Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 269 293
Rank change year-on-year -56 +24 -33
Permanent jobs citing Validation 230 459 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 1.21% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.39% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 178 363 279
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -16.00% -
10th Percentile £31,025 £30,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,375 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 25765 33046 36495
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.73% 87.08% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21300 27794 29201
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 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
Thames Valley -21 109 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Berkshire +22 68 £52,500 +7.69% 6
Hampshire -32 47 £39,000 -13.33% 4
West Sussex -14 31 £52,500 +34.62% 3
Surrey +10 23 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Oxfordshire +28 22 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire -69 19 £36,500 +4.29% 3
Kent +23 7 £45,000 +38.46%
East Sussex +1 7 £45,000 -35.71%
Middlesex +10 4 £47,500 -24.00%
Validation
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 58 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.35%) SQL
3 52 (22.61%) Degree
4 43 (18.70%) Oracle
5 38 (16.52%) Java
6 36 (15.65%) Finance
6 36 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (14.78%) JavaScript
9 32 (13.91%) Git (software)
10 29 (12.61%) QA
11 27 (11.74%) Subversion
12 26 (11.30%) Microsoft Office
12 26 (11.30%) Scrum
13 25 (10.87%) SOA
14 24 (10.43%) PL/SQL
14 24 (10.43%) Project Management
14 24 (10.43%) Test Automation
15 23 (10.00%) JIRA
15 23 (10.00%) ITIL
15 23 (10.00%) Windows
15 23 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
16 22 (9.57%) Unix
16 22 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (9.57%) Workflow
17 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
18 20 (8.70%) C
18 20 (8.70%) User Experience
18 20 (8.70%) Oracle Database
18 20 (8.70%) Process Improvement

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 17 (7.39%) Confluence
1 17 (7.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 17 (7.39%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (3.04%) SAS
4 6 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.74%) Apache
6 4 (1.74%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.74%) GemFire
6 4 (1.74%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.87%) CMS
7 2 (0.87%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 26 (11.30%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.04%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.87%) InVision
6 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.43%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.43%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.43%) SPSS
7 1 (0.43%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 17 (7.39%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.87%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.43%) Magento
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.09%) SaaS
3 9 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.17%) GitHub
5 4 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.74%) PaaS
6 3 (1.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.87%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.43%) Force.com
8 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.43%) Trello
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.39%) Firewall
2 12 (5.22%) DNS
3 10 (4.35%) BGP
3 10 (4.35%) IPsec
4 9 (3.91%) EIGRP
5 8 (3.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (3.48%) HTTP
5 8 (3.48%) OSPF
6 7 (3.04%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (3.04%) FTP
6 7 (3.04%) HTTPS
6 7 (3.04%) IGRP
6 7 (3.04%) SMTP
6 7 (3.04%) VLAN
6 7 (3.04%) VXLAN
7 5 (2.17%) TACACS
8 4 (1.74%) DHCP
8 4 (1.74%) Internet
9 3 (1.30%) LAN
9 3 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 18 (7.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (7.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 15 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (6.52%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.22%) Essbase
5 12 (5.22%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.91%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (3.48%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.04%) MySQL
10 5 (2.17%) Power BI
11 4 (1.74%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.74%) Big Data
11 4 (1.74%) HBase
11 4 (1.74%) OLTP
12 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (13.91%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.74%) Subversion
3 23 (10.00%) JIRA
4 17 (7.39%) Maven
5 12 (5.22%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.04%) JUnit
7 6 (2.61%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.17%) Selenium
8 5 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.74%) AdminStudio
9 4 (1.74%) Gradle
9 4 (1.74%) MSI
10 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.87%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.87%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.87%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.87%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.87%) TestComplete
11 2 (0.87%) WATIR
General
1 36 (15.65%) Finance
2 15 (6.52%) Electronics
3 13 (5.65%) Marketing
4 10 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 10 (4.35%) Automotive
5 9 (3.91%) Legal
5 9 (3.91%) Retail
