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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Validation
UK
Rank 802 833 864
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +31
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 41 111 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 88 62
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%

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
73571 90249 92861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.78% 88.30% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 60512 74807 75740
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 March 2017 within the UK.

Data Validation Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Validation
Top 26 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 March 2017. 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 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 +41 40 £47,500 +26.66% 12
London +42 24 £66,250 +47.22% 3
Yorkshire +23 6 £50,000 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire +20 4 £52,500 +40.00%
Bradford +11 4 £52,500 +10.52%
City of London +38 3 £80,000 +6.66%
South West +14 3 £34,667 +8.33% 1
South East +38 2 £40,000 +25.98% 1
Aylesbury +21 2 £40,000 +29.03%
East of England +16 2 - - 1
Cambridge +10 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £40,000 +23.07%
North West -9 2 £34,000 +65.85% 2
York - 2 £30,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 - 2
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands +35 1 - - 2
Scotland +27 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire +17 1 £34,000 +54.54% 1
Birmingham +12 1 - - 1
Edinburgh +6 1 £45,000 -
Manchester -23 1 - - 1
Salford - 1 - - 1
Yeovil - 1 £24,333 -
Somerset - 1 £24,333 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Validation
2 53 (48.18%) SQL
3 38 (34.55%) QA
4 37 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (33.64%) Functional Testing
5 31 (28.18%) Analytics
6 28 (25.45%) Automated Testing
7 26 (23.64%) Software Testing
8 25 (22.73%) Manual Testing
9 22 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 21 (19.09%) Performance Testing
11 19 (17.27%) Degree
11 19 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (16.36%) Mobile App
12 18 (16.36%) Data Quality
12 18 (16.36%) Defect Management
12 18 (16.36%) Release Management
12 18 (16.36%) Regression Testing
12 18 (16.36%) B2B
13 17 (15.45%) B2C
13 17 (15.45%) Computer Science
13 17 (15.45%) RESTful
13 17 (15.45%) Web Analytics
13 17 (15.45%) Mobile Application Development
14 15 (13.64%) Data Analysis
14 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
14 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
15 14 (12.73%) Finance
16 13 (11.82%) Change Management

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 4 (3.64%) SAS
2 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.91%) Confluence
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.91%) PowerExchange
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) SPSS
2 4 (3.64%) Stata
3 2 (1.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) FinancialForce.com
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) WAN
2 9 (8.18%) BGP
2 9 (8.18%) OSPF
2 9 (8.18%) SNMP
3 4 (3.64%) MPLS
4 2 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (0.91%) VLAN
5 1 (0.91%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.73%) Big Data
5 3 (2.73%) MySQL
5 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.82%) Power BI
6 2 (1.82%) QlikView
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.09%) Selenium
3 7 (6.36%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.64%) AppVeyor
4 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.73%) Appium
6 2 (1.82%) NeoLoad
6 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.82%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.91%) ERwin
7 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.91%) JIRA
7 1 (0.91%) Subversion
7 1 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (12.73%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Marketing
3 5 (4.55%) Banking
3 5 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.91%) Front Office
4 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (35.45%) Analyst
2 12 (10.91%) Tester
3 11 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) QA Leader
7 7 (6.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.36%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) QA Test Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Senior QA Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.45%) SQL Data Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.45%) RESTful
2 8 (7.27%) .NET
2 8 (7.27%) EDI
3 5 (4.55%) Visualforce
3 5 (4.55%) XML
4 4 (3.64%) HTML
4 4 (3.64%) JSON
4 4 (3.64%) WPF
5 3 (2.73%) jQuery
6 2 (1.82%) CSS
6 2 (1.82%) REST
6 2 (1.82%) SOAP
6 2 (1.82%) Web Services
7 1 (0.91%) Ajax
7 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.91%) COM
7 1 (0.91%) HTML5
7 1 (0.91%) MDX
7 1 (0.91%) RSS
7 1 (0.91%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (16.36%) Mobile App
3 17 (15.45%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.18%) Wiki
5 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
6 7 (6.36%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.64%) User Experience
8 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.82%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.82%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.91%) Fintech
9 1 (0.91%) NHS
9 1 (0.91%) PACS
9 1 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (100.00%) Validation
2 37 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.64%) Functional Testing
3 31 (28.18%) Analytics
4 28 (25.45%) Automated Testing
5 26 (23.64%) Software Testing
6 25 (22.73%) Manual Testing
7 22 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (19.09%) Performance Testing
9 18 (16.36%) B2B
9 18 (16.36%) Defect Management
9 18 (16.36%) Regression Testing
9 18 (16.36%) Release Management
10 17 (15.45%) B2C
10 17 (15.45%) Mobile Application Development
10 17 (15.45%) Web Analytics
11 15 (13.64%) Data Analysis
12 13 (11.82%) Change Management
13 12 (10.91%) CRM
13 12 (10.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (48.18%) SQL
2 13 (11.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.18%) C#
4 7 (6.36%) VBA
5 6 (5.45%) Python
6 5 (4.55%) Apex Code
7 4 (3.64%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.64%) R
7 4 (3.64%) SOQL
8 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.82%) Java
8 2 (1.82%) VBScript
9 1 (0.91%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.91%) C++
9 1 (0.91%) PHP
9 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.36%) ISEB
4 1 (0.91%) CCNA
4 1 (0.91%) CIMA
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.91%) MCSE
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (34.55%) QA
2 18 (16.36%) Data Quality
3 9 (8.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.91%) GDPR
4 1 (0.91%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.91%) PMO
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Cisco
3 9 (8.18%) Extreme Networks
3 9 (8.18%) Juniper
4 8 (7.27%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.45%) Oracle
6 3 (2.73%) Informatica
6 3 (2.73%) Tableau
7 1 (0.91%) Actimize
7 1 (0.91%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.91%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.91%) Marketo
7 1 (0.91%) Netezza
7 1 (0.91%) Remedy
7 1 (0.91%) SAP
7 1 (0.91%) Siebel
7 1 (0.91%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.91%) Splunk
7 1 (0.91%) Talend
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