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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 85 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 18 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.35% 1.24% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.47% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 35
Median salary £31,000 £33,173 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.55% -21.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,600 £29,129
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £39,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
1115 1155 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 83.33% 84.31% 79.62%
Number of salaries quoted 949 933 906
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +5 14 £31,000 -6.55%
Mid Wales - 4 - -
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
4 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) ETL
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (19.23%) Public Cloud
6 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (19.23%) MySQL
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Python
6 5 (19.23%) Perl
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
6 5 (19.23%) VLAN
6 5 (19.23%) VMware
6 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Firewall
7 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence

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 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) VLAN
3 2 (7.69%) tcpdump
3 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Developer
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Support
4 5 (19.23%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Graduate
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Public Cloud
2 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) CentOS
2 2 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
4 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Data Privacy
7 2 (7.69%) Data Security
7 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
7 2 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Perl
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Nagios
1 2 (7.69%) Nessus
1 2 (7.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft