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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 85 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Validation 3 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 0.27% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.32% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -14.63%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
845 932 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 87.66% 84.57% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 743 807 879
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 June 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
Maidstone - 2 £32,500 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Avionics
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Military
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Visualforce
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) Apex Code
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com