The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 120 131 136
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 18 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 1.01% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.13% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 27
Median salary £65,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.95% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £41,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,100 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
2120 2751 2819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.11% 89.55% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1739 1852
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Scotland

Validation
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +24 10 - -
Edinburgh +10 8 £65,500 +25.96% 2
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Validation.

1 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
3 26 (45.61%) MS Excel
4 16 (28.07%) Finance
5 13 (22.81%) Process Improvement
6 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (21.05%) UML
6 12 (21.05%) SysML
7 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (14.04%) Linux
9 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.53%) Project Management
10 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
11 5 (8.77%) JIRA
11 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
11 5 (8.77%) Electronics
11 5 (8.77%) Puppet
11 5 (8.77%) DevOps
11 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (7.02%) Functional Testing
12 4 (7.02%) BDD
12 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Revenue Management
12 4 (7.02%) Billing
12 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
12 4 (7.02%) Scrum
12 4 (7.02%) C
12 4 (7.02%) Java

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (45.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.51%) IaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DHCP
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
1 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
1 1 (1.75%) SAN
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.77%) JIRA
3 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.26%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.75%) Selenium
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.77%) Electronics
4 4 (7.02%) Billing
5 3 (5.26%) Avionics
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Local Government
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Architect
2 9 (15.79%) Designer
2 9 (15.79%) Systems Architect
2 9 (15.79%) Systems Designer
3 7 (12.28%) Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Validation Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.51%) Qt
2 2 (3.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) ASIC
3 2 (3.51%) Verilog
3 2 (3.51%) VHDL
3 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) Process Improvement
3 12 (21.05%) SysML
3 12 (21.05%) UML
4 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) DevOps
6 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.02%) BDD
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.02%) Functional Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Revenue Management
7 4 (7.02%) Scrum
7 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (5.26%) ITIL
8 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.26%) Schematic Capture
9 2 (3.51%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) C
1 4 (7.02%) Java
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) C++
2 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.51%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) PhD
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.75%) PMP
2 1 (1.75%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco
3 3 (5.26%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.51%) Dell
4 2 (3.51%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
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