The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 62 68 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.50% 0.17% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.21% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £35,500 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,837 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.59% -
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
461 471 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.71% 81.35% 64.96%
Number of salaries quoted 393 407 240
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) Automation Testing
3 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Automation Testing
2 4 (36.36%) User Stories
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago