Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 97 90
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.50% 1.01% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.15% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 26
Cardiff median annual salary £22,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.31% +11.43% +20.16%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,900 £21,000
90th Percentile £36,875 £52,000 £42,500
South Wales median annual salary £31,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -9.29% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 729 1219 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.70% 88.33% 85.20%
Number of salaries quoted 644 1106 1135
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) BPMN
2 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis

Validation
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Graduate
1 3 (75.00%) Graduate Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Graduate Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) BPMN
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle