The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 86 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Validation 10 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.99% 2.47% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 3.24% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 17
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £25,928 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Validation
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
843 834 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.30% 76.16% 75.84%
Number of salaries quoted 712 714 549
Average salary £41,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £67,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Validation
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Validation Salary Trend in Kent

Validation
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Validation Salary Histogram in Kent

Validation
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +19 2 £47,500 +2.70%
Maidstone -11 1 £27,500 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) UML
3 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) Workflow
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
3 7 (50.00%) Use Case
3 7 (50.00%) Product Management
3 7 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 5 (35.71%) OLAP
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 5 (35.71%) Data Validation
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (28.57%) Time Management
6 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 4 (28.57%) MDX
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) OLAP
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Server Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate
6 1 (7.14%) Junior DBA
6 1 (7.14%) DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) MDX
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) UML
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
1 7 (50.00%) Workflow
1 7 (50.00%) Web Development
1 7 (50.00%) Use Case
1 7 (50.00%) Product Management
1 7 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Data Validation
3 4 (28.57%) Time Management
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) EMIR
1 1 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (7.14%) FATCA
1 1 (7.14%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
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