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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 89 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 14 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.04% 0.47% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.55% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 5
Average salary £37,000 £44,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,400 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £76,800 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
1153 1266 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.41% 84.18% 78.39%
Number of salaries quoted 676 828 524
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

Validation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) GIS
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (20.00%) Test Management
3 5 (20.00%) Cartography
4 4 (16.00%) Selenium
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) SAS
5 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (12.00%) ISEB
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (12.00%) Data Validation
5 3 (12.00%) QA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (12.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (8.00%) JMeter
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Front Office
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (4.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.00%) QA Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) GIS
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.00%) Scrum
2 5 (20.00%) Test Management
2 5 (20.00%) Cartography
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (12.00%) Data Validation
5 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
1 5 (20.00%) C++
1 5 (20.00%) Java
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
1 5 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.00%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) SOASTA, Inc
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago