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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 20 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Validation 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 6.00% 4.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 4.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £73,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.97% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
89 145 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 89.00% 88.41% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 40 96 12
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £41,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 (64.29%) Project Management
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
1 9 (64.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (64.29%) Reference Data
2 8 (57.14%) Software Delivery
2 8 (57.14%) Equities
2 8 (57.14%) Derivative
3 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
3 7 (50.00%) QA
3 7 (50.00%) Reuters
3 7 (50.00%) Bloomberg
4 6 (42.86%) Fixed Income
5 5 (35.71%) MS Project
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) PMP
5 5 (35.71%) PMI Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 5 (35.71%) User Experience
5 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Marketing
5 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (14.29%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Reference Data Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) JMS
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Reference Data
2 8 (57.14%) Equities
2 8 (57.14%) Derivative
3 6 (42.86%) Fixed Income
4 5 (35.71%) User Experience
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
1 9 (64.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Software Delivery
3 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
4 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (14.29%) Information Management
6 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 2 (14.29%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) PMP
1 5 (35.71%) PMI Certification
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Reuters
1 7 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 2 (14.29%) GoldenSource
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle