The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 359 303
Rank change year-on-year +65 -56  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 337 350 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.98% 0.82% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.91% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 264 264 326
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,750 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 31030 38371 39908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.40% 90.18% 88.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25889 32961 33332
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in London

Validation
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Validation in London

Validation
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in London over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in London

Validation
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the London region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
City of London +81 84 £57,500 +19.79% 10
Westminster - 2 £38,750 - 1
Uxbridge +11 1 - -
Bromley +6 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £40,000 -
Hayes - 1 £72,500 -
Hackney - 1 - - 1
Mayfair - 1 £100,000 -
Moorgate - 1 £50,000 -
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region with a requirement for Validation.

1 209 (34.21%) Finance
2 153 (25.04%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (21.77%) Degree
4 126 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
5 121 (19.80%) Project Management
6 112 (18.33%) Java
7 106 (17.35%) SQL
8 96 (15.71%) QA
9 92 (15.06%) Python
10 85 (13.91%) Analytics
11 81 (13.26%) CRM
12 78 (12.77%) Microsoft
13 71 (11.62%) Linux
14 69 (11.29%) Business Analysis
15 66 (10.80%) JavaScript
15 66 (10.80%) HTML
15 66 (10.80%) SDLC
16 65 (10.64%) Selenium
17 59 (9.66%) Web Services
18 58 (9.49%) Software Engineering
19 57 (9.33%) Computer Science
20 56 (9.17%) Banking
20 56 (9.17%) Scrum
21 55 (9.00%) CSS
21 55 (9.00%) User Acceptance Testing
22 54 (8.84%) Oracle
23 53 (8.67%) XML
23 53 (8.67%) Marketing
24 51 (8.35%) Test Strategy
25 50 (8.18%) C++

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 29 (4.75%) Tomcat
2 26 (4.26%) CMS
3 18 (2.95%) Apache
4 14 (2.29%) SAS
5 12 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 12 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.80%) IIS
6 11 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.15%) JBoss
9 5 (0.82%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.82%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.65%) Confluence
10 4 (0.65%) Documentum
10 4 (0.65%) SugarCRM
11 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.49%) Liferay
11 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.33%) CICS
12 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.75%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.31%) SPSS
5 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.49%) Windchill
7 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) GIMP
8 1 (0.16%) InVision
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.80%) Northgate Housing
3 9 (1.47%) Orchard Housing
4 8 (1.31%) SAP PM
5 7 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.82%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.33%) Endur
8 2 (0.33%) OpenText MBPM
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.16%) StreamServe
9 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.55%) SaaS
2 24 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.45%) Google Analytics
5 14 (2.29%) Google Tag Manager
6 8 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.31%) PaaS
7 7 (1.15%) Force.com
7 7 (1.15%) IaaS
8 6 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.82%) GitHub
10 3 (0.49%) Office 365
11 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.16%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.40%) Firewall
2 30 (4.91%) LAN
3 27 (4.42%) WAN
4 22 (3.60%) DHCP
4 22 (3.60%) DNS
5 13 (2.13%) Intranet
6 12 (1.96%) Software-Defined Networking
7 8 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (1.31%) HTTP
7 8 (1.31%) SSL
7 8 (1.31%) Wireless
8 6 (0.98%) Network Security
8 6 (0.98%) VPN
9 5 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.82%) VoIP
10 4 (0.65%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.49%) Skype
11 3 (0.49%) WebEx
11 3 (0.49%) Wireless Security
11 3 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.40%) MySQL
3 24 (3.93%) Big Data
3 24 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.29%) Data Mining
4 14 (2.29%) Hadoop
5 13 (2.13%) KDB
5 13 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.96%) Kdb+
6 12 (1.96%) QlikView
7 10 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.15%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.98%) GIS
12 5 (0.82%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (10.64%) Selenium
2 37 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 34 (5.56%) JIRA
4 32 (5.24%) Cucumber
5 28 (4.58%) Appium
6 25 (4.09%) Jenkins
7 20 (3.27%) Maven
8 18 (2.95%) Ant
8 18 (2.95%) JUnit
8 18 (2.95%) TestNG
9 16 (2.62%) Subversion
10 12 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (1.47%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.31%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.98%) AppVeyor
13 6 (0.98%) git-flow
13 6 (0.98%) JMeter
13 6 (0.98%) PhantomJS
14 5 (0.82%) FitNesse
15 4 (0.65%) Axure RP
General
1 209 (34.21%) Finance
2 56 (9.17%) Banking
3 53 (8.67%) Marketing
4 34 (5.56%) Legal
5 26 (4.26%) Advertising
6 23 (3.76%) Back Office
6 23 (3.76%) Retail
7 21 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 20 (3.27%) Financial Institution
9 19 (3.11%) Front Office
10 16 (2.62%) Manufacturing
10 16 (2.62%) Publishing
11 11 (1.80%) French Language
12 8 (1.31%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.31%) Law
13 6 (0.98%) Electronics
14 5 (0.82%) Brand Awareness
14 5 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.65%) Games
15 4 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 134 (21.93%) Analyst
2 109 (17.84%) Developer
3 50 (8.18%) Business Analyst
4 47 (7.69%) Consultant
5 37 (6.06%) QA Engineer
6 32 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
7 28 (4.58%) Architect
8 27 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 26 (4.26%) Administrator
10 21 (3.44%) Product Manager
11 19 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (2.95%) Support Analyst
13 17 (2.78%) Data Analyst
13 17 (2.78%) HTML Developer
13 17 (2.78%) Java Engineer
13 17 (2.78%) Test Engineer
14 16 (2.62%) Qualitative Analyst
14 16 (2.62%) Quantitative Analyst
15 15 (2.45%) C++ Developer
15 15 (2.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (10.80%) HTML
2 59 (9.66%) Web Services
3 55 (9.00%) CSS
4 53 (8.67%) XML
5 34 (5.56%) SOAP
6 33 (5.40%) REST
7 28 (4.58%) JSON
8 26 (4.26%) AngularJS
9 25 (4.09%) J2EE
10 24 (3.93%) .NET
11 21 (3.44%) OSGi
11 21 (3.44%) RESTful
11 21 (3.44%) Spring
11 21 (3.44%) Struts
12 17 (2.78%) jQuery
13 16 (2.62%) Ajax
13 16 (2.62%) Gherkin
14 14 (2.29%) JSTL
14 14 (2.29%) XHTML
15 13 (2.13%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 126 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.33%) Computer Science
3 49 (8.02%) User Experience
4 43 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 42 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
6 39 (6.38%) Data Centre
7 36 (5.89%) Mobile App
8 33 (5.40%) Fintech
9 21 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.62%) Market Risk
11 15 (2.45%) Credit Risk
11 15 (2.45%) Social Media
12 14 (2.29%) Derivative
12 14 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.96%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.96%) Wiki
14 9 (1.47%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.47%) W3C
15 7 (1.15%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.98%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 71 (11.62%) Linux
2 47 (7.69%) Unix
3 44 (7.20%) Windows
4 23 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.31%) Android
6 8 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.33%) zOS
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (25.04%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (19.80%) Project Management
3 85 (13.91%) Analytics
4 81 (13.26%) CRM
5 69 (11.29%) Business Analysis
6 66 (10.80%) SDLC
7 58 (9.49%) Software Engineering
8 56 (9.17%) Scrum
9 55 (9.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 51 (8.35%) Test Strategy
11 46 (7.53%) Mathematics
12 45 (7.36%) ITIL
13 43 (7.04%) E-Commerce
14 41 (6.71%) Product Management
15 40 (6.55%) Data Analysis
16 39 (6.38%) Front End Development
17 38 (6.22%) DevOps
18 37 (6.06%) B2B
18 37 (6.06%) Data Management
18 37 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 112 (18.33%) Java
2 106 (17.35%) SQL
3 92 (15.06%) Python
4 66 (10.80%) JavaScript
5 50 (8.18%) C++
6 34 (5.56%) R
7 29 (4.75%) C#
8 24 (3.93%) Bash Shell
9 19 (3.11%) PHP
10 17 (2.78%) C
10 17 (2.78%) Ruby
11 16 (2.62%) MATLAB
12 13 (2.13%) Apex Code
12 13 (2.13%) Perl
13 12 (1.96%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.64%) ABAP
15 8 (1.31%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.15%) Scala
16 7 (1.15%) VBA
17 5 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 133 (21.77%) Degree
2 29 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (4.09%) ISEB
4 23 (3.76%) CCNP
4 23 (3.76%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.11%) ISTQB
5 19 (3.11%) PhD
6 13 (2.13%) CCIE
7 10 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.47%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.15%) CISA
10 7 (1.15%) CISSP
10 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.98%) CCNA
12 5 (0.82%) CCDP
12 5 (0.82%) CISM
12 5 (0.82%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.82%) PMP
13 4 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (15.71%) QA
2 30 (4.91%) SLA
3 28 (4.58%) MiFID
4 24 (3.93%) Data Quality
5 21 (3.44%) EMIR
6 12 (1.96%) Dodd-Frank
7 11 (1.80%) PMO
8 4 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.49%) Basel III
9 3 (0.49%) COBIT
9 3 (0.49%) GDPR
9 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.49%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.49%) SEPA
10 2 (0.33%) IFRS
10 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.33%) WCAG
11 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
System Software
1 25 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.33%) HDFS
6 2 (0.33%) RACF
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.16%) Docker
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) iptables
Systems Management
1 20 (3.27%) Puppet
2 11 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.98%) Ansible
4 4 (0.65%) SCOM
4 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.49%) Nessus
5 3 (0.49%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.33%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.33%) Oozie
6 2 (0.33%) SCCM
6 2 (0.33%) zSecure
7 1 (0.16%) Control-M
7 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.16%) SELinux
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.16%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 78 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.84%) Oracle
3 48 (7.86%) Salesforce.com
4 27 (4.42%) Cisco
5 26 (4.26%) SAP
6 20 (3.27%) Juniper
7 17 (2.78%) hybris
7 17 (2.78%) Tableau
8 15 (2.45%) Google
9 14 (2.29%) Adobe
10 11 (1.80%) Capita
10 11 (1.80%) Northgate
11 10 (1.64%) Splunk
12 9 (1.47%) HP
12 9 (1.47%) Orchard
13 7 (1.15%) Aruba
13 7 (1.15%) Pega
14 6 (0.98%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.98%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.98%) Cognizant
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Net Talent
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus very large package and bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
London, City
Schroders
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Best Practice Talent Solutions, Ltd
Salary: health + Pension + salary review
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + generous bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Michael Page International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of Westminster
Mason Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hackney, London
Masabi Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London, England, United Kingdom
SuperAwesome
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago