Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Validation
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1091 1055 1066
Rank change year-on-year -36 +11 +80
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 75 148 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.083% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.092% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 51 119 186
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £30,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +4.65%

Data 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151759 160141 181584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.40% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 120765 134253 151176
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 39 £47,500 -24.00% 1
North of England -13 15 £41,500 +22.06% 3
Yorkshire +25 12 £41,500 -5.68% 2
South East +23 7 £50,000 +42.86% 1
South West +12 6 £50,000 - 1
Midlands +7 6 £55,000 +120.00%
East Midlands +35 4 £55,000 -2.65%
North West -34 3 £52,500 +98.11% 1
East of England +6 2 £62,000 +24.00% 2
West Midlands -5 2 - -
Data Validation
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 75 (100.00%) Validation
2 31 (41.33%) SQL
3 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (28.00%) QA
6 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
6 17 (22.67%) Data Quality
6 17 (22.67%) C#
7 15 (20.00%) Data Management
7 15 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
8 14 (18.67%) CRM
8 14 (18.67%) Analytics
9 13 (17.33%) Functional Testing
9 13 (17.33%) Degree
10 12 (16.00%) Finance
10 12 (16.00%) JIRA
10 12 (16.00%) Business Analysis
10 12 (16.00%) Selenium
10 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (16.00%) SpecFlow
11 11 (14.67%) BDD
11 11 (14.67%) Test Management
11 11 (14.67%) Project Management
12 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
12 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
12 10 (13.33%) JMeter
12 10 (13.33%) Performance Testing
12 10 (13.33%) System Testing
12 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
12 10 (13.33%) Waterfall

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 5 (6.67%) SAS
2 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.33%) FastStats
3 1 (1.33%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.33%) Sage X3
3 1 (1.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) BlazeMeter
2 5 (6.67%) SaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.33%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) DHCP
1 1 (1.33%) DNS
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
1 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.33%) LDAP
1 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.00%) QlikView
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.67%) Big Data
6 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.67%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
7 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.33%) HBase
7 1 (1.33%) Power BI
7 1 (1.33%) SAS EBI
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) JIRA
1 12 (16.00%) Selenium
1 12 (16.00%) SpecFlow
2 10 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.33%) JMeter
2 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (13.33%) Zephyr
3 9 (12.00%) Appium
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.67%) TestRail
6 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Games
3 8 (10.67%) Marketing
3 8 (10.67%) Retail
4 5 (6.67%) Banking
4 5 (6.67%) Legal
5 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.67%) Electronics
6 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Test Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Business Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Product Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Product Manager
8 4 (5.33%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Salesforce Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) REST
2 5 (6.67%) Web Services
2 5 (6.67%) XML
3 4 (5.33%) HTML
3 4 (5.33%) JSON
3 4 (5.33%) SOAP
3 4 (5.33%) Visualforce
4 3 (4.00%) CSS
4 3 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (1.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.33%) MDX
5 1 (1.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.33%) Pandas
5 1 (1.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.33%) User Experience
3 9 (12.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.33%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.33%) Fintech
7 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Android
1 9 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Validation
2 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
5 15 (20.00%) Data Management
5 15 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 14 (18.67%) Analytics
6 14 (18.67%) CRM
7 13 (17.33%) Functional Testing
8 12 (16.00%) Business Analysis
9 11 (14.67%) BDD
9 11 (14.67%) Project Management
9 11 (14.67%) Test Management
10 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 10 (13.33%) Performance Testing
10 10 (13.33%) System Testing
10 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (12.00%) Coaching
12 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) SQL
2 17 (22.67%) C#
3 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.33%) Apex Code
5 4 (5.33%) SOQL
6 3 (4.00%) VBA
7 2 (2.67%) Python
7 2 (2.67%) VBScript
8 1 (1.33%) Java
8 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.33%) R
8 1 (1.33%) Scala
8 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.00%) QA
2 17 (22.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) JDA
2 5 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.67%) ForgeRock
4 2 (2.67%) IBM
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Apteco
5 1 (1.33%) Datameer
5 1 (1.33%) Dell
5 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.33%) Sage
5 1 (1.33%) Sun
5 1 (1.33%) Tableau