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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 77 71 86
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 25 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.79% 2.24% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.95% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 15
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
1155 982 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.80% 75.95% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 966 862 888
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 -1 25 £35,000 +20.15% 4
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) ISEB
4 13 (32.50%) ITIL
4 13 (32.50%) Degree
5 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (22.50%) Banking
6 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
6 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
6 9 (22.50%) Oracle
7 8 (20.00%) Java
7 8 (20.00%) TDD
7 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
8 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
8 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Change Management
8 7 (17.50%) Data Modelling
8 7 (17.50%) OOD
8 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
9 5 (12.50%) OO
9 5 (12.50%) Python
9 5 (12.50%) Perl
9 5 (12.50%) SOAP
9 5 (12.50%) Web Services
9 5 (12.50%) Firewall
9 5 (12.50%) Back Office
9 5 (12.50%) Java EE

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) VLAN
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.50%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 5 (12.50%) NetBeans
1 5 (12.50%) Maven
1 5 (12.50%) Hudson
1 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.50%) Toad
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
2 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.50%) Back Office
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Support
5 4 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Business Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) SOAP
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
1 5 (12.50%) Spring
1 5 (12.50%) Java EE
1 5 (12.50%) REST
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) WPF
3 2 (5.00%) JSON
3 2 (5.00%) Ajax
3 2 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 4 (10.00%) DTV
2 4 (10.00%) AS400
3 3 (7.50%) iSeries
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Taxonomies
4 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) VxWorks
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Business Analysis
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
4 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Change Management
5 7 (17.50%) Data Modelling
5 7 (17.50%) OOD
5 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
5 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (12.50%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) BDD
6 5 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 4 (10.00%) People Management
8 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.50%) ATDD
8 3 (7.50%) User Stories
8 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.50%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) Python
3 5 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) C++
4 3 (7.50%) C
5 2 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Fortran
5 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) ISEB
2 13 (32.50%) Degree
3 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) PhD
4 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
Wales
JCW Search Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Monmouthshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago