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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 92 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.47% 1.26% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.50% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 22
Median salary £21,000 £29,129 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.90% -31.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £23,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
1056 1131 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.92% 84.09% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 899 946 933
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 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 24 May 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 24 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
(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 -10 4 £21,000 -27.90% 4
Mid Wales - 2 £42,500 - 1
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) Oracle
3 11 (39.29%) PL/SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) ETL
6 5 (17.86%) MySQL
6 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 4 (14.29%) C++
7 4 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (14.29%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Change Management
7 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (10.71%) VLAN
8 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
4 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.14%) DataStage
5 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle Developer
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Graduate
4 3 (10.71%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (10.71%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) Ajax
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) WPF
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (21.43%) ETL
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Data Entry
6 2 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) RAD
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) C++
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Fortran
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.57%) PhD
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.57%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.57%) MISRA
2 1 (3.57%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) Nessus
1 1 (3.57%) Nmap
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Greenplum
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Sun
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: 28,000-50,000 depending on person and level
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago