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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
UK / Scotland
Rank 113 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Validation 17 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 1.50% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.66% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 27
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £41,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
2014 2648 2603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.35% 90.44% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1712 1720
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +6 13 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Glasgow +13 4 - -
Validation
UK

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
3 14 (37.84%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) Project Management
5 8 (21.62%) Process Improvement
6 7 (18.92%) SysML
6 7 (18.92%) UML
7 6 (16.22%) Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Electronics
8 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.51%) SAS
8 5 (13.51%) Analytics
8 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.81%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 4 (10.81%) DevOps
9 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (10.81%) Risk Analytics
9 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Statistics
9 4 (10.81%) Degree
9 4 (10.81%) Numerical Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
9 4 (10.81%) ASIC
9 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
9 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
9 4 (10.81%) PhD
9 4 (10.81%) Data Mining
9 4 (10.81%) SQL

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 (13.51%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Electronics
3 4 (10.81%) Legal
4 3 (8.11%) Avionics
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Local Government
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Architect
2 4 (10.81%) Design Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Designer
2 4 (10.81%) Systems Architect
2 4 (10.81%) Systems Designer
2 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Developer
3 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) GUI Software Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) ASIC Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Qt
1 2 (5.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) ASIC
2 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
2 4 (10.81%) Statistics
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 8 (21.62%) Process Improvement
4 7 (18.92%) SysML
4 7 (18.92%) UML
5 5 (13.51%) Analytics
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.81%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
6 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (10.81%) Numerical Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) C
2 3 (8.11%) C++
2 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) PhD
2 1 (2.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Dell
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Cadence
4 1 (2.70%) Synopsys
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