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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Validation
Rank 815 859 892
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +33
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 97 109 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.100% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 69 87 75
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,600 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £79,400 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-18.60% -18.09%

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
86010 95582 99856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 87.26% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 71800 78299 80427
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +16 96 £40,000 -11.11% 9
London +39 57 £52,500 +16.66% 6
West Midlands +10 13 £25,000 -
South East +15 12 £35,000 -18.60% 1
City of London +77 11 £52,500 +8.80% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £35,000 -18.60%
Aylesbury -6 9 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 9 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 9 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +22 8 £37,500 -51.29%
West Yorkshire +15 5 £50,000 -35.06%
Leeds +24 4 £50,000 +53.84%
Birmingham -5 4 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £20,000 -
York - 3 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Bristol +21 2 - -
South West +2 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Maidstone - 2 £32,500 -
Kent - 2 £32,500 -
Portsmouth +7 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Nottingham +5 1 £56,500 +61.42%
Bradford +1 1 - -
Hampshire +1 1 £40,000 +23.07%
East Midlands -1 1 £56,500 +61.42%
Nottinghamshire -1 1 £56,500 +61.42%
Scotland - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £20,000 -

Data Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Validation
2 117 (56.25%) SQL
3 74 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (33.65%) ETL
5 68 (32.69%) SQL Server
6 65 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 64 (30.77%) Finance
8 57 (27.40%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (25.48%) QA
10 49 (23.56%) Functional Testing
10 49 (23.56%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (20.67%) Selenium
12 40 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 40 (19.23%) MS Excel
12 40 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 37 (17.79%) XML
13 37 (17.79%) Regression Testing
14 35 (16.83%) Data Quality
15 34 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (16.35%) Oracle
15 34 (16.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 32 (15.38%) Software Testing
17 30 (14.42%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (13.46%) Data Modelling
19 27 (12.98%) Automated Testing
20 25 (12.02%) Java
21 24 (11.54%) Data Management
21 24 (11.54%) Integration Testing
22 23 (11.06%) Unix
23 22 (10.58%) Banking

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 13 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.40%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.92%) PowerExchange
3 4 (1.92%) SAS
4 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) Documentum
4 1 (0.48%) FileNet
4 1 (0.48%) IIS
4 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) MS Office
5 1 (0.48%) DOC1
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.92%) Eagle PACE
1 4 (1.92%) FastStats
1 4 (1.92%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.88%) GitHub
3 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.96%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) WAN
2 7 (3.37%) BGP
2 7 (3.37%) OSPF
2 7 (3.37%) SNMP
3 6 (2.88%) HTTP
4 4 (1.92%) Internet
4 4 (1.92%) VoIP
5 1 (0.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 57 (27.40%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (16.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (14.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (8.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (5.29%) Data Mining
9 11 (5.29%) PowerPivot
10 10 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (3.85%) Big Data
11 8 (3.85%) DB2
11 8 (3.85%) MS Access
11 8 (3.85%) OLAP
11 8 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (2.88%) MySQL
12 6 (2.88%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.88%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 43 (20.67%) Selenium
2 18 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 14 (6.73%) Jenkins
4 14 (6.73%) JIRA
5 12 (5.77%) NeoLoad
6 11 (5.29%) Appium
7 8 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.85%) ERwin
8 6 (2.88%) Subversion
9 5 (2.40%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (1.92%) Calabash
10 4 (1.92%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.92%) Hudson
10 4 (1.92%) JMeter
11 3 (1.44%) PowerDesigner
12 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (30.77%) Finance
2 22 (10.58%) Banking
3 20 (9.62%) Retail
4 17 (8.17%) Marketing
5 11 (5.29%) Front Office
6 10 (4.81%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.85%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.40%) Automotive
8 5 (2.40%) Private Banking
8 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.44%) Legal
10 2 (0.96%) Back Office
10 2 (0.96%) Local Government
10 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Games
11 1 (0.48%) Law
11 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (50.00%) Analyst
2 43 (20.67%) Test Analyst
3 40 (19.23%) Developer
4 30 (14.42%) Data Analyst
5 25 (12.02%) QA Analyst
6 24 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
6 24 (11.54%) Business Analyst
7 22 (10.58%) SQL Analyst
8 20 (9.62%) Data Business Analyst
8 20 (9.62%) QA Test Analyst
9 16 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
9 16 (7.69%) SQL Developer
10 15 (7.21%) ETL Analyst
11 14 (6.73%) SSIS Analyst
12 13 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (6.25%) Tester
13 12 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 12 (5.77%) Excel Developer
13 12 (5.77%) Quality Analyst
14 11 (5.29%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.79%) XML
2 16 (7.69%) Web Services
3 10 (4.81%) .NET
3 10 (4.81%) MDX
4 9 (4.33%) EDI
5 8 (3.85%) XSD
6 7 (3.37%) J2EE
6 7 (3.37%) JSON
6 7 (3.37%) Middleware
6 7 (3.37%) XSLT
7 6 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (2.40%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.40%) XBRL
9 4 (1.92%) CSS
9 4 (1.92%) Gherkin
9 4 (1.92%) HTML
9 4 (1.92%) Swing
10 3 (1.44%) Drools
10 3 (1.44%) JMS
10 3 (1.44%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 19 (9.13%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.21%) Fixed Income
4 15 (7.21%) Visualisation
5 12 (5.77%) Derivative
5 12 (5.77%) Equities
5 12 (5.77%) Reference Data
6 9 (4.33%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (3.85%) Data Extraction
8 7 (3.37%) Data Integration
8 7 (3.37%) Wiki
9 6 (2.88%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.40%) Replication
10 5 (2.40%) Statistics
11 4 (1.92%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.92%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.92%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.92%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.06%) Unix
2 7 (3.37%) Android
2 7 (3.37%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.37%) Linux
3 6 (2.88%) Solaris
3 6 (2.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.48%) AIX
4 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (100.00%) Validation
2 74 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (33.65%) ETL
4 49 (23.56%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (23.56%) Functional Testing
5 37 (17.79%) Regression Testing
6 32 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 28 (13.46%) Data Modelling
8 27 (12.98%) Automated Testing
9 24 (11.54%) Data Management
9 24 (11.54%) Integration Testing
10 21 (10.10%) Test Scripting
11 19 (9.13%) Business Analysis
11 19 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (9.13%) Workflow
12 18 (8.65%) Asset Management
12 18 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (8.17%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (7.69%) Data Migration
14 16 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 117 (56.25%) SQL
2 25 (12.02%) Java
3 20 (9.62%) VBA
4 18 (8.65%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.69%) C#
6 13 (6.25%) Python
7 12 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.92%) Perl
9 4 (1.92%) PHP
9 4 (1.92%) Ruby
9 4 (1.92%) VB
10 2 (0.96%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.96%) AWK
10 2 (0.96%) Korn
10 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.96%) sed
11 1 (0.48%) C
11 1 (0.48%) C++
11 1 (0.48%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (8.17%) Degree
2 7 (3.37%) ISEB
2 7 (3.37%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.40%) CCA
4 2 (0.96%) CIPD
4 2 (0.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (25.48%) QA
2 35 (16.83%) Data Quality
3 9 (4.33%) SLA
4 4 (1.92%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 65 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.35%) Oracle
3 12 (5.77%) Informatica
4 9 (4.33%) Bloomberg
4 9 (4.33%) Charles River
5 8 (3.85%) Cisco
5 8 (3.85%) Juniper
6 7 (3.37%) Extreme Networks
6 7 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.40%) Sybase
7 5 (2.40%) Talend
8 4 (1.92%) Civica
8 4 (1.92%) Google
8 4 (1.92%) Northgate
8 4 (1.92%) Omniture
8 4 (1.92%) Orchard
9 3 (1.44%) Tableau
10 2 (0.96%) Cognos
10 2 (0.96%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.96%) VMware
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