The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 61 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.20% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £29,129 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
491 387 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.50% 72.88% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 434 313 240
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
South Wales

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Validation
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Validation Salary Trend in Cardiff

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 14 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 12 (75.00%) ISEB
3 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 2 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
7 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (12.50%) Selenium
7 2 (12.50%) QMS
7 2 (12.50%) Android
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 1 (6.25%) Statistics
8 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) QA Manager
4 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Strategy Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (25.00%) User Stories
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) QMS
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 12 (75.00%) ISEB
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: 36days holiday, pension, life ass. & private care
Posted: Yesterday
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Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago