The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 102 96 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.20% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.24% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 14
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +78.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £77,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.18% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1316 1228 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.52% 82.14% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 893 800 611
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,604 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) GIS
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Objective-C
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Cartography
4 4 (25.00%) QA
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Selenium
6 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (6.25%) EPoS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
2 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.25%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Server Technician
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) GIS
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Cartography
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) APMP
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) SOASTA, Inc
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