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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 72 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Permanent jobs citing Validation 22 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.03% 0.55% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 0.68% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £32,900 £60,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.16% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
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
953 1032 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.00% 81.32% 77.84%
Number of salaries quoted 638 665 381
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 12 (50.00%) SQL
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (50.00%) Sybase
1 12 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 12 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (29.17%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) Perl
4 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (25.00%) VBScript
4 6 (25.00%) MySQL
4 6 (25.00%) XML
4 6 (25.00%) UNIX
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) Solaris
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (25.00%) Windows NT
4 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (25.00%) CGI
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (25.00%) RDBMS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (4.17%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (25.00%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 6 (25.00%) TimesTen
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (25.00%) MarkLogic
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
1 7 (29.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) DBA
2 7 (29.17%) Risk Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 6 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) CGI
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
3 1 (4.17%) Drools
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) UNIX
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Solaris
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
1 6 (25.00%) Windows NT
1 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 12 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (29.17%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 6 (25.00%) Release Management
4 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Management
7 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (25.00%) VBScript
2 6 (25.00%) AWK
2 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 6 (25.00%) sed
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) Perl
2 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCDST
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.17%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Sybase
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (25.00%) Vertica
3 6 (25.00%) MapR
4 1 (4.17%) Green Hat
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Cognizant