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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 99 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.41% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.48% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Average salary £60,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.47% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1234 1036 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.65% 85.27% 80.64%
Number of salaries quoted 828 643 694
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Informatica
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Stewardship
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) QA
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (13.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) OLAP
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ERwin
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Server Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (20.00%) ETL
1 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Data Stewardship
2 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (13.33%) System Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) PMP
1 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) APMP
2 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (13.33%) Teradata
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) IBM