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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 115 165 155
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 45 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.44% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 3
Average salary £42,500 £75,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £47,000 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £83,000 £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
2666 3220 2439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.59% 81.42% 78.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 2143 1421
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 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 6 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
Glasgow +28 19 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +13 14 £36,500 -54.37% 4
Stirling - 9 - -
Dundee - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £50,000 -
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 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 30 (37.50%) Finance
2 27 (33.75%) SQL
3 18 (22.50%) Banking
3 18 (22.50%) Oracle
3 18 (22.50%) Relational Database
4 17 (21.25%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (21.25%) Linux
5 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
6 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
6 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
7 12 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
7 12 (15.00%) QA
7 12 (15.00%) Sybase
7 12 (15.00%) RDBMS
7 12 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 11 (13.75%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (13.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (13.75%) UNIX
8 11 (13.75%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (13.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (13.75%) Degree
8 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (12.50%) Web Development
9 10 (12.50%) Release Management
9 10 (12.50%) XML
9 10 (12.50%) Perl
10 9 (11.25%) Java
10 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
10 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
10 9 (11.25%) Reference Data

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (6.25%) Mule
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (3.75%) SAS
4 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) DNS
2 6 (7.50%) SAN
3 4 (5.00%) DHCP
3 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) Relational Database
2 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
4 12 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (7.50%) Sybase ASE
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (7.50%) MySQL
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (7.50%) MongoDB
7 6 (7.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (7.50%) TimesTen
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (7.50%) MarkLogic
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (7.50%) Selenium
2 4 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.50%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.50%) Hudson
4 2 (2.50%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) JMeter
5 1 (1.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 30 (37.50%) Finance
2 18 (22.50%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 3 (3.75%) Billing
6 2 (2.50%) Front Office
6 2 (2.50%) Back Office
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.25%) Avionics
7 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.25%) Electronics
7 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.25%) Publishing
7 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Analyst
2 17 (21.25%) DBA
3 12 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (13.75%) Risk Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Validation Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) QA Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Test Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.50%) QA Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) XML
2 7 (8.75%) HTML
3 6 (7.50%) CGI
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (6.25%) Spring
5 4 (5.00%) Spring Integration
5 4 (5.00%) Middleware
5 4 (5.00%) JMS
5 4 (5.00%) J2EE
6 2 (2.50%) Web Services
7 1 (1.25%) .NET
7 1 (1.25%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.25%) Drools
7 1 (1.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
1 9 (11.25%) Reference Data
2 8 (10.00%) Derivative
2 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 8 (10.00%) Equities
3 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.50%) Clustering
4 6 (7.50%) Replication
5 4 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.00%) Wiki
5 4 (5.00%) Open Source
6 3 (3.75%) GIS
7 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) UNIX
3 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Solaris
3 6 (7.50%) Windows NT
3 6 (7.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
3 12 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
3 12 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 11 (13.75%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (13.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (12.50%) Web Development
5 10 (12.50%) Release Management
6 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.00%) Migration
7 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 8 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.50%) Database Mirroring
9 6 (7.50%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) Perl
3 9 (11.25%) Java
4 8 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.50%) VBScript
5 6 (7.50%) AWK
5 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.50%) Bourne shell
5 6 (7.50%) sed
6 5 (6.25%) PHP
7 4 (5.00%) C#
7 4 (5.00%) C++
7 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.75%) C
8 3 (3.75%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.25%) XAML
9 1 (1.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.00%) CWNA
2 4 (5.00%) CCNA
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) MCDST
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 11 (13.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.25%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.25%) DO-254
3 1 (1.25%) GAMP
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (7.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (7.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Oracle
2 12 (15.00%) Sybase
3 8 (10.00%) HP
4 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.50%) Vertica
4 6 (7.50%) MapR
5 5 (6.25%) Reuters
5 5 (6.25%) Bloomberg
6 4 (5.00%) GoldenSource
6 4 (5.00%) ProCurve
6 4 (5.00%) Aruba
6 4 (5.00%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (5.00%) Meru Networks
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco
7 3 (3.75%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.50%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (1.25%) Siemens
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