Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 245 311
Rank change year-on-year +70 +66 -19
Permanent jobs citing Validation 151 100 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 0.87% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.97% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 127 88 73
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +9.45%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £82,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 9200 10313 15272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.13% 89.43% 89.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8307 9399 13239
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,950 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 67 (44.37%) Finance
2 47 (31.13%) SQL
3 30 (19.87%) Java
3 30 (19.87%) Mathematics
4 28 (18.54%) R
5 27 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (17.88%) Project Management
6 26 (17.22%) C++
6 26 (17.22%) Visualisation
7 25 (16.56%) Risk Management
8 24 (15.89%) Banking
8 24 (15.89%) Data Management
8 24 (15.89%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (14.57%) C#
10 21 (13.91%) Linux
10 21 (13.91%) Microsoft
10 21 (13.91%) Management Information System
11 20 (13.25%) Python
11 20 (13.25%) Analytics
12 19 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (12.58%) MATLAB
13 18 (11.92%) Front Office
13 18 (11.92%) Legal
13 18 (11.92%) ETL
13 18 (11.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (11.92%) Financial Modelling
14 17 (11.26%) Data Reconciliation
14 17 (11.26%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (10.60%) Physics
15 16 (10.60%) JIRA

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 13 (8.61%) SAS
2 5 (3.31%) CMS
3 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.32%) Apache Geronimo
4 2 (1.32%) JBoss
4 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.32%) WildFly
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.66%) nginx
5 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.99%) SPSS
4 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (2.65%) ReMetrica
3 2 (1.32%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.66%) FastStats
4 1 (0.66%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.99%) SaaS
4 3 (1.99%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.66%) IaaS
5 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.62%) LAN
2 9 (5.96%) WAN
3 8 (5.30%) DVB
4 4 (2.65%) HbbTV
5 3 (1.99%) Firewall
6 2 (1.32%) PBX
6 2 (1.32%) TACACS
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.66%) DHCP
7 1 (0.66%) DNS
7 1 (0.66%) IPv4
7 1 (0.66%) NAS
7 1 (0.66%) Network Security
7 1 (0.66%) SAN
7 1 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.66%) VoIP
7 1 (0.66%) Wireless
7 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.89%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.28%) Data Mining
3 11 (7.28%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.62%) Big Data
4 10 (6.62%) QlikView
4 10 (6.62%) RDBMS
5 9 (5.96%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (5.30%) Lumira
7 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.97%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.32%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.66%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.66%) Power BI
9 1 (0.66%) SAS EBI
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (10.60%) JIRA
2 10 (6.62%) ClearCase
3 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.30%) Subversion
4 5 (3.31%) Selenium
5 4 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.66%) Firebug
7 1 (0.66%) JBehave
7 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.66%) JMeter
7 1 (0.66%) JUnit
7 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.66%) TestNG
7 1 (0.66%) TestRail
7 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 67 (44.37%) Finance
2 24 (15.89%) Banking
3 18 (11.92%) Front Office
3 18 (11.92%) Legal
4 15 (9.93%) Back Office
5 14 (9.27%) Law
6 10 (6.62%) Advertising
6 10 (6.62%) Investment Banking
7 8 (5.30%) Multimedia
8 4 (2.65%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.99%) Marketing
10 2 (1.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.66%) Games
11 1 (0.66%) Retail
11 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (34.44%) Analyst
2 19 (12.58%) Developer
2 19 (12.58%) Financial Analyst
3 18 (11.92%) Qualitative Analyst
3 18 (11.92%) Quantitative Analyst
4 14 (9.27%) SQL Developer
5 13 (8.61%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 13 (8.61%) Report Analyst
5 13 (8.61%) Systems Analyst
6 12 (7.95%) Architect
7 10 (6.62%) Administrator
7 10 (6.62%) Core Java Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Data Scientist
7 10 (6.62%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Senior SQL Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Java Architect
8 9 (5.96%) Salesforce Administrator
9 7 (4.64%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.93%) Middleware
2 12 (7.95%) Mason
3 11 (7.28%) .NET
3 11 (7.28%) J2EE
4 10 (6.62%) Hibernate
4 10 (6.62%) J2SE
4 10 (6.62%) Spring
5 8 (5.30%) D-Bus
5 8 (5.30%) GStreamer
5 8 (5.30%) HEVC
5 8 (5.30%) OpenGL
5 8 (5.30%) Qt
6 7 (4.64%) Visualforce
7 5 (3.31%) HTML
8 4 (2.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (2.65%) HTML5
8 4 (2.65%) RESTful
8 4 (2.65%) Wayland
8 4 (2.65%) XMPP
9 2 (1.32%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Management Information System
2 18 (11.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (9.27%) Fintech
4 12 (7.95%) Credit Risk
5 11 (7.28%) Market Risk
5 11 (7.28%) User Experience
6 10 (6.62%) Algorithms
6 10 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (5.96%) Equities
7 9 (5.96%) Hedge funds
8 8 (5.30%) BBC
8 8 (5.30%) Computer Science
8 8 (5.30%) Digital TV
8 8 (5.30%) IPTV
8 8 (5.30%) Media Streaming
8 8 (5.30%) MPEG
8 8 (5.30%) STB
8 8 (5.30%) Virtual Team
9 7 (4.64%) Data Centre
9 7 (4.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.91%) Linux
2 11 (7.28%) Unix
3 10 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (6.62%) Solaris
4 8 (5.30%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (5.30%) Windows
5 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.87%) Mathematics
2 27 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.88%) Project Management
3 26 (17.22%) Visualisation
4 25 (16.56%) Risk Management
5 24 (15.89%) Data Management
6 20 (13.25%) Analytics
7 19 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (11.92%) ETL
8 18 (11.92%) Financial Modelling
9 17 (11.26%) Data Reconciliation
10 16 (10.60%) Physics
10 16 (10.60%) Process Improvement
11 15 (9.93%) Master Data Management
12 14 (9.27%) ITIL
12 14 (9.27%) Statistical Analysis
13 13 (8.61%) Data Architecture
13 13 (8.61%) Data Visualisation
13 13 (8.61%) Information Architecture
13 13 (8.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (31.13%) SQL
2 30 (19.87%) Java
3 28 (18.54%) R
4 26 (17.22%) C++
5 22 (14.57%) C#
6 20 (13.25%) Python
7 19 (12.58%) MATLAB
8 11 (7.28%) Apex Code
9 10 (6.62%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.30%) Bash Shell
10 8 (5.30%) C
11 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.66%) Perl
13 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.66%) Scala
13 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (9.93%) Degree
2 9 (5.96%) Master's Degree
3 4 (2.65%) PhD
4 3 (1.99%) ISEB
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.66%) CCA
6 1 (0.66%) CCIE
6 1 (0.66%) CCNA
6 1 (0.66%) CCNP
6 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.66%) IIBA
6 1 (0.66%) MCSE
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.93%) MiFID
2 13 (8.61%) EMIR
3 12 (7.95%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (6.62%) QA
5 9 (5.96%) Data Quality
6 6 (3.97%) PMO
7 4 (2.65%) OIPF
8 2 (1.32%) Basel III
8 2 (1.32%) SLA
9 1 (0.66%) IFRS
9 1 (0.66%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.66%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (3.97%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) Docker
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) systemd
2 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.66%) Ansible
3 1 (0.66%) Cacti
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.66%) Nagios
3 1 (0.66%) Puppet
3 1 (0.66%) SCCM
3 1 (0.66%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.66%) SCOM
3 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.66%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.26%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (7.28%) Oracle
3 11 (7.28%) SAP
4 10 (6.62%) CA
5 9 (5.96%) Tableau
6 8 (5.30%) Apple
6 8 (5.30%) Arqiva
6 8 (5.30%) BT
6 8 (5.30%) Teradata
7 7 (4.64%) Adobe
8 6 (3.97%) VMware
9 5 (3.31%) Citrix
9 5 (3.31%) Google
9 5 (3.31%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.65%) Broadcom
11 2 (1.32%) CyberArk
11 2 (1.32%) F5
11 2 (1.32%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.32%) Pega