Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 103 152
Rank change year-on-year -34 +49 -3
Permanent jobs citing Validation 11 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.48% 1.58% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.70% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Glasgow median annual salary £55,000 - £65,000
10th Percentile £31,875 - £57,500
90th Percentile £74,375 - £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +27.78% -21.74% +39.39%

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 2127 2000 2344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.88% 92.72% 91.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1081 1494
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Glasgow

Validation
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Validation in Glasgow

Validation
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) BrowserStack
4 2 (18.18%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Zephyr
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) JMeter
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (18.18%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Compliance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineering Manager
4 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
4 1 (9.09%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Mason
1 1 (9.09%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) ISMS
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Apex Code
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (9.09%) Teradata