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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 54 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.92% 1.40% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.67% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 10
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.32%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%

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
486 599 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 89.83% 83.66% 84.07%
Number of salaries quoted 442 504 490
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 21 February 2017.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Data Validation
5 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (15.38%) Visualforce
5 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Doxygen
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Drupal
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Content Management
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Publishing
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Publishing
5 2 (15.38%) SOQL
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Bluemix
6 1 (7.69%) Presales

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Bluemix
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Writer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Portfolio Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Visualforce
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Feasibility Study
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Content Management
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Publishing
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
2 2 (15.38%) SOQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) F5
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Vyatta