The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 150 128 102
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 23 24 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.73% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.91% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 34
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £40,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £53,000 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3017 2630 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.78% 79.91% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2025 1724 1651
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Validation
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Glasgow -13 7 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Edinburgh -7 5 - - 1
Stirling -11 4 - -
Fife - 4 £35,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £42,500 -
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Ayrshire - 1 £42,500 -
Validation
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Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 10 (28.57%) Banking
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
3 7 (20.00%) Finance
4 6 (17.14%) QA
4 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (14.29%) IBM
5 5 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) UNIX
5 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Fixed Income
6 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) Bloomberg
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) Test Management
6 4 (11.43%) Data Validation
6 4 (11.43%) Reference Data
7 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) ISEB

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (5.71%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MFGPRO
1 2 (5.71%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) OLAP
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) ERwin
1 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 10 (28.57%) Banking
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.71%) Front Office
4 2 (5.71%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Validation Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) SOAP
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) RichFaces
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) JSF
2 1 (2.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Fixed Income
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.43%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.71%) Equities
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Life Science
2 2 (5.71%) Derivative
2 2 (5.71%) Statistics
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) UNIX
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
2 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Test Management
4 4 (11.43%) Data Validation
5 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.57%) SOA
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.86%) sed
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) AWK
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) PMP
2 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (5.71%) GAMP
4 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.86%) SLA
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) CA LISA
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) IBM
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Bloomberg
3 3 (8.57%) Informatica
3 3 (8.57%) Sybase
4 2 (5.71%) Teradata
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Reuters
4 2 (5.71%) Cognizant
4 2 (5.71%) Green Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
Hudson
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago