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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 129 150 168
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +18
Permanent jobs citing Validation 31 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.57% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 4
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £37,150 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,500 £66,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
2578 2814 3266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.36% 89.42% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1780 2203
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +7 18 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Edinburgh +5 5 £39,500 -12.22% 5
Fife - 5 £35,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £50,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 31 (43.06%) Finance
2 25 (34.72%) Degree
3 24 (33.33%) Project Management
4 22 (30.56%) Banking
5 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
7 14 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (18.06%) JIRA
8 13 (18.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (18.06%) Process Improvement
9 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 11 (15.28%) Line Management
10 11 (15.28%) User Experience
10 11 (15.28%) Marketing
10 11 (15.28%) QA
11 10 (13.89%) C#
11 10 (13.89%) SQL
11 10 (13.89%) .NET
11 10 (13.89%) Migration
11 10 (13.89%) Change Management
12 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
13 8 (11.11%) Data Management
13 8 (11.11%) Investment Banking
13 8 (11.11%) Statistics
13 8 (11.11%) Credit Risk
13 8 (11.11%) Stress Testing
13 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
13 8 (11.11%) CMS

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 8 (11.11%) CMS
1 8 (11.11%) IIS
2 7 (9.72%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 4 (5.56%) SAS
5 1 (1.39%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.39%) Documentum
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.39%) FileNet
5 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) InVision
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.39%) DOC1
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) DHCP
2 1 (1.39%) DNS
2 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) MySQL
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) JIRA
2 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.33%) Redmine
3 6 (8.33%) Subversion
3 6 (8.33%) TortoiseSVN
3 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (6.94%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.39%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (43.06%) Finance
2 22 (30.56%) Banking
3 11 (15.28%) Marketing
4 8 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.94%) Electronics
5 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.94%) Military
5 5 (6.94%) Private Banking
5 5 (6.94%) Retail
6 2 (2.78%) Billing
7 1 (1.39%) Avionics
7 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Analyst
2 7 (9.72%) Designer
2 7 (9.72%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) Credit Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Build Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Data Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Data Quality Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Development Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Product Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Product Owner
4 5 (6.94%) Quality Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Risk Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Test Development Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Test Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) UI Designer
4 5 (6.94%) UI/UX Designer
4 5 (6.94%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 6 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (5.56%) Web Services
3 4 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.39%) CSS
5 1 (1.39%) CSS3
5 1 (1.39%) HTML
5 1 (1.39%) HTML5
5 1 (1.39%) jQuery
5 1 (1.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.28%) User Experience
3 8 (11.11%) Credit Risk
3 8 (11.11%) Statistics
4 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.94%) NHS
5 4 (5.56%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.56%) Derivative
5 4 (5.56%) Economics
5 4 (5.56%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.56%) Physics
6 1 (1.39%) EPoS
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Android
1 5 (6.94%) Unix
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
3 3 (4.17%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Project Management
2 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (18.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (18.06%) Process Improvement
5 11 (15.28%) Line Management
6 10 (13.89%) Change Management
6 10 (13.89%) Migration
7 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Data Management
8 8 (11.11%) ITIL
8 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.11%) Stress Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Functional Testing
9 7 (9.72%) MVC
9 7 (9.72%) Performance Management
9 7 (9.72%) Release Management
9 7 (9.72%) Scrum
10 6 (8.33%) Data Validation
10 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) C#
1 10 (13.89%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) C
3 5 (6.94%) VB
4 4 (5.56%) C++
4 4 (5.56%) MATLAB
4 4 (5.56%) R
4 4 (5.56%) VBA
5 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) CCA
2 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) PhD
4 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.56%) Basel II
4 3 (4.17%) COBIT
4 3 (4.17%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Sitecore
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle
4 5 (6.94%) Apple
4 5 (6.94%) Cegedim Rx
4 5 (6.94%) Google
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco
5 3 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (2.78%) Dell
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.39%) CA
7 1 (1.39%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) Kofax
7 1 (1.39%) Laserfiche
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