Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 203 252
Rank change year-on-year -32 +49 +67
Permanent jobs citing Validation 115 126 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.03% 1.27% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.38% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 113 107 86
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £91,200 £92,500 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 10,217 9,118 10,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.85% 91.61% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9,143 8,224 9,941
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +1.77%

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 44 (38.26%) Finance
2 26 (22.61%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (20.87%) SQL
4 23 (20.00%) Degree
5 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 19 (16.52%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (14.78%) Data Quality
8 16 (13.91%) Data Governance
8 16 (13.91%) QA
8 16 (13.91%) Business Analysis
9 15 (13.04%) Data Validation
9 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 14 (12.17%) ITIL
10 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (12.17%) Data Management
11 13 (11.30%) C++
11 13 (11.30%) Management Information System
12 12 (10.43%) Ethernet
12 12 (10.43%) VPN
12 12 (10.43%) IP Telephony
12 12 (10.43%) Mathematics
13 11 (9.57%) Physics
13 11 (9.57%) MiFID
13 11 (9.57%) Banking
13 11 (9.57%) C#
13 11 (9.57%) CRM
13 11 (9.57%) PhD
13 11 (9.57%) R
13 11 (9.57%) 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 10 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.48%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.74%) SAS
4 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.87%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.35%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.48%) GitHub
4 3 (2.61%) Office 365
4 3 (2.61%) SaaS
5 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.87%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) Ethernet
1 12 (10.43%) IP Telephony
1 12 (10.43%) VPN
2 8 (6.96%) Firewall
2 8 (6.96%) LAN
2 8 (6.96%) WAN
3 4 (3.48%) DSL
3 4 (3.48%) DWDM
3 4 (3.48%) Internet
3 4 (3.48%) MPLS
3 4 (3.48%) SDH
3 4 (3.48%) VoIP
3 4 (3.48%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.83%) Power BI
3 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.74%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.74%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.87%) Big Data
6 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.87%) Looker
6 1 (0.87%) Mixpanel
6 1 (0.87%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.35%) Selenium
3 4 (3.48%) Concordion
3 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.48%) FitNesse
3 4 (3.48%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.74%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.87%) JIRA
6 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (38.26%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Banking
3 9 (7.83%) Advertising
3 9 (7.83%) Front Office
4 5 (4.35%) Marketing
5 3 (2.61%) Back Office
6 2 (1.74%) Law
6 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 2 (1.74%) Retail
6 2 (1.74%) Romanian Language
7 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (33.91%) Analyst
2 21 (18.26%) Business Analyst
3 16 (13.91%) IT Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Business IT Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) IT Business Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) Administrator
5 11 (9.57%) Salesforce Administrator
6 10 (8.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Qualitative Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Quantitative Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Consultant
9 7 (6.09%) Data Governance Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Data Governance Manager
9 7 (6.09%) Data Manager
9 7 (6.09%) Finance Business Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Financial Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Financial Business Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Governance Manager
10 6 (5.22%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) MDX
2 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 5 (4.35%) EDIFACT
3 4 (3.48%) Node.js
3 4 (3.48%) Visualforce
4 3 (2.61%) .NET
4 3 (2.61%) React
5 2 (1.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.87%) CSS
6 1 (0.87%) HTML
6 1 (0.87%) HTML5
6 1 (0.87%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.87%) RESTful
6 1 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.70%) Exotic Derivative
2 10 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (7.83%) Credit Risk
3 9 (7.83%) Equities
3 9 (7.83%) Market Risk
4 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Cloud
5 6 (5.22%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.35%) Reinsurance
6 5 (4.35%) SWIFT
7 4 (3.48%) IVR
7 4 (3.48%) User Experience
8 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.61%) Fintech
8 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.74%) Derivative
9 2 (1.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.70%) Windows
2 8 (6.96%) Windows Server
2 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Android
4 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.87%) Solaris
4 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.61%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.91%) Business Analysis
3 16 (13.91%) Data Governance
4 15 (13.04%) Data Validation
5 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (12.17%) Data Management
5 14 (12.17%) ITIL
6 12 (10.43%) Mathematics
7 11 (9.57%) CRM
7 11 (9.57%) Decision-Making
7 11 (9.57%) Physics
8 10 (8.70%) Business Process Improvement
8 10 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
8 10 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 10 (8.70%) Process Improvement
8 10 (8.70%) Stochastic Calculus
8 10 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
9 9 (7.83%) Analytics
9 9 (7.83%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.87%) SQL
2 13 (11.30%) C++
3 11 (9.57%) C#
3 11 (9.57%) R
4 9 (7.83%) MATLAB
4 9 (7.83%) VBA
5 7 (6.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (3.48%) Apex Code
6 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.61%) Python
8 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) Degree
2 11 (9.57%) PhD
3 9 (7.83%) Master's Degree
4 4 (3.48%) CCNA
4 4 (3.48%) CCNP
4 4 (3.48%) CCVP
4 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.87%) ISEB
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) Data Quality
2 16 (13.91%) QA
3 11 (9.57%) EMIR
3 11 (9.57%) MiFID
4 9 (7.83%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (6.09%) Solvency II
6 5 (4.35%) ISO 20022
6 5 (4.35%) SEPA
6 5 (4.35%) TARGET2
7 4 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (1.74%) SLA
9 1 (0.87%) COBIT
9 1 (0.87%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.52%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle
3 8 (6.96%) VMware
4 5 (4.35%) Calypso
4 5 (4.35%) FIS
5 4 (3.48%) Avaya
5 4 (3.48%) Cisco
6 2 (1.74%) Google
6 2 (1.74%) Workday
7 1 (0.87%) Equitrac
7 1 (0.87%) Facebook
7 1 (0.87%) Pardot
7 1 (0.87%) SunGard
7 1 (0.87%) Tableau