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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 101 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.39% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £57,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
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 1270 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.68% 85.58% 85.15%
Number of salaries quoted 840 842 647
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) SAS
4 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (15.00%) Data Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (10.00%) Billing
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Degree

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) SilkPerformer
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Front Office
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (5.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Payments Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (15.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Validation
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) Campaign Management
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (5.00%) DO-254
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) Teradata
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