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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 20 22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 7.25% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.81% 4.40%
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
40 64 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 78.43% 92.75% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 55
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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