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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 802 773 806
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +33
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 95 117 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.11% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.13% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 73 58 48
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -21.05%

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Data Validation Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Validation
Top 27 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 19 December 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 -22 93 £40,000 -15.78% 16
South East +13 25 £60,000 +26.31% 5
London -9 25 £50,000 +5.26% 9
East Midlands +43 18 £38,000 +46.15%
Northampton - 16 £36,250 -
Northamptonshire - 16 £36,250 -
Berkshire - 14 £35,000 - 1
South West - 13 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 11 £60,000 -
Bristol - 9 £43,000 -
Horsham - 8 £60,000 -
City of London +35 7 £50,000 +58.73% 3
Leeds -13 4 £26,000 -25.71%
West Yorkshire -25 4 £26,000 -27.77%
Yorkshire -35 4 £26,000 -27.77%
Wiltshire - 4 £27,500 -
Salisbury - 4 £27,500 -
West Midlands -10 3 £30,000 -45.45%
Midlands - 3 - - 2
Crawley - 3 £62,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £30,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire -16 2 £35,000 -
East of England -20 2 £35,000 -42.85%
Watford - 2 £35,000 -
Slough - 2 £33,750 -
Harrow - 1 £52,500 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Validation
2 131 (71.98%) SQL
3 93 (51.10%) Finance
4 86 (47.25%) SQL Server
5 81 (44.51%) ETL
6 77 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
7 72 (39.56%) Oracle
8 68 (37.36%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (32.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 56 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (30.22%) Business Objects
12 54 (29.67%) UNIX
13 50 (27.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 50 (27.47%) Relational Database
14 45 (24.73%) DB2
15 41 (22.53%) Test Strategy
16 40 (21.98%) Toad
17 39 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
17 39 (21.43%) Banking
17 39 (21.43%) MS Excel
18 38 (20.88%) Software Testing
18 38 (20.88%) HTML
19 37 (20.33%) PL/SQL
19 37 (20.33%) C#
19 37 (20.33%) Cognos
19 37 (20.33%) Microsoft
20 36 (19.78%) HP
20 36 (19.78%) DataStage
21 35 (19.23%) SQLPlus
21 35 (19.23%) Oracle Exadata

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (6.59%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.04%) Confluence
3 10 (5.49%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.55%) SAS
4 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 39 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.49%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) SPSS
4 1 (0.55%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.10%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.55%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.55%) Finacle
3 1 (0.55%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) SaaS
2 3 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (47.25%) SQL Server
2 77 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (32.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (27.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (27.47%) Relational Database
5 45 (24.73%) DB2
6 36 (19.78%) DataStage
7 35 (19.23%) SQLPlus
7 35 (19.23%) Oracle Exadata
7 35 (19.23%) Oracle ODI
8 31 (17.03%) RDBMS
9 18 (9.89%) MySQL
9 18 (9.89%) MS Access
10 17 (9.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (6.04%) BusinessObjects XI
11 11 (6.04%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (4.95%) Data Mining
13 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (3.30%) SAP Data Services
13 6 (3.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (21.98%) Toad
2 39 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 25 (13.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (8.79%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.04%) JUnit
5 11 (6.04%) Subversion
5 11 (6.04%) JIRA
6 9 (4.95%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (3.30%) LSMW
8 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.20%) TestComplete
9 4 (2.20%) Rational Functional Tester
9 4 (2.20%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
General
1 93 (51.10%) Finance
2 39 (21.43%) Banking
3 21 (11.54%) Advertising
4 12 (6.59%) Marketing
5 10 (5.49%) Retail
6 8 (4.40%) Games
7 7 (3.85%) Investment Banking
8 6 (3.30%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.20%) Back Office
10 3 (1.65%) Front Office
11 2 (1.10%) Automotive
11 2 (1.10%) Legal
12 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.55%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (31.32%) Analyst
2 47 (25.82%) Developer
3 35 (19.23%) Test Manager
4 21 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 20 (10.99%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.24%) MI Analyst
7 14 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.59%) Data Analyst
8 12 (6.59%) Hybris Developer
9 11 (6.04%) Senior Test Engineer
10 10 (5.49%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.40%) Excel Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Excel VBA Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Portfolio Manager
12 7 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (3.85%) VBA Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 7 (3.85%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.88%) HTML
2 34 (18.68%) .NET
3 29 (15.93%) ASP.NET
3 29 (15.93%) XML
4 28 (15.38%) CSS
5 18 (9.89%) Velocity
6 16 (8.79%) WinForms
6 16 (8.79%) JSON
6 16 (8.79%) HTML5
6 16 (8.79%) CSS3
7 13 (7.14%) Spring
7 13 (7.14%) Web Services
8 12 (6.59%) JSP
8 12 (6.59%) Ajax
8 12 (6.59%) Spring MVC
8 12 (6.59%) jQuery
8 12 (6.59%) XSD
9 9 (4.95%) WCF
9 9 (4.95%) LINQ
10 8 (4.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.23%) Mainframe
1 35 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.04%) iPad
3 9 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.95%) Statistics
4 4 (2.20%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.20%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.20%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.20%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.65%) NHS
5 3 (1.65%) Derivative
6 2 (1.10%) Equities
6 2 (1.10%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.10%) Mashup
6 2 (1.10%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.10%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (29.67%) UNIX
2 19 (10.44%) Windows
3 7 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (100.00%) Validation
2 81 (44.51%) ETL
3 68 (37.36%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (22.53%) Test Strategy
6 38 (20.88%) Software Testing
7 35 (19.23%) Test Management
8 33 (18.13%) Data Cleansing
9 30 (16.48%) Analytics
10 28 (15.38%) Mentoring
11 23 (12.64%) Data Modelling
12 21 (11.54%) Data Analysis
13 20 (10.99%) Project Management
14 18 (9.89%) Integration Testing
15 16 (8.79%) Data Management
15 16 (8.79%) Coaching
16 14 (7.69%) Migration
17 13 (7.14%) Scrum
17 13 (7.14%) E-Commerce
17 13 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 131 (71.98%) SQL
2 37 (20.33%) C#
2 37 (20.33%) PL/SQL
3 28 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 28 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 21 (11.54%) Java
5 16 (8.79%) VB.NET
6 15 (8.24%) VBA
6 15 (8.24%) R
7 8 (4.40%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.30%) ABAP
9 5 (2.75%) VBScript
10 4 (2.20%) Delphi
11 3 (1.65%) C
11 3 (1.65%) VB
12 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (9.34%) Degree
2 14 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 14 (7.69%) ISEB
3 9 (4.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.30%) SAP Certification
5 2 (1.10%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.55%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.89%) QA
2 5 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.55%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 72 (39.56%) Oracle
2 55 (30.22%) Business Objects
3 37 (20.33%) Microsoft
3 37 (20.33%) Cognos
4 36 (19.78%) HP
5 16 (8.79%) Informatica
6 12 (6.59%) hybris
7 10 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (3.85%) Sagent
8 7 (3.85%) SAP
9 6 (3.30%) IBM
10 4 (2.20%) Bloomberg
10 4 (2.20%) Google
11 2 (1.10%) Tableau
11 2 (1.10%) Reuters
12 1 (0.55%) Teradata
12 1 (0.55%) Actimize
12 1 (0.55%) Trillium
12 1 (0.55%) Sybase
12 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
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