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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 147 165 139
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 18 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.40% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.47% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 7
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £33,700 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £66,750 £53,500
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
2748 3188 2602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.40% 84.05% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 2141 1664
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +12 7 £45,000 -40.00% 7
Stirling 0 6 £37,500 -
Glasgow +5 5 £40,000 -15.78%
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (44.12%) Finance
2 24 (35.29%) SQL
3 18 (26.47%) Banking
4 15 (22.06%) Web Development
5 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
6 13 (19.12%) Oracle
6 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
7 12 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
7 12 (17.65%) QA
7 12 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 12 (17.65%) Sybase
8 11 (16.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (16.18%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (16.18%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.71%) Degree
9 10 (14.71%) Release Management
9 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (14.71%) Project Management
10 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
10 9 (13.24%) Linux
10 9 (13.24%) Reference Data
11 8 (11.76%) Test Scripting
11 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (11.76%) Derivative
11 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 8 (11.76%) Software Delivery
11 8 (11.76%) SDLC
11 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (7.35%) Mule
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (4.41%) SAS
4 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Project
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) SAN
1 6 (8.82%) Internet
2 5 (7.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) Wireless
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (8.82%) TimesTen
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (8.82%) MarkLogic
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.82%) Sybase ASE
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.82%) MySQL
6 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) HP UFT
1 5 (7.35%) Selenium
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) JIRA
3 2 (2.94%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.94%) Hudson
3 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.47%) JMeter
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
General
1 30 (44.12%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Marketing
4 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 3 (4.41%) Billing
6 2 (2.94%) Front Office
6 2 (2.94%) Back Office
7 1 (1.47%) Electronics
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) Publishing
7 1 (1.47%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.47%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Business Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) DBA
4 11 (16.18%) Risk Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Business Project Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Business Manager
9 2 (2.94%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Change Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.47%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) HTML
1 7 (10.29%) XML
2 6 (8.82%) CGI
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (7.35%) Spring
4 4 (5.88%) Spring Integration
4 4 (5.88%) Middleware
4 4 (5.88%) JMS
4 4 (5.88%) J2EE
5 2 (2.94%) Web Services
6 1 (1.47%) .NET
6 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.47%) Drools
6 1 (1.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.24%) Reference Data
3 8 (11.76%) Derivative
3 8 (11.76%) Fixed Income
3 8 (11.76%) Equities
4 6 (8.82%) Clustering
4 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.82%) Replication
5 5 (7.35%) User Experience
6 4 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (5.88%) Wiki
7 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Windows NT
2 6 (8.82%) Windows XP
2 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (8.82%) UNIX
2 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Web Development
2 12 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 12 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
3 11 (16.18%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (16.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (14.71%) Release Management
4 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.71%) Project Management
5 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.76%) Software Delivery
6 8 (11.76%) SDLC
6 8 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 7 (10.29%) Migration
7 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Requirements Management
8 6 (8.82%) Business Development
8 6 (8.82%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 7 (10.29%) Perl
4 6 (8.82%) AWK
4 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.82%) Bourne shell
4 6 (8.82%) sed
4 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.82%) VBScript
4 6 (8.82%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.41%) C
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) XAML
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) PMP
2 5 (7.35%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) ISEB
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) CCNA
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CWNA
5 1 (1.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) QA
2 11 (16.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.47%) DO-254
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (8.82%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Oracle
2 12 (17.65%) Sybase
3 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.82%) Vertica
3 6 (8.82%) MapR
4 5 (7.35%) Reuters
4 5 (7.35%) Bloomberg
4 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.88%) HP
5 4 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.88%) GoldenSource
6 3 (4.41%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.47%) Aruba
7 1 (1.47%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.47%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.47%) Meru Networks
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