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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Wales / South Wales
Rank 71 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.81% 1.56% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.93% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 11
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £21,050 £29,129
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
748 881 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 86.08% 80.90% 81.86%
Number of salaries quoted 661 773 867
Median salary £37,725 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +10 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Newport -7 2 £27,000 -11.47% 1
Validation
Wales

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 23 (62.16%) SQL
3 21 (56.76%) Systems Analysis
4 20 (54.05%) ITIL
5 17 (45.95%) ISEB
6 15 (40.54%) Data Modelling
6 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (40.54%) Incident Management
7 13 (35.14%) Degree
7 13 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (32.43%) Advertising
8 12 (32.43%) iSeries
9 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
10 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
10 7 (18.92%) MS Office
11 6 (16.22%) Data Security
11 6 (16.22%) Data Privacy
11 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
12 5 (13.51%) Data Validation
12 5 (13.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (13.51%) IBM
13 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (10.81%) Workflow
13 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
13 4 (10.81%) SOQL

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 2 (5.41%) Drupal
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Broadband
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.70%) QlikView
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Analyst
2 20 (54.05%) Applications Support
2 20 (54.05%) Applications Support Analyst
2 20 (54.05%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Writer
5 1 (2.70%) Campaign Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Campaign Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Information Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) MI Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Planning Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Product Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Visualforce
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) jQuery
2 3 (8.11%) JSON
2 3 (8.11%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 2 (5.41%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) SOAP
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) iSeries
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.41%) Digital TV
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Systems Analysis
2 20 (54.05%) ITIL
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Data Modelling
3 15 (40.54%) Incident Management
4 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.22%) Data Privacy
6 6 (16.22%) Data Security
6 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
7 5 (13.51%) Data Validation
8 4 (10.81%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.81%) Workflow
9 3 (8.11%) CRM
10 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Apex Code
2 4 (10.81%) SOQL
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) ISEB
2 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 13 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) IBM
3 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Vyatta