The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank - 17 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling - 7.89% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
52 98 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 98.11% 85.96% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 38 62
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.94%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of job ads across the Stirling region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 May 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 Stirling region with a requirement for 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

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 (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