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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 83 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 25 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.95% 1.65% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.01% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 9
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £21,800 £28,303
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £41,400 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,674
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.01%
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
1117 1044 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 87.33% 82.01% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 966 904 857
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +4 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Mid Wales - 2 - - 2
North Wales -5 1 £32,500 +51.16% 1
Validation
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Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 35 (70.00%) Finance
2 34 (68.00%) SQL
3 29 (58.00%) ITIL
4 25 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
5 23 (46.00%) Incident Management
6 22 (44.00%) Data Modelling
7 20 (40.00%) ISEB
8 19 (38.00%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (30.00%) Degree
10 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (24.00%) Advertising
12 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (24.00%) iSeries
13 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
14 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
14 8 (16.00%) Problem Management
14 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
14 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
14 8 (16.00%) Data Security
14 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 8 (16.00%) MS Office
14 8 (16.00%) Data Privacy
15 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (14.00%) Web Services
15 7 (14.00%) ETL
15 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (12.00%) Project Management
17 5 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World

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 5 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Bluemix
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Broadband
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (70.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (70.00%) Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) Applications Support
2 24 (48.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Salesforce Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) HTML
2 5 (10.00%) XML
3 4 (8.00%) REST
3 4 (8.00%) SOAP
3 4 (8.00%) Visualforce
4 3 (6.00%) jQuery
4 3 (6.00%) JSON
5 2 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) iSeries
2 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.00%) User Experience
4 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.00%) Digital TV
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) ITIL
2 25 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 23 (46.00%) Incident Management
4 22 (44.00%) Data Modelling
5 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 8 (16.00%) Data Privacy
8 8 (16.00%) Data Security
8 8 (16.00%) Problem Management
8 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
9 7 (14.00%) ETL
9 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.00%) Project Management
11 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.00%) Data Validation
11 5 (10.00%) Line Management
11 5 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) C#
2 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.00%) Apex Code
3 4 (8.00%) SOQL
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) Java
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) ISEB
2 19 (38.00%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (30.00%) Degree
4 5 (10.00%) Postgraduate
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) IBM
3 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) F5
4 1 (2.00%) Juniper
4 1 (2.00%) Splunk
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Vyatta
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