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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 83 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.70% 0.99% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.18% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 15
Median salary £31,000 £29,129 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -27.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £29,129
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £39,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
953 1018 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 83.60% 83.86% 80.41%
Number of salaries quoted 834 854 779
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Cardiff -1 7 £31,000 +6.42%
Newport -1 1 £39,000 +11.42%
Caerphilly - 1 £47,500 -
Validation
Wales

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
4 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (25.00%) Public Cloud
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) SaaS
6 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (10.00%) Nessus
7 2 (10.00%) Nmap
7 2 (10.00%) Wireshark

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (10.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Developer
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Release Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Fortran
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (5.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (5.00%) MISRA
1 1 (5.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
1 2 (10.00%) Nmap
2 1 (5.00%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow