The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 90 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £39,500 £45,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% -40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1078 1260 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.51% 89.24% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 610 778 915
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

Validation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Validation.

1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 7 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Presales
5 4 (19.05%) Line Management
5 4 (19.05%) Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) R
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
5 4 (19.05%) Monte Carlo Method
5 4 (19.05%) Black-Scholes
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
5 4 (19.05%) Economics
5 4 (19.05%) Derivative
5 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
5 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
5 4 (19.05%) Physics
5 4 (19.05%) S-PLUS
5 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) SAS
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) C++
5 4 (19.05%) Java

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (19.05%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.76%) Documentum
2 1 (4.76%) FileNet
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) S-PLUS
2 1 (4.76%) DOC1
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Avionics
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Credit Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) IT Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Qualitative Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Quantitative Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) Credit Derivative
3 4 (19.05%) Derivative
3 4 (19.05%) Economics
3 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
3 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
3 4 (19.05%) Physics
4 3 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Black-Scholes
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Line Management
3 4 (19.05%) Monte Carlo Method
3 4 (19.05%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) Presales
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Numerical Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C#
1 4 (19.05%) C++
1 4 (19.05%) Java
1 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
1 4 (19.05%) R
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
1 4 (19.05%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PhD
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) Dell
1 2 (9.52%) HP
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.76%) Kofax
2 1 (4.76%) Laserfiche
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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