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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 97 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.65% 1.39% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.70% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 13
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1166 943 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.19% 81.79% 75.19%
Number of salaries quoted 691 629 440
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
3 4 (30.77%) QA
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VBScript
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Sybase
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Cognizant
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NonStop SQL
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Validation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Release Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Sybase DBA
3 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Validation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) AS400
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) BPEL
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (7.69%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (15.38%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Sybase
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) Cognizant
1 2 (15.38%) Green Hat
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
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