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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 82 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 16 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.36% 1.07% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 2
Average salary £40,000 £29,129 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.32% +12.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
927 1004 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.03% 82.77% 83.93%
Number of salaries quoted 804 875 637
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 11 £40,000 +37.32% 2
Newport - 2 £40,250 -
Torfaen +5 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 £23,500 - 1
Validation
Wales

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (76.32%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) Oracle
3 13 (34.21%) ITIL
3 13 (34.21%) Finance
4 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
4 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database
4 11 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (26.32%) ISEB
6 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
6 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
6 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.68%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
7 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Java
8 6 (15.79%) MS Office
8 6 (15.79%) iSeries
8 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.16%) Web Services
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.16%) Spring
9 5 (13.16%) Advertising
10 4 (10.53%) Maven
10 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.53%) QA
10 4 (10.53%) Change Management
10 4 (10.53%) SOAP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (2.63%) BGP
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) OSPF
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 10g
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) QlikView
4 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.26%) Hudson
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL Developer
3 11 (28.95%) SQL Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Business Support Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Systems Support
8 3 (7.89%) Systems Support Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Graduate
9 2 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) XML Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Spring
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) SOAP
3 3 (7.89%) Java EE
3 3 (7.89%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) Ajax
5 1 (2.63%) J2SE
5 1 (2.63%) JavaFX
5 1 (2.63%) JPA
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) JSP
5 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) iSeries
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) AS400
4 1 (2.63%) CMDB
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
3 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
3 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
3 9 (23.68%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.89%) OOD
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Data Security
8 2 (5.26%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.26%) RAD
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.63%) Fortran
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) ISEB
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) PhD
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.63%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.63%) MISRA
2 1 (2.63%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) BMC
5 1 (2.63%) Brocade
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Mitel
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £23250 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago