The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 162 159 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -52
Permanent jobs citing Validation 16 6 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.19% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.25% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 29
Average salary £65,000 £41,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.62% -3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £36,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £46,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3204 2419 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 79.11% 77.63% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 1377 1902
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -14 9 £75,000 +114.28% 2
Glasgow -7 7 £60,000 +25.00% 2
Validation
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Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Degree
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
5 7 (24.14%) UNIX
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (20.69%) ETL
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) IBM
7 5 (17.24%) Informatica
7 5 (17.24%) Java
7 5 (17.24%) Data Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (13.79%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.79%) sed
8 4 (13.79%) Bourne shell
8 4 (13.79%) Data Validation
8 4 (13.79%) Perl
8 4 (13.79%) SOA
8 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (13.79%) Sybase
8 4 (13.79%) Cognizant
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) AWK
8 4 (13.79%) Test Management
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) SAS
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LDAP
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) PowerCenter
2 3 (10.34%) OLAP
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (6.90%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) QlikView
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) TimesTen
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.90%) ERwin
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Sybase DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Informatica Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IC Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
1 3 (10.34%) SOAP
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) CGI
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
3 1 (3.45%) JSF
3 1 (3.45%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) VHDL
2 1 (3.45%) Verilog
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) UNIX
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.90%) Windows NT
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) ETL
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Data Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Data Validation
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) Test Management
5 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Data Management
6 3 (10.34%) BPEL
6 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) sed
3 4 (13.79%) Bourne shell
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 4 (13.79%) AWK
4 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VBScript
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) C
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) PMP
2 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.90%) GxP
3 1 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
3 1 (3.45%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
1 3 (10.34%) CA LISA
2 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) IBM
1 5 (17.24%) Informatica
2 4 (13.79%) Sybase
2 4 (13.79%) Cognizant
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Green Hat
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) Teradata
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) Vertica
5 1 (3.45%) MapR
Livingston
I4 Recruitment
Salary: very competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: car, bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago