The table below looks at the statistics for the Validation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation Engineer
Rank 869 866 858
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 9 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.002% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £35,250 £38,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% +5.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,050 £35,650 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £40,850 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.84% +9.28%
Validation Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Validation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Validation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Validation Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation Engineer across the England region.

Validation Engineer Salary Trend in England

Validation Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
South East - 9 £35,250 - 1
Validation Engineer
UK

Validation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Validation Engineer in their job title 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 with Validation Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) LabVIEW
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Trac

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Validation Engineer in their job title 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 with Validation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Trac
2 2 (22.22%) LabVIEW
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft