The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Validation
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 804 853
Rank change year-on-year -18 +49  
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 35 105 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.11% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 80 79
Median salary £40,500 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.42% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £31,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.48% -9.37%  

Data 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74167 82321 91471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.69% 89.01% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 60169 69604 75631
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Data Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in England

Data Validation
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation in England.

Salary trend for Data Validation in England

Data Validation
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Validation in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Validation in England

Data Validation
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 15 £39,000 -35.00% 3
Yorkshire +5 10 £41,500 -17.00% 1
East Midlands +20 3 £55,000 -2.65%
South West +6 2 £26,500 -
West Midlands +6 2 - -
South East +30 1 £52,500 +50.00% 3
North West -40 1 £21,000 +3.70% 1
East of England - 1 £21,000 -
Data Validation
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Data 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 England region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 78 (100.00%) Validation
2 28 (35.90%) SQL
3 18 (23.08%) Project Management
3 18 (23.08%) QA
3 18 (23.08%) Analytics
4 16 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 15 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 15 (19.23%) Finance
6 14 (17.95%) Data Management
6 14 (17.95%) Degree
6 14 (17.95%) Functional Testing
7 13 (16.67%) Data Quality
7 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (14.10%) CRM
10 10 (12.82%) Scenario Testing
11 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (11.54%) Retail
11 9 (11.54%) Test Strategy
11 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
11 9 (11.54%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
12 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
12 8 (10.26%) Games
12 8 (10.26%) Regression Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (10.26%) C#

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (3.85%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.28%) Confluence
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.28%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) BrowserStack
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) BGP
1 3 (3.85%) OSPF
1 3 (3.85%) SNMP
1 3 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.28%) DHCP
2 1 (1.28%) DNS
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.28%) LDAP
2 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) Big Data
2 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.85%) MySQL
3 3 (3.85%) Power BI
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (2.56%) QlikView
4 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.28%) HBase
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.97%) Selenium
3 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.41%) AppVeyor
4 5 (6.41%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.56%) Appium
5 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.28%) JMeter
6 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.28%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Retail
3 8 (10.26%) Games
4 6 (7.69%) Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (53.85%) Analyst
2 10 (12.82%) Business Analyst
3 9 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) QA Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Data Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Implementation Specialist
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Junior
9 3 (3.85%) Systems Support
9 3 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) WPF
3 4 (5.13%) XML
4 3 (3.85%) HTML
4 3 (3.85%) JSON
4 3 (3.85%) Visualforce
5 2 (2.56%) CSS
5 2 (2.56%) jQuery
5 2 (2.56%) REST
5 2 (2.56%) RESTful
5 2 (2.56%) SOAP
5 2 (2.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.28%) EDI
6 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.28%) MDX
6 1 (1.28%) Middleware
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.69%) User Experience
5 4 (5.13%) Credit Risk
5 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.85%) Fintech
6 3 (3.85%) Wiki
7 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.28%) iPad
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.28%) PACS
8 1 (1.28%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Android
2 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.28%) Unix
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) Validation
2 18 (23.08%) Analytics
2 18 (23.08%) Project Management
3 16 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 15 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 14 (17.95%) Data Management
5 14 (17.95%) Functional Testing
6 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 11 (14.10%) CRM
9 10 (12.82%) Scenario Testing
10 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.54%) Performance Testing
10 9 (11.54%) Test Strategy
10 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.26%) Regression Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.97%) ITIL
12 7 (8.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) C#
3 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.85%) Apex Code
5 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.56%) Python
5 2 (2.56%) SOQL
6 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.28%) C++
6 1 (1.28%) Java
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.41%) ISEB
4 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CIMA
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) QA
2 13 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.85%) PMO
3 3 (3.85%) SLA
4 1 (1.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) Tableau
4 4 (5.13%) JDA
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco
5 3 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (3.85%) Juniper
6 2 (2.56%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.56%) Splunk
6 2 (2.56%) Sun
7 1 (1.28%) Cognos
7 1 (1.28%) Datameer
7 1 (1.28%) Dell
7 1 (1.28%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.28%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.28%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) Remedy
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
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