The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 103 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.28% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.35% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Average salary £80,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+128.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £35,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £35,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1370 847 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.69% 78.72% 74.41%
Number of salaries quoted 887 484 776
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Validation
Scotland

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Validation
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Validation Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 6 (46.15%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Informatica
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Data Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) PowerCenter
4 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
4 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) OLAP
4 3 (23.08%) LDAP
4 3 (23.08%) Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) Data Stewardship
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) PowerCenter
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (23.08%) OLAP
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) ERwin
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IC Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Data Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Stewardship
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) PMP
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Teradata
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau
Edinburgh
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: car, bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago