The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Validation over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 121 160 144
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 31 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £61,250 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.69% +27.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,250 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £82,000 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2543 3114 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 86.12% 81.28% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 2068 1489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Validation
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Validation Salary Trend in Scotland

Validation
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Scotland

Validation
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 10 £34,000 -57.50% 4
Glasgow +11 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Stirling - 9 £37,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £50,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 31 (43.06%) Finance
2 27 (37.50%) SQL
3 18 (25.00%) Banking
4 15 (20.83%) Oracle
4 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
5 14 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
5 14 (19.44%) Linux
6 12 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 12 (16.67%) Sybase
6 12 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
6 12 (16.67%) Web Development
7 11 (15.28%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (15.28%) QA
7 11 (15.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (15.28%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (13.89%) Perl
8 10 (13.89%) XML
8 10 (13.89%) Degree
8 10 (13.89%) Release Management
8 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
8 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database
9 9 (12.50%) Reference Data
9 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 9 (12.50%) RDBMS
9 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 8 (11.11%) Migration
10 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.11%) Equities

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (6.94%) Mule
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (4.17%) SAS
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Project
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) DNS
2 6 (8.33%) SAN
3 4 (5.56%) Wireless
3 4 (5.56%) DHCP
3 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 10 (13.89%) Oracle Database
4 9 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (8.33%) MySQL
6 6 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (8.33%) TimesTen
6 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (8.33%) MarkLogic
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.78%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.78%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (1.39%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) JMeter
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 31 (43.06%) Finance
2 18 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 4 (5.56%) Marketing
5 3 (4.17%) Billing
6 2 (2.78%) Front Office
6 2 (2.78%) Back Office
7 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.39%) Avionics
7 1 (1.39%) Electronics
7 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Analyst
2 14 (19.44%) DBA
3 12 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Risk Manager
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (5.56%) Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Change Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.78%) QA Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) XML
2 7 (9.72%) HTML
3 6 (8.33%) CGI
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (6.94%) Spring
5 4 (5.56%) J2EE
5 4 (5.56%) Middleware
5 4 (5.56%) JMS
5 4 (5.56%) Spring Integration
6 2 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.39%) Drools
7 1 (1.39%) HTML5
7 1 (1.39%) .NET
7 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.11%) Equities
3 8 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 8 (11.11%) Derivative
4 6 (8.33%) Clustering
4 6 (8.33%) Replication
5 4 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.56%) Wiki
5 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.56%) Open Source
6 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.78%) User Experience
7 1 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) UNIX
3 6 (8.33%) Windows
3 6 (8.33%) Solaris
3 6 (8.33%) Windows NT
3 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 12 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 12 (16.67%) Web Development
3 11 (15.28%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (15.28%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (13.89%) Release Management
4 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.11%) Migration
6 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 8 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.11%) Software Delivery
7 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.72%) Project Management
8 6 (8.33%) Data Management
8 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 27 (37.50%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) Perl
3 8 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.33%) AWK
4 6 (8.33%) Java
4 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.33%) VBScript
4 6 (8.33%) sed
4 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.33%) Bourne shell
5 5 (6.94%) PHP
6 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.17%) C
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) C#
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) CWNA
2 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.56%) CCNA
2 4 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) PMP
3 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCDST
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
1 11 (15.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.39%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.39%) DO-254
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Oracle
2 12 (16.67%) Sybase
3 8 (11.11%) HP
4 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.33%) Vertica
4 6 (8.33%) MapR
5 5 (6.94%) Reuters
5 5 (6.94%) Bloomberg
6 4 (5.56%) GoldenSource
6 4 (5.56%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.56%) Cisco
6 4 (5.56%) ProCurve
6 4 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (5.56%) Meru Networks
6 4 (5.56%) Aruba
7 3 (4.17%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.78%) SOASTA, Inc
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OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + 25% Flex Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
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