The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 15 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 1.75% 1.52% 14.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.69% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £33,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Validation
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 59 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 75.44% 89.39% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 35
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,075 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 2015. 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 £33,000 - 1
Validation
Scotland

Validation
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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