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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 221 227
Rank change year-on-year +80 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 91 42 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.76% 0.58% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.65% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 80 39 84
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,700 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £82,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

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 4682 6500 9143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.46% 90.28% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4276 5788 7697
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 £41,500 £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%  

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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 73 (53.28%) Finance
2 33 (24.09%) SQL
3 32 (23.36%) Degree
4 30 (21.90%) Project Management
4 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (20.44%) Data Analysis
6 23 (16.79%) Business Analysis
7 21 (15.33%) Quality Management
8 20 (14.60%) MiFID
8 20 (14.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (13.87%) Mathematics
9 19 (13.87%) EMIR
9 19 (13.87%) R
10 18 (13.14%) Analytics
10 18 (13.14%) Data Integration
10 18 (13.14%) Linux
11 17 (12.41%) Data Reconciliation
12 16 (11.68%) Data Cleansing
12 16 (11.68%) Financial Institution
12 16 (11.68%) MS Excel
12 16 (11.68%) Back Office
12 16 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (11.68%) Banking
13 15 (10.95%) Risk Management
13 15 (10.95%) Unix
13 15 (10.95%) Fintech
14 14 (10.22%) Time Management
14 14 (10.22%) SaaS
14 14 (10.22%) Test Strategy
14 14 (10.22%) CRM

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 6 (4.38%) SAS
2 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.46%) Confluence
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) CICS
3 1 (0.73%) CMS
3 1 (0.73%) Marvel
3 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.73%) Sitefinity
3 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.30%) MS Office
3 5 (3.65%) SPSS
4 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.73%) GIMP
6 1 (0.73%) MS Project
6 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.73%) StreamServe
2 1 (0.73%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.22%) SaaS
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.73%) Force.com
3 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.73%) IaaS
3 1 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) Firewall
1 10 (7.30%) LAN
1 10 (7.30%) WAN
2 9 (6.57%) DHCP
2 9 (6.57%) DNS
3 7 (5.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (5.11%) Wireless
4 4 (2.92%) SSL
4 4 (2.92%) VPN
5 3 (2.19%) Network Security
5 3 (2.19%) Wireless Security
5 3 (2.19%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.46%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.73%) HTTP
7 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.73%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) Big Data
2 11 (8.03%) KDB
2 11 (8.03%) Kdb+
2 11 (8.03%) QlikView
3 8 (5.84%) Data Mining
3 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.19%) Lumira
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.19%) Text Mining
6 2 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (5.11%) JIRA
2 4 (2.92%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.19%) Burp Suite
3 3 (2.19%) Metasploit
3 3 (2.19%) Selenium
3 3 (2.19%) Subversion
4 2 (1.46%) Appium
4 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.73%) Grunt
5 1 (0.73%) gulp
5 1 (0.73%) JUnit
5 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.73%) TestNG
5 1 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 73 (53.28%) Finance
2 16 (11.68%) Back Office
2 16 (11.68%) Banking
2 16 (11.68%) Financial Institution
3 11 (8.03%) Front Office
4 10 (7.30%) Advertising
4 10 (7.30%) French Language
4 10 (7.30%) Marketing
5 5 (3.65%) Brand Awareness
5 5 (3.65%) Law
5 5 (3.65%) Legal
6 3 (2.19%) Games
6 3 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.46%) Retail
8 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (27.74%) Analyst
2 21 (15.33%) Developer
3 20 (14.60%) Consultant
4 17 (12.41%) Administrator
5 13 (9.49%) Business Analyst
6 12 (8.76%) Qualitative Analyst
6 12 (8.76%) Quantitative Analyst
7 11 (8.03%) KDB Developer
7 11 (8.03%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Data Administrator
8 9 (6.57%) Product Manager
9 8 (5.84%) Data Scientist
9 8 (5.84%) Technical Manager
9 8 (5.84%) Technical Product Manager
10 7 (5.11%) Data Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) Data Manager
11 6 (4.38%) Finance Manager
11 6 (4.38%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.11%) CSS
1 7 (5.11%) HTML
2 5 (3.65%) jQuery
2 5 (3.65%) Visualforce
3 4 (2.92%) Ajax
3 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.92%) CSS3
3 4 (2.92%) HTML5
3 4 (2.92%) JSON
3 4 (2.92%) Mason
4 3 (2.19%) .NET
4 3 (2.19%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (2.19%) LESS
4 3 (2.19%) RequireJS
4 3 (2.19%) XML
5 2 (1.46%) COM
5 2 (1.46%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.46%) Web Services
6 1 (0.73%) XSD
6 1 (0.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.95%) Fintech
3 12 (8.76%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.76%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.03%) Market Risk
5 10 (7.30%) Credit Risk
5 10 (7.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (7.30%) User Experience
6 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
6 9 (6.57%) Derivative
7 7 (5.11%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.19%) FlexPod
9 3 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.46%) Online Games
11 1 (0.73%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.73%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.14%) Linux
2 15 (10.95%) Unix
3 11 (8.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.57%) Windows
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.73%) Android
6 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.90%) Project Management
2 28 (20.44%) Data Analysis
3 23 (16.79%) Business Analysis
4 21 (15.33%) Quality Management
5 20 (14.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (13.87%) Mathematics
7 18 (13.14%) Analytics
7 18 (13.14%) Data Integration
8 17 (12.41%) Data Reconciliation
9 16 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (11.68%) Data Cleansing
10 15 (10.95%) Risk Management
11 14 (10.22%) CRM
11 14 (10.22%) Physics
11 14 (10.22%) Test Strategy
11 14 (10.22%) Time Management
12 13 (9.49%) Line Management
12 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2
12 13 (9.49%) SDLC
13 12 (8.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.09%) SQL
2 19 (13.87%) R
3 11 (8.03%) MATLAB
3 11 (8.03%) Python
3 11 (8.03%) Shell Script
4 10 (7.30%) C++
5 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.65%) Apex Code
6 5 (3.65%) VBA
7 4 (2.92%) Java
8 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (23.36%) Degree
2 13 (9.49%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.57%) CCNP
4 7 (5.11%) PhD
5 5 (3.65%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.65%) PMP
5 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.92%) CCNA
6 4 (2.92%) CISA
6 4 (2.92%) CISM
6 4 (2.92%) CISSP
6 4 (2.92%) MCSE
6 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.19%) CCDP
7 3 (2.19%) GIAC
7 3 (2.19%) ISEB
7 3 (2.19%) SANS
8 2 (1.46%) CCIE
8 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.73%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.60%) MiFID
2 19 (13.87%) EMIR
3 10 (7.30%) Data Quality
4 9 (6.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (4.38%) PMO
6 5 (3.65%) SLA
7 4 (2.92%) QA
8 3 (2.19%) COBIT
8 3 (2.19%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.73%) Basel III
9 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.73%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.73%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) SCOM
2 3 (2.19%) Nessus
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.73%) SCCM
3 1 (0.73%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.73%) zSecure
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.57%) Cisco
3 7 (5.11%) Juniper
3 7 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle
4 6 (4.38%) Tableau
5 4 (2.92%) Aruba
5 4 (2.92%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.92%) Palo Alto
5 4 (2.92%) Riverbed
5 4 (2.92%) SAP
5 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.19%) NetApp
6 3 (2.19%) OpenText
6 3 (2.19%) Progress
6 3 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.19%) Teradata
7 2 (1.46%) Pega
8 1 (0.73%) Concur
8 1 (0.73%) Optimizely
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of Westminster
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of Westminster
Mason Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 17 days ago
City of Westminster
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Mint
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 16 days ago