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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 804 731 818
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +87
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 87 158 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.15% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.18% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 76 93 53
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,500 £39,020
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -24.24%

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
92294 87311 92008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.99% 81.33% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 73847 71644 77513
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,580
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -89 79 £47,500 +26.66% 16
London -44 35 £46,250 +23.33% 7
South East 0 23 £60,000 +29.72% 2
Horsham - 22 £60,000 - 1
West Sussex - 22 £60,000 - 1
City of London +7 8 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Hertfordshire -12 6 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -22 6 £26,000 -16.80%
East of England -22 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire -36 6 £26,000 -16.80% 1
South West - 6 £31,000 - 3
Watford - 6 £35,000 - 1
Salisbury - 4 £29,250 - 2
Wiltshire - 4 £29,250 - 2
Bridgend - 4 £32,500 - 1
Wales - 4 £32,500 - 1
South Wales - 4 £32,500 - 1
Leeds -22 3 £26,000 -25.71%
Bradford - 3 - -
West Midlands -18 2 £29,250 - 2
Bristol - 2 £42,250 - 1
Birmingham -11 1 £28,500 -
North West -15 1 £30,500 -
Manchester -21 1 £30,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £30,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 203 (100.00%) Validation
2 139 (68.47%) SQL
3 98 (48.28%) Finance
4 86 (42.36%) Business Intelligence
5 82 (40.39%) ETL
6 77 (37.93%) Oracle
7 73 (35.96%) Data Warehouse
8 69 (33.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 63 (31.03%) SQL Server
10 62 (30.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 53 (26.11%) Software Testing
12 48 (23.65%) Banking
13 47 (23.15%) UNIX
14 46 (22.66%) Business Objects
15 41 (20.20%) Cognos
16 40 (19.70%) XML
17 39 (19.21%) Toad
17 39 (19.21%) HTML
17 39 (19.21%) Microsoft
18 38 (18.72%) Data Cleansing
18 38 (18.72%) Relational Database
19 37 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
20 35 (17.24%) DataStage
21 33 (16.26%) PL/SQL
21 33 (16.26%) Test Strategy
22 32 (15.76%) DB2
22 32 (15.76%) Migration
23 31 (15.27%) QA
23 31 (15.27%) JavaScript
23 31 (15.27%) QuickTest Pro

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (4.93%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.43%) Confluence
3 2 (0.99%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.49%) IIS
4 1 (0.49%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (13.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.99%) SPSS
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.99%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.49%) Endur
3 1 (0.49%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Finacle
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (35.96%) Data Warehouse
2 69 (33.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (31.03%) SQL Server
4 62 (30.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (18.72%) Relational Database
6 35 (17.24%) DataStage
7 32 (15.76%) DB2
8 29 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
8 29 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
8 29 (14.29%) SQLPlus
9 27 (13.30%) Oracle BI EE
10 26 (12.81%) RDBMS
11 24 (11.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (9.85%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (7.39%) Oracle Database
13 15 (7.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (6.90%) MS Access
15 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (4.93%) MySQL
17 9 (4.43%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 39 (19.21%) Toad
2 31 (15.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (4.93%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.93%) JIRA
4 9 (4.43%) JUnit
4 9 (4.43%) Subversion
5 6 (2.96%) LSMW
6 3 (1.48%) TestComplete
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.99%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (0.99%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 98 (48.28%) Finance
2 48 (23.65%) Banking
3 20 (9.85%) Advertising
4 19 (9.36%) Telecoms
5 17 (8.37%) Marketing
6 16 (7.88%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.45%) Back Office
8 6 (2.96%) Front Office
9 4 (1.97%) Retail
10 3 (1.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.99%) Games
12 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.49%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (37.93%) Analyst
2 50 (24.63%) Developer
3 29 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 25 (12.32%) Test Engineer
5 20 (9.85%) Analyst Developer
6 17 (8.37%) Data Analyst
7 16 (7.88%) Test Analyst
8 14 (6.90%) Excel Developer
8 14 (6.90%) Senior Test Engineer
9 12 (5.91%) OBIEE Developer
9 12 (5.91%) MI Analyst
9 12 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (5.91%) Consultant
10 11 (5.42%) Business Analyst
10 11 (5.42%) VBA Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Excel VBA Developer
11 10 (4.93%) Hybris Developer
11 10 (4.93%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.43%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.70%) XML
2 39 (19.21%) HTML
3 24 (11.82%) CSS
4 22 (10.84%) .NET
5 20 (9.85%) Web Services
6 14 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 13 (6.40%) Spring
8 11 (5.42%) SOAP
9 10 (4.93%) Ajax
9 10 (4.93%) jQuery
9 10 (4.93%) Spring MVC
9 10 (4.93%) WCF
9 10 (4.93%) LINQ
9 10 (4.93%) JSP
9 10 (4.93%) XSD
10 9 (4.43%) J2EE
11 3 (1.48%) MDX
12 2 (0.99%) Velocity
13 1 (0.49%) Servlets
13 1 (0.49%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 27 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.37%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.90%) Statistics
5 6 (2.96%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.96%) Taxonomies
5 6 (2.96%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.46%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.48%) Replication
8 3 (1.48%) Derivative
8 3 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.99%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.99%) Mashup
9 2 (0.99%) Equities
10 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.49%) Life Science
10 1 (0.49%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.49%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.15%) UNIX
2 10 (4.93%) Windows
3 8 (3.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (100.00%) Validation
2 86 (42.36%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (40.39%) ETL
4 53 (26.11%) Software Testing
5 38 (18.72%) Data Cleansing
6 37 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (16.26%) Test Strategy
8 32 (15.76%) Migration
9 31 (15.27%) Data Migration
10 29 (14.29%) Test Management
11 28 (13.79%) Data Modelling
12 23 (11.33%) Analytics
12 23 (11.33%) Integration Testing
13 17 (8.37%) Data Analysis
13 17 (8.37%) Data Management
13 17 (8.37%) Project Management
14 16 (7.88%) ERP
14 16 (7.88%) Business Analysis
14 16 (7.88%) Kimball Methodology
15 14 (6.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 139 (68.47%) SQL
2 33 (16.26%) PL/SQL
3 31 (15.27%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.29%) C#
5 21 (10.34%) VBA
5 21 (10.34%) Java
6 9 (4.43%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.43%) R
7 7 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.96%) ABAP
9 4 (1.97%) C
9 4 (1.97%) VBScript
9 4 (1.97%) Delphi
10 2 (0.99%) Python
10 2 (0.99%) VB
11 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (9.36%) ISTQB
2 18 (8.87%) ISEB
2 18 (8.87%) Degree
3 11 (5.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.49%) ACCA
5 1 (0.49%) APMP
5 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.27%) QA
2 6 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.99%) Basel III
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 77 (37.93%) Oracle
2 46 (22.66%) Business Objects
3 41 (20.20%) Cognos
4 39 (19.21%) Microsoft
5 29 (14.29%) HP
6 14 (6.90%) MicroStrategy
7 13 (6.40%) Informatica
8 10 (4.93%) hybris
9 8 (3.94%) SAP
10 7 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (3.45%) Ab Initio
10 7 (3.45%) Netezza
11 6 (2.96%) Bloomberg
11 6 (2.96%) Siebel
12 5 (2.46%) Pega
13 4 (1.97%) Tableau
13 4 (1.97%) Eloqua
13 4 (1.97%) IBM
13 4 (1.97%) Sagent
14 2 (0.99%) Google
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