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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 815 870 908
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +38
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 66 104 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.098% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.11% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 56 100 70
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.10%

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
79108 93200 97300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.55% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65148 76972 80013
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 8 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +30 61 £43,000 +7.50% 6
London +43 24 £70,000 +16.66% 4
North West - 12 £29,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 10 £45,000 -
South East +15 7 £40,000 -
Manchester - 7 £24,000 - 1
Aylesbury +1 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Buckinghamshire -17 6 £37,500 +14.59%
West Midlands +7 5 £27,500 +10.00%
Wales -3 5 £60,000 +51.89%
South Wales - 5 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £43,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £27,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £34,000 -
York - 5 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £27,500 -
Stockport - 5 £24,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire 0 2 - - 1
East of England -8 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +45 1 £70,000 +180.00%
Reading +33 1 £70,000 +180.00%
South West +5 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £34,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Validation
2 73 (52.52%) SQL
3 46 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (31.65%) QA
5 43 (30.94%) Functional Testing
6 37 (26.62%) Regression Testing
7 34 (24.46%) Microsoft
8 32 (23.02%) Automated Testing
9 30 (21.58%) SQL Server
10 28 (20.14%) Software Testing
10 28 (20.14%) Analytics
11 26 (18.71%) Degree
12 25 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (16.55%) Computer Science
14 22 (15.83%) Manual Testing
14 22 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (15.11%) Selenium
15 21 (15.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (14.39%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (12.23%) Test Scripting
18 17 (12.23%) Data Quality
19 16 (11.51%) B2B
19 16 (11.51%) Project Management
19 16 (11.51%) Finance
19 16 (11.51%) Web Analytics
20 15 (10.79%) Performance Testing
20 15 (10.79%) ETL
20 15 (10.79%) JavaScript

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 7 (5.04%) SAS
2 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.72%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.32%) SPSS
2 6 (4.32%) Stata
3 2 (1.44%) MS Office
3 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) FastStats
2 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.16%) AdWords
2 3 (2.16%) GitHub
2 3 (2.16%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.16%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.44%) Office 365
3 2 (1.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) WAN
2 10 (7.19%) BGP
2 10 (7.19%) OSPF
2 10 (7.19%) SNMP
3 4 (2.88%) MPLS
4 3 (2.16%) HTTP
5 2 (1.44%) LAN
6 1 (0.72%) FTP
6 1 (0.72%) VLAN
6 1 (0.72%) VoIP
6 1 (0.72%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (15.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (14.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.88%) Big Data
7 4 (2.88%) Pentaho
7 4 (2.88%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (2.88%) QlikView
8 3 (2.16%) Mixpanel
8 3 (2.16%) MySQL
8 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.44%) Spotfire
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (15.11%) Selenium
2 14 (10.07%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.91%) WebDriver
4 9 (6.47%) Appium
5 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.60%) NeoLoad
7 4 (2.88%) JIRA
7 4 (2.88%) TestComplete
8 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.16%) Subversion
9 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.72%) AppVeyor
10 1 (0.72%) ERwin
10 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (11.51%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Marketing
2 12 (8.63%) Retail
3 4 (2.88%) Banking
4 3 (2.16%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.16%) Front Office
5 2 (1.44%) Automotive
5 2 (1.44%) Back Office
5 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (42.45%) Analyst
2 22 (15.83%) Tester
3 21 (15.11%) Test Analyst
4 16 (11.51%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (10.79%) QA Analyst
6 13 (9.35%) QA Test Analyst
7 12 (8.63%) Applications Tester
7 12 (8.63%) Business Analyst
7 12 (8.63%) Data Business Analyst
8 10 (7.19%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 10 (7.19%) Senior QA Analyst
8 10 (7.19%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 10 (7.19%) Senior Test Analyst
8 10 (7.19%) SQL Analyst
9 9 (6.47%) QA Leader
10 8 (5.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.76%) Automation Tester
11 7 (5.04%) Data Analyst
11 7 (5.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.07%) EDI
2 13 (9.35%) RESTful
3 8 (5.76%) XML
4 6 (4.32%) .NET
4 6 (4.32%) HTML
4 6 (4.32%) jQuery
4 6 (4.32%) Visualforce
5 4 (2.88%) CSS
5 4 (2.88%) JSON
6 3 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.16%) REST
6 3 (2.16%) SOAP
7 2 (1.44%) COM
7 2 (1.44%) Mason
7 2 (1.44%) Web Services
8 1 (0.72%) HTML5
8 1 (0.72%) Node.js
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.72%) WPF
8 1 (0.72%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (16.55%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.35%) Mobile App
4 10 (7.19%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.19%) Wiki
5 8 (5.76%) Economics
5 8 (5.76%) Mathematics
6 7 (5.04%) Statistics
6 7 (5.04%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.32%) Neural Network
8 5 (3.60%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.60%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.88%) Data Extraction
9 4 (2.88%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.88%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
10 3 (2.16%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.44%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.44%) Smart Home
11 2 (1.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.32%) Unix
2 4 (2.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.16%) Solaris
3 3 (2.16%) Windows
4 2 (1.44%) Android
4 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) AIX
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (100.00%) Validation
2 46 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (30.94%) Functional Testing
4 37 (26.62%) Regression Testing
5 32 (23.02%) Automated Testing
6 28 (20.14%) Analytics
6 28 (20.14%) Software Testing
7 22 (15.83%) Manual Testing
8 19 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (12.23%) Test Scripting
10 16 (11.51%) B2B
10 16 (11.51%) Project Management
10 16 (11.51%) Web Analytics
11 15 (10.79%) ETL
11 15 (10.79%) Performance Testing
12 14 (10.07%) Defect Management
12 14 (10.07%) Logistics
12 14 (10.07%) Release Management
13 13 (9.35%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.52%) SQL
2 15 (10.79%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.35%) Python
3 13 (9.35%) VBA
4 12 (8.63%) C#
5 7 (5.04%) R
6 6 (4.32%) Apex Code
6 6 (4.32%) Java
6 6 (4.32%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.88%) SOQL
7 4 (2.88%) VBScript
8 3 (2.16%) VB
9 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
10 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (18.71%) Degree
2 10 (7.19%) ISEB
2 10 (7.19%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.72%) CCNA
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.72%) MCSE
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (31.65%) QA
2 17 (12.23%) Data Quality
3 10 (7.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (24.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.91%) Cisco
2 11 (7.91%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (7.19%) Extreme Networks
3 10 (7.19%) Juniper
4 7 (5.04%) Informatica
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle
6 5 (3.60%) Google
7 3 (2.16%) Crazy Egg
7 3 (2.16%) Optimizely
7 3 (2.16%) Tableau
8 2 (1.44%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.44%) Charles River
8 2 (1.44%) Cognos
8 2 (1.44%) Omniture
9 1 (0.72%) Civica
9 1 (0.72%) Northgate
9 1 (0.72%) Orchard
9 1 (0.72%) Siebel
9 1 (0.72%) Teradata
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