The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England / South East
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 234 237
Rank change year-on-year -56 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 96 254 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 1.30% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.50% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79 189 168
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £75,000
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12928 16965 18374
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 85.94% 86.80% 85.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10705 14268 14558
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Validation
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Validation in the South East

Validation
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in the South East over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in the South East

Validation
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire +32 31 £45,000 - 3
Surrey +41 17 £45,000 - 3
Hampshire -16 17 £39,000 +11.42% 3
Oxfordshire +5 9 £47,500 -24.00% 2
East Sussex 0 7 £45,000 -35.71% 2
West Sussex -26 5 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire -36 5 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Kent +18 4 £43,750 -4.89% 3
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Validation.

1 51 (22.08%) Degree
2 50 (21.65%) Project Management
3 44 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 37 (16.02%) Finance
4 37 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (14.72%) Security Cleared
5 34 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (13.85%) Windows
7 31 (13.42%) Software Engineering
8 30 (12.99%) QA
8 30 (12.99%) SQL Server
9 29 (12.55%) Oracle
9 29 (12.55%) Git (software)
10 28 (12.12%) SC Cleared
10 28 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
12 26 (11.26%) SQL
12 26 (11.26%) Subversion
13 25 (10.82%) ITIL
14 23 (9.96%) JavaScript
14 23 (9.96%) C
15 22 (9.52%) Telecoms
16 21 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
16 21 (9.09%) JSON
17 20 (8.66%) Cisco
17 20 (8.66%) Service Delivery
17 20 (8.66%) Presales
18 19 (8.23%) User Experience
19 18 (7.79%) Juniper
19 18 (7.79%) ERP

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (5.19%) IIS
2 9 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.46%) CMS
4 4 (1.73%) Apache
4 4 (1.73%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.73%) GemFire
4 4 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.43%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.43%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.43%) SPSS
6 1 (0.43%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.87%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.43%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.33%) SaaS
2 7 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.16%) GitHub
4 4 (1.73%) PaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.43%) Trello
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.49%) Firewall
2 10 (4.33%) DNS
2 10 (4.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (3.90%) DHCP
4 7 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (1.73%) LAN
6 3 (1.30%) ATM
6 3 (1.30%) Modbus
6 3 (1.30%) WAN
7 2 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.87%) Internet
7 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.87%) VPN
7 2 (0.87%) Wireless
8 1 (0.43%) MQTT
8 1 (0.43%) RS-232
8 1 (0.43%) RS-485
8 1 (0.43%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 12 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (4.33%) MySQL
5 5 (2.16%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.73%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.73%) HBase
6 4 (1.73%) OLTP
6 4 (1.73%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.30%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.87%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (12.55%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.26%) Subversion
3 13 (5.63%) JIRA
4 9 (3.90%) JUnit
5 8 (3.46%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (3.46%) Selenium
6 7 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.60%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.16%) WATIR
9 4 (1.73%) AdminStudio
9 4 (1.73%) Gradle
9 4 (1.73%) MSI
9 4 (1.73%) TestRail
10 3 (1.30%) MSTest
10 3 (1.30%) Robot Framework
10 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.87%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.87%) NUnit
11 2 (0.87%) StarTeam
General
1 37 (16.02%) Finance
2 22 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.49%) Aerospace
4 14 (6.06%) Electronics
5 12 (5.19%) Automotive
6 10 (4.33%) German Language
6 10 (4.33%) Manufacturing
7 9 (3.90%) Marketing
8 8 (3.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (3.03%) Arabic Language
10 4 (1.73%) Advertising
11 3 (1.30%) Back Office
11 3 (1.30%) Billing
12 2 (0.87%) Avionics
12 2 (0.87%) Banking
12 2 (0.87%) Retail
13 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.43%) French Language
13 1 (0.43%) Legal
13 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (23.81%) Analyst
2 31 (13.42%) Developer
3 26 (11.26%) Consultant
4 23 (9.96%) Systems Engineer
5 18 (7.79%) Implementation Consultant
6 15 (6.49%) Business Analyst
6 15 (6.49%) UI Developer
7 14 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.63%) Embedded Engineer
9 12 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.76%) Test Engineer
11 10 (4.33%) Cisco Analyst
11 10 (4.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (4.33%) SIEM Analyst
11 10 (4.33%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.90%) Lead Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) IT Manager
13 8 (3.46%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.09%) JSON
2 18 (7.79%) HTML
3 17 (7.36%) CSS
3 17 (7.36%) HTML5
3 17 (7.36%) Web Services
4 16 (6.93%) jQuery
5 15 (6.49%) Backbone.js
5 15 (6.49%) CSS3
5 15 (6.49%) DOM
5 15 (6.49%) Handlebars
5 15 (6.49%) Node.js
5 15 (6.49%) Sass
6 7 (3.03%) .NET
6 7 (3.03%) LESS
7 6 (2.60%) Middleware
7 6 (2.60%) Qt
8 5 (2.16%) Spring
9 4 (1.73%) Kafka
9 4 (1.73%) Spring Batch
9 4 (1.73%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.23%) User Experience
3 12 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.33%) Life Science
5 9 (3.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (3.46%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.46%) PKI
7 6 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.73%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.73%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.73%) Replication
8 4 (1.73%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.30%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.30%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.87%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.43%) Clustering
11 1 (0.43%) CMDB
11 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.85%) Windows
2 15 (6.49%) Linux
3 13 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (2.16%) Unix
5 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.73%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.65%) Project Management
2 37 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (13.42%) Software Engineering
4 28 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (10.82%) ITIL
6 20 (8.66%) Presales
6 20 (8.66%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.79%) ERP
7 18 (7.79%) Mathematics
8 17 (7.36%) System Testing
9 16 (6.93%) B2B
10 15 (6.49%) Front End Development
10 15 (6.49%) UML
11 13 (5.63%) Document Management
11 13 (5.63%) Integration Testing
11 13 (5.63%) Test Strategy
12 12 (5.19%) Change Control
12 12 (5.19%) SIEM
13 11 (4.76%) Configuration Management
13 11 (4.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.26%) SQL
2 23 (9.96%) C
2 23 (9.96%) JavaScript
3 15 (6.49%) Java
4 13 (5.63%) C++
5 7 (3.03%) Embedded C
6 6 (2.60%) Perl
6 6 (2.60%) Python
7 5 (2.16%) C#
7 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.73%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.73%) Ruby
8 4 (1.73%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.30%) Apex Code
9 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.30%) VBA
10 2 (0.87%) Fortran
11 1 (0.43%) Scala
11 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (22.08%) Degree
2 34 (14.72%) Security Cleared
3 28 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.19%) CISSP
5 11 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.33%) CEH
6 10 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.33%) SANS
7 8 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.03%) CCNP
8 7 (3.03%) JNCIA
9 6 (2.60%) PhD
10 5 (2.16%) ISEB
11 3 (1.30%) HND
12 2 (0.87%) CCIE
12 2 (0.87%) HNC
12 2 (0.87%) MCSA
12 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.43%) CCSP
13 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.99%) QA
2 8 (3.46%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.46%) GAMP
3 5 (2.16%) MISRA
4 3 (1.30%) SLA
5 2 (0.87%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.87%) ISO26262
5 2 (0.87%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.43%) GMP
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.43%) JTAG
6 1 (0.43%) Val IT
System Software
1 17 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (4.33%) Firmware
6 4 (1.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (1.73%) HDFS
6 4 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (4.33%) Endace
2 7 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.55%) Oracle
3 20 (8.66%) Cisco
4 18 (7.79%) Juniper
5 16 (6.93%) VMware
6 11 (4.76%) HP
7 10 (4.33%) Fujitsu
7 10 (4.33%) LogRhythm
8 9 (3.90%) F5
9 5 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.16%) Telerik
10 4 (1.73%) EMC
10 4 (1.73%) IBM
10 4 (1.73%) Informatica
10 4 (1.73%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.30%) Citrix
12 2 (0.87%) Baan
12 2 (0.87%) BMC
12 2 (0.87%) Progress
12 2 (0.87%) SAP
Crawley, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
Technical Futures
Salary: From £48,000 to £54,000 per annum Dep on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, East Sussex
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £45,125 - £49,875
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Certus Recruitment Group
Salary: 30-40k Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, East Sussex
RCDTS
Salary: £57,000 - £63,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £26,000 + Bonus + Pension + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 24 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Formula One Management Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £49,000 per annum + 5% bonus + 29 days holiday + pensi
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago