Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 211 307
Rank change year-on-year +31 +96 -24
Permanent jobs citing Validation 168 137 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.55% 1.33% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.47% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 131 124 68
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £78,750 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £58,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.29% -2.92% +20.00%

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 9,993 9,329 12,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.46% 90.64% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8,809 8,460 11,271
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 £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 63 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
2 62 (36.90%) Finance
3 55 (32.74%) Mason
4 37 (22.02%) SQL
5 35 (20.83%) C++
6 34 (20.24%) Apex Code
7 31 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (18.45%) Degree
8 28 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
9 26 (15.48%) Risk Management
10 24 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (14.29%) Banking
11 23 (13.69%) Advertising
11 23 (13.69%) Mathematics
11 23 (13.69%) Front Office
12 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
12 22 (13.10%) R
13 21 (12.50%) Java
14 20 (11.90%) C#
14 20 (11.90%) MATLAB
14 20 (11.90%) Financial Modelling
15 18 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (10.71%) Linux
16 17 (10.12%) Data Modelling
17 16 (9.52%) CRM
17 16 (9.52%) Data Management
17 16 (9.52%) Migration
17 16 (9.52%) Equities
17 16 (9.52%) Visualforce

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 3 (1.79%) IIS
2 2 (1.19%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.60%) Confluence
3 1 (0.60%) Ethereum
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.19%) Moqups
3 2 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.60%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.60%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.60%) InVision
4 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.95%) Elite 3E
2 6 (3.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.79%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.60%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.60%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.57%) SaaS
4 3 (1.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (1.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) Force.com
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Office 365
6 1 (0.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) DVB
2 4 (2.38%) LAN
2 4 (2.38%) WAN
3 3 (1.79%) HbbTV
4 2 (1.19%) DHCP
4 2 (1.19%) DNS
4 2 (1.19%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.19%) Firewall
4 2 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.60%) Broadband
5 1 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.60%) GPON
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.60%) NAS
5 1 (0.60%) SAN
5 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.55%) RDBMS
3 11 (6.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.38%) GIS
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.79%) QlikView
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.19%) Big Data
7 2 (1.19%) Power BI
8 1 (0.60%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.60%) DB2
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (7.74%) JIRA
2 10 (5.95%) ClearCase
3 6 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.57%) Subversion
4 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.60%) Maven
6 1 (0.60%) MSTest
6 1 (0.60%) Selenium
6 1 (0.60%) Toad
General
1 62 (36.90%) Finance
2 24 (14.29%) Banking
3 23 (13.69%) Advertising
3 23 (13.69%) Front Office
4 14 (8.33%) Legal
5 12 (7.14%) Back Office
5 12 (7.14%) Law
6 11 (6.55%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.57%) Marketing
7 6 (3.57%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.79%) Publishing
8 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.19%) Games
10 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 57 (33.93%) Analyst
2 35 (20.83%) Consultant
3 34 (20.24%) Salesforce Consultant
4 22 (13.10%) Developer
5 20 (11.90%) Qualitative Analyst
5 20 (11.90%) Quantitative Analyst
6 18 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
6 18 (10.71%) Senior Salesforce Consultant
7 12 (7.14%) Administrator
7 12 (7.14%) Salesforce Administrator
7 12 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
8 10 (5.95%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.95%) Core Java Developer
8 10 (5.95%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 10 (5.95%) Financial Analyst
8 10 (5.95%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.95%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (5.36%) Credit Analyst
9 9 (5.36%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (32.74%) Mason
2 16 (9.52%) Visualforce
3 12 (7.14%) Middleware
4 7 (4.17%) J2EE
4 7 (4.17%) Spring
5 6 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (3.57%) D-Bus
5 6 (3.57%) GStreamer
5 6 (3.57%) HEVC
5 6 (3.57%) HTML
5 6 (3.57%) OpenGL
5 6 (3.57%) Qt
6 4 (2.38%) .NET
6 4 (2.38%) HTML5
6 4 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (2.38%) XML
7 3 (1.79%) RESTful
7 3 (1.79%) STL
7 3 (1.79%) Wayland
7 3 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.52%) Equities
4 13 (7.74%) Credit Risk
4 13 (7.74%) Market Risk
5 12 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.95%) Data Structures
7 9 (5.36%) Fintech
7 9 (5.36%) Hedge funds
8 7 (4.17%) Exotic Derivative
9 6 (3.57%) BBC
9 6 (3.57%) Digital TV
9 6 (3.57%) IPTV
9 6 (3.57%) Media Streaming
9 6 (3.57%) MPEG
9 6 (3.57%) STB
9 6 (3.57%) User Experience
10 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.19%) Reinsurance
11 2 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.71%) Linux
2 11 (6.55%) Solaris
3 10 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (5.95%) Unix
4 9 (5.36%) Windows
5 6 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (2.98%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.60%) VMS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 26 (15.48%) Risk Management
4 23 (13.69%) Mathematics
5 20 (11.90%) Financial Modelling
6 18 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (10.12%) Data Modelling
8 16 (9.52%) CRM
8 16 (9.52%) Data Management
8 16 (9.52%) Migration
9 15 (8.93%) Project Management
10 14 (8.33%) Stochastic Calculus
11 13 (7.74%) Credit Risk Management
11 13 (7.74%) Physics
11 13 (7.74%) Process Improvement
12 12 (7.14%) Analytics
12 12 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (6.55%) Coaching
13 11 (6.55%) Presales
14 10 (5.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.02%) SQL
2 35 (20.83%) C++
3 34 (20.24%) Apex Code
4 22 (13.10%) R
5 21 (12.50%) Java
6 20 (11.90%) C#
6 20 (11.90%) MATLAB
7 14 (8.33%) Python
8 12 (7.14%) C
9 11 (6.55%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.98%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.79%) VBA
13 2 (1.19%) VB
14 1 (0.60%) Go
14 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.60%) SOQL
14 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (18.45%) Degree
2 12 (7.14%) Master's Degree
3 9 (5.36%) PhD
4 3 (1.79%) ISEB
4 3 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.19%) IIBA
5 2 (1.19%) MCSA
5 2 (1.19%) MCSE
5 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 13 (7.74%) Dodd-Frank
2 13 (7.74%) EMIR
2 13 (7.74%) MiFID
3 4 (2.38%) GDPR
3 4 (2.38%) QA
4 3 (1.79%) OIPF
5 1 (0.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.19%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.79%) systemd
3 2 (1.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.60%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.95%) Aderant
4 7 (4.17%) BT
5 6 (3.57%) Apple
5 6 (3.57%) Arqiva
5 6 (3.57%) CA
6 3 (1.79%) Broadcom
6 3 (1.79%) IBM
6 3 (1.79%) OpenText
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle
6 3 (1.79%) Pega
7 2 (1.19%) Cisco
7 2 (1.19%) Google
7 2 (1.19%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.19%) HP
7 2 (1.19%) Siebel
7 2 (1.19%) SnapLogic
7 2 (1.19%) Tableau
7 2 (1.19%) Workday