The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunfermline region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 12.50% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
Fife

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunfermline region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dunfermline
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 75.00% 68.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 9
Average salary £42,500 £26,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.37% -26.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Dunfermline region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

Validation
Salary Trend in Dunfermline

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

Validation Salary Trend in Dunfermline

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dunfermline 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 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9000
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dunfermline 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 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft