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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 62 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.35% 1.89% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.26% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 7
Median salary £48,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £22,000 £32,952
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,674
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.01%
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
586 575 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 88.12% 83.70% 83.45%
Number of salaries quoted 543 512 417
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 8 December 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (40.00%) Feasibility Study
3 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Visualforce
4 2 (20.00%) Apex Code
4 2 (20.00%) SOQL
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services

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 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Bluemix
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Portfolio Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Feasibility Study
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Apex Code
1 2 (20.00%) SOQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Vyatta