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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank - - 22
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
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 West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 92.54% 71.15% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 31
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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