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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 93 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Validation 1 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.100% 0.34% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.42% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 9
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
812 955 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.12% 80.73% 74.64%
Number of salaries quoted 719 796 744
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 £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Trac
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Atmel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) QA

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Trac
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Atmel
West Malling, Kent
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago