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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 8 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 14.52% 3.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.79% 3.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £42,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,717
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.67%
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
57 114 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 91.94% 96.61% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 35
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
3 2 (22.22%) Equities
3 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (22.22%) Reuters
3 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Pricing Data
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Derivative
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (22.22%) Pricing Data
2 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
1 2 (22.22%) Reuters