The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Fife region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 6.56% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £35,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 75.41% 80.49% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 24 15
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
Scotland

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Validation
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Validation Salary Trend in Fife

Validation
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Fife region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 1 £31,000 -
Validation
Scotland

Validation
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Validation Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000