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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 99 104 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Validation 2 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% 0.39% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.45% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 18
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £42,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +1.80%
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
987 882 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.81% 85.71% 88.70%
Number of salaries quoted 856 793 856
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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
Sandwich - 1 £46,000 -
West Malling - 1 £24,000 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
1 2 (50.00%) MVVM
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Avionics
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Avionics
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft