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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Validation 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 6.96% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.92% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -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
101 64 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 87.83% 87.67% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 53
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,250 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Job Locations in Stirling

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Stirling region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirlingshire - 4 - -
Validation
Scotland

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) CWNA
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (50.00%) Equities
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Firmware
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) Derivative
2 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 4 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 4 (50.00%) Aruba
3 2 (25.00%) Spring Integration

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (25.00%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Spring Integration
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (50.00%) Equities
2 4 (50.00%) Derivative
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Development
2 2 (25.00%) WFM
2 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) CWNA
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
1 4 (50.00%) Aruba
1 4 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
1 4 (50.00%) Meru Networks
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (25.00%) Reuters
2 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (25.00%) GoldenSource
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle