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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 59 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.37% - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% - 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £29,129 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
473 458 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.78% 75.45% 70.39%
Number of salaries quoted 427 383 223
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
2 13 (76.47%) ISEB
3 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 8 (47.06%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 8 (47.06%) Automation Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) User Stories
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Selenium
7 2 (11.76%) JIRA
7 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
7 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
7 2 (11.76%) QMS
7 2 (11.76%) Android
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Advertising
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) MS Excel

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) QA Manager
5 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Strategy Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Automation Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) User Stories
3 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) QMS
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
2 13 (76.47%) ISEB
3 8 (47.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 36days hol,pension,life ass &private care
Posted: 4 days ago