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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
UK / Scotland
Rank 118 106 122
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Validation 22 54 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 1.82% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 2.01% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 17
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £28,720
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.43%

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
2061 2691 2782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.84% 90.64% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1711 1749
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,700 £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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +1 21 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Glasgow +6 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) Degree
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.08%) Project Management
4 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 9 (23.08%) Analytics
5 8 (20.51%) Oracle
6 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.95%) UML
6 7 (17.95%) Process Improvement
7 6 (15.38%) Electronics
7 6 (15.38%) SysML
8 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Requirements Management
8 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
8 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
8 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
8 5 (12.82%) SAS
8 5 (12.82%) Linux
8 5 (12.82%) Apache Spark
9 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (10.26%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 4 (10.26%) HBase
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (10.26%) Machine Learning

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 (12.82%) Apache Spark
1 5 (12.82%) SAS
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.13%) IaaS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Hive
2 4 (10.26%) Data Mining
2 4 (10.26%) HBase
2 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) ERwin
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Electronics
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
4 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Avionics
6 1 (2.56%) Local Government
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Data Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Design Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Designer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Data Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) GUI Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Kafka
2 2 (5.13%) Qt
2 2 (5.13%) WPF
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) RSS
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) ASIC
3 4 (10.26%) Credit Risk
3 4 (10.26%) Taxonomies
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Analytics
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 7 (17.95%) Process Improvement
3 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.95%) UML
4 6 (15.38%) SysML
5 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Requirements Management
5 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.26%) Benchmarking
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.26%) Data Security
6 4 (10.26%) ETL
6 4 (10.26%) Ontologies
6 4 (10.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) MATLAB
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C
2 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.13%) C++
3 2 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Delphi
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) PhD
3 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) Teradata
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Dell
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Cadence
5 1 (2.56%) Synopsys
Edinburgh
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