9 8 (3.90%) Mathematics
9 8 (3.90%) Statistics
10 7 (3.41%) Algorithms
10 7 (3.41%) Taxonomies
11 6 (2.93%) Data Centre
12 5 (2.44%) iPad
13 1 (0.49%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.49%) Derivative
13 1 (0.49%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.29%) Unix
2 11 (5.37%) Linux
3 2 (0.98%) Windows
3 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (100.00%) Validation
2 59 (28.78%) ETL
3 49 (23.90%) Data Modelling
4 46 (22.44%) Data Analysis
5 38 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (18.54%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (17.07%) Data Management
7 28 (13.66%) Analytics
8 24 (11.71%) Data Cleansing
8 24 (11.71%) Data Migration
8 24 (11.71%) Migration
9 20 (9.76%) Project Management
10 18 (8.78%) Functional Testing
11 16 (7.80%) Kimball Methodology
11 16 (7.80%) Software Testing
12 14 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (6.83%) UML
13 13 (6.34%) Business Analysis
13 13 (6.34%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.37%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 112 (54.63%) SQL
2 31 (15.12%) Java
3 27 (13.17%) C#
3 27 (13.17%) VB
4 24 (11.71%) VBA
5 21 (10.24%) C++
6 16 (7.80%) Python
7 12 (5.85%) C
8 9 (4.39%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.39%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.41%) MATLAB
9 7 (3.41%) R
9 7 (3.41%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.46%) F#
11 3 (1.46%) PHP
11 3 (1.46%) Ruby
12 1 (0.49%) Scala
12 1 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (7.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (22.93%) Data Quality
2 38 (18.54%) QA
3 14 (6.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.46%) HL7
4 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.46%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 57 (27.80%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.59%) Oracle
3 18 (8.78%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (8.78%) Tableau
4 16 (7.80%) Informatica
5 15 (7.32%) Google
6 14 (6.83%) Adobe
6 14 (6.83%) Talend
7 10 (4.88%) SAP
8 6 (2.93%) Sybase
9 5 (2.44%) hybris
10 4 (1.95%) Rally
11 3 (1.46%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.98%) Sagent
13 1 (0.49%) Bloomberg
13 1 (0.49%) Cognos
13 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.49%) Kofax
13 1 (0.49%) Reuters
13 1 (0.49%) Sun
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