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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 54 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.91% 1.97% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 2.33% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 10
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,315
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £21,250 £29,129
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
491 557 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 89.60% 84.27% 83.61%
Number of salaries quoted 457 480 485
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £51,000
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 22 January 2017.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Doxygen
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) Visualforce
5 2 (16.67%) Apex Code
5 2 (16.67%) SOQL
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (16.67%) Publishing
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Publishing
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Drupal
5 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Bluemix
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
6 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management

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 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Bluemix
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Writer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Portfolio Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Visualforce
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Publishing
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Apex Code
1 2 (16.67%) SOQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Vyatta