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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 94 93 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.27% 1.08% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.27% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 15
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
922 944 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.89% 85.28% 75.14%
Number of salaries quoted 803 817 668
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
West Malling - 3 £35,000 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) MVVM
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Validation

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
1 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
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