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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 68 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 31 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.92% 2.26% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 2.71% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 12
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £29,129
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,700 £35,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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
943 1070 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 88.71% 83.20% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 849 931 745
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +11 21 £30,500 -12.85%
Cardiff +5 6 £48,000 +47.69%
Caerphilly - 2 £45,000 -
Validation
Wales

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Validation.

1 23 (58.97%) SQL
2 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 22 (56.41%) Finance
3 20 (51.28%) Systems Analysis
4 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
4 16 (41.03%) ISEB
4 16 (41.03%) Incident Management
5 12 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.08%) Degree
9 8 (20.51%) iSeries
9 8 (20.51%) Advertising
10 7 (17.95%) Data Security
10 7 (17.95%) Problem Management
10 7 (17.95%) Data Privacy
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.38%) VMware
11 6 (15.38%) Firewall
11 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.82%) Linux
12 5 (12.82%) Python
12 5 (12.82%) Perl
12 5 (12.82%) MS Office
12 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
12 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
12 5 (12.82%) VLAN

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
1 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) VLAN
3 3 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.13%) Broadband
4 2 (5.13%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) QlikView
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Analyst
2 19 (48.72%) Applications Support
2 19 (48.72%) Applications Support Analyst
2 19 (48.72%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Visualforce
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) jQuery
2 2 (5.13%) JSON
2 2 (5.13%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) iSeries
2 5 (12.82%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.13%) Digital TV
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) CentOS
2 2 (5.13%) Debian
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 20 (51.28%) Systems Analysis
3 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
3 16 (41.03%) Incident Management
4 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) Data Privacy
6 7 (17.95%) Data Security
6 7 (17.95%) Problem Management
7 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.26%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) Change Management
9 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Data Validation
9 3 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Perl
2 5 (12.82%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Apex Code
3 3 (7.69%) SOQL
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) ISEB
2 12 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Nagios
1 2 (5.13%) Nessus
1 2 (5.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) VMware
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) Vyatta