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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 87 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.54% 0.42% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.51% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £32,050 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,717 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +2.37%
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
975 984 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.32% 81.80% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 639 609 464
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VBScript
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Sybase
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) MCDST
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Sybase DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) BPEL
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBScript
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCDST
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Cognizant
2 1 (8.33%) Green Hat