The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 9.09% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.25% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Validation
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 106 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 80.81% 84.80% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 18
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £110,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Validation
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Stirling region.

Validation Salary Trend in Stirling

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 9 (60.00%) Banking
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
1 9 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (60.00%) Reference Data
2 8 (53.33%) Derivative
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (53.33%) Fixed Income
2 8 (53.33%) Equities
2 8 (53.33%) Software Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Web Development
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) QA
4 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Reuters
4 5 (33.33%) Bloomberg
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) CWNA
5 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (26.67%) Firmware
5 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) TIBCO
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) PHP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (26.67%) Mule
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
1 4 (26.67%) J2EE
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) JMS
1 4 (26.67%) Spring
1 4 (26.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Reference Data
2 8 (53.33%) Derivative
2 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (53.33%) Fixed Income
2 8 (53.33%) Equities
3 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (26.67%) Wiki
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (53.33%) Software Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Web Development
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) SOA
5 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Data Management
5 4 (26.67%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
5 4 (26.67%) Information Management
5 4 (26.67%) Matrix Management
5 4 (26.67%) Release Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) WFM
5 4 (26.67%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) CWNA
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) PMP
3 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Reuters
1 5 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 4 (26.67%) TIBCO
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) GoldenSource
2 4 (26.67%) ProCurve
2 4 (26.67%) Aruba
2 4 (26.67%) Ruckus Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) Meru Networks
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft