The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 82 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 20 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.56% 0.90% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.09% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 2
Average salary £32,250 £29,129 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £29,129 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,500 £26,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,717
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.67%
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
1015 1104 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 78.99% 82.39% 83.44%
Number of salaries quoted 878 947 746
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,051 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Wales

Validation
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 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
South Wales +5 14 £36,250 +24.44% 1
Mid Wales - 3 £32,000 -
North Wales - 2 £21,500 -
West Wales - 1 £39,500 -
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 34 (77.27%) SQL
2 21 (47.73%) Oracle
3 15 (34.09%) Finance
4 14 (31.82%) ITIL
5 13 (29.55%) PL/SQL
5 13 (29.55%) Data Modelling
6 11 (25.00%) ISEB
7 10 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
7 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.18%) Java
10 6 (13.64%) MySQL
10 6 (13.64%) MS Office
10 6 (13.64%) ETL
10 6 (13.64%) iSeries
10 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
11 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.36%) Web Services
11 5 (11.36%) Spring
11 5 (11.36%) Advertising
12 4 (9.09%) Change Management
12 4 (9.09%) Maven

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) BGP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) OSPF
3 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.82%) DataStage
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) QlikView
5 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.55%) Hudson
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Business Analyst
6 8 (18.18%) Business Support Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) IT Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Systems Support
8 4 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) IT Support
9 3 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) Graduate
10 2 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Spring
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 4 (9.09%) SOAP
3 3 (6.82%) Java EE
3 3 (6.82%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) Ajax
5 1 (2.27%) J2SE
5 1 (2.27%) JavaFX
5 1 (2.27%) JPA
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) JSP
5 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) iSeries
2 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Data Modelling
3 10 (22.73%) Business Analysis
3 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
3 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.64%) ETL
5 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) OOD
7 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.55%) BDD
8 2 (4.55%) Mobile Development
8 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) PL/SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.55%) C
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.27%) Fortran
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) PhD
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.27%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.27%) MISRA
2 1 (2.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Greenplum
3 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) SAP
3 3 (6.82%) Sun
3 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) BMC
5 1 (2.27%) Brocade
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Mitel
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy
5 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £23250 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago