The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 86 97 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.82% 0.40% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.54% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 7
Average salary £34,750 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.15% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £33,650 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,850 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
970 928 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.57% 73.42% 69.91%
Number of salaries quoted 820 816 698
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,453
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Validation
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 8 £34,500 -9.80% 5
West Wales - 1 £57,500 - 4
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
2 9 (52.94%) ISEB
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (23.53%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (11.76%) Electronics
7 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
7 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) QMS
7 2 (11.76%) Android
7 2 (11.76%) JIRA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) QA Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Strategy Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Statistics
1 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.76%) QMS
6 1 (5.88%) V-Model
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
2 9 (52.94%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) EMC
1 1 (5.88%) VMware
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