The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Data Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Validation
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 264 316
Rank change year-on-year +47 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.040% 0.085% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.094% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Median salary £50,000 £59,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.61% +18.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year +18.51% -14.55%  

Data Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4578 6408 9139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.53% 90.32% 87.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4181 5706 7702
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Data Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in the City of London

Data Validation
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation in the City of London.

Salary trend for Data Validation in the City of London

Data Validation
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Economics
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Appium
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Economics
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle