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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 117 86 88
Rank change year-on-year -31 +2 +34
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 17 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.44% 1.31% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.44% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 16
10th Percentile £39,500 £30,250 -
25th Percentile £40,625 £35,875 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,250 £46,280 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.55% -11.85% +5.00%
75th Percentile £47,438 £48,657 £53,750
90th Percentile £49,575 £59,316 -
Scotland median annual salary £55,375 £46,280 £52,500
% change year-on-year +19.65% -11.85% -10.64%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,487 1,180 1,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 92.76% 91.26% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 802 833 812
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,500 £32,275
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £64,938 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £63,400
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £47,538 £46,595
% change year-on-year +15.70% +2.02% +3.54%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Glasgow

Validation
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Validation in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Validation in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (71.43%) Data Validation
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) GitHub
3 3 (42.86%) Agile
3 3 (42.86%) Public Sector
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (28.57%) Power Platform
4 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) SOQL
4 2 (28.57%) SOSL
4 2 (28.57%) GitLab
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Code
4 2 (28.57%) Power BI
4 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (28.57%) Lightning Web Components
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
1 1 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
2 2 (28.57%) Force.com
2 2 (28.57%) Power Platform
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Logic Apps
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Metadata
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) GitLab
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Code
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) REST Assured
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Solution Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Lightning Web Components
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Visualforce
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) ADO
2 1 (14.29%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analogue Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Agile
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Code Coverage
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Apex Code
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SOQL
2 2 (28.57%) SOSL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Accessibility
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Databricks
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft