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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 98 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.39% 0.22% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.26% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1128 1156 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.96% 86.53% 78.18%
Number of salaries quoted 711 734 652
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,870 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 1 July 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 14 (50.00%) SQL
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) Sybase
2 12 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 12 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
3 11 (39.29%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (39.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (32.14%) Oracle
5 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 7 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (21.43%) Perl
7 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 6 (21.43%) VBScript
7 6 (21.43%) MySQL
7 6 (21.43%) XML
7 6 (21.43%) SAN
7 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 6 (21.43%) UNIX
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) Solaris
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
7 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 6 (21.43%) Windows NT

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (3.57%) Mule
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (21.43%) TimesTen
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (21.43%) MarkLogic
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (21.43%) Sybase ASE
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) FitNesse
2 2 (7.14%) Hudson
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) DBA
2 11 (39.29%) Risk Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 6 (21.43%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) CGI
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.57%) Drools
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
1 6 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
1 6 (21.43%) Solaris
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
1 6 (21.43%) Windows NT
1 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
1 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 12 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
1 12 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
2 11 (39.29%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 6 (21.43%) Web Development
3 6 (21.43%) Release Management
3 6 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
3 6 (21.43%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 2 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 6 (21.43%) VBScript
3 6 (21.43%) AWK
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (21.43%) Bourne shell
3 6 (21.43%) sed
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) MCDST
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (21.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Sybase
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 6 (21.43%) Vertica
3 6 (21.43%) MapR
4 2 (7.14%) HP