The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 68 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 33 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.51% 2.04% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.43% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 16
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £29,129
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £42,700 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Validation
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1137 1193 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 86.60% 83.84% 80.48%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1018 867
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Validation
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Wales region.

Validation Salary Trend in Wales

Validation
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Wales

Validation
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
South Wales 0 27 £35,000 - 2
Mid Wales - 6 - -
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Validation.

1 26 (60.47%) SQL
2 24 (55.81%) ITIL
3 23 (53.49%) Finance
4 19 (44.19%) Data Modelling
5 18 (41.86%) Incident Management
6 17 (39.53%) Systems Analysis
7 15 (34.88%) ISEB
8 14 (32.56%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (27.91%) Degree
10 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
12 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (16.28%) Data Privacy
13 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
13 7 (16.28%) Data Security
13 7 (16.28%) Migration
13 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (16.28%) ETL
14 6 (13.95%) Oracle
14 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
14 6 (13.95%) Advertising
14 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
14 6 (13.95%) iSeries
14 6 (13.95%) SaaS
15 5 (11.63%) VMware
15 5 (11.63%) VLAN
15 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) VLAN
3 2 (4.65%) Broadband
3 2 (4.65%) tcpdump
3 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) QlikView
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Analyst
2 17 (39.53%) Applications Support
2 17 (39.53%) Applications Support Analyst
2 17 (39.53%) Support Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) JSON
4 2 (4.65%) REST
4 2 (4.65%) SOAP
4 2 (4.65%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.95%) iSeries
3 5 (11.63%) Data Integration
3 5 (11.63%) Public Cloud
3 5 (11.63%) User Experience
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
6 2 (4.65%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) CentOS
2 2 (4.65%) Debian
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) ITIL
2 19 (44.19%) Data Modelling
3 18 (41.86%) Incident Management
4 17 (39.53%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) Data Privacy
7 7 (16.28%) Data Security
7 7 (16.28%) ETL
7 7 (16.28%) Migration
7 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
7 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Line Management
9 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) Feasibility Study
9 4 (9.30%) Project Management
9 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Perl
3 5 (11.63%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Apex Code
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) SOQL
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) ISEB
2 14 (32.56%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (27.91%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) Postgraduate
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Nagios
1 2 (4.65%) Nessus
1 2 (4.65%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
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