Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 100 124
Rank change year-on-year -35 +24 +17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 9 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 1.88% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 2.03% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 12
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.20% +33.99%
10th Percentile £42,750 £31,300 £32,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £81,250 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +29.03%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,458 2,318 2,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.28% 92.68% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,537 1,446 1,445
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Edinburgh

Validation
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Validation in Edinburgh

Validation
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Validation in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Validation.

1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) SPSS
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Fintech
3 2 (22.22%) Data Science
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Tableau
3 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
3 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (22.22%) R
3 2 (22.22%) Qt

Validation
Co-occurring 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Data Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Modeller
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Qt
1 2 (22.22%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
1 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Data Science
2 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
2 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scorecard
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
2 2 (22.22%) R
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Basel II
1 1 (11.11%) IFRS
1 1 (11.11%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Tableau