Period
to 18 July 2018

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 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 206 283
Rank change year-on-year -33 +77 +19
Permanent jobs citing Validation 119 135 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 1.31% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.45% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 109 117 85
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,050 £75,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.78% +7.27% +8.91%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,282 9,315 12,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.16% 90.49% 91.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9,144 8,381 11,247
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Validation.

1 36 (30.25%) Salesforce.com
2 34 (28.57%) Mason
3 31 (26.05%) Finance
4 26 (21.85%) Degree
5 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (20.17%) SQL
7 18 (15.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (14.29%) Data Management
8 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 16 (13.45%) C++
9 16 (13.45%) Data Quality
10 14 (11.76%) Data Validation
11 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
11 13 (10.92%) Management Information System
11 13 (10.92%) Front Office
11 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (10.08%) Dashboard Development
12 12 (10.08%) Data Governance
12 12 (10.08%) Advertising
12 12 (10.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (10.08%) CRM
12 12 (10.08%) PhD
12 12 (10.08%) Physics
13 11 (9.24%) Mathematics
13 11 (9.24%) QA
13 11 (9.24%) Financial Modelling
13 11 (9.24%) Stochastic Calculus
13 11 (9.24%) Exotic Derivative
13 11 (9.24%) ITIL
13 11 (9.24%) Risk Management

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 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.84%) Ethereum
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.84%) SAS
3 1 (0.84%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.84%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.68%) Magento
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.84%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.36%) SaaS
3 2 (1.68%) GitHub
3 2 (1.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.84%) FinancialForce
4 1 (0.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.84%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) Ethernet
2 8 (6.72%) IP Telephony
2 8 (6.72%) VPN
3 7 (5.88%) Firewall
3 7 (5.88%) LAN
3 7 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (1.68%) DSL
4 2 (1.68%) DWDM
4 2 (1.68%) Internet
4 2 (1.68%) MPLS
4 2 (1.68%) SDH
4 2 (1.68%) VoIP
4 2 (1.68%) xDSL
5 1 (0.84%) Broadband
5 1 (0.84%) DHCP
5 1 (0.84%) DNS
5 1 (0.84%) GPON
5 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) Power BI
3 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.36%) GIS
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.52%) QlikView
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.84%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Selenium
1 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.36%) Concordion
2 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.36%) FitNesse
2 4 (3.36%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.84%) Maven
4 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.84%) Toad
General
1 31 (26.05%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Front Office
3 12 (10.08%) Advertising
4 9 (7.56%) Marketing
5 4 (3.36%) Publishing
6 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 2 (1.68%) Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.84%) Law
7 1 (0.84%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 38 (31.93%) Analyst
2 18 (15.13%) Consultant
3 14 (11.76%) Salesforce Consultant
4 12 (10.08%) Administrator
4 12 (10.08%) Salesforce Administrator
5 11 (9.24%) Senior Consultant
5 11 (9.24%) Senior Salesforce Consultant
6 10 (8.40%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.40%) Qualitative Analyst
6 10 (8.40%) Quantitative Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Data Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
9 6 (5.04%) Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) IT Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Coordinator
10 5 (4.20%) Data Governance Manager
10 5 (4.20%) Governance Manager
10 5 (4.20%) IT Business Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.57%) Mason
2 8 (6.72%) Visualforce
3 7 (5.88%) MDX
4 4 (3.36%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (2.52%) .NET
6 2 (1.68%) Web Services
7 1 (0.84%) CSS
7 1 (0.84%) HTML
7 1 (0.84%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.84%) jQuery
7 1 (0.84%) JSON
7 1 (0.84%) XML
7 1 (0.84%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (10.92%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (9.24%) Exotic Derivative
4 10 (8.40%) Equities
5 9 (7.56%) Credit Risk
5 9 (7.56%) Market Risk
6 8 (6.72%) Data Structures
7 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (5.04%) Reinsurance
8 5 (4.20%) User Experience
9 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.52%) Derivative
11 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.68%) Fintech
11 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.68%) IVR
11 2 (1.68%) Replication
12 1 (0.84%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.40%) Windows
2 7 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.36%) Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Android
5 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.84%) Solaris
5 1 (0.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (14.29%) Data Management
4 14 (11.76%) Data Validation
5 12 (10.08%) CRM
5 12 (10.08%) Dashboard Development
5 12 (10.08%) Data Governance
5 12 (10.08%) Physics
6 11 (9.24%) Decision-Making
6 11 (9.24%) Financial Modelling
6 11 (9.24%) ITIL
6 11 (9.24%) Mathematics
6 11 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (9.24%) Risk Management
6 11 (9.24%) Stochastic Calculus
7 10 (8.40%) Analytics
7 10 (8.40%) Data Analysis
7 10 (8.40%) Migration
7 10 (8.40%) Scrum
7 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.17%) SQL
2 16 (13.45%) C++
3 11 (9.24%) R
4 10 (8.40%) C#
4 10 (8.40%) MATLAB
5 9 (7.56%) Apex Code
5 9 (7.56%) VBA
6 8 (6.72%) Python
7 7 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (3.36%) C
8 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.52%) Java
10 2 (1.68%) VB
11 1 (0.84%) Go
11 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (21.85%) Degree
2 12 (10.08%) PhD
3 10 (8.40%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.52%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.68%) CCNA
5 2 (1.68%) CCNP
5 2 (1.68%) CCVP
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.68%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) Data Quality
2 11 (9.24%) QA
3 10 (8.40%) EMIR
3 10 (8.40%) MiFID
4 9 (7.56%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (4.20%) Solvency II
6 4 (3.36%) GDPR
7 2 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 36 (30.25%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle
4 7 (5.88%) VMware
5 3 (2.52%) Cisco
5 3 (2.52%) Tableau
6 2 (1.68%) Avaya
6 2 (1.68%) Siebel
6 2 (1.68%) SnapLogic
6 2 (1.68%) Workday
7 1 (0.84%) BMC
7 1 (0.84%) BT
7 1 (0.84%) Equitrac
7 1 (0.84%) Facebook
7 1 (0.84%) Google
7 1 (0.84%) Openreach
7 1 (0.84%) Pardot
7 1 (0.84%) Remedy
7 1 (0.84%) SunGard
7 1 (0.84%) Virgin Media