The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 202 248
Rank change year-on-year +21 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 53 58 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 0.92% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.02% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 44 51 42
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,800 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

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 4674 5696 9220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.25% 90.60% 89.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4129 5199 7893
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 £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in the City of London

Validation
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Validation in the City of London

Validation
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing 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 Validation.

1 69 (48.25%) Finance
2 35 (24.48%) SQL
3 29 (20.28%) Degree
4 21 (14.69%) Business Analysis
4 21 (14.69%) Project Management
4 21 (14.69%) R
4 21 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (13.99%) Quality Management
6 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
6 19 (13.29%) Banking
6 19 (13.29%) Data Centre
7 18 (12.59%) Fintech
7 18 (12.59%) Test Strategy
7 18 (12.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (12.59%) MiFID
7 18 (12.59%) Computer Science
7 18 (12.59%) LAN
7 18 (12.59%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (12.59%) Linux
8 17 (11.89%) Microsoft Office
8 17 (11.89%) WAN
8 17 (11.89%) Financial Institution
8 17 (11.89%) Firewall
8 17 (11.89%) Data Analysis
8 17 (11.89%) Back Office
8 17 (11.89%) QlikView
8 17 (11.89%) Machine Learning
8 17 (11.89%) User Experience
8 17 (11.89%) Analytics
8 17 (11.89%) EMIR

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 12 (8.39%) SAS
2 5 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.40%) CICS
3 2 (1.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) Marvel
Applications
1 17 (11.89%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.20%) SPSS
4 2 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.70%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.19%) SaaS
2 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.10%) PaaS
3 2 (1.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (1.40%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) Force.com
4 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.59%) LAN
2 17 (11.89%) Firewall
2 17 (11.89%) WAN
3 13 (9.09%) DHCP
3 13 (9.09%) DNS
4 8 (5.59%) Wireless
5 7 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (4.20%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (4.20%) SSL
7 4 (2.80%) VPN
8 3 (2.10%) Network Security
8 3 (2.10%) Wireless Security
8 3 (2.10%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.40%) DMZ
9 2 (1.40%) PBX
9 2 (1.40%) TACACS
10 1 (0.70%) HTTP
10 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.70%) SAN
10 1 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.89%) QlikView
2 16 (11.19%) Big Data
3 14 (9.79%) Data Mining
4 11 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.29%) KDB
5 9 (6.29%) Kdb+
6 8 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.59%) Lumira
6 8 (5.59%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (5.59%) Text Mining
7 6 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (4.20%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.20%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.50%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.40%) DB2
9 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Selenium
1 7 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.20%) JIRA
3 4 (2.80%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.10%) Burp Suite
4 3 (2.10%) Metasploit
5 2 (1.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.70%) Appium
6 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 69 (48.25%) Finance
2 19 (13.29%) Banking
3 17 (11.89%) Back Office
3 17 (11.89%) Financial Institution
4 13 (9.09%) Marketing
5 7 (4.90%) Advertising
5 7 (4.90%) French Language
5 7 (4.90%) Front Office
6 6 (4.20%) Law
6 6 (4.20%) Legal
7 3 (2.10%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (25.87%) Analyst
2 16 (11.19%) Developer
3 14 (9.79%) Consultant
3 14 (9.79%) Data Scientist
4 13 (9.09%) Administrator
5 11 (7.69%) Product Manager
5 11 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) Financial Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) Technical Manager
6 10 (6.99%) Technical Product Manager
7 9 (6.29%) KDB Developer
7 9 (6.29%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.59%) Test Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) Architect
9 7 (4.90%) Qualitative Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) Quantitative Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Salesforce Administrator
10 6 (4.20%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.20%) HTML
1 6 (4.20%) Mason
2 5 (3.50%) CSS
2 5 (3.50%) Visualforce
3 4 (2.80%) jQuery
4 3 (2.10%) .NET
4 3 (2.10%) Ajax
4 3 (2.10%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.10%) CSS3
4 3 (2.10%) HTML5
4 3 (2.10%) JSON
4 3 (2.10%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (2.10%) LESS
4 3 (2.10%) RequireJS
4 3 (2.10%) SAML
5 2 (1.40%) COM
5 2 (1.40%) OAuth
5 2 (1.40%) OpenID
5 2 (1.40%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.70%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.29%) Data Centre
3 18 (12.59%) Computer Science
3 18 (12.59%) Fintech
4 17 (11.89%) User Experience
5 13 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 12 (8.39%) Algorithms
7 9 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (6.29%) Virtual Team
8 8 (5.59%) Credit Risk
8 8 (5.59%) Derivative
8 8 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (4.90%) Market Risk
10 5 (3.50%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (2.10%) FlexPod
12 2 (1.40%) ASIC
12 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.40%) DTCC
12 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
12 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.59%) Linux
2 16 (11.19%) Windows
3 15 (10.49%) Unix
4 9 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.20%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.40%) zOS
7 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.69%) Business Analysis
1 21 (14.69%) Project Management
2 20 (13.99%) Quality Management
3 18 (12.59%) Test Strategy
3 18 (12.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (11.89%) Analytics
4 17 (11.89%) Data Analysis
4 17 (11.89%) Data Reconciliation
4 17 (11.89%) Machine Learning
5 16 (11.19%) Scrum
6 15 (10.49%) Capacity Management
6 15 (10.49%) Product Management
6 15 (10.49%) Visualisation
7 14 (9.79%) ITIL
7 14 (9.79%) Mathematics
7 14 (9.79%) Requirements Management
7 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
8 13 (9.09%) Data Integration
9 12 (8.39%) Change Management
9 12 (8.39%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.48%) SQL
2 21 (14.69%) R
3 15 (10.49%) Python
4 9 (6.29%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.59%) C++
6 7 (4.90%) MATLAB
7 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.50%) Apex Code
9 4 (2.80%) C#
10 3 (2.10%) Java
10 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.10%) VBA
11 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (20.28%) Degree
2 18 (12.59%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (9.09%) CCNP
4 9 (6.29%) Master's Degree
5 6 (4.20%) CCIE
5 6 (4.20%) PhD
6 5 (3.50%) CCNA
6 5 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.50%) MCSE
6 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.80%) CISA
7 4 (2.80%) CISM
7 4 (2.80%) CISSP
8 3 (2.10%) CCDP
8 3 (2.10%) GIAC
8 3 (2.10%) SANS
9 2 (1.40%) CCA
9 2 (1.40%) ISEB
9 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.59%) MiFID
2 17 (11.89%) EMIR
3 12 (8.39%) Data Quality
4 8 (5.59%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (5.59%) PMO
5 7 (4.90%) SLA
6 5 (3.50%) QA
7 2 (1.40%) COBIT
7 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (1.40%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.70%) Basel III
8 1 (0.70%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.70%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.10%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.40%) RACF
5 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) SCOM
2 3 (2.10%) Nessus
3 2 (1.40%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.40%) SCCM
3 2 (1.40%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.40%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.40%) zSecure
4 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.09%) Cisco
3 12 (8.39%) Juniper
4 11 (7.69%) Oracle
4 11 (7.69%) Tableau
5 9 (6.29%) SAP
6 8 (5.59%) Teradata
7 7 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (4.20%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.20%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.80%) Aruba
9 4 (2.80%) Progress
9 4 (2.80%) Riverbed
9 4 (2.80%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.10%) NetApp
10 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.40%) Adobe
11 2 (1.40%) CA
11 2 (1.40%) Dell
11 2 (1.40%) Google
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