The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 100 93
Permanent jobs citing Validation 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.39% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 712 1031 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 89.00% 90.76% 83.63%
Number of salaries quoted 584 892 705
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,780 £29,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Validation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Kent

Validation
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation in Kent.

Salary trend for Validation in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) UML
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Firmware
2 6 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Qt
2 6 (75.00%) Signal Processing
2 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

Validation
Co-occurring 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 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Change Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 6 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Signal Processing
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
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