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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 105 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 4 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.32% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.37% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
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
1245 1071 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.39% 84.66% 81.30%
Number of salaries quoted 842 687 705
Average salary £41,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.70% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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 19 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 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Data Stewardship
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 1 (8.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Server Support Technician
4 2 (16.67%) Server Technician
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Technician
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Server Support
4 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MBA
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica
1 1 (8.33%) Teradata
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago