The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 102 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.55% 0.66% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.89% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 8
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1027 894 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 80.93% 74.25% 71.77%
Number of salaries quoted 811 743 490
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,740 £50,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Validation
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone -6 1 £35,000 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
2 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 16 (61.54%) Data Validation
3 15 (57.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 15 (57.69%) OLAP
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (46.15%) Big Data
5 12 (46.15%) Analytics
6 7 (26.92%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Publishing
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 3 (11.54%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
10 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (7.69%) MS Office
10 2 (7.69%) DHCP
10 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 2 (7.69%) DNS
10 2 (7.69%) C#
10 2 (7.69%) Windows

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (57.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (57.69%) OLAP
3 12 (46.15%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (15.38%) Publishing
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Developer
3 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Developer
5 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
7 5 (19.23%) Server Analyst
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analyst
8 4 (15.38%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) IT Support
9 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Informatica Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Junior Business Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) MDX
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) Data Validation
2 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (46.15%) Analytics
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) UML
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) VB6
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (3.85%) GAMP
1 1 (3.85%) GCP
1 1 (3.85%) GMP
1 1 (3.85%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
2 1 (3.85%) Informatica
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