Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Validation
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1087 1062 1119
Rank change year-on-year -25 +57 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 90 212 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63 156 151
UK median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.19% -6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +6.67%

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159516 179421 194215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.78% 88.90% 87.88%
Number of salaries quoted 127716 149365 157836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in the UK

Data Validation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Validation in the UK

Data Validation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Validation over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Validation in the UK

Data Validation
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the UK 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
England -55 83 £41,500 -1.19% 11
UK excluding London +43 51 £41,500 +18.57% 8
London -24 36 £40,250 -12.97% 4
North of England -6 26 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Yorkshire +7 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands +33 9 £55,000 +120.00%
North West -32 6 £21,000 +2.44% 1
East Midlands +38 5 £55,000 -2.65%
East of England +22 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
South East +53 4 £51,250 +46.43% 1
West Midlands +28 4 £24,500 -2.00%
Scotland +12 3 £40,000 -
South West +8 3 £28,500 - 3
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 90 (100.00%) Validation
2 38 (42.22%) SQL
3 22 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (20.00%) Project Management
4 18 (20.00%) Analytics
5 17 (18.89%) QA
5 17 (18.89%) Business Analysis
6 16 (17.78%) Degree
6 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.67%) Data Management
8 14 (15.56%) Data Analysis
8 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
8 14 (15.56%) Finance
8 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (13.33%) Functional Testing
10 12 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
10 12 (13.33%) CRM
10 12 (13.33%) C#
11 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
12 10 (11.11%) Data Quality
12 10 (11.11%) Games
12 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 10 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 9 (10.00%) Retail
13 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
13 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
13 9 (10.00%) .NET
13 9 (10.00%) Migration

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (7.78%) SAS
2 5 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.11%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) BrowserStack
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) BGP
1 3 (3.33%) OSPF
1 3 (3.33%) SNMP
1 3 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.11%) DHCP
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.11%) LDAP
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (7.78%) Big Data
3 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.44%) QlikView
5 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) Power BI
5 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.22%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.11%) HBase
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.78%) Selenium
3 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.44%) AppVeyor
4 4 (4.44%) JIRA
4 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.33%) Appium
5 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.22%) JMeter
6 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.22%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.11%) Maven
7 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Games
3 9 (10.00%) Retail
4 6 (6.67%) Banking
5 4 (4.44%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (53.33%) Analyst
2 12 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 11 (12.22%) Data Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Implementation Specialist
8 5 (5.56%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Report Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.78%) XML
3 5 (5.56%) HTML
3 5 (5.56%) JSON
4 4 (4.44%) CSS
4 4 (4.44%) Visualforce
4 4 (4.44%) Web Services
4 4 (4.44%) WPF
5 3 (3.33%) jQuery
5 3 (3.33%) REST
5 3 (3.33%) SOAP
6 2 (2.22%) Middleware
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.22%) WCF
7 1 (1.11%) Ajax
7 1 (1.11%) HTML5
7 1 (1.11%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.11%) RESTful
7 1 (1.11%) RSS
7 1 (1.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.78%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.78%) User Experience
4 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.56%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.33%) Fintech
6 3 (3.33%) Wiki
7 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.11%) iPad
8 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.11%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.11%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.22%) Android
2 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.22%) Unix
2 2 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) Validation
2 22 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (20.00%) Analytics
3 18 (20.00%) Project Management
4 17 (18.89%) Business Analysis
5 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.67%) Data Management
7 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (15.56%) Data Analysis
7 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
8 12 (13.33%) CRM
8 12 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 12 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
9 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.00%) Migration
11 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.89%) Performance Testing
11 8 (8.89%) Regression Testing
11 8 (8.89%) Test Strategy
11 8 (8.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) SQL
2 12 (13.33%) C#
3 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.44%) Apex Code
4 4 (4.44%) Python
5 3 (3.33%) Java
5 3 (3.33%) SOQL
5 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.22%) R
6 2 (2.22%) X++
7 1 (1.11%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) C++
7 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.11%) PHP
7 1 (1.11%) Scala
7 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.44%) ISEB
5 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.89%) QA
2 10 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.33%) PMO
3 3 (3.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) HDFS
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 10 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (5.56%) JDA
2 5 (5.56%) Tableau
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco
4 3 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (3.33%) Juniper
5 2 (2.22%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.22%) Splunk
5 2 (2.22%) Sun
6 1 (1.11%) Cognos
6 1 (1.11%) Datameer
6 1 (1.11%) Dell
6 1 (1.11%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.11%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
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Posted: 11 hours ago
London
English Institute of Sport
Salary: From £29,692 to £35,473 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £15500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ossett, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Searchability
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago