The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 133 150
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Validation 26 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.98% 1.06% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.16% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 11
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,100 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2422 2591 2825
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.47% 91.43% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1456 1769
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Scotland

Validation
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Validation in Scotland

Validation
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Scotland

Validation
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 20 £55,000 +39.24% 8
Fife +4 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Glasgow +2 3 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Validation
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Validation.

1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 22 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (39.58%) Degree
4 14 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (22.92%) Manufacturing
6 10 (20.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 10 (20.83%) Requirements Management
6 10 (20.83%) Analytics
7 9 (18.75%) Migration
8 8 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 8 (16.67%) Oracle
8 8 (16.67%) DO-254
8 8 (16.67%) Avionics
9 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.58%) C
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
9 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.50%) IBM
10 6 (12.50%) Banking
10 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 6 (12.50%) Hadoop
10 6 (12.50%) Apache Spark
11 5 (10.42%) Master Data Management
11 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
11 5 (10.42%) Service Design
11 5 (10.42%) IT Strategy
11 5 (10.42%) Apache Hive
11 5 (10.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (10.42%) Machine Learning

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (8.33%) SAS
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DHCP
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.42%) Apache Hive
3 5 (10.42%) HBase
3 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.08%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) ERwin
2 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Manufacturing
3 8 (16.67%) Avionics
4 6 (12.50%) Banking
5 5 (10.42%) Retail
5 5 (10.42%) Retail Banking
6 4 (8.33%) Electronics
7 3 (6.25%) Legal
8 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Data Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Data Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) ASIC Design Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) ASIC Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Digital Design Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (4.17%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineering Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Test Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Kafka
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) Ajax
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) CSS3
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) HTML5
2 1 (2.08%) JSON
2 1 (2.08%) RSS
2 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.42%) Taxonomies
5 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
5 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 3 (6.25%) APACS
6 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
7 2 (4.17%) ASIC
7 2 (4.17%) EMC VNX
8 1 (2.08%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.08%) EMV
8 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
8 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.08%) User Experience
8 1 (2.08%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (20.83%) Analytics
2 10 (20.83%) Requirements Management
3 9 (18.75%) Migration
4 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 8 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.42%) Data Architecture
6 5 (10.42%) Data Management
6 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.42%) Data Security
6 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (10.42%) ETL
6 5 (10.42%) IT Strategy
6 5 (10.42%) Machine Learning
6 5 (10.42%) Master Data Management
6 5 (10.42%) Ontologies
6 5 (10.42%) Service Design
6 5 (10.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) C
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) MATLAB
3 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) Python
3 3 (6.25%) VBA
4 2 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) C++
4 2 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) Delphi
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) PhD
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) DO-254
2 1 (2.08%) Basel II
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.08%) IFRS
2 1 (2.08%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) IBM
4 5 (10.42%) Teradata
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
5 3 (6.25%) Minitab
5 3 (6.25%) Tableau
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Cadence
6 2 (4.17%) EMC
6 2 (4.17%) Google
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.17%) Synopsys
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix
7 1 (2.08%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.08%) Xilinx
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