Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 127 134
Rank change year-on-year +28 +7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Validation 50 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.03% 0.91% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.99% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 11
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00% -46.67%
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -5.88%

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2263 2312 2576
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.81% 91.53% 90.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1426 1587
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,120 £68,750 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 26 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (42.00%) Finance
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.00%) Degree
5 15 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (28.00%) Windows
6 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
6 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (26.00%) Virtual Team
7 13 (26.00%) Performance Management
7 13 (26.00%) VMware
7 13 (26.00%) ITIL
7 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (26.00%) Cisco
8 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (22.00%) Manufacturing
9 11 (22.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 11 (22.00%) Requirements Management
10 10 (20.00%) Migration
10 10 (20.00%) SQL
11 9 (18.00%) Avionics
11 9 (18.00%) DO-254
11 9 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis

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 6 (12.00%) Apache Spark
1 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (14.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) DHCP
1 6 (12.00%) DNS
1 6 (12.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 5 (10.00%) HBase
3 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) ERwin
2 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (18.00%) Avionics
4 6 (12.00%) Banking
5 5 (10.00%) Retail
5 5 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.00%) Electronics
7 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 5 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Data Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) ASIC Design Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) ASIC Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Digital Design Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Analogue Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk Modeller
7 1 (2.00%) SAS Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (2.00%) Ajax
2 1 (2.00%) JSON
2 1 (2.00%) RSS
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (26.00%) Virtual Team
3 11 (22.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (14.00%) EMC VNX
5 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.00%) Taxonomies
7 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (4.00%) ASIC
9 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
9 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
9 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (2.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
1 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
1 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Performance Management
3 11 (22.00%) Requirements Management
4 10 (20.00%) Migration
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (14.00%) Analytics
7 7 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (14.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.00%) Application Packaging
8 6 (12.00%) Coaching
8 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Data Architecture
9 5 (10.00%) Data Management
9 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (10.00%) Ontologies
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) C
4 3 (6.00%) VBA
5 2 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) MCSE
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) PhD
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) DO-254
2 1 (2.00%) Basel II
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.00%) IFRS
2 1 (2.00%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) vSphere
3 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (12.00%) XenApp
3 6 (12.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 6 (12.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) Cisco
2 13 (26.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) EMC
3 7 (14.00%) HP
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix
4 6 (12.00%) Google
4 6 (12.00%) IBM
4 6 (12.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle
5 5 (10.00%) Teradata
6 3 (6.00%) Minitab
6 3 (6.00%) Tableau
7 2 (4.00%) Cadence
7 2 (4.00%) Synopsys
8 1 (2.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.00%) Xilinx
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