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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 93 66 88
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.87% 2.49% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 3.13% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 33 13
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £29,129 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1119 1053 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.91% 79.41% 74.23%
Number of salaries quoted 905 896 826
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
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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 -1 11 £35,000 -6.04% 3
West Wales -5 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
2 9 (30.00%) Degree
3 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) ISEB
4 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) Web Services
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) UNIX
6 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) C++
7 4 (13.33%) Perl
7 4 (13.33%) MySQL
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) Sybase
7 4 (13.33%) Python
7 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
7 4 (13.33%) Firewall
7 4 (13.33%) VMware
7 4 (13.33%) VLAN
7 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) SaaS
2 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.67%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
1 4 (13.33%) VLAN
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.67%) NetBeans
1 2 (6.67%) Maven
1 2 (6.67%) Hudson
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Back Office
5 1 (3.33%) Electronics
5 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Product Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) Spring
2 2 (6.67%) Java EE
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 4 (13.33%) Life Science
3 3 (10.00%) DTV
3 3 (10.00%) Taxonomies
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
2 6 (20.00%) OO
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) TDD
3 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) SDLC
5 3 (10.00%) People Management
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.00%) ATDD
5 3 (10.00%) User Stories
5 3 (10.00%) Process Management
6 2 (6.67%) OOD
6 2 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) ISEB
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Sybase
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
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