The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 103 103 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.65% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.74% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 14
Average salary £65,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1160 1212 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.78% 87.51% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 729 715 620
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Validation
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Validation Salary Trend in Glasgow

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (30.00%) Hudson
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Spring Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Mule
4 2 (20.00%) JPA
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Mockito
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) SWIFT

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) Mule
1 2 (20.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (30.00%) Hudson
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Manager
2 3 (30.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Quality Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) JMS
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) JPA
1 2 (20.00%) Spring Integration
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) HP