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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 812 721 817
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +96
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 84 160 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.15% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.18% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 70 96 49
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,850 £41,820
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 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 24 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 -82 75 £42,500 +21.42% 11
London -35 24 £47,500 +46.15% 5
South East -18 19 £60,000 +26.31% 3
West Sussex - 15 £60,000 - 1
Horsham - 14 £60,000 - 1
South West - 9 £31,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -28 8 £26,000 -25.71%
Yorkshire -39 8 £26,000 -25.71%
East Midlands +5 6 £36,250 +39.42% 1
Hertfordshire -13 6 £35,000 -
East of England -30 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Northamptonshire - 6 £36,250 - 1
Watford - 6 £35,000 -
Northampton - 6 £36,250 - 1
Leeds -15 5 £26,000 -25.71%
Salisbury - 5 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £27,500 -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Bridgend - 4 £32,500 - 1
Bristol - 4 £43,000 - 1
Wales - 4 £32,500 - 2
South Wales - 4 £32,500 - 1
City of London +14 3 £42,500 +34.92% 1
West Midlands -20 3 £30,000 -45.45%
Bradford - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £30,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £30,000 -
Crawley - 1 £62,500 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Validation
2 136 (70.83%) SQL
3 98 (51.04%) Finance
4 79 (41.15%) ETL
5 75 (39.06%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (38.02%) Business Intelligence
7 70 (36.46%) SQL Server
8 68 (35.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 67 (34.90%) Oracle
10 60 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (26.04%) UNIX
12 49 (25.52%) Business Objects
12 49 (25.52%) Software Testing
13 48 (25.00%) Banking
14 44 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (22.92%) Relational Database
15 42 (21.88%) Cognos
16 40 (20.83%) Toad
17 37 (19.27%) DB2
18 36 (18.75%) DataStage
18 36 (18.75%) Test Strategy
19 35 (18.23%) XML
20 34 (17.71%) PL/SQL
21 33 (17.19%) HTML
22 32 (16.67%) C#
22 32 (16.67%) HP
22 32 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
22 32 (16.67%) SQLPlus
22 32 (16.67%) Mainframe
22 32 (16.67%) Test Management

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 11 (5.73%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.21%) Confluence
3 4 (2.08%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 28 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.17%) MS Office
3 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.52%) FastStats
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Siebel Analytics
1 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.04%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.52%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Endur
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) Finacle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (39.06%) Data Warehouse
2 70 (36.46%) SQL Server
3 68 (35.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (22.92%) Relational Database
6 37 (19.27%) DB2
7 36 (18.75%) DataStage
8 32 (16.67%) SQLPlus
8 32 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
8 32 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
9 27 (14.06%) RDBMS
10 23 (11.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (7.81%) MS Access
13 14 (7.29%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (6.77%) MySQL
15 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (5.21%) BusinessObjects XI
16 7 (3.65%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (3.13%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 40 (20.83%) Toad
2 32 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (5.73%) JIRA
5 10 (5.21%) JUnit
5 10 (5.21%) Subversion
6 8 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.08%) TestComplete
9 4 (2.08%) LSMW
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 98 (51.04%) Finance
2 48 (25.00%) Banking
3 21 (10.94%) Advertising
4 18 (9.38%) Marketing
5 16 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 14 (7.29%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.65%) Back Office
8 6 (3.13%) Front Office
9 4 (2.08%) Retail
10 3 (1.56%) Legal
11 2 (1.04%) Games
12 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.52%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (35.94%) Analyst
2 45 (23.44%) Developer
3 32 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 24 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 15 (7.81%) Test Analyst
5 15 (7.81%) Data Analyst
5 15 (7.81%) MI Analyst
6 14 (7.29%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.77%) Excel Developer
8 12 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
9 11 (5.73%) Analyst Developer
9 11 (5.73%) Hybris Developer
10 10 (5.21%) Excel VBA Developer
10 10 (5.21%) VBA Developer
11 9 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 9 (4.69%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.69%) Consultant
12 8 (4.17%) Data Consultant
13 7 (3.65%) Tester
13 7 (3.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.23%) XML
2 33 (17.19%) HTML
3 26 (13.54%) .NET
4 20 (10.42%) CSS
5 19 (9.90%) Web Services
6 18 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 12 (6.25%) Spring
8 11 (5.73%) Ajax
8 11 (5.73%) Spring MVC
8 11 (5.73%) XSD
8 11 (5.73%) JSP
8 11 (5.73%) jQuery
9 10 (5.21%) SOAP
10 8 (4.17%) J2EE
10 8 (4.17%) WCF
10 8 (4.17%) LINQ
11 7 (3.65%) Velocity
12 6 (3.13%) CSS3
12 6 (3.13%) HTML5
12 6 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 29 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.77%) Statistics
5 6 (3.13%) Taxonomies
5 6 (3.13%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.60%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.08%) iPad
7 4 (2.08%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.56%) Derivative
9 2 (1.04%) Equities
9 2 (1.04%) Replication
9 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.04%) Mashup
9 2 (1.04%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.52%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.04%) UNIX
2 15 (7.81%) Windows
3 7 (3.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (100.00%) Validation
2 79 (41.15%) ETL
3 73 (38.02%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (25.52%) Software Testing
5 44 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 32 (16.67%) Test Management
8 30 (15.63%) Data Cleansing
9 26 (13.54%) Data Modelling
10 22 (11.46%) Integration Testing
11 18 (9.38%) Analytics
12 17 (8.85%) Migration
12 17 (8.85%) Data Analysis
13 16 (8.33%) Data Management
13 16 (8.33%) Project Management
13 16 (8.33%) Data Migration
14 15 (7.81%) Kimball Methodology
15 14 (7.29%) Time Management
16 13 (6.77%) E-Commerce
16 13 (6.77%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 136 (70.83%) SQL
2 34 (17.71%) PL/SQL
3 32 (16.67%) C#
4 24 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 22 (11.46%) VBA
6 20 (10.42%) Java
7 15 (7.81%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.21%) R
9 8 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.13%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.60%) VBScript
12 4 (2.08%) C
12 4 (2.08%) Delphi
12 4 (2.08%) ABAP
13 2 (1.04%) VB
14 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (10.42%) Degree
2 16 (8.33%) ISEB
2 16 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 9 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.52%) ACCA
4 1 (0.52%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.06%) QA
2 4 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.04%) Basel III
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 67 (34.90%) Oracle
2 49 (25.52%) Business Objects
3 42 (21.88%) Cognos
4 32 (16.67%) HP
5 31 (16.15%) Microsoft
6 13 (6.77%) Informatica
7 12 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
8 11 (5.73%) hybris
9 7 (3.65%) Netezza
9 7 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (3.65%) Ab Initio
10 6 (3.13%) IBM
10 6 (3.13%) SAP
10 6 (3.13%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.60%) Pega
11 5 (2.60%) Sagent
12 4 (2.08%) Tableau
12 4 (2.08%) Eloqua
13 3 (1.56%) Siebel
14 2 (1.04%) Reuters
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