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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 111 154 149
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -5
Permanent jobs citing Validation 34 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 0.69% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.76% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 18
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +96.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £54,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £73,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
2266 3023 3072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.03% 90.54% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1901 1973
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +28 17 - -
Edinburgh +24 14 £45,000 -21.73% 6
Fife - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 18 (28.13%) Finance
5 16 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 15 (23.44%) Project Management
7 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (20.31%) Degree
9 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
9 11 (17.19%) Manufacturing
9 11 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (15.63%) QA
11 9 (14.06%) C
11 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (14.06%) Functional Testing
12 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 8 (12.50%) LabVIEW
13 7 (10.94%) Electronics
13 7 (10.94%) JIRA
13 7 (10.94%) Linux
14 6 (9.38%) UML
14 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
14 6 (9.38%) ITIL
14 6 (9.38%) Change Management
14 6 (9.38%) SysML
14 6 (9.38%) Banking
14 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity
15 5 (7.81%) Military
15 5 (7.81%) Scrum

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 5 (7.81%) CMS
1 5 (7.81%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) IaaS
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) DHCP
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.50%) LabVIEW
3 7 (10.94%) JIRA
4 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.69%) Redmine
5 3 (4.69%) Subversion
5 3 (4.69%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.94%) Electronics
4 6 (9.38%) Banking
5 5 (7.81%) Military
6 4 (6.25%) Avionics
6 4 (6.25%) Billing
6 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
7 3 (4.69%) Marketing
8 1 (1.56%) Local Government
8 1 (1.56%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Systems Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Designer
5 6 (9.38%) Systems Designer
6 5 (7.81%) Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Development Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Test Development Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Change Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Change Control Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Head of Digital
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Validation Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (4.69%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (3.13%) Qt
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) WPF
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) CSS3
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) HTML5
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
4 1 (1.56%) Spring
4 1 (1.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (6.25%) Statistics
4 3 (4.69%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Verilog
5 2 (3.13%) VHDL
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.56%) EPoS
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 15 (23.44%) Project Management
4 11 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.06%) Functional Testing
5 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity
7 6 (9.38%) Change Management
7 6 (9.38%) ITIL
7 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.38%) SysML
7 6 (9.38%) UML
8 5 (7.81%) Lean Manufacturing
8 5 (7.81%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) Release Management
8 5 (7.81%) Scrum
8 5 (7.81%) Six Sigma
9 4 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) C
2 5 (7.81%) Java
2 5 (7.81%) VB
3 4 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) C++
5 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) DV Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) CCA
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.13%) Dell
4 2 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 23 days ago
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Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago