The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 60 64 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.73% 1.28% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.54% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 9
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +37.32%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - -10.61%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 487 586 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 89.36% 83.59% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 436 475 482
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Cardiff

Validation
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Validation in Cardiff

Validation
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Cardiff over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Cardiff

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) SOQL
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Publishing
3 2 (20.00%) Visualforce
3 2 (20.00%) Apex Code
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Drupal
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Doxygen
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (20.00%) Publishing
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Bluemix
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Salesforce Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Writer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Portfolio Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) Visualforce
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Publishing
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SOQL
3 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Fortran
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (10.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (10.00%) MISRA
2 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) F5
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Vyatta
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday