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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 67 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.00% 1.43% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.68% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 6
Median salary £31,000 £29,129 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
572 653 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.83% 84.70% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 499 518 470
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 £27,397 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 29 June 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (31.25%) Public Cloud
4 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) VLAN
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (18.75%) SaaS
6 2 (12.50%) iptables
6 2 (12.50%) tcpdump
6 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 2 (12.50%) Wireshark

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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) tcpdump
3 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
2 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL Developer
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) WPF
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
2 2 (12.50%) Debian
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Fortran
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) DO-178B
1 1 (6.25%) IEC 61508
1 1 (6.25%) MISRA
1 1 (6.25%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
1 2 (12.50%) Nessus
1 2 (12.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) VMware