The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 80 95 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Validation 7 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.87% 0.27% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.31% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Median salary - £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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
741 977 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 91.82% 88.10% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 637 872 901
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dover - 6 - -
Chatham - 1 - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Validation.

1 13 (81.25%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) Configuration Management
2 12 (75.00%) Subversion
2 12 (75.00%) Firmware
2 12 (75.00%) UML
2 12 (75.00%) OO
2 12 (75.00%) C
2 12 (75.00%) C++
2 12 (75.00%) OOD
2 12 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 12 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (75.00%) Signal Processing
2 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (75.00%) Qt
2 12 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (75.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) VBA
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos
3 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (75.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 12 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 12 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Change Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Governance Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Governance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Governance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Qt
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Algorithms
1 12 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 12 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Configuration Management
2 12 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (75.00%) OO
2 12 (75.00%) OOD
2 12 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 12 (75.00%) Signal Processing
2 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
4 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C
1 12 (75.00%) C++
1 12 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) Baan
2 1 (6.25%) Informatica
2 1 (6.25%) JDA
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO