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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 87 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.42% 1.57% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.88% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 7
Average salary £40,000 £29,129 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.32% -15.56%
UK excluding London average 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
983 1011 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.95% 83.42% 84.49%
Number of salaries quoted 841 872 718
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -11 4 £40,000 +37.32% 2
Newport -5 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Validation
Wales

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 12c
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
2 10 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Data Entry
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Finance
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) RAD
6 2 (9.52%) MySQL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Developer
2 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL Developer
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Graduate
4 3 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Release Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Ajax
1 1 (4.76%) J2SE
1 1 (4.76%) Java EE
1 1 (4.76%) JavaFX
1 1 (4.76%) JPA
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) JSP
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) WPF
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Entry
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) RAD
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Fortran
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) PhD
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.76%) IEC 61508
2 1 (4.76%) MISRA
2 1 (4.76%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) BMC
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
Newport, Gwent
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Salary: From £31,656 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago