The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Validation
Rank - 164 144
Permanent jobs citing Data Validation 0 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.080% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.097% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £57,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +53.33%
Data Validation
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2911 3107 2551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.80% 83.21% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1827 2000 1661
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Validation
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Validation across the Scotland region.

Data Validation Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Validation
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data 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 Data Validation.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data 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 Data Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Information Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL