The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 63 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.98% 1.97% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.35% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 8
Median salary £31,000 £32,837 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.59% +12.72%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
Validation
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 681 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.86% 83.76% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 511 543 456
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,154 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) VLAN
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Public Cloud
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (16.67%) CentOS
5 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
5 2 (16.67%) iptables
5 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) Nessus

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
1 2 (16.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle