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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - - 21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife - - 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,717
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.67%
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
26 44 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 70.27% 78.57% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 36
Average salary £32,500 £42,926 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,700 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) APACS
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) APACS
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Python