5 9 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.48%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.30%) Avionics
7 3 (1.30%) Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Billing
8 2 (0.87%) French Language
8 2 (0.87%) Law
8 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (19.57%) Developer
2 40 (17.39%) Analyst
3 25 (10.87%) Senior Developer
4 20 (8.70%) Architect
5 19 (8.26%) Java Developer
6 18 (7.83%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (7.39%) Business Analyst
8 14 (6.09%) Consultant
9 11 (4.78%) SQL Developer
9 11 (4.78%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.35%) Business Manager
11 9 (3.91%) Administrator
11 9 (3.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (3.91%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 8 (3.48%) Development Manager
12 8 (3.48%) Java Engineer
12 8 (3.48%) Network Architect
12 8 (3.48%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.48%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.83%) HTML
1 18 (7.83%) Spring
1 18 (7.83%) Web Services
2 17 (7.39%) CSS
2 17 (7.39%) jQuery
3 15 (6.52%) JSON
3 15 (6.52%) XML
4 14 (6.09%) Hibernate
5 13 (5.65%) REST
5 13 (5.65%) SOAP
5 13 (5.65%) XSLT
6 12 (5.22%) EclipseLink
6 12 (5.22%) EJB
6 12 (5.22%) EJB 3.0
6 12 (5.22%) JMS
6 12 (5.22%) JPA
6 12 (5.22%) Oracle ADF
6 12 (5.22%) XSD
7 11 (4.78%) HTML5
7 11 (4.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.70%) User Experience
3 16 (6.96%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.65%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.74%) Replication
7 4 (1.74%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.30%) Handset
8 3 (1.30%) PKI
8 3 (1.30%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.87%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.00%) Windows
2 22 (9.57%) Unix
3 16 (6.96%) Linux
4 5 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.74%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (11.30%) Scrum
4 25 (10.87%) SOA
5 24 (10.43%) Project Management
5 24 (10.43%) Test Automation
6 23 (10.00%) ITIL
7 22 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (9.57%) Workflow
8 20 (8.70%) Process Improvement
9 19 (8.26%) Presales
10 18 (7.83%) Mentoring
10 18 (7.83%) Scenario Testing
10 18 (7.83%) SDLC
10 18 (7.83%) Software Engineering
11 17 (7.39%) Business Analysis
11 17 (7.39%) Coaching
12 16 (6.96%) ERP
12 16 (6.96%) Mathematics
13 15 (6.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 56 (24.35%) SQL
2 38 (16.52%) Java
3 34 (14.78%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.43%) PL/SQL
5 20 (8.70%) C
6 14 (6.09%) Python
7 11 (4.78%) C#
8 9 (3.91%) Perl
9 8 (3.48%) C++
9 8 (3.48%) VB
10 7 (3.04%) Apex Code
10 7 (3.04%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.04%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.17%) VBA
12 4 (1.74%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.30%) Fortran
14 2 (0.87%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.87%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (22.61%) Degree
2 18 (7.83%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.09%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.91%) CCIE
6 8 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.17%) MCSA
7 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.74%) ISEB
8 4 (1.74%) PhD
9 3 (1.30%) CCNA
9 3 (1.30%) CCNP
9 3 (1.30%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.87%) CEH
10 2 (0.87%) CISSP
10 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.87%) MCSE
10 2 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.61%) QA
2 19 (8.26%) Data Quality
3 9 (3.91%) SLA
4 4 (1.74%) COBIT
4 4 (1.74%) MISRA
5 3 (1.30%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.87%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.87%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.43%) GAMP
7 1 (0.43%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.43%) JTAG
7 1 (0.43%) Val IT
System Software
1 10 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 10 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.48%) Firmware
3 4 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.74%) HDFS
3 4 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.87%) Docker
5 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.87%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) Ansible
1 5 (2.17%) SCCM
2 4 (1.74%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.87%) Endace
3 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (18.70%) Oracle
2 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.09%) Cisco
4 13 (5.65%) VMware
5 12 (5.22%) F5
5 12 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (4.35%) Juniper
7 8 (3.48%) Hyperion
8 7 (3.04%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.61%) LogRhythm
10 5 (2.17%) CyberArk
10 5 (2.17%) Fortinet
10 5 (2.17%) HP
10 5 (2.17%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.74%) CA
11 4 (1.74%) EMC
11 4 (1.74%) IBM
11 4 (1.74%) Progress
11 4 (1.74%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.74%) SAP
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Pension, flexible working
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 40 - 45K +Many Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18352 - £20664 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Mason Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32500 - £35000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Preservica Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Relocation
Posted: 27 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 15 days ago
Crawley
Thales
Posted: 23 days ago