The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - - 26
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £23,000
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 West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39 50 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 72.22% 92.59% 75.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 62
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Validation
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the West Lothian region.

Validation Salary Trend in West Lothian