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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 24 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 4.27% - 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% - 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £73,500 - £31,389
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
145 27 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 88.41% 87.10% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 96 12 79
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £18,500 £30,972
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
1 4 (57.14%) Bloomberg
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Reference Data
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Reuters
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Sybase
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Equities
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) MultiFonds
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Derivative
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MultiFonds
2 1 (14.29%) SAP PLM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Business Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Development Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Reference Data
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) Equities
3 2 (28.57%) Derivative
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) AIX
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Email Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (14.29%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Bloomberg
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Reuters
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) SAP