The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 78 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 15 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.33% 1.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.36% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 0
Average salary £35,500 £35,065 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.24% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +3.75%
Validation
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
863 881 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.71% 81.12% 67.20%
Number of salaries quoted 756 790 539
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,148 £27,500 £27,213
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Validation
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the South Wales region.

Validation Salary Trend in South Wales

Validation
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in South Wales

Validation
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 10 £35,500 - 2
Neath Port Talbot - 3 - -
Bridgend - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 £45,000 -
Validation
Wales

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (40.00%) ISEB
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Degree
3 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
4 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (30.00%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 8 (26.67%) Banking
5 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
5 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Delphi
6 7 (23.33%) VBA
6 7 (23.33%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (23.33%) Data Analysis
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (20.00%) .NET
7 6 (20.00%) MS Project
8 5 (16.67%) C
8 5 (16.67%) C++
8 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
8 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.33%) C#
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) MI Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Project Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
8 1 (3.33%) CRM Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Data Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Life Science
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
2 7 (23.33%) Data Analysis
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Data Validation
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Strategic Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Entry
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) User Stories
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Delphi
2 7 (23.33%) VBA
3 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 5 (16.67%) C
3 5 (16.67%) C++
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) ISEB
2 11 (36.67%) Degree
3 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GxP
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago