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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 100 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Validation 12 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.88% 0.93% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.04% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £50,000 £32,050 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.00% -46.58%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1234 960 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.27% 89.64% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 753 628 634
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) XML
3 11 (61.11%) Unix
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Migration
3 11 (61.11%) Data Analysis
3 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Data Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) COBIT
5 3 (16.67%) Spanish Language
5 3 (16.67%) QA
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
5 3 (16.67%) ISO 9000
5 3 (16.67%) CMMI
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) JUnit
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) Java

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) Mule
1 2 (11.11%) Mule ESB
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
1 2 (11.11%) Mockito
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) JMS
2 2 (11.11%) JPA
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
1 11 (61.11%) Data Analysis
1 11 (61.11%) Data Migration
1 11 (61.11%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) CMMI
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Release Management
3 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) COBIT
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9000
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) IBM