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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank 783 828 749
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -79
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 109 101 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87 75 84
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £32,600 £25,371
10% offered a salary of more than £79,400 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +23.37%

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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 2015. 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 +40 109 £45,000 -5.26% 18
London +50 61 £45,000 +4.04% 8
South East -5 25 £43,000 -25.21% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 20 £43,000 -
Milton Keynes - 13 £43,000 -
Yorkshire +13 11 £77,000 - 3
East Midlands - 8 £35,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Nottingham - 8 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +15 7 £77,000 - 2
City of London +22 6 £48,250 +20.62% 2
Bradford -16 6 £77,000 -
Aylesbury - 6 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £15,000 - 1
Docklands, London +6 3 £80,000 +128.57%
South West -11 3 £35,750 - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £78,000 -
Doncaster - 3 £15,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £32,500 -
Berkshire +6 2 £85,000 +88.88%
Bristol -12 2 £37,500 -
Portsmouth - 2 £32,500 -
Birmingham -8 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 - - 1
Andover - 1 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £60,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £34,000 -
Teddington - 1 £52,500 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 - 2
Salisbury - 1 £34,000 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
2 113 (55.12%) SQL
3 82 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (35.61%) Finance
5 69 (33.66%) ETL
6 65 (31.71%) Data Management
7 60 (29.27%) QA
7 60 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (28.78%) Microsoft
9 55 (26.83%) SQL Server
10 51 (24.88%) Data Modelling
11 46 (22.44%) Oracle
12 45 (21.95%) Management Information System
13 43 (20.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 42 (20.49%) MS Excel
14 42 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
15 41 (20.00%) Data Analysis
16 40 (19.51%) XML
17 39 (19.02%) Migration
18 36 (17.56%) Data Migration
19 33 (16.10%) Marketing
20 32 (15.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 30 (14.63%) Data Architecture
22 29 (14.15%) Informatica
23 28 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
23 28 (13.66%) Data Integration
24 27 (13.17%) Selenium
24 27 (13.17%) Relational Database
24 27 (13.17%) Degree
25 24 (11.71%) Logical Data Model

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (10.24%) SAS
2 6 (2.93%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.46%) CMS
4 2 (0.98%) Confluence
4 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 42 (20.49%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.80%) MS Office
3 12 (5.85%) Spreadsheet
3 12 (5.85%) FastStats
4 9 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.98%) Stata
6 1 (0.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Agresso
2 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Force.com
2 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.93%) VoIP
1 6 (2.93%) RTP
2 3 (1.46%) LAN
2 3 (1.46%) WAN
2 3 (1.46%) SAN
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 55 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 43 (20.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (15.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (13.17%) Relational Database
6 23 (11.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 21 (10.24%) BusinessObjects
7 21 (10.24%) DB2
8 20 (9.76%) RDBMS
8 20 (9.76%) Data Mart
9 17 (8.29%) Oracle ODI
9 17 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (7.80%) QlikView
11 13 (6.34%) Data Mining
12 12 (5.85%) Base SAS
13 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (3.41%) Hadoop
14 7 (3.41%) BusinessObjects XI
15 6 (2.93%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 27 (13.17%) Selenium
2 17 (8.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 17 (8.29%) ERwin
3 15 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.41%) LoadRunner
4 7 (3.41%) SilkTest
5 4 (1.95%) JIRA
6 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.98%) Subversion
7 2 (0.98%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.98%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.98%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.98%) JUnit
7 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.49%) Toad
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.49%) ProC
8 1 (0.49%) Flash Builder
General
1 73 (35.61%) Finance
2 33 (16.10%) Marketing
3 18 (8.78%) Banking
3 18 (8.78%) Retail
4 8 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.44%) Danish Language
6 5 (2.44%) German Language
6 5 (2.44%) Norwegian Language
6 5 (2.44%) Swedish Language
7 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Front Office
7 2 (0.98%) Back Office
7 2 (0.98%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (42.44%) Analyst
2 26 (12.68%) Data Architect
2 26 (12.68%) Architect
2 26 (12.68%) Developer
3 23 (11.22%) QA Analyst
4 21 (10.24%) Data Analyst
5 16 (7.80%) Data Manager
6 13 (6.34%) Test Analyst
7 11 (5.37%) Tester
8 10 (4.88%) Consultant
9 8 (3.90%) Technical Support
9 8 (3.90%) Report Analyst
10 7 (3.41%) Graduate
10 7 (3.41%) MI Developer
11 6 (2.93%) Data Consultant
11 6 (2.93%) SQL Reporting Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) Information Architect
11 6 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) Information Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.51%) XML
2 19 (9.27%) Web Services
3 15 (7.32%) .NET
4 14 (6.83%) XBRL
5 13 (6.34%) Middleware
5 13 (6.34%) JMS
5 13 (6.34%) WS-I
6 6 (2.93%) HTML
7 5 (2.44%) Pandas
8 4 (1.95%) JSON
8 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.46%) JSP
9 3 (1.46%) Ajax
10 2 (0.98%) Spring MVC
10 2 (0.98%) WCF
10 2 (0.98%) LINQ
10 2 (0.98%) jQuery
10 2 (0.98%) CSS
10 2 (0.98%) XSD
10 2 (0.98%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (21.95%) Management Information System
3 28 (13.66%) Data Integration
4 23 (11.22%) Replication
5 16 (7.80%) Taxonomies
6 11 (5.37%) Data Centre
7 9 (4.39%) Statistics
8 8 (3.90%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.90%) Reference Data
9 7 (3.41%) Visualisation
10 5 (2.44%) Fixed Income
10 5 (2.44%) Equities
11 4 (1.95%) Derivative
11 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.46%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.98%) iPad
13 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.98%) DTCC
13 2 (0.98%) NHS
13 2 (0.98%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.37%) UNIX
2 8 (3.90%) Windows
3 3 (1.46%) Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Android
4 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (100.00%) Validation
2 69 (33.66%) ETL
3 65 (31.71%) Data Management
4 51 (24.88%) Data Modelling
5 42 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 39 (19.02%) Migration
8 36 (17.56%) Data Migration
9 30 (14.63%) Data Architecture
10 28 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (11.71%) Logical Data Model
12 21 (10.24%) SDLC
13 20 (9.76%) Data Governance
13 20 (9.76%) Analytics
13 20 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
13 20 (9.76%) TOGAF
13 20 (9.76%) Change Management
14 19 (9.27%) PDM
14 19 (9.27%) Master Data Management
15 18 (8.78%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 113 (55.12%) SQL
2 21 (10.24%) C#
3 18 (8.78%) Java
4 17 (8.29%) C
5 16 (7.80%) T-SQL
6 15 (7.32%) C++
7 9 (4.39%) Python
8 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.46%) VBA
10 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.98%) PHP
11 1 (0.49%) VB
11 1 (0.49%) Perl
11 1 (0.49%) Delphi
11 1 (0.49%) SOQL
11 1 (0.49%) Lisp
11 1 (0.49%) Pascal
11 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (13.17%) Degree
2 11 (5.37%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.88%) ISEB
4 9 (4.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (29.27%) QA
2 22 (10.73%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.98%) EMIR
3 2 (0.98%) MiFID
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.44%) Control-M
2 3 (1.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (28.78%) Microsoft
2 46 (22.44%) Oracle
3 29 (14.15%) Informatica
4 17 (8.29%) Talend
5 10 (4.88%) SAP
6 9 (4.39%) Sybase
7 8 (3.90%) Trillium
8 7 (3.41%) Sagent
9 6 (2.93%) IBM
9 6 (2.93%) hybris
9 6 (2.93%) Teradata
10 5 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.46%) Citrix
11 3 (1.46%) Lotus
11 3 (1.46%) Cisco
11 3 (1.46%) Tableau
12 2 (0.98%) Google
12 2 (0.98%) DataFlux
12 2 (0.98%) Cognos
13 1 (0.49%) Siebel
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Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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Nottingham
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Salary: £Competitive+package
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
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Salary: competitive
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London
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