The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Wales / South Wales
Rank 75 87 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 13 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.51% 0.97% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.19% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 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 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -10.11%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 732 1010 992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.12% 81.91% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 632 851 865
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Validation
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Validation in South Wales

Validation
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in South Wales

Validation
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Newport +5 5 £35,000 -13.04%
Cardiff +3 4 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Bridgend - 2 £42,500 -
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Validation
Wales

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Validation.

1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (40.74%) ITIL
6 10 (37.04%) Advertising
6 10 (37.04%) iSeries
7 9 (33.33%) ISEB
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) IBM
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
8 8 (29.63%) MS Office
8 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
8 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
8 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
8 8 (29.63%) Degree
9 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
10 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (11.11%) Military
11 3 (11.11%) Data Validation
11 3 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (11.11%) C#
11 3 (11.11%) C++
11 3 (11.11%) CRM
12 2 (7.41%) Workflow
12 2 (7.41%) Publishing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 2 (7.41%) Drupal
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) Doxygen
3 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Bluemix
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) NAS
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Advertising
3 3 (11.11%) Military
4 2 (7.41%) Publishing
5 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Applications Support
2 11 (40.74%) Applications Support Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Salesforce Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Writer
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) MI Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) JSON
1 2 (7.41%) Visualforce
1 2 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Ajax
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) iSeries
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
3 11 (40.74%) ITIL
4 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
4 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
4 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
4 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
5 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Data Validation
7 2 (7.41%) Content Management
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Desktop Publishing
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
7 2 (7.41%) Use Case
7 2 (7.41%) V-Model
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Apex Code
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) SOQL
4 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Fortran
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) PhD
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.70%) MISRA
2 1 (3.70%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) F5
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) Vyatta
